Northern Illinois at Marquette College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/18/2017
Monday, December 18, 2017
BMO Harris Bradley Center
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The Northern Illinois Huskies head to BMO Harris Bradley Center to take on the Marquette Golden Eagles on Monday, December 18, 2017.
Northern Illinois heads into this matchup with a mark of 6-4. They currently have a point differential of 5.8 as they are averaging 77.5 points per contest while giving up 71.7 per game. Marquette has an overall mark of 7-3. They are averaging 82.5 points per contest and giving up 76.1, which is a point differential of 6.4.
Valuable Northern Illinois Huskies Betting Trends
The Northern Illinois Huskies are 3-3 against the spread this season
The Northern Illinois Huskies are 4-2 against the over/under this year
Important Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 4-5 against the spread this season
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 6-3 against the over/under this year
Key Northern Illinois Huskies Injuries
12/17/17 G Dante Thorpe Foot is "?" Monday vs Marquette
11/14/17 F Jaylen Key Shoulder is out indefinitely
Key Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
11/27/17 G Haanif Cheatham Personal has left team
11/14/17 C Harry Froling Eligibility is out indefinitely
Levi Bradley averages 15.2 points per contest in 29.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.6 assists per game and 5.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%. Eugene German averages 19.9 points per contest while playing 29.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Andrew Rowsey averages 21.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3 rebounds per game and dishes 4.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 89%. Markus Howard scores 22.5 points per contest while playing 31.2 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4 rebounds per contest and has 2.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 100%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Huskies allow 71.7 points per contest which is 182nd in Division 1. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 39% average from 3-point range, ranking them 189th and 318th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.9 rebounds a game which ranks 254th, and they allow 14.2 assists per game which puts them in 239th place in the country. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 249th in the nation. Northern Illinois averages 77.5 points per contest this year, which is 138th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 5.8 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 71st. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 147th in college basketball. They average 34.9 boards per contest and 12.0 assists per game, which ranks them 233rd and 298th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 319th with 11.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Eagles give up 76.1 points per game, which ranks them 255th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 48% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 314th and 136th in those defensive statistics. They rank 234th with 14.1 dimes allowed per game and 68th with 32.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Eagles are 121st in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.2 per contest this year. Marquette is 48th in Division 1 with 82.5 points per contest this season. They are 70th in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 6.4. They shoot 40% from beyond the arc, which is good for 38th in D-1. They are 331st in college basketball in rebounding with 31.3 boards per contest and 94th in assists per game with 15.5. The Golden Eagles are 301st in turnovers per contest with 11.8.
The Huskies are 121st in the nation in offensive rating with 108.2, and their defensive rating of 100.1 is ranked 180th. In terms of pace they are 155th in the country with 71.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 133rd. As a team they are 148th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shots, ranking 334th in Division 1. Northern Illinois is 317th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 211th in the nation.
Marquette is 280th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 294th in Division 1. The Golden Eagles are 294th in the nation in defensive rating with 108.1, and their offensive rating of 117.2 is ranked 18th. They are 248th in D-1 in pace with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 18th. As a unit they are 15th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 49% of their shot attempts, ranking 9th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Northern Illinois
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