Citadel at Virginia Tech College Basketball Picks & Parlay 11/12/2017
Sunday, November 12, 2017
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The Citadel Bulldogs head to Cassell Coliseum to take on the Virginia Tech Hokies on Sunday, November 12, 2017.
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Citadel comes into this game after finishing last season with an overall record of 11-20. They had a point differential of -4.8 as they averaged 89.8 points per game while giving up 94.6 per contest. Virginia Tech had an overall record of 21-9 last season. They averaged 79.3 points per game and surrendered 74.4, good for a point differential of 4.8.
Valuable Citadel Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Citadel Bulldogs were 13-10 against the spread last season
The Citadel Bulldogs were 8-13 against the over/under last year
Important Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Trends
The Virginia Tech Hokies were 17-11 against the spread last season
The Virginia Tech Hokies were 13-12 against the over/under last year
Key Citadel Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Virginia Tech Hokies Injuries
11/11/17 G Justin Bibbs Undisclosed is "?" Sunday vs. The Citadel
11/10/17 G Ty Outlaw ACL is out for season
Zane Najdawi averaged 15 points per contest in 24 minutes per game last year. He averaged 0.8 assists per game and 6.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage was 47% for the season while his free throw percentage was 83%. Preston Parks averaged 17.5 points per contest while playing 27.1 minutes per night last year. He grabbed 3 rebounds per contest and distributed 3.7 assists per game. His FG percentage was 54% while his free throw percentage was 83%.
Seth Allen averaged 13.3 points per game last year and he saw the court an average of 28.9 minutes per game. He also hauled in 2.3 rebounds per game and dished 3.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage was 53% and his free throw percentage was 73%. Zach LeDay scored 17 points per contest while playing 29.5 minutes per game last season. He hauled in 7.6 rebounds per contest and had 1.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage was 54% and his free throw percentage was at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs allowed 94.6 points per contest which was 351st in Division 1. They also surrendered a 51% shooting percentage and a 39% average from 3-point range, ranking them 351st and 334th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents averaged 43.9 rebounds a game which ranked 350th, and they allowed 19.0 assists per game which put them in 350th place in the country. They forced 17.5 turnovers per game which ranked them 349th in the nation. Citadel averaged 89.8 points per contest last year, which was 2nd in D-1. Their average scoring margin was -4.8 and their shooting percentage was 42% as a unit, which had them ranked 302nd. From 3-point territory they shot 34%, which was good for 222nd in college basketball. They averaged 37.3 boards per contest and 17.0 assists per game, which ranked them 94th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they were 66th with 14.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hokies gave up 74.4 points per game, which ranked them 231st in the country. Their defense surrendered a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 216th and 248th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 195th with 13.5 dimes allowed per game and 146th with 34.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Hokies were 65th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.7 per contest last year. Virginia Tech was 47th in Division 1 with 79.3 points per contest last season. They were 13th in the country in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin was 4.8. They shot 40% from beyond the arc, which was good for 12th in D-1. They were 318th in college basketball in rebounding with 32.6 boards per contest and 71st in assists per game with 15.1. The Hokies were 266th in turnovers per contest with 12.1.
The Bulldogs were 108th in the nation last year in offensive rating with 107.4, and their defensive rating of 113.1 was ranked 340th. In terms of pace they were 2nd in the country with 82.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% was 212th. As a team they were 178th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shot 3-pointers on 49% of their shots, ranking 5th in Division 1. Citadel was 284th in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season was 58%, which was 351st in the nation.
Virginia Tech was 231st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season was 51%, which was 212th in the nation. The Hokies were 35th in the country in offensive rating with 112.5, and their defensive rating of 105.6 was ranked 245th. In terms of pace they were 172nd in Division 1 with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% was 9th. As a team they were 6th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 93rd in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Citadel and under the total points
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