Michigan State at Minnesota College Basketball Parlay 2/13/2018
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
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The Michigan State Spartans head to Williams Arena to take on the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Michigan State as 11 point favorites.
Michigan State heads into this matchup with a mark of 24-3. They currently have a point differential of 17.9 as they are averaging 83.1 points per contest while giving up 65.3 per game. Minnesota has an overall mark of 14-13. They are averaging 77.2 points per contest and giving up 74.5, which is a point differential of 2.7.
Valuable Michigan State Spartans Betting Trends
The Michigan State Spartans are 13-12 against the spread this season
The Michigan State Spartans are 15-11 against the over/under this year
Important Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Trends
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 10-16 against the spread this season
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 14-12 against the over/under this year
Key Michigan State Spartans Injuries
11/08/17 G Kyle Ahrens Foot is out indefinitely
Key Minnesota Golden Gophers Injuries
02/09/18 G Amir Coffey Shoulder is "?" Tuesday vs Michigan State
02/09/18 G Dupree McBrayer Leg is "?" Tuesday vs Michigan State
01/30/18 F Eric Curry ACL is out indefinitely
01/04/18 C Reggie Lynch Suspension is out for season
Nick Ward averages 13.1 points per contest in 19.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.5 assists per game and 7.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 69% for the season while his free throw percentage is 59%. Miles Bridges averages 17.8 points per contest while playing 31.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Nate Mason averages 16.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33.2 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes 4.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 77%. Jordan Murphy scores 17.4 points per contest while playing 31.4 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 11.6 rebounds per contest and has 1.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spartans allow 65.3 points per contest which is 27th in Division 1. They also surrender a 36% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 2nd and 74th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 30.9 rebounds a game which ranks 19th, and they allow 12.5 assists per game which puts them in 107th place in the country. They force 10.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the nation. Michigan State averages 83.1 points per contest this year, which is 25th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 17.9 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a unit, which has them ranked 2nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 41%, which is good for 11th in college basketball. They average 41.1 boards per contest and 20.1 assists per game, which ranks them 8th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 135th with 13.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Gophers give up 74.5 points per game, which ranks them 240th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 136th and 261st in those defensive statistics. They rank 310th with 15.5 dimes allowed per game and 296th with 37.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Gophers are 42nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.4 per contest this year. Minnesota is 91st in Division 1 with 77.2 points per contest this season. They are 225th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 2.7. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 186th in D-1. They are 20th in college basketball in rebounding with 39.6 boards per contest and 66th in assists per game with 15.5. The Golden Gophers are 327th in turnovers per contest with 11.0.
The Spartans are 6th in the nation in offensive rating with 118.9, and their defensive rating of 93.3 is ranked 14th. In terms of pace they are 197th in the country with 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 59% is 5th. As a team they are 4th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 236th in Division 1. Michigan State is 117th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 42%, which is 2nd in the nation.
Minnesota is 339th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 140th in the nation. The Golden Gophers are 112th in the country in offensive rating with 107.8, and their defensive rating of 104 is ranked 226th. In terms of pace they are 113th in Division 1 with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 264th. As a team they are 261st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 306th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Michigan State -11 and under 152 total points
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