Texas Southern at Syracuse College Basketball Picks & Parlay 11/18/2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017
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The Texas Southern Tigers head to Carrier Dome to take on the Syracuse Orange on Saturday, November 18, 2017.
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Texas Southern heads into this matchup with a mark of 0-3. They currently have a point differential of -16.0 as they are averaging 72.3 points per contest while giving up 88.3 per game. Syracuse has an overall record of 2-0. They are averaging 74.0 points per game and surrendering 53.5, good for a point differential of 20.5.
Valuable Texas Southern Tigers Betting Trends
The Texas Southern Tigers are 1-0 against the spread this season
The Texas Southern Tigers are 0-1 against the over/under this year
Important Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 1-1 against the spread this season
The Syracuse Orange are 0-2 against the over/under this year
Key Texas Southern Tigers Injuries
11/16/17 G Demontrae Jefferson Personal is "?"
Key Syracuse Orange Injuries
No key injuries to report
Donte Clark averages 17.3 points per contest in 40.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 3 assists per game and 9.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 67%. Demontrae Jefferson averages 21 points per contest while playing 42.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 1.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Franklin Howard averages 12 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3 rebounds per game and dishes 4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Tyus Battle scores 23 points per contest while playing 31.5 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4.5 rebounds per contest and has 2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers allow 88.3 points per contest which is 322nd in Division 1. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 176th and 215th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 47.0 rebounds a game which ranks 342nd, and they allow 17.7 assists per game which puts them in 312th place in the country. They force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 44th in the nation. Texas Southern averages 72.3 points per contest this year, which is 236th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -16.0 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 254th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 216th in college basketball. They average 36.3 boards per contest and 10.7 assists per game, which ranks them 230th and 300th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 109th with 15.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Orange give up 53.5 points per game, which ranks them 13th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 31% shooting percentage and a 24% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 9th and 31st in those defensive statistics. They rank 220th with 14.0 dimes allowed per game and 98th with 32.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Orange are 132nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per contest this year. Syracuse is 213th in Division 1 with 74.0 points per contest this season. They are 192nd in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 20.5. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 178th in D-1. They are 18th in college basketball in rebounding with 47.5 boards per contest and 214th in assists per game with 13.0. The Orange are 282nd in turnovers per contest with 11.5.
The Tigers are 283rd in the nation in offensive rating with 93.9, and their defensive rating of 114.7 is ranked 310th. In terms of pace they are 149th in the country with 73.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 240th. As a team they are 252nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 111th in Division 1. Texas Southern is 117th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 224th in the nation.
Syracuse is 277th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 38%, which is 13th in Division 1. The Orange are 37th in the nation in defensive rating with 81.1, and their offensive rating of 112.1 is ranked 107th. They are 331st in D-1 in pace with 66 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 222nd. As a unit they are 246th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shot attempts, ranking 315th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Texas Southern and under the total points
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