Montana at UCLA College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/6/2017
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
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The Montana Grizzlies head to Pauley Pavilion to take on the UCLA Bruins on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has UCLA as 14 point favorites.
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Montana comes into this game with an overall record of 5-3. They currently have a point differential of 1.9 as they are averaging 72.5 points per game while giving up 70.6 per contest. UCLA has an overall record of 7-1. They are averaging 86.8 points per game and surrendering 75.1, good for a point differential of 11.6.
Valuable Montana Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Montana Grizzlies are 2-4 against the spread this season
The Montana Grizzlies are 3-3 against the over/under this year
Important UCLA Bruins Betting Trends
The UCLA Bruins are 3-5 against the spread this season
The UCLA Bruins are 4-4 against the over/under this year
Key Montana Grizzlies Injuries
11/13/17 G Donaven Dorsey Hip is out for season
Key UCLA Bruins Injuries
12/04/17 G LiAngelo Ball Personal has left team
11/08/17 F Cody Riley Suspension is out indefinitely
11/08/17 F Jalen Hill Suspension is out indefinitely
Michael Oguine averages 16.1 points per contest in 35.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.6 assists per game and 5.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 69%. Ahmaad Rorie averages 18 points per contest while playing 36.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Kris Wilkes averages 13.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.4 rebounds per game and dishes 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 55%. Aaron Holiday scores 16.5 points per contest while playing 35.4 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.8 rebounds per contest and has 5.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Grizzlies allow 70.6 points per contest which is 154th in Division 1. They also surrender a 48% shooting percentage and a 43% average from 3-point range, ranking them 306th and 348th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.6 rebounds a game which ranks 115th, and they allow 11.3 assists per game which puts them in 73rd place in the country. They force 18.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 337th in the nation. Montana averages 72.5 points per contest this year, which is 233rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 1.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 245th. From 3-point territory they shoot 27%, which is good for 336th in college basketball. They average 34.4 boards per contest and 12.5 assists per game, which ranks them 260th and 260th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 197th with 13.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bruins give up 75.1 points per game, which ranks them 242nd in the country. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 101st and 237th in those defensive statistics. They rank 160th with 12.8 dimes allowed per game and 223rd with 36.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Bruins are 54th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per contest this year. UCLA is 26th in Division 1 with 86.8 points per contest this season. They are 71st in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 11.6. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 138th in D-1. They are 19th in college basketball in rebounding with 42.6 boards per contest and 84th in assists per game with 15.9. The Bruins are 285th in turnovers per contest with 12.1.
The Grizzlies are 248th in the nation in offensive rating with 100.3, and their defensive rating of 97.8 is ranked 145th. In terms of pace they are 194th in the country with 71.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 287th. As a team they are 298th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 276th in Division 1. Montana is 220th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 23.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 285th in the nation.
UCLA is 327th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 122nd in Division 1. The Bruins are 150th in the nation in defensive rating with 97.9, and their offensive rating of 113 is ranked 62nd. They are 40th in D-1 in pace with 75.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 104th. As a unit they are 121st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 295th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Montana +14 and under 150 total points
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