Connecticut at UCF College Basketball Parlay 1/31/2018
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
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The Connecticut Huskies head to CFE Arena to take on the UCF Knights on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has UCF as 7 point favorites.
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Connecticut heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-10. They currently have a point differential of -4.1 as they are averaging 67.6 points per contest while giving up 71.7 per game. UCF has an overall record of 13-7. They are averaging 63.5 points per game and surrendering 60.2, good for a point differential of 3.4.
Valuable Connecticut Huskies Betting Trends
The Connecticut Huskies are 7-11 against the spread this season
The Connecticut Huskies are 8-10 against the over/under this year
Important UCF Knights Betting Trends
The UCF Knights are 9-6 against the spread this season
The UCF Knights are 3-12 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
01/24/18 G Terry Larrier Nose is OUT 7-10 days
01/08/18 F Eric Cobb Suspension is out indefinitely
Key UCF Knights Injuries
11/10/17 C Collin Smith Eligibility is out for season
11/05/17 F Aubrey Dawkins Shoulder is out for season
01/30/18 G Chance McSpadden Ankle is "?" Wednesday vs Connecticut
01/20/18 C Tacko Fall Shoulder is out for season
Christian Vital averages 14.3 points per contest in 30.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.6 assists per game and 4.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 37% for the season while his free throw percentage is 84%. Jalen Adams averages 17.9 points per contest while playing 38.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Dayon Griffin averages 9.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4 rebounds per game and dishes 1.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 35% and his free throw percentage is 66%. A.J. Davis scores 10.3 points per contest while playing 32.4 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 8.3 rebounds per contest and has 2.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Huskies allow 71.7 points per contest which is 163rd in Division 1. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 112th and 212th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.8 rebounds a game which ranks 266th, and they allow 13.6 assists per game which puts them in 195th place in the country. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 152nd in the nation. Connecticut averages 67.6 points per contest this year, which is 308th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -4.1 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a unit, which has them ranked 336th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 331st in college basketball. They average 36.1 boards per contest and 9.8 assists per game, which ranks them 154th and 348th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 192nd with 13.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Knights give up 60.2 points per game, which ranks them 3rd in the country. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 5th and 65th in those defensive statistics. They rank 107th with 12.4 dimes allowed per game and 107th with 33.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Knights are 110th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per contest this year. UCF is 343rd in Division 1 with 63.5 points per contest this season. They are 250th in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 3.4. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 328th in D-1. They are 91st in college basketball in rebounding with 37.5 boards per contest and 329th in assists per game with 11.2. The Knights are 59th in turnovers per contest with 14.7.
The Huskies are 312th in the nation in offensive rating with 97.4, and their defensive rating of 103.3 is ranked 219th. In terms of pace they are 285th in the country with 67.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 339th. As a team they are 326th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 247th in Division 1. Connecticut is 184th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 165th in the nation.
UCF is 22nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 44%, which is 6th in the nation. The Knights are 324th in the country in offensive rating with 95.6, and their defensive rating of 90.6 is ranked 6th. In terms of pace they are 323rd in Division 1 with 66.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 301st. As a team they are 313th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 309th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Connecticut +7 and under 148 total points
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