Buffalo at West Virginia College Basketball Parlay 11/9/2018
Friday, November 9, 2018
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The Buffalo Bulls head to WVU Coliseum to take on the West Virginia Mountaineers on Friday, November 9, 2018. The opening line for this game has West Virginia as 13 point favorites.
Buffalo comes into this game after finishing last season with an overall record of 23-8. They had a point differential of 8.5 as they averaged 84.6 points per game while giving up 76.2 per contest. West Virginia had an overall mark of 22-9 last year. They averaged 80.1 points per contest and gave up 69.6, which was a point differential of 10.5.
Valuable Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls were 17-12-3 against the spread last season
The Buffalo Bulls were 17-10-0 against the over/under last year
Important West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Trends
The West Virginia Mountaineers were 17-16-0 against the spread last season
The West Virginia Mountaineers were 13-14-0 against the over/under last year
Key Buffalo Bulls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key West Virginia Mountaineers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Nick Perkins averaged 16.2 points per contest in 27.5 minutes per game last year. He averaged 0.8 assists per game and 6.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage was 47% for the season while his free throw percentage was 73%. C.J. Massinburg comes into this game after averaging 17.0 points per contest while playing 34.0 minutes per night last year. He grabbed 7.3 rebounds per contest and distributed 2.4 assists per game. His FG percentage was 51% while his free throw percentage was 74%.
Esa Ahmad averaged 10.2 points per game last year and he saw the court an average of 27.1 minutes per game. He also hauled in 5.5 rebounds per game and dished 2.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage was 46% and his free throw percentage was 70%. Sagaba Konate scored 10.8 points per contest while playing 25.4 minutes per game last season. He hauled in 7.6 rebounds per contest and had 0.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage was 51% and his free throw percentage was at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulls allowed 76.2 points per contest which was 274th in D-1. They also surrendered a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 116th and 61st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents averaged 36.5 rebounds a game which ranked 263rd, and they allowed 11.5 assists per game which put them in 46th place in the nation. They forced 13.8 turnovers per game which ranked them 243rd in Division 1. Buffalo averaged 84.6 points per contest last year, which was 6th in the country. Their average scoring margin was 8.5 and their shooting percentage was 47% as a unit, which had them ranked 43rd. From 3-point territory they shot 37%, which was good for 79th in the NCAA. They averaged 38.6 boards per contest and 16.6 assists per game, which ranked them 35th and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they were 229th with 12.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mountaineers gave up 69.6 points per game, which ranked them 100th in the country. Their defense surrendered a 43% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 92nd and 322nd in those defensive statistics. They ranked 105th with 12.5 dimes allowed per game and 146th with 34.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Mountaineers were 343rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 16.5 per contest last year. West Virginia was 45th in the NCAA with 80.1 points per contest last season. They were 230th in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin was 10.5. They shot 35% from beyond the arc, which was good for 157th in D-1. They were 67th in the country in rebounding with 37.9 boards per contest and 75th in assists per game with 15.2. The Mountaineers were 311th in turnovers per contest with 11.4.
The Bulls had an offensive rating of 113.3, which was ranked 22nd. They were 25th in college basketball in pace with 73.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% was 37th. As a unit they were 59th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 91st in D-1. Buffalo was 306th in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions.
West Virginia was 331st in the country in turnovers last year, as they turned the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions. The Mountaineers had an offensive rating of 113, which was ranked 25th. They were 117th in D-1 in pace with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% was 211th. As a unit they were 177th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 140th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Buffalo +13 and over 146 total points
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