Middle Tennessee State at Vanderbilt College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/6/2017
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
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The MTSU Blue Raiders head to Memorial Gymnasium to take on the Vanderbilt Commodores on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Vanderbilt as 3 point favorites.
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Middle Tennessee State heads into this matchup with a mark of 5-1. They currently have a point differential of 13.2 as they are averaging 80.0 points per contest while giving up 66.8 per game. Vanderbilt has an overall record of 3-5. They are averaging 69.4 points per game and surrendering 72.3, good for a point differential of -2.9.
Valuable MTSU Blue Raiders Betting Trends
The MTSU Blue Raiders are 2-1 against the spread this season
The MTSU Blue Raiders are 1-2 against the over/under this year
Important Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 0-7 against the spread this season
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 2-5 against the over/under this year
Key MTSU Blue Raiders Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
No key injuries to report
Brandon Walters averages 11.4 points per contest in 23.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.6 assists per game and 5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 58% for the season while his free throw percentage is 67%. Nick King averages 24.3 points per contest while playing 29.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Riley LaChance averages 12.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.6 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.5 rebounds per game and dishes 2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 88%. Jeff Roberson scores 14.4 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 9.4 rebounds per contest and has 1.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blue Raiders allow 66.8 points per contest which is 77th in Division 1. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 126th and 105th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.0 rebounds a game which ranks 37th, and they allow 10.8 assists per game which puts them in 48th place in the country. They force 16.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 303rd in the nation. Middle Tennessee State averages 80.0 points per contest this year, which is 99th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 13.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 94th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 284th in college basketball. They average 37.0 boards per contest and 14.8 assists per game, which ranks them 167th and 132nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 174th with 13.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Commodores give up 72.3 points per game, which ranks them 186th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 243rd and 214th in those defensive statistics. They rank 85th with 11.5 dimes allowed per game and 66th with 32.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Commodores are 2nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 9.9 per contest this year. Vanderbilt is 279th in Division 1 with 69.4 points per contest this season. They are 317th in the country in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -2.9. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 286th in D-1. They are 160th in college basketball in rebounding with 37.3 boards per contest and 332nd in assists per game with 10.9. The Commodores are 199th in turnovers per contest with 13.4.
The Blue Raiders are 82nd in the nation in offensive rating with 111.1, and their defensive rating of 92.8 is ranked 63rd. In terms of pace they are 154th in the country with 72 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 153rd. As a team they are 106th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 271st in Division 1. Middle Tennessee State is 197th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 104th in the nation.
Vanderbilt is 157th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 226th in Division 1. The Commodores are 271st in the nation in defensive rating with 105.7, and their offensive rating of 101.5 is ranked 228th. They are 317th in D-1 in pace with 67.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 298th. As a unit they are 245th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 64th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Middle Tennessee State +3 and over 148 total points
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