Mississippi State at Alabama College Basketball Parlay 1/20/2018
Saturday, January 20, 2018
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The Mississippi State Bulldogs head to Coleman Coliseum to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday, January 20, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Alabama as 6 point favorites.
Mississippi State heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-4. They currently have a point differential of 10.6 as they are averaging 75.2 points per contest while giving up 64.6 per game. Alabama has an overall record of 12-6. They are averaging 74.9 points per game and surrendering 69.9, good for a point differential of 5.1.
Valuable Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 4-9 against the spread this season
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 4-9 against the over/under this year
Important Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 9-7 against the spread this season
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 6-11 against the over/under this year
Key Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
01/19/18 G Nick Weatherspoon Foot injured last game, is probable Saturday vs Alabama
01/02/18 C Schnider Herard Transferred is out for season
Key Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
11/09/17 G Ar'Mond Davis Knee is out indefinitely
01/19/18 G Collin Sexton Abdominal is "?" Saturday vs Mississippi St
01/01/18 G Riley Norris Hip is out for season
Aric Holman averages 12.2 points per contest in 21.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.7 assists per game and 7.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 62% for the season while his free throw percentage is 68%. Quinndary Weatherspoon averages 14.6 points per contest while playing 29.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 74%.
John Petty averages 12.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.6 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.3 rebounds per game and dishes 1.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 56%. Collin Sexton scores 19.3 points per contest while playing 29.6 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.6 rebounds per contest and has 3.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs allow 64.6 points per contest which is 24th in Division 1. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 20th and 56th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 153rd, and they allow 11.2 assists per game which puts them in 42nd place in the country. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 252nd in the nation. Mississippi State averages 75.2 points per contest this year, which is 156th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 10.6 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 92nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 30%, which is good for 335th in college basketball. They average 39.7 boards per contest and 14.1 assists per game, which ranks them 33rd and 164th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 150th with 13.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Crimson Tide give up 69.9 points per game, which ranks them 119th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 41st and 58th in those defensive statistics. They rank 79th with 12.0 dimes allowed per game and 204th with 35.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Crimson Tide are 194th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per contest this year. Alabama is 160th in Division 1 with 74.9 points per contest this season. They are 84th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 5.1. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 241st in D-1. They are 134th in college basketball in rebounding with 36.8 boards per contest and 242nd in assists per game with 12.9. The Crimson Tide are 96th in turnovers per contest with 14.3.
The Bulldogs are 134th in the nation in offensive rating with 106.5, and their defensive rating of 91.5 is ranked 14th. In terms of pace they are 174th in the country with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 135th. As a team they are 178th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 157th in Division 1. Mississippi State is 159th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 21st in the nation.
Alabama is 85th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 28th in Division 1. The Crimson Tide are 84th in the nation in defensive rating with 97.1, and their offensive rating of 104.2 is ranked 184th. They are 101st in D-1 in pace with 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 126th. As a unit they are 109th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 244th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Mississippi State +6 and under 150 total points
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