Nebraska at Michigan State College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/3/2017
Sunday, December 3, 2017
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The Nebraska Cornhuskers head to Breslin Center to take on the Michigan State Spartans on Sunday, December 3, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Michigan State as 20 point favorites.
Nebraska comes into this game with an overall record of 6-2. They currently have a point differential of 6.5 as they are averaging 75.6 points per game while giving up 69.1 per contest. Michigan State has an overall record of 6-1. They are averaging 80.9 points per game and surrendering 63.0, good for a point differential of 17.9.
Valuable Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 4-4 against the spread this season
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 3-5 against the over/under this year
Important Michigan State Spartans Betting Trends
The Michigan State Spartans are 5-2 against the spread this season
The Michigan State Spartans are 3-3 against the over/under this year
Key Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
12/02/17 F Isaiah Roby Ankle is "?" Sunday vs Michigan State
Key Michigan State Spartans Injuries
12/02/17 F Kenny Goins Knee is "?" Sunday vs Nebraska
11/08/17 G Kyle Ahrens Foot is out indefinitely
Glynn Watson Jr. averages 13.8 points per contest in 29.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.9 assists per game and 3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 73%. James Palmer averages 14.3 points per contest while playing 29.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Joshua Langford averages 14.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.3 rebounds per game and dishes 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 86%. Miles Bridges scores 15 points per contest while playing 27.3 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 6.7 rebounds per contest and has 2.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cornhuskers allow 69.1 points per contest which is 117th in Division 1. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 201st and 122nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 39.1 rebounds a game which ranks 299th, and they allow 11.4 assists per game which puts them in 85th place in the country. They force 16.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 278th in the nation. Nebraska averages 75.6 points per contest this year, which is 183rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 6.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 231st. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 152nd in college basketball. They average 37.1 boards per contest and 15.6 assists per game, which ranks them 167th and 102nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 292nd with 12.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spartans give up 63.0 points per game, which ranks them 38th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 35% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 4th and 200th in those defensive statistics. They rank 110th with 11.9 dimes allowed per game and 14th with 29.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Spartans are 105th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per contest this year. Michigan State is 91st in Division 1 with 80.9 points per contest this season. They are 26th in the country in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 17.9. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 65th in D-1. They are 31st in college basketball in rebounding with 42.1 boards per contest and 21st in assists per game with 19.0. The Spartans are 54th in turnovers per contest with 16.0.
The Cornhuskers are 154th in the country in defensive rating with 98, and their offensive rating of 107.3 is ranked 148th. They are 226th in college basketball in pace with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 248th. As a unit they are 238th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 269th in D-1. Nebraska is 298th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 123rd in the country.
Michigan State is 51st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 41%, which is 13th in Division 1. The Spartans are 30th in the nation in defensive rating with 88.2, and their offensive rating of 113.2 is ranked 60th. They are 184th in D-1 in pace with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 37th. As a unit they are 39th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 254th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Nebraska +20 and under 148 total points
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