UT Martin at Mississippi State College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/16/2017
Saturday, December 16, 2017
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The UT Martin Skyhawks head to Humphrey Coliseum to take on the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Saturday, December 16, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Mississippi State as 16.5 point favorites.
UT Martin heads into this matchup with a mark of 3-7. They currently have a point differential of -0.5 as they are averaging 76.1 points per contest while giving up 76.6 per game. Mississippi State has an overall mark of 8-1. They are averaging 75.6 points per contest and giving up 62.2, which is a point differential of 13.3.
Valuable UT Martin Skyhawks Betting Trends
The UT Martin Skyhawks are 3-3 against the spread this season
The UT Martin Skyhawks are 2-4 against the over/under this year
Important Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 1-4 against the spread this season
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 1-4 against the over/under this year
Key UT Martin Skyhawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Fatodd Lewis averages 14.8 points per contest in 29.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.1 assists per game and 9.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% for the season while his free throw percentage is 82%. Matthew Butler averages 17.3 points per contest while playing 35.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Quinndary Weatherspoon averages 13.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes 4.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 68%. Tyson Carter scores 13.3 points per contest while playing 27.1 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 2.6 rebounds per contest and has 1.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Skyhawks allow 76.6 points per contest which is 265th in Division 1. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 207th and 254th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.4 rebounds a game which ranks 76th, and they allow 17.3 assists per game which puts them in 332nd place in the country. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 219th in the nation. UT Martin averages 76.1 points per contest this year, which is 163rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -0.5 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 74th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 106th in college basketball. They average 35.9 boards per contest and 13.3 assists per game, which ranks them 194th and 223rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 61st with 15.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs give up 62.2 points per game, which ranks them 24th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 18th and 71st in those defensive statistics. They rank 23rd with 10.3 dimes allowed per game and 206th with 35.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Bulldogs are 311th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 16.9 per contest this year. Mississippi State is 178th in Division 1 with 75.6 points per contest this season. They are 89th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 13.3. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 288th in D-1. They are 89th in college basketball in rebounding with 38.4 boards per contest and 217th in assists per game with 13.4. The Bulldogs are 65th in turnovers per contest with 15.3.
The Skyhawks are 279th in the country in defensive rating with 106.8, and their offensive rating of 106.1 is ranked 167th. They are 199th in college basketball in pace with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 89th. As a unit they are 91st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 194th in D-1. UT Martin is 50th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 285th in the country.
Mississippi State is 64th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 44%, which is 29th in Division 1. The Bulldogs are 11th in the nation in defensive rating with 85.8, and their offensive rating of 104.1 is ranked 191st. They are 118th in D-1 in pace with 72.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 110th. As a unit they are 133rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 149th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take UT Martin +16.5 and under 151 total points
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