Appalachian State at Saint Louis College Basketball Parlay 12/30/2018
Sunday, December 30, 2018
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The Appalachian State Mountaineers head to Chaifetz Arena to take on the Saint Louis Billikens on Sunday, December 30, 2018. The opening line for this game has Saint Louis as 12.5 point favorites.
Appalachian State comes into this game with an overall record of 5-7. They currently have a point differential of 7.4 as they are averaging 85.4 points per game while giving up 78.0 per contest. Saint Louis has an overall mark of 8-4. They are averaging 66.7 points per contest and giving up 64.1, which is a point differential of 2.6.
Valuable Appalachian State Mountaineers Betting Trends
The Appalachian State Mountaineers are 4-5-0 against the spread this season
The Appalachian State Mountaineers are 7-2-0 against the over/under this year
Important Saint Louis Billikens Betting Trends
The Saint Louis Billikens are 4-8-0 against the spread this season
The Saint Louis Billikens are 4-8-0 against the over/under this year
Key Appalachian State Mountaineers Injuries
11/09/18 F James Lewis Jr. Eligibility is out indefinitely
10/19/18 G Michael Bibby Foot is OUT 6-8 weeks
Key Saint Louis Billikens Injuries
12/22/18 G Dion Wiley Ankle is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs Florida State
11/09/18 F Elliott Welmer Foot is out indefinitely
Justin Forrest averages 16.8 points per contest in 27.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.2 assists per game and 3.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%. Ronshad Shabazz comes into this game averaging 20.2 points per contest while playing 30.2 minutes per night. He grabs 2.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Tramaine Isabell averages 11.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.7 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes 2.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Javon Bess scores 15.1 points per contest while playing 35.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.3 rebounds per contest and has 2.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mountaineers allow 78.0 points per contest which is 301st in the country. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 245th and 213th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 38.0 rebounds a game which ranks 290th, and they allow 11.7 assists per game which puts them in 92nd place in D-1. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 201st in Division 1. Appalachian State averages 85.4 points per contest, which is 13th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 7.4 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 65th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 65th in the nation. They average 37.9 boards per contest and 13.7 assists per game, which ranks them 103rd and 185th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 134th with 14.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Billikens give up 64.1 points per game, which ranks them 41st in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 89th and 67th in those defensive statistics. They rank 72nd with 11.4 dimes allowed per game and 137th with 34.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Billikens are 258th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.1 per contest. Saint Louis is 318th in the country with 66.7 points per contest this season. They are 292nd in D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 2.6. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 251st in the country. They are 62nd in the nation in rebounding with 39.2 boards per contest and 237th in assists per game with 12.8. The Billikens are 68th in turnovers per contest with 15.1.
The Mountaineers are 64th in the nation in offensive rating with 111.4. In terms of pace they are 27th in the country with 75.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 53rd. As a team they are 66th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 149th in Division 1. Appalachian State is 201st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions.
Saint Louis is 63rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.2 times per 100 possessions. The Billikens have an offensive rating of 94.9, which is ranked 315th. They are 202nd in D-1 in pace with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 313th. As a unit they are 321st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 326th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Appalachian State +12.5 and under 146 total points
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