Cleveland State at Niagara College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/19/2017
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
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The Cleveland State Vikings head to Gallagher Center to take on the Niagara Purple Eagles on Tuesday, December 19, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Niagara as 7.5 point favorites.
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Cleveland State heads into this matchup with a mark of 3-6. They currently have a point differential of -0.8 as they are averaging 67.8 points per contest while giving up 68.6 per game. Niagara has an overall mark of 5-6. They are averaging 83.8 points per contest and giving up 88.1, which is a point differential of -4.3.
Valuable Cleveland State Vikings Betting Trends
The Cleveland State Vikings are 3-3 against the spread this season
The Cleveland State Vikings are 3-3 against the over/under this year
Important Niagara Purple Eagles Betting Trends
The Niagara Purple Eagles are 4-3 against the spread this season
The Niagara Purple Eagles are 7-0 against the over/under this year
Key Cleveland State Vikings Injuries
12/18/17 F Derek Sloan Undisclosed is "?" Tuesday vs Niagara
12/18/17 F Evan Clayborne Undisclosed is "?" Tuesday vs Niagara
Key Niagara Purple Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tyree Appleby averages 11.7 points per contest in 23 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.8 assists per game and 2.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 56% for the season while his free throw percentage is 55%. Kenny Carpenter averages 14.4 points per contest while playing 34 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 57%.
Kahlil Dukes averages 21.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 1.7 rebounds per game and dishes 4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 91%. Matt Scott scores 24.9 points per contest while playing 34.7 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 6.9 rebounds per contest and has 3.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Vikings allow 68.6 points per contest which is 106th in Division 1. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 89th and 106th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 39.3 rebounds a game which ranks 316th, and they allow 12.6 assists per game which puts them in 144th place in the country. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 295th in the nation. Cleveland State averages 67.8 points per contest this year, which is 302nd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -0.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 220th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 282nd in college basketball. They average 33.3 boards per contest and 12.2 assists per game, which ranks them 296th and 287th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 97th with 14.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Purple Eagles give up 88.1 points per game, which ranks them 347th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 50% shooting percentage and a 44% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 342nd and 351st in those defensive statistics. They rank 326th with 17.1 dimes allowed per game and 302nd with 38.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Purple Eagles are 90th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per contest this year. Niagara is 36th in Division 1 with 83.8 points per contest this season. They are 216th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -4.3. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 62nd in D-1. They are 206th in college basketball in rebounding with 35.5 boards per contest and 272nd in assists per game with 12.5. The Purple Eagles are 340th in turnovers per contest with 10.6.
The Vikings are 318th in the nation in offensive rating with 94.6, and their defensive rating of 95.7 is ranked 96th. In terms of pace they are 151st in the country with 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 196th. As a team they are 260th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 35th in Division 1. Cleveland State is 53rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 106th in the nation.
Niagara is 343rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 57%, which is 340th in the nation. The Purple Eagles are 66th in the country in offensive rating with 112.3, and their defensive rating of 118 is ranked 346th. In terms of pace they are 69th in Division 1 with 73.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 171st. As a team they are 143rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% 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 Cleveland State +7.5 and under 151 total points
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