Akron at Nevada College Basketball Parlay 12/22/2018
Saturday, December 22, 2018
Lawlor Events Center
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The Akron Zips head to Lawlor Events Center to take on the Nevada Wolf Pack on Saturday, December 22, 2018. The opening line for this game has Nevada as 16 point favorites.
Akron comes into this game with an overall record of 7-4. They currently have a point differential of 14.2 as they are averaging 75.5 points per game while giving up 61.4 per contest. Nevada has an overall mark of 11-0. They are averaging 83.8 points per contest and giving up 67.6, which is a point differential of 16.2.
Valuable Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 6-4-0 against the spread this season
The Akron Zips are 4-6-0 against the over/under this year
Important Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 6-3-1 against the spread this season
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 2-8-0 against the over/under this year
Key Akron Zips Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
12/21/18 G Jazz Johnson Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Akron
12/12/18 G Lindsey Drew Hip is out for season
Loren Jackson averages 14.9 points per contest in 30.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.2 assists per game and 3.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% for the season while his free throw percentage is 79%. Daniel Utomi comes into this game averaging 15.9 points per contest while playing 32.6 minutes per night. He grabs 6.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is 57%.
Caleb Martin averages 18.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.7 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes 2.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 80%. Jordan Caroline scores 18.8 points per contest while playing 35.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 10.1 rebounds per contest and has 1.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 65%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Zips allow 61.4 points per contest which is 17th in the country. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 40th and 91st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 37.0 rebounds a game which ranks 259th, and they allow 9.5 assists per game which puts them in 14th place in D-1. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 211th in Division 1. Akron averages 75.5 points per contest, which is 151st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 14.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 204th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 159th in the nation. They average 36.6 boards per contest and 13.0 assists per game, which ranks them 171st and 231st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 285th with 12.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolf Pack give up 67.6 points per game, which ranks them 90th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 86th and 79th in those defensive statistics. They rank 188th with 13.2 dimes allowed per game and 164th with 34.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Wolf Pack are 60th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per contest. Nevada is 26th in the country with 83.8 points per contest this season. They are 88th in D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 16.2. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 182nd in the country. They are 79th in the nation in rebounding with 38.6 boards per contest and 88th in assists per game with 15.2. The Wolf Pack are 349th in turnovers per contest with 9.3.
The Zips are 99th in the nation in offensive rating with 109.3. In terms of pace they are 254th in the country with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 126th. As a team they are 127th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 51% of their shots, ranking 6th in Division 1. Akron is 258th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions.
Nevada is 349th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.5 times per 100 possessions. The Wolf Pack are 10th in the country in offensive rating with 117.8. In terms of pace they are 162nd in Division 1 with 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 84th. As a team they are 30th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 91st in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Akron +16 and under 142 total points
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