Michigan at Penn State College Basketball Parlay 2/21/2018
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Bryce Jordan Center
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The Michigan Wolverines head to Bryce Jordan Center to take on the Penn State Nittany Lions on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Penn State as 3.5 point favorites.
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Michigan heads into this matchup with a mark of 22-7. They currently have a point differential of 10.5 as they are averaging 74.0 points per contest while giving up 63.5 per game. Penn State has an overall record of 19-10. They are averaging 76.1 points per game and surrendering 66.3, good for a point differential of 9.7.
Valuable Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 17-10 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 12-16 against the over/under this year
Important Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Trends
The Penn State Nittany Lions are 14-10 against the spread this season
The Penn State Nittany Lions are 11-14 against the over/under this year
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Penn State Nittany Lions Injuries
No key injuries to report
Charles Matthews averages 13.5 points per contest in 29.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.7 assists per game and 5.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% for the season while his free throw percentage is 53%. Moritz Wagner averages 14.5 points per contest while playing 27.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Lamar Stevens averages 15.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.7 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.2 rebounds per game and dishes 1.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 68%. Tony Carr scores 19.6 points per contest while playing 34.3 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4.6 rebounds per contest and has 4.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolverines allow 63.5 points per contest which is 11th in Division 1. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 177th and 207th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.9 rebounds a game which ranks 41st, and they allow 10.5 assists per game which puts them in 18th place in the country. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 179th in the nation. Michigan averages 74.0 points per contest this year, which is 178th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 10.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 57th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 115th in college basketball. They average 33.0 boards per contest and 15.0 assists per game, which ranks them 303rd and 97th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 350th with 9.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nittany Lions give up 66.3 points per game, which ranks them 40th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 77th and 139th in those defensive statistics. They rank 49th with 11.4 dimes allowed per game and 56th with 32.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Nittany Lions are 252nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per contest this year. Penn State is 114th in Division 1 with 76.1 points per contest this season. They are 49th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 9.7. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 51st in D-1. They are 155th in college basketball in rebounding with 35.9 boards per contest and 136th in assists per game with 14.2. The Nittany Lions are 213th in turnovers per contest with 12.7.
The Wolverines are 28th in the country in defensive rating with 96, and their offensive rating of 111.9 is ranked 43rd. They are 332nd in college basketball in pace with 65.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 39th. As a unit they are 85th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 53rd in D-1. Michigan is 350th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 103rd in the country.
Penn State is 217th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 47th in Division 1. The Nittany Lions are 20th in the nation in defensive rating with 95.1, and their offensive rating of 109 is ranked 91st. They are 217th in D-1 in pace with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 80th. As a unit they are 105th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 295th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Michigan +3.5 and under 149 total points
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