Kent State at Vanderbilt College Basketball Parlay 11/23/2018
Friday, November 23, 2018
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The Kent State Golden Flashes head to Memorial Gymnasium to take on the Vanderbilt Commodores on Friday, November 23, 2018. The opening line for this game has Vanderbilt as 12.5 point favorites.
Kent State comes into this game with an overall record of 4-1. They currently have a point differential of 13.8 as they are averaging 85.2 points per game while giving up 71.4 per contest. Vanderbilt has an overall record of 4-0. They are averaging 83.0 points per game and surrendering 70.3, good for a point differential of 12.8.
Valuable Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Trends
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 2-2-0 against the spread this season
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 3-1-0 against the over/under this year
Important Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 1-3-0 against the spread this season
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 3-1-0 against the over/under this year
Key Kent State Golden Flashes Injuries
11/22/18 F Akiean Frederick Shoulder injured last game, is questionable Friday vs Vanderbilt
11/22/18 G Jaylin Walker Suspension is questionable Friday vs Vanderbilt
11/09/18 F Danny Pippen Knee is out indefinitely
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
No key injuries to report
Antonio Williams averages 15.4 points per contest in 30.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.4 assists per game and 4.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% for the season while his free throw percentage is 72%. Jalen Avery comes into this game averaging 18.0 points per contest while playing 32.4 minutes per night. He grabs 1.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Simisola Shittu averages 15.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 9.8 rebounds per game and dishes 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is 58%. Darius Garland scores 19.8 points per contest while playing 34.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.8 rebounds per contest and has 3.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Flashes allow 71.4 points per contest which is 185th in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 194th and 167th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 102nd, and they allow 13.8 assists per game which puts them in 234th place in D-1. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 205th in Division 1. Kent State averages 85.2 points per contest, which is 43rd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 13.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 128th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 150th in the nation. They average 41.0 boards per contest and 17.2 assists per game, which ranks them 64th and 45th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 282nd with 11.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Commodores give up 70.3 points per game, which ranks them 162nd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 24% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 77th and 18th in those defensive statistics. They rank 29th with 9.3 dimes allowed per game and 289th with 39.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Commodores are 69th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per contest. Vanderbilt is 65th in the country with 83.0 points per contest this season. They are 132nd in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 12.8. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 121st in the country. They are 55th in the nation in rebounding with 41.5 boards per contest and 177th in assists per game with 14.0. The Commodores are 234th in turnovers per contest with 12.8.
The Golden Flashes have an offensive rating of 114.8, which is ranked 50th. They are 93rd in college basketball in pace with 74.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 136th. As a unit they are 130th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 200th in D-1. Kent State is 308th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions.
Vanderbilt is 262nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions. The Commodores have an offensive rating of 109.2, which is ranked 114th. They are 44th in D-1 in pace with 76 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 124th. As a unit they are 129th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 134th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Kent State +12.5 and over 151 total points
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