Connecticut at East Carolina College Basketball Parlay 2/18/2018
Sunday, February 18, 2018
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The Connecticut Huskies head to Minges Coliseum to take on the East Carolina Pirates on Sunday, February 18, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Connecticut as 6.5 point favorites.
Connecticut heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-14. They currently have a point differential of -4.7 as they are averaging 67.3 points per contest while giving up 72.0 per game. East Carolina has an overall record of 10-14. They are averaging 67.4 points per game and surrendering 72.9, good for a point differential of -5.5.
Valuable Connecticut Huskies Betting Trends
The Connecticut Huskies are 8-15 against the spread this season
The Connecticut Huskies are 12-11 against the over/under this year
Important East Carolina Pirates Betting Trends
The East Carolina Pirates are 9-8 against the spread this season
The East Carolina Pirates are 11-6 against the over/under this year
Key Connecticut Huskies Injuries
12/23/17 G Alterique Gilbert Shoulder is out for season
11/07/17 G Sidney Wilson Eligibility is out indefinitely
Key East Carolina Pirates Injuries
12/13/17 G Seth LeDay Eligibility is out indefinitely
11/05/17 G Jeremy Sheppard Suspension is out indefinitely
11/05/17 G Raquan Wilkins Suspension is out indefinitely
02/17/18 G Kentrell Barkley Disciplinary missed last game, is OUT Sunday vs Connecticut
01/02/18 G Aaron Jackson Shoulder is out indefinitely
Christian Vital averages 14.8 points per contest in 31.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.5 assists per game and 5.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% for the season while his free throw percentage is 85%. Jalen Adams averages 17.4 points per contest while playing 37.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Isaac Fleming averages 12.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes 4.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 66%. B.J. Tyson scores 14.5 points per contest while playing 36 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4.3 rebounds per contest and has 2.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Huskies allow 72.0 points per contest which is 172nd in Division 1. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 128th and 252nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.7 rebounds a game which ranks 270th, and they allow 13.5 assists per game which puts them in 187th place in the country. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 126th in the nation. Connecticut averages 67.3 points per contest this year, which is 311th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -4.7 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 330th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 326th in college basketball. They average 34.8 boards per contest and 10.0 assists per game, which ranks them 217th and 345th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 227th with 12.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pirates give up 72.9 points per game, which ranks them 191st in the country. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 173rd and 39th in those defensive statistics. They rank 305th with 15.3 dimes allowed per game and 276th with 36.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Pirates are 97th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per contest this year. East Carolina is 309th in Division 1 with 67.4 points per contest this season. They are 224th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -5.5. They shoot 29% from beyond the arc, which is good for 349th in D-1. They are 201st in college basketball in rebounding with 35.1 boards per contest and 240th in assists per game with 12.8. The Pirates are 47th in turnovers per contest with 14.7.
The Huskies are 298th in the nation in offensive rating with 98.6, and their defensive rating of 105.5 is ranked 251st. In terms of pace they are 302nd in the country with 67 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 331st. As a team they are 322nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 237th in Division 1. Connecticut is 198th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 196th in the nation.
East Carolina is 38th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 113th in the nation. The Pirates are 326th in the country in offensive rating with 96, and their defensive rating of 103.9 is ranked 222nd. In terms of pace they are 220th in Division 1 with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 291st. As a team they are 312th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 265th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Connecticut -6.5 and over 151 total points
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