Houston at Temple College Basketball Parlay 2/18/2018
Sunday, February 18, 2018
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The Houston Cougars head to Liacouras Center to take on the Temple Owls on Sunday, February 18, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Houston as 1 point favorites.
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Houston heads into this matchup with a mark of 20-5. They currently have a point differential of 11.8 as they are averaging 76.6 points per contest while giving up 64.8 per game. Temple has an overall mark of 15-11. They are averaging 70.4 points per contest and giving up 69.7, which is a point differential of 0.7.
Valuable Houston Cougars Betting Trends
The Houston Cougars are 12-8 against the spread this season
The Houston Cougars are 7-13 against the over/under this year
Important Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 14-11 against the spread this season
The Temple Owls are 14-12 against the over/under this year
Key Houston Cougars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Temple Owls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Corey Davis Jr. averages 12.7 points per contest in 28.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.8 assists per game and 2.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%. Robert Gray Jr. averages 17.5 points per contest while playing 30.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Levan Shawn Alston averages 13.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes 3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 94%. Quinton Rose scores 14.9 points per contest while playing 31.9 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4.4 rebounds per contest and has 2.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 66%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cougars allow 64.8 points per contest which is 21st in Division 1. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 5th and 54th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 61st, and they allow 11.0 assists per game which puts them in 27th place in the country. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 188th in the nation. Houston averages 76.6 points per contest this year, which is 103rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 11.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 103rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 41st in college basketball. They average 39.0 boards per contest and 14.9 assists per game, which ranks them 31st and 99th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 258th with 12.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Owls give up 69.7 points per game, which ranks them 112th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 210th and 24th in those defensive statistics. They rank 189th with 13.5 dimes allowed per game and 304th with 37.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Owls are 119th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per contest this year. Temple is 263rd in Division 1 with 70.4 points per contest this season. They are 285th in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 0.7. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 153rd in D-1. They are 236th in college basketball in rebounding with 34.2 boards per contest and 228th in assists per game with 12.9. The Owls are 331st in turnovers per contest with 10.9.
The Cougars are 50th in the nation in offensive rating with 111.5, and their defensive rating of 94.4 is ranked 18th. In terms of pace they are 235th in the country with 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 97th. As a team they are 102nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 185th in Division 1. Houston is 256th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 45%, which is 10th in the nation.
Temple is 323rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 152nd in Division 1. The Owls are 209th in the nation in defensive rating with 103.2, and their offensive rating of 104.2 is ranked 189th. They are 307th in D-1 in pace with 66.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 253rd. As a unit they are 290th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 136th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Houston -1 and under 151 total points
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