Akron at Western Michigan College Basketball Parlay 3/5/2018
Monday, March 5, 2018
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The Akron Zips head to University Arena to take on the Western Michigan Broncos on Monday, March 5, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Western Michigan as 8.5 point favorites.
Akron heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-17. They currently have a point differential of -3.6 as they are averaging 72.0 points per contest while giving up 75.5 per game. Western Michigan has an overall mark of 17-14. They are averaging 75.0 points per contest and giving up 73.2, which is a point differential of 1.7.
Valuable Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 13-15 against the spread this season
The Akron Zips are 12-16 against the over/under this year
Important Western Michigan Broncos Betting Trends
The Western Michigan Broncos are 10-16 against the spread this season
The Western Michigan Broncos are 12-15 against the over/under this year
Key Akron Zips Injuries
01/20/18 F Jaden Sayles Wrist is out indefinitely
01/12/18 F Emmanuel Olojakpoke Heart is out for season
Key Western Michigan Broncos Injuries
No key injuries to report
Malcolm Duvivier averages 14.4 points per contest in 32.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.1 assists per game and 2.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% for the season while his free throw percentage is 67%. Daniel Utomi averages 16.5 points per contest while playing 34.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Josh Davis averages 10.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 27.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.4 rebounds per game and dishes 1.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 68%. Thomas Wilder scores 18.7 points per contest while playing 32.6 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4.5 rebounds per contest and has 4.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Zips allow 75.5 points per contest which is 256th in Division 1. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 278th and 246th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.9 rebounds a game which ranks 187th, and they allow 13.3 assists per game which puts them in 173rd place in the country. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 155th in the nation. Akron averages 72.0 points per contest this year, which is 231st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -3.6 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 252nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 133rd in college basketball. They average 33.5 boards per contest and 12.9 assists per game, which ranks them 280th and 234th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 107th with 13.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Broncos give up 73.2 points per game, which ranks them 195th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 250th and 301st in those defensive statistics. They rank 159th with 13.1 dimes allowed per game and 161st with 34.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Broncos are 232nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per contest this year. Western Michigan is 149th in Division 1 with 75.0 points per contest this season. They are 227th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 1.7. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 208th in D-1. They are 165th in college basketball in rebounding with 35.6 boards per contest and 254th in assists per game with 12.6. The Broncos are 333rd in turnovers per contest with 10.7.
The Zips are 231st in the nation in offensive rating with 102.6, and their defensive rating of 107.6 is ranked 279th. In terms of pace they are 200th in the country with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 161st. As a team they are 172nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shots, ranking 22nd in Division 1. Akron is 91st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 292nd in the nation.
Western Michigan is 339th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 291st in the nation. The Broncos are 120th in the country in offensive rating with 107.7, and their defensive rating of 105.2 is ranked 240th. In terms of pace they are 202nd in Division 1 with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 255th. As a team they are 240th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 250th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Akron +8.5 and over 152 total points
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