Furman at Villanova College Basketball Parlay 11/17/2018
Saturday, November 17, 2018
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The Furman Paladins head to Finneran Pavilion to take on the Villanova Wildcats on Saturday, November 17, 2018. The opening line for this game has Villanova as 16.5 point favorites.
Furman comes into this game with an overall record of 4-0. They currently have a point differential of 24.5 as they are averaging 89.3 points per game while giving up 64.8 per contest. Villanova has an overall record of 2-1. They are averaging 77.3 points per game and surrendering 67.7, good for a point differential of 9.7.
Valuable Furman Paladins Betting Trends
The Furman Paladins are 1-1-0 against the spread this season
The Furman Paladins are 1-1-0 against the over/under this year
Important Villanova Wildcats Betting Trends
The Villanova Wildcats are 1-2-0 against the spread this season
The Villanova Wildcats are 1-2-0 against the over/under this year
Key Furman Paladins Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Villanova Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Matt Rafferty averages 19.0 points per contest in 32.0 minutes per game this year. He averages 5.3 assists per game and 7.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 62% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%. Jordan Lyons comes into this game averaging 25.0 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per night. He grabs 1.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Eric Paschall averages 15.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 26.0 minutes per game. He also hauls in 7.0 rebounds per game and dishes 1.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 86%. Phil Booth scores 16.3 points per contest while playing 30.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.0 rebounds per contest and has 3.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 100%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Paladins allow 64.8 points per contest which is 90th in the country. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 235th and 135th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 146th, and they allow 11.5 assists per game which puts them in 119th place in D-1. They force 16.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 237th in Division 1. Furman averages 89.3 points per contest, which is 50th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 24.5 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a unit, which has them ranked 86th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 119th in the nation. They average 36.8 boards per contest and 18.8 assists per game, which ranks them 212th and 41st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 330th with 9.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats give up 67.7 points per game, which ranks them 134th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 236th and 96th in those defensive statistics. They rank 212th with 13.7 dimes allowed per game and 44th with 30.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Wildcats are 34th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.0 per contest. Villanova is 176th in the country with 77.3 points per contest this season. They are 197th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 9.7. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 225th in the country. They are 58th in the nation in rebounding with 43.0 boards per contest and 101st in assists per game with 16.0. The Wildcats are 89th in turnovers per contest with 15.3.
The Paladins are 29th in the nation in offensive rating with 122.7. In terms of pace they are 244th in the country with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 53rd. As a team they are 64th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 49% of their shots, ranking 22nd in Division 1. Furman is 330th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11 times per 100 possessions.
Villanova is 99th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 111.5, which is ranked 110th. They are 267th in D-1 in pace with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 178th. As a unit they are 167th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shot attempts, ranking 39th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Furman +16.5 and over 148 total points
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