Eastern Kentucky at Xavier College Basketball Parlay 12/15/2018
Saturday, December 15, 2018
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The Eastern Kentucky Colonels head to Cintas Center to take on the Xavier Musketeers on Saturday, December 15, 2018. The opening line for this game has Xavier as 18 point favorites.
Eastern Kentucky heads into this matchup with a mark of 6-4. They currently have a point differential of -0.6 as they are averaging 81.0 points per contest while giving up 81.6 per game. Xavier has an overall mark of 6-4. They are averaging 76.1 points per contest and giving up 71.3, which is a point differential of 4.8.
Valuable Eastern Kentucky Colonels Betting Trends
The Eastern Kentucky Colonels are 5-3-1 against the spread this season
The Eastern Kentucky Colonels are 5-4-0 against the over/under this year
Important Xavier Musketeers Betting Trends
The Xavier Musketeers are 3-6-1 against the spread this season
The Xavier Musketeers are 4-6-0 against the over/under this year
Key Eastern Kentucky Colonels Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Xavier Musketeers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jomaru Brown averages 9.8 points per contest in 18.0 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.8 assists per game and 2.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% for the season while his free throw percentage is 56%. Nick Mayo comes into this game averaging 24.4 points per contest while playing 32.5 minutes per night. He grabs 9.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 90%.
Paul Scruggs averages 12.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes 3.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 77%. Naji Marshall scores 13.0 points per contest while playing 33.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.0 rebounds per contest and has 3.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Colonels allow 81.6 points per contest which is 331st in the country. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 277th and 128th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 42.9 rebounds a game which ranks 346th, and they allow 14.2 assists per game which puts them in 249th place in D-1. They force 17.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 335th in Division 1. Eastern Kentucky averages 81.0 points per contest, which is 60th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -0.6 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a unit, which has them ranked 327th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 286th in the nation. They average 39.4 boards per contest and 13.9 assists per game, which ranks them 65th and 171st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 164th with 13.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Musketeers give up 71.3 points per game, which ranks them 173rd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 200th and 319th in those defensive statistics. They rank 282nd with 14.8 dimes allowed per game and 54th with 31.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Musketeers are 49th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.8 per contest. Xavier is 149th in the country with 76.1 points per contest this season. They are 59th in D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 4.8. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 237th in the country. They are 177th in the nation in rebounding with 36.8 boards per contest and 195th in assists per game with 13.6. The Musketeers are 256th in turnovers per contest with 12.4.
The Colonels have an offensive rating of 99.4, which is ranked 272nd. They are 5th in college basketball in pace with 81.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 320th. As a unit they are 312th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 141st in D-1. Eastern Kentucky is 294th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions.
Xavier is 222nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions. The Musketeers have an offensive rating of 111.7, which is ranked 70th. They are 316th in D-1 in pace with 67.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 81st. As a unit they are 110th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 158th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Eastern Kentucky +18 and over 158 total points
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