Columbia at Northwestern College Basketball Parlay 12/30/2018
Sunday, December 30, 2018
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The Columbia Lions head to Welsh-Ryan Arena to take on the Northwestern Wildcats on Sunday, December 30, 2018. The opening line for this game has Northwestern as 15 point favorites.
Columbia heads into this matchup with a mark of 3-8. They currently have a point differential of 2.5 as they are averaging 77.3 points per contest while giving up 74.7 per game. Northwestern has an overall record of 8-4. They are averaging 73.4 points per game and surrendering 62.3, good for a point differential of 11.2.
Valuable Columbia Lions Betting Trends
The Columbia Lions are 5-5-0 against the spread this season
The Columbia Lions are 6-4-0 against the over/under this year
Important Northwestern Wildcats Betting Trends
The Northwestern Wildcats are 8-4-0 against the spread this season
The Northwestern Wildcats are 5-6-1 against the over/under this year
Key Columbia Lions Injuries
12/21/18 G Mike Smith Knee is out for season
Key Northwestern Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Gabe Stefanini averages 13.9 points per contest in 30.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.0 assists per game and 4.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 80%. Quinton Adlesh comes into this game averaging 12.3 points per contest while playing 27.7 minutes per night. He grabs 2.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 0%.
Dererk Pardon averages 14.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 8.7 rebounds per game and dishes 2.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage is 61%. Vic Law scores 18.8 points per contest while playing 32.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.6 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lions allow 74.7 points per contest which is 249th in the country. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 220th and 270th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.3 rebounds a game which ranks 230th, and they allow 12.9 assists per game which puts them in 170th place in D-1. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 259th in Division 1. Columbia averages 77.3 points per contest, which is 112th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 2.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 153rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 72nd in the nation. They average 36.4 boards per contest and 18.2 assists per game, which ranks them 179th and 14th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 206th with 13.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats give up 62.3 points per game, which ranks them 24th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 109th and 20th in those defensive statistics. They rank 89th with 11.7 dimes allowed per game and 60th with 32.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Wildcats are 222nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per contest. Northwestern is 205th in the country with 73.4 points per contest this season. They are 202nd in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 11.2. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 204th in the country. They are 262nd in the nation in rebounding with 34.7 boards per contest and 53rd in assists per game with 16.1. The Wildcats are 293rd in turnovers per contest with 11.9.
The Lions have an offensive rating of 106.1, which is ranked 143rd. They are 195th in college basketball in pace with 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 116th. As a unit they are 148th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 79th in D-1. Columbia is 217th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions.
Northwestern is 270th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats are 119th in the country in offensive rating with 107.6. In terms of pace they are 306th in Division 1 with 67.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 189th. As a team they are 172nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 127th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Columbia +15 and over 139 total points
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