Tennessee at Wake Forest College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/23/2017
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Lawrence Joel Coliseum
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The Tennessee Volunteers head to Lawrence Joel Coliseum to take on the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Saturday, December 23, 2017.
Tennessee heads into this matchup with a mark of 8-2. They currently have a point differential of 11.0 as they are averaging 77.4 points per contest while giving up 66.4 per game. Wake Forest has an overall mark of 7-4. They are averaging 80.4 points per contest and giving up 72.0, which is a point differential of 8.4.
Valuable Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 4-4 against the spread this season
The Tennessee Volunteers are 4-4 against the over/under this year
Important Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Trends
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 4-5 against the spread this season
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 3-6 against the over/under this year
Key Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Wake Forest Demon Deacons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Admiral Schofield averages 11.7 points per contest in 23.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.2 assists per game and 5.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 79%. Grant Williams averages 15.8 points per contest while playing 27.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Keyshawn Woods averages 15.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.2 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes 1.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 87%. Bryant Crawford scores 16.4 points per contest while playing 29.7 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 2.7 rebounds per contest and has 4.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Volunteers allow 66.4 points per contest which is 69th in Division 1. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 38th and 143rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.9 rebounds a game which ranks 220th, and they allow 11.6 assists per game which puts them in 70th place in the country. They force 16.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 317th in the nation. Tennessee averages 77.4 points per contest this year, which is 127th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 11.0 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 246th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 51st in college basketball. They average 38.7 boards per contest and 18.1 assists per game, which ranks them 84th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 195th with 13.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Demon Deacons give up 72.0 points per game, which ranks them 183rd in the country. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 146th and 326th in those defensive statistics. They rank 246th with 14.3 dimes allowed per game and 80th with 32.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Demon Deacons are 194th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per contest this year. Wake Forest is 75th in Division 1 with 80.4 points per contest this season. They are 53rd in the country in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 8.4. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 57th in D-1. They are 222nd in college basketball in rebounding with 35.2 boards per contest and 200th in assists per game with 13.7. The Demon Deacons are 175th in turnovers per contest with 13.6.
The Volunteers are 66th in the country in defensive rating with 93.9, and their offensive rating of 109.5 is ranked 100th. They are 229th in college basketball in pace with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 227th. As a unit they are 196th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 223rd in D-1. Tennessee is 221st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 45%, which is 31st in the country.
Wake Forest is 151st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 227th in Division 1. The Demon Deacons are 247th in the nation in defensive rating with 103.8, and their offensive rating of 115.9 is ranked 29th. They are 257th in D-1 in pace with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 47th. As a unit they are 29th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 177th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Tennessee
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