Ball State at Miami College Basketball Parlay 1/20/2018
Saturday, January 20, 2018
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The Ball State Cardinals head to Millett Hall to take on the Miami Redhawks on Saturday, January 20, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Ball State as 4 point favorites.
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Ball State comes into this game with an overall record of 12-6. They currently have a point differential of 2.1 as they are averaging 76.1 points per game while giving up 74.0 per contest. Miami has an overall record of 9-9. They are averaging 72.4 points per game and surrendering 71.2, good for a point differential of 1.3.
Valuable Ball State Cardinals Betting Trends
The Ball State Cardinals are 6-6 against the spread this season
The Ball State Cardinals are 5-7 against the over/under this year
Important Miami Redhawks Betting Trends
The Miami Redhawks are 9-6 against the spread this season
The Miami Redhawks are 7-8 against the over/under this year
Key Ball State Cardinals Injuries
01/07/18 G Jontrell Walker Suspension is out indefinitely
Key Miami Redhawks Injuries
11/15/17 G Abdoulaye Harouna Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Kyle Mallers averages 10.6 points per contest in 26.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.2 assists per game and 5.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 86%. Tayler Persons averages 14.2 points per contest while playing 28.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Darrian Ringo averages 10.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.6 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes 7.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 71%. Nike Sibande scores 14.3 points per contest while playing 31.6 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.9 rebounds per contest and has 1.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cardinals allow 74.0 points per contest which is 223rd in Division 1. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 137th and 296th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.0 rebounds a game which ranks 224th, and they allow 14.1 assists per game which puts them in 228th place in the country. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 64th in the nation. Ball State averages 76.1 points per contest this year, which is 133rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 2.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 126th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 242nd in college basketball. They average 36.7 boards per contest and 15.0 assists per game, which ranks them 136th and 104th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 167th with 13.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The RedHawks give up 71.2 points per game, which ranks them 150th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 142nd and 103rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 116th with 12.4 dimes allowed per game and 162nd with 34.7 boards surrendered per contest. The RedHawks are 80th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per contest this year. Miami is 226th in Division 1 with 72.4 points per contest this season. They are 177th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 1.3. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 216th in D-1. They are 60th in college basketball in rebounding with 38.6 boards per contest and 138th in assists per game with 14.4. The RedHawks are 69th in turnovers per contest with 14.8.
The Cardinals are 218th in the country in defensive rating with 103.2, and their offensive rating of 106 is ranked 139th. They are 106th in college basketball in pace with 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 106th. As a unit they are 100th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 74th in D-1. Ball State is 157th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 149th in the country.
Miami is 65th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 135th in the nation. The RedHawks are 232nd in the country in offensive rating with 101.8, and their defensive rating of 100 is ranked 137th. In terms of pace they are 219th in Division 1 with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 143rd. As a team they are 204th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 71st in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Ball State -4 and under 148 total points
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