William & Mary at Ohio State College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/9/2017
Saturday, December 9, 2017
Value City Arena
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The William & Mary Tribe head to Value City Arena to take on the Ohio State Buckeyes on Saturday, December 9, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Ohio State as 14.5 point favorites.
William & Mary comes into this game with an overall record of 6-2. They currently have a point differential of 6.6 as they are averaging 86.8 points per game while giving up 80.1 per contest. Ohio State has an overall mark of 7-3. They are averaging 76.2 points per contest and giving up 67.8, which is a point differential of 8.4.
Valuable William & Mary Tribe Betting Trends
The William & Mary Tribe are 4-0 against the spread this season
The William & Mary Tribe are 2-2 against the over/under this year
Important Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 4-4 against the spread this season
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 2-6 against the over/under this year
Key William & Mary Tribe Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
12/04/17 C Micah Potter Ankle is out indefinitely
Matt Milon averages 15 points per contest in 28.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.8 assists per game and 2.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 56% for the season while his free throw percentage is 100%. Nathan Knight averages 20.3 points per contest while playing 28.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 8.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Jae'Sean Tate averages 13.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.2 rebounds per game and dishes 3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 51%. Keita Bates-Diop scores 17.4 points per contest while playing 32.2 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 9.9 rebounds per contest and has 1.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tribe allow 80.1 points per contest which is 303rd in Division 1. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 275th and 168th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 125th, and they allow 14.3 assists per game which puts them in 240th place in the country. They force 10.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the nation. William & Mary averages 86.8 points per contest this year, which is 28th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 6.6 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a unit, which has them ranked 19th. From 3-point territory they shoot 47%, which is good for 2nd in college basketball. They average 36.0 boards per contest and 18.3 assists per game, which ranks them 196th and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 229th with 13.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Buckeyes give up 67.8 points per game, which ranks them 95th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 97th and 188th in those defensive statistics. They rank 96th with 11.7 dimes allowed per game and 21st with 30.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Buckeyes are 149th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per contest this year. Ohio State is 161st in Division 1 with 76.2 points per contest this season. They are 75th in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 8.4. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 198th in D-1. They are 92nd in college basketball in rebounding with 38.6 boards per contest and 158th in assists per game with 14.4. The Buckeyes are 134th in turnovers per contest with 14.3.
The Tribe are 300th in the country in defensive rating with 109, and their offensive rating of 118 is ranked 19th. They are 87th in college basketball in pace with 73.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 61% is 3rd. As a unit they are 4th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 64% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 54th in D-1. William & Mary is 205th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 268th in the country.
Ohio State is 115th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 134th in the nation. The Buckeyes are 132nd in the country in offensive rating with 107.6, and their defensive rating of 95.8 is ranked 106th. In terms of pace they are 242nd in Division 1 with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 108th. As a team they are 102nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 257th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take William & Mary +14.5 and over 150 total points
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