Hofstra at VCU College Basketball Parlay 11/24/2018
Saturday, November 24, 2018
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The Hofstra Pride head to Siegel Center to take on the VCU Rams on Saturday, November 24, 2018. The opening line for this game has VCU as 6.5 point favorites.
Hofstra comes into this game with an overall record of 3-2. They currently have a point differential of 6.4 as they are averaging 78.4 points per game while giving up 72.0 per contest. VCU has an overall mark of 4-1. They are averaging 70.6 points per contest and giving up 62.6, which is a point differential of 8.0.
Valuable Hofstra Pride Betting Trends
The Hofstra Pride are 5-0-0 against the spread this season
The Hofstra Pride are 1-3-1 against the over/under this year
Important VCU Rams Betting Trends
The VCU Rams are 3-1-1 against the spread this season
The VCU Rams are 1-4-0 against the over/under this year
Key Hofstra Pride Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key VCU Rams Injuries
No key injuries to report
Eli Pemberton averages 17.2 points per contest in 32.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.0 assists per game and 6.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% for the season while his free throw percentage is 73%. Justin Wright-Foreman comes into this game averaging 28.0 points per contest while playing 36.6 minutes per night. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Marcus Evans averages 13.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 19.2 minutes per game. He also hauls in 1.8 rebounds per game and dishes 1.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 69%. Issac Vann scores 14.6 points per contest while playing 29.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.0 rebounds per contest and has 2.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pride allow 72.0 points per contest which is 192nd in the country. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 312th and 191st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.4 rebounds a game which ranks 56th, and they allow 13.2 assists per game which puts them in 202nd place in D-1. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 144th in Division 1. Hofstra averages 78.4 points per contest, which is 137th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 6.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 146th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 194th in the nation. They average 31.8 boards per contest and 13.2 assists per game, which ranks them 312th and 221st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 331st with 10.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rams give up 62.6 points per game, which ranks them 50th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 36% shooting percentage and a 24% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 12th and 13th in those defensive statistics. They rank 57th with 10.2 dimes allowed per game and 303rd with 40.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Rams are 301st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 17.4 per contest. VCU is 260th in the country with 70.6 points per contest this season. They are 278th in D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 8.0. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 275th in the country. They are 107th in the nation in rebounding with 39.2 boards per contest and 192nd in assists per game with 13.6. The Rams are 10th in turnovers per contest with 18.4.
The Pride are 98th in the nation in offensive rating with 110.4. In terms of pace they are 207th in the country with 70.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 158th. As a team they are 102nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 147th in Division 1. Hofstra is 325th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions.
VCU is 15th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 21.5 times per 100 possessions. The Rams are 305th in the country in offensive rating with 94.1. In terms of pace they are 117th in Division 1 with 73.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 265th. As a team they are 239th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 55th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Hofstra +6.5 and over 143 total points
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