Miami at DePaul College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/21/2017
Thursday, December 21, 2017
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The Miami Redhawks head to Wintrust Arena to take on the DePaul Blue Demons on Thursday, December 21, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has DePaul as 12.5 point favorites.
Miami comes into this game with an overall record of 7-4. They currently have a point differential of 6.3 as they are averaging 74.9 points per game while giving up 68.6 per contest. DePaul has an overall record of 6-5. They are averaging 73.3 points per game and surrendering 68.0, good for a point differential of 5.3.
Valuable Miami Redhawks Betting Trends
The Miami Redhawks are 6-3 against the spread this season
The Miami Redhawks are 4-5 against the over/under this year
Important DePaul Blue Demons Betting Trends
The DePaul Blue Demons are 6-5 against the spread this season
The DePaul Blue Demons are 5-6 against the over/under this year
Key Miami Redhawks Injuries
12/20/17 C Darius Harper Foot is "?" Thursday vs Depaul
11/15/17 G Abdoulaye Harouna Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Key DePaul Blue Demons Injuries
12/09/17 G Devin Gage Achilles is out for season
Logan McLane averages 10.7 points per contest in 25.7 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.9 assists per game and 6.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% for the season while his free throw percentage is 47%. Nike Sibande averages 13.7 points per contest while playing 30.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Marin Maric averages 11.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 24.2 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes 0.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 89%. Max Strus scores 16.9 points per contest while playing 33.7 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4.4 rebounds per contest and has 1.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The RedHawks allow 68.6 points per contest which is 104th in Division 1. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 103rd and 81st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.7 rebounds a game which ranks 167th, and they allow 11.6 assists per game which puts them in 77th place in the country. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 157th in the nation. Miami averages 74.9 points per contest this year, which is 184th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 6.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 126th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 187th in college basketball. They average 39.5 boards per contest and 15.5 assists per game, which ranks them 59th and 94th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 95th with 14.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blue Demons give up 68.0 points per game, which ranks them 95th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 64th and 293rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 161st with 13.0 dimes allowed per game and 198th with 35.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Blue Demons are 270th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.5 per contest this year. DePaul is 223rd in Division 1 with 73.3 points per contest this season. They are 264th in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 5.3. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 288th in D-1. They are 159th in college basketball in rebounding with 36.8 boards per contest and 172nd in assists per game with 14.1. The Blue Demons are 328th in turnovers per contest with 11.3.
The RedHawks are 88th in the country in defensive rating with 95.2, and their offensive rating of 103.9 is ranked 199th. They are 241st in college basketball in pace with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 121st. As a unit they are 164th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 98th in D-1. Miami is 91st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 90th in the country.
DePaul is 329th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 144th in Division 1. The Blue Demons are 129th in the nation in defensive rating with 97.3, and their offensive rating of 104.8 is ranked 187th. They are 265th in D-1 in pace with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 291st. As a unit they are 287th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 293rd in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Miami +12.5 and over 151 total points
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