Minnesota at Maryland College Basketball Parlay 1/18/2018
Thursday, January 18, 2018
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The Minnesota Golden Gophers head to XFINITY Center to take on the Maryland Terrapins on Thursday, January 18, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Maryland as 7.5 point favorites.
Minnesota heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-6. They currently have a point differential of 7.9 as they are averaging 80.4 points per contest while giving up 72.5 per game. Maryland has an overall mark of 14-6. They are averaging 76.7 points per contest and giving up 66.6, which is a point differential of 10.2.
Valuable Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Trends
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 9-10 against the spread this season
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 10-9 against the over/under this year
Important Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 10-6 against the spread this season
The Maryland Terrapins are 9-7 against the over/under this year
Key Minnesota Golden Gophers Injuries
01/10/18 G Amir Coffey Shoulder is out indefinitely
01/04/18 C Reggie Lynch Suspension is out for season
Key Maryland Terrapins Injuries
12/31/17 F Ivan Bender Knee is out for season
12/28/17 F Justin Jackson Shoulder is out for season
01/17/18 G Dion Wiley Concussion is "?" Thursday vs Minnesota U
Nate Mason averages 15.7 points per contest in 31.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.3 assists per game and 3.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%. Jordan Murphy averages 18.1 points per contest while playing 30.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 12.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Kevin Huerter averages 13.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes 3.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Anthony Cowan scores 16.4 points per contest while playing 35.8 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4.7 rebounds per contest and has 4.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Gophers allow 72.5 points per contest which is 186th in Division 1. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 64th and 252nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 37.8 rebounds a game which ranks 296th, and they allow 15.0 assists per game which puts them in 282nd place in the country. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 66th in the nation. Minnesota averages 80.4 points per contest this year, which is 53rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 7.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 186th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 149th in college basketball. They average 41.6 boards per contest and 16.5 assists per game, which ranks them 8th and 43rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 317th with 11.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Terrapins give up 66.6 points per game, which ranks them 55th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 33rd and 125th in those defensive statistics. They rank 166th with 13.2 dimes allowed per game and 17th with 30.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Terrapins are 37th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.6 per contest this year. Maryland is 120th in Division 1 with 76.7 points per contest this season. They are 45th in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 10.2. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 55th in D-1. They are 58th in college basketball in rebounding with 38.7 boards per contest and 138th in assists per game with 14.5. The Terrapins are 80th in turnovers per contest with 14.6.
The Golden Gophers are 132nd in the country in defensive rating with 99.7, and their offensive rating of 110.5 is ranked 72nd. They are 88th in college basketball in pace with 72.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 228th. As a unit they are 199th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 307th in D-1. Minnesota is 335th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 66th in the country.
Maryland is 58th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 40th in Division 1. The Terrapins are 75th in the nation in defensive rating with 96.5, and their offensive rating of 111.2 is ranked 66th. They are 266th in D-1 in pace with 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 54th. As a unit they are 37th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 166th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Minnesota +7.5 and over 151 total points
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