Mississippi State at Cincinnati College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/12/2017
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
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The Mississippi State Bulldogs head to BB&T Arena to take on the Cincinnati Bearcats on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati as 12.5 point favorites.
Mississippi State comes into this game with an overall record of 8-0. They currently have a point differential of 16.9 as they are averaging 78.8 points per game while giving up 61.9 per contest. Cincinnati has an overall record of 7-2. They are averaging 83.4 points per game and surrendering 61.8, good for a point differential of 21.7.
Valuable Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 1-3 against the spread this season
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 1-3 against the over/under this year
Important Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 3-4 against the spread this season
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 2-5 against the over/under this year
Key Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
12/11/17 G Eli Wright Suspension Served is probable Tuesday vs Cincinnati
Key Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Quinndary Weatherspoon averages 13.3 points per contest in 29.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.6 assists per game and 5.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% for the season while his free throw percentage is 64%. Tyson Carter averages 14 points per contest while playing 27.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Jacob Evans averages 13.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 27.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes 3.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 71%. Gary Clark scores 13.2 points per contest while playing 25.1 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 8.6 rebounds per contest and has 1.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs allow 61.9 points per contest which is 21st in Division 1. They also surrender a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 18th and 68th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 192nd, and they allow 9.4 assists per game which puts them in 7th place in the country. They force 17.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 317th in the nation. Mississippi State averages 78.8 points per contest this year, which is 110th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 16.9 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a unit, which has them ranked 34th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 279th in college basketball. They average 38.5 boards per contest and 14.0 assists per game, which ranks them 85th and 181st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 72nd with 15.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bearcats give up 61.8 points per game, which ranks them 20th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 37% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 9th and 146th in those defensive statistics. They rank 45th with 11.0 dimes allowed per game and 59th with 31.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Bearcats are 311th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 16.9 per contest this year. Cincinnati is 46th in Division 1 with 83.4 points per contest this season. They are 80th in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 21.7. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 90th in D-1. They are 12th in college basketball in rebounding with 42.2 boards per contest and 44th in assists per game with 16.8. The Bearcats are 165th in turnovers per contest with 13.8.
The Bulldogs are 144th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.3, and their defensive rating of 84.3 is ranked 6th. In terms of pace they are 82nd in the country with 73.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 46th. As a team they are 57th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 137th in Division 1. Mississippi State is 72nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 44%, which is 27th in the nation.
Cincinnati is 210th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 43%, which is 18th in the nation. The Bearcats are 48th in the country in offensive rating with 114.3, and their defensive rating of 84.6 is ranked 7th. In terms of pace they are 97th in Division 1 with 73 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 87th. As a team they are 94th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 198th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Mississippi State +12.5 and over 151 total points
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