Florida Atlantic at Minnesota College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/23/2017
Saturday, December 23, 2017
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The Florida Atlantic Owls head to Williams Arena to take on the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Saturday, December 23, 2017.
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Florida Atlantic heads into this matchup with a mark of 6-5. They currently have a point differential of 8.0 as they are averaging 76.2 points per contest while giving up 68.2 per game. Minnesota has an overall mark of 10-3. They are averaging 84.4 points per contest and giving up 72.6, which is a point differential of 11.8.
Valuable Florida Atlantic Owls Betting Trends
The Florida Atlantic Owls are 2-4 against the spread this season
The Florida Atlantic Owls are 2-4 against the over/under this year
Important Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Trends
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 6-6 against the spread this season
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 8-4 against the over/under this year
Key Florida Atlantic Owls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Minnesota Golden Gophers Injuries
12/21/17 G Dupree McBrayer Leg is "?"
Ronald Delph averages 13.4 points per contest in 26.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.8 assists per game and 9.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% for the season while his free throw percentage is 65%. Justin Massey averages 13.8 points per contest while playing 21.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Nate Mason averages 15.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes 4.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 77%. Jordan Murphy scores 20 points per contest while playing 31.5 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 12.8 rebounds per contest and has 1.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is at 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Owls allow 68.2 points per contest which is 100th in Division 1. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 151st and 140th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.1 rebounds a game which ranks 232nd, and they allow 11.8 assists per game which puts them in 83rd place in the country. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 220th in the nation. Florida Atlantic averages 76.2 points per contest this year, which is 155th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 8.0 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 211th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 239th in college basketball. They average 39.4 boards per contest and 11.8 assists per game, which ranks them 61st and 305th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 233rd with 12.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Gophers give up 72.6 points per game, which ranks them 196th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 91st and 282nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 230th with 14.0 dimes allowed per game and 266th with 36.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Gophers are 129th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per contest this year. Minnesota is 31st in Division 1 with 84.4 points per contest this season. They are 131st in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 11.8. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 172nd in D-1. They are 8th in college basketball in rebounding with 42.5 boards per contest and 38th in assists per game with 17.2. The Golden Gophers are 315th in turnovers per contest with 11.5.
The Owls are 183rd in the nation in offensive rating with 104.8, and their defensive rating of 93.8 is ranked 65th. In terms of pace they are 98th in the country with 72.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 256th. As a team they are 255th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 315th in Division 1. Florida Atlantic is 265th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 99th in the nation.
Minnesota is 337th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 92nd in the nation. The Golden Gophers are 40th in the country in offensive rating with 114.3, and their defensive rating of 98.3 is ranked 142nd. In terms of pace they are 65th in Division 1 with 73.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 199th. As a team they are 178th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 328th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Florida Atlantic
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