BYU at Weber State College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/9/2017
Saturday, December 9, 2017
Vivint Smart Home Arena
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The BYU Cougars head to Vivint Smart Home Arena to take on the Weber State Wildcats on Saturday, December 9, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has BYU as 10 point favorites.
BYU heads into this matchup with a mark of 7-2. They currently have a point differential of 7.8 as they are averaging 77.0 points per contest while giving up 69.2 per game. Weber State has an overall mark of 4-4. They are averaging 77.0 points per contest and giving up 67.1, which is a point differential of 9.9.
Valuable BYU Cougars Betting Trends
The BYU Cougars are 3-4 against the spread this season
The BYU Cougars are 3-4 against the over/under this year
Important Weber State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Weber State Wildcats are 2-3 against the spread this season
The Weber State Wildcats are 1-4 against the over/under this year
Key BYU Cougars Injuries
11/07/17 G Nick Emery Left Team is out for season
11/05/17 F Ryan Andrus Knee is out indefinitely
Key Weber State Wildcats Injuries
11/07/17 G Cody John Back is out for season
11/07/17 C Jordan Dallas Knee is out indefinitely
Elijah Bryant averages 16.6 points per contest in 32.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.3 assists per game and 5.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 87%. Yoeli Childs averages 16.9 points per contest while playing 34.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 8.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is 64%.
Brekkott Chapman averages 14 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes 1.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 90%. Jerrick Harding scores 18.4 points per contest while playing 28.5 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 2.6 rebounds per contest and has 2.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cougars allow 69.2 points per contest which is 119th in Division 1. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 211th and 230th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.1 rebounds a game which ranks 63rd, and they allow 12.1 assists per game which puts them in 117th place in the country. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 78th in the nation. BYU averages 77.0 points per contest this year, which is 143rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 7.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 98th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 203rd in college basketball. They average 34.6 boards per contest and 16.2 assists per game, which ranks them 246th and 65th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 248th with 12.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats give up 67.1 points per game, which ranks them 82nd in the country. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 113th and 43rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 122nd with 12.1 dimes allowed per game and 110th with 33.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Wildcats are 107th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per contest this year. Weber State is 148th in Division 1 with 77.0 points per contest this season. They are 16th in the country in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 9.9. They shoot 43% from beyond the arc, which is good for 7th in D-1. They are 315th in college basketball in rebounding with 32.5 boards per contest and 71st in assists per game with 16.1. The Wildcats are 200th in turnovers per contest with 13.4.
The Cougars are 163rd in the country in defensive rating with 98.9, and their offensive rating of 110 is ranked 87th. They are 235th in college basketball in pace with 70 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 114th. As a unit they are 67th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 185th in D-1. BYU is 206th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 195th in the country.
Weber State is 111th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 65th in the nation. The Wildcats are 84th in the country in offensive rating with 110.6, and their defensive rating of 96.4 is ranked 117th. In terms of pace they are 258th in Division 1 with 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 60% is 9th. As a team they are 12th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 116th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take BYU -10 and over 150 total points
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