Brown at Northwestern College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/30/2017
Saturday, December 30, 2017
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The Brown Bears head to Allstate Arena to take on the Northwestern Wildcats on Saturday, December 30, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Northwestern as 18.5 point favorites.
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Brown comes into this game with an overall record of 6-5. They currently have a point differential of 3.7 as they are averaging 79.4 points per game while giving up 75.6 per contest. Northwestern has an overall mark of 9-5. They are averaging 75.1 points per contest and giving up 66.4, which is a point differential of 8.7.
Valuable Brown Bears Betting Trends
The Brown Bears are 3-1 against the spread this season
The Brown Bears are 2-2 against the over/under this year
Important Northwestern Wildcats Betting Trends
The Northwestern Wildcats are 4-7 against the spread this season
The Northwestern Wildcats are 4-6 against the over/under this year
Key Brown Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Northwestern Wildcats Injuries
12/29/17 F Vic Law Concussion is "?" Saturday vs Brown
12/11/17 F Rapolas Ivanauskas Shoulder is out for season
Desmond Cambridge averages 15.6 points per contest in 27.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.3 assists per game and 4.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 86%. Brandon Anderson averages 19 points per contest while playing 32.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Vic Law averages 13.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes 1.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Scottie Lindsey scores 14.8 points per contest while playing 28.9 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.9 rebounds per contest and has 1.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bears allow 75.6 points per contest which is 252nd in Division 1. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 281st and 129th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 197th, and they allow 13.3 assists per game which puts them in 176th place in the country. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 264th in the nation. Brown averages 79.4 points per contest this year, which is 87th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 3.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 253rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 295th in college basketball. They average 38.1 boards per contest and 13.6 assists per game, which ranks them 101st and 207th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 81st with 14.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats give up 66.4 points per game, which ranks them 67th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 216th and 269th in those defensive statistics. They rank 165th with 13.1 dimes allowed per game and 63rd with 32.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Wildcats are 270th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.4 per contest this year. Northwestern is 181st in Division 1 with 75.1 points per contest this season. They are 214th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 8.7. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 145th in D-1. They are 284th in college basketball in rebounding with 33.6 boards per contest and 115th in assists per game with 15.0. The Wildcats are 288th in turnovers per contest with 12.1.
The Bears are 172nd in the nation in offensive rating with 105.4, and their defensive rating of 100.5 is ranked 185th. In terms of pace they are 47th in the country with 74.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 248th. As a team they are 168th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 118th in Division 1. Brown is 117th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 261st in the nation.
Northwestern is 268th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 221st in Division 1. The Wildcats are 81st in the nation in defensive rating with 95.5, and their offensive rating of 108 is ranked 126th. They are 270th in D-1 in pace with 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 174th. As a unit they are 144th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 85th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Brown +18.5 and over 151 total points
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