Cleveland State at Akron College Basketball Picks & Parlay 11/11/2017
Saturday, November 11, 2017
James A. Rhodes Arena
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The Cleveland State Vikings head to James A. Rhodes Arena to take on the Akron Zips on Saturday, November 11, 2017.
Cleveland State comes into this game after finishing last season with an overall record of 9-21. They had a point differential of -4.5 as they averaged 67.2 points per game while giving up 71.7 per contest. Akron had an overall mark of 24-7 last year. They averaged 77.2 points per contest and gave up 70.3, which was a point differential of 6.9.
Valuable Cleveland State Vikings Betting Trends
The Cleveland State Vikings were 9-19 against the spread last season
The Cleveland State Vikings were 14-14 against the over/under last year
Important Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips were 12-18 against the spread last season
The Akron Zips were 14-13 against the over/under last year
Key Cleveland State Vikings Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Akron Zips Injuries
No key injuries to report
Demonte Flannigan averaged 11.1 points per contest in 25.6 minutes per game last year. He averaged 0.7 assists per game and 5.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage was 46% for the season while his free throw percentage was 66%. Rob Edwards averaged 16.5 points per contest while playing 31.1 minutes per night last year. He grabbed 4.5 rebounds per contest and distributed 1.7 assists per game. His FG percentage was 63% while his free throw percentage was 77%.
Kwan Cheatham averaged 11 points per game last year and he saw the court an average of 28.6 minutes per game. He also hauled in 7.2 rebounds per game and dished 1.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage was 41% and his free throw percentage was 80%. Isaiah Johnson scored 16.6 points per contest while playing 29.9 minutes per game last season. He hauled in 7.1 rebounds per contest and had 2.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage was 63% and his free throw percentage was at 59%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Vikings allowed 71.7 points per contest which was 169th in Division 1. They also surrendered a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 270th and 189th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents averaged 37.2 rebounds a game which ranked 274th, and they allowed 14.9 assists per game which put them in 300th place in the country. They forced 15.6 turnovers per game which ranked them 326th in the nation. Cleveland State averaged 67.2 points per contest last year, which was 301st in D-1. Their average scoring margin was -4.5 and their shooting percentage was 41% as a unit, which had them ranked 328th. From 3-point territory they shot 31%, which was good for 331st in college basketball. They averaged 33.0 boards per contest and 10.5 assists per game, which ranked them 302nd and 337th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they were 181st with 13.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Zips gave up 70.3 points per game, which ranked them 127th in the country. Their defense surrendered a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 187th and 241st in those defensive statistics. They ranked 33rd with 11.1 dimes allowed per game and 59th with 32.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Zips were 44th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.4 per contest last year. Akron was 88th in Division 1 with 77.2 points per contest last season. They were 43rd in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin was 6.9. They shot 37% from beyond the arc, which was good for 68th in D-1. They were 247th in college basketball in rebounding with 34.5 boards per contest and 96th in assists per game with 14.7. The Zips were 299th in turnovers per contest with 11.6.
The Vikings were 321st in the nation last year in offensive rating with 96.1, and their defensive rating of 102.5 was ranked 173rd. In terms of pace they were 229th in the country with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% was 325th. As a team they were 326th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 120th in Division 1. Cleveland State was 170th in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season was 52%, which was 254th in the nation.
Akron was 273rd in the country in turnovers last year, as they turned the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year was 50%, which was 171st in Division 1. The Zips were 205th in the nation in defensive rating with 103.7, and their offensive rating of 113.9 was ranked 20th. They were 263rd in D-1 in pace with 67.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% was 13th. As a unit they were 21st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shot 3-pointers on 48% of their shot attempts, ranking 7th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Cleveland State and under the total points
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