Youngstown State at Indiana College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/29/2017
Friday, December 29, 2017
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The Youngstown State Penguins head to Assembly Hall to take on the Indiana Hoosiers on Friday, December 29, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Indiana as 23.5 point favorites.
Youngstown State comes into this game with an overall record of 2-10. They currently have a point differential of -8.1 as they are averaging 76.8 points per game while giving up 84.8 per contest. Indiana has an overall record of 7-6. They are averaging 75.5 points per game and surrendering 74.2, good for a point differential of 1.3.
Valuable Youngstown State Penguins Betting Trends
The Youngstown State Penguins are 2-7 against the spread this season
The Youngstown State Penguins are 5-4 against the over/under this year
Important Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 5-7 against the spread this season
The Indiana Hoosiers are 8-5 against the over/under this year
Key Youngstown State Penguins Injuries
12/01/17 G Francisco Santiago Knee is out indefinitely
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
12/04/17 G Curtis Jones Personal has left team
Cameron Morse averages 13.9 points per contest in 28.7 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.6 assists per game and 2.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 35% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%. Braun Hartfield averages 14.7 points per contest while playing 30.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 58% while his free throw percentage is 52%.
Robert Johnson averages 12.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes 2.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 77%. Juwan Morgan scores 15.2 points per contest while playing 27.5 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 7.3 rebounds per contest and has 0.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Penguins allow 84.8 points per contest which is 340th in Division 1. They also surrender a 53% shooting percentage and a 39% average from 3-point range, ranking them 351st and 324th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 204th, and they allow 16.8 assists per game which puts them in 323rd place in the country. They force 18.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 338th in the nation. Youngstown State averages 76.8 points per contest this year, which is 141st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -8.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 260th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 310th in college basketball. They average 36.5 boards per contest and 15.0 assists per game, which ranks them 168th and 120th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 28th with 15.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hoosiers give up 74.2 points per game, which ranks them 222nd in the country. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 41% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 220th and 339th in those defensive statistics. They rank 212th with 13.8 dimes allowed per game and 123rd with 33.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Hoosiers are 108th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per contest this year. Indiana is 171st in Division 1 with 75.5 points per contest this season. They are 107th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 1.3. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 300th in D-1. They are 116th in college basketball in rebounding with 37.8 boards per contest and 197th in assists per game with 13.8. The Hoosiers are 233rd in turnovers per contest with 12.8.
The Penguins are 296th in the country in defensive rating with 107.5, and their offensive rating of 97.3 is ranked 299th. They are 7th in college basketball in pace with 78.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 283rd. As a unit they are 323rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 285th in D-1. Youngstown State is 126th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 59%, which is 351st in the country.
Indiana is 240th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 271st in the nation. The Hoosiers are 108th in the country in offensive rating with 108.6, and their defensive rating of 106.8 is ranked 284th. In terms of pace they are 272nd in Division 1 with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 171st. As a team they are 188th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 270th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Youngstown State +23.5 and over 149 total points
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