Buffalo at Akron College Basketball Parlay 1/9/2018
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
James A. Rhodes Arena
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The Buffalo Bulls head to James A. Rhodes Arena to take on the Akron Zips on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Buffalo as 6 point favorites.
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Buffalo comes into this game with an overall record of 10-5. They currently have a point differential of 4.5 as they are averaging 82.7 points per game while giving up 78.2 per contest. Akron has an overall record of 7-7. They are averaging 72.8 points per game and surrendering 72.7, good for a point differential of 0.1.
Valuable Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls are 7-5 against the spread this season
The Buffalo Bulls are 7-5 against the over/under this year
Important Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 6-6 against the spread this season
The Akron Zips are 5-7 against the over/under this year
Key Buffalo Bulls Injuries
12/19/17 G Dontay Caruthers Foot is out indefinitely
Key Akron Zips Injuries
No key injuries to report
Nick Perkins averages 15.3 points per contest in 28.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.7 assists per game and 6.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%. C.J. Massinburg averages 19.6 points per contest while playing 33.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Malcolm Duvivier averages 14.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2 rebounds per game and dishes 3.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 46%. Daniel Utomi scores 18.1 points per contest while playing 34.7 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 6.6 rebounds per contest and has 1.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulls allow 78.2 points per contest which is 303rd in Division 1. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 213th and 297th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 38.3 rebounds a game which ranks 295th, and they allow 12.6 assists per game which puts them in 125th place in the country. They force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 299th in the nation. Buffalo averages 82.7 points per contest this year, which is 37th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 4.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 204th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 135th in college basketball. They average 38.5 boards per contest and 16.2 assists per game, which ranks them 73rd and 58th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 159th with 13.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Zips give up 72.7 points per game, which ranks them 196th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 275th and 242nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 205th with 13.7 dimes allowed per game and 95th with 33.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Zips are 79th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per contest this year. Akron is 222nd in Division 1 with 72.8 points per contest this season. They are 195th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 0.1. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 54th in D-1. They are 252nd in college basketball in rebounding with 34.5 boards per contest and 150th in assists per game with 14.4. The Zips are 110th in turnovers per contest with 14.2.
The Bulls are 213th in the country in defensive rating with 102.6, and their offensive rating of 108.6 is ranked 104th. They are 27th in college basketball in pace with 75 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 162nd. As a unit they are 182nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 76th in D-1. Buffalo is 262nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 160th in the country.
Akron is 78th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 282nd in Division 1. The Zips are 246th in the nation in defensive rating with 104.1, and their offensive rating of 104.2 is ranked 188th. They are 219th in D-1 in pace with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 101st. As a unit they are 139th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 33rd in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Buffalo -6 and over 152 total points
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