Mississippi State at South Carolina College Basketball Parlay 1/31/2018
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Colonial Life Arena
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The Mississippi State Bulldogs head to Colonial Life Arena to take on the South Carolina Gamecocks on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has South Carolina as 2.5 point favorites.
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Mississippi State comes into this game with an overall record of 15-6. They currently have a point differential of 8.8 as they are averaging 74.0 points per game while giving up 65.2 per contest. South Carolina has an overall mark of 13-8. They are averaging 70.7 points per contest and giving up 66.0, which is a point differential of 4.6.
Valuable Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 5-11 against the spread this season
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 6-10 against the over/under this year
Important South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 9-10 against the spread this season
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 7-11 against the over/under this year
Key Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
01/02/18 C Schnider Herard Transferred is out for season
Key South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
01/30/18 G Kory Holden Hamstring is upgraded to "?" Wednesday vs Mississippi St
Aric Holman averages 11.7 points per contest in 22.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.6 assists per game and 7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 62% for the season while his free throw percentage is 68%. Quinndary Weatherspoon averages 15 points per contest while playing 30.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Frank Booker averages 11 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 25.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Chris Silva scores 14.7 points per contest while playing 25 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 7.8 rebounds per contest and has 1.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs allow 65.2 points per contest which is 29th in Division 1. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 24th and 46th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.0 rebounds a game which ranks 186th, and they allow 11.4 assists per game which puts them in 49th place in the country. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 252nd in the nation. Mississippi State averages 74.0 points per contest this year, which is 179th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 8.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 109th. From 3-point territory they shoot 30%, which is good for 341st in college basketball. They average 38.6 boards per contest and 13.9 assists per game, which ranks them 54th and 171st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 144th with 13.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Gamecocks give up 66.0 points per game, which ranks them 39th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 95th and 150th in those defensive statistics. They rank 31st with 11.0 dimes allowed per game and 53rd with 32.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Gamecocks are 293rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.2 per contest this year. South Carolina is 264th in Division 1 with 70.7 points per contest this season. They are 333rd in the country in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 4.6. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 281st in D-1. They are 88th in college basketball in rebounding with 37.6 boards per contest and 240th in assists per game with 12.8. The Gamecocks are 158th in turnovers per contest with 13.5.
The Bulldogs are 155th in the nation in offensive rating with 105.2, and their defensive rating of 92.8 is ranked 14th. In terms of pace they are 177th in the country with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 154th. As a team they are 191st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 158th in Division 1. Mississippi State is 150th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 22nd in the nation.
South Carolina is 171st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 93rd in Division 1. The Gamecocks are 31st in the nation in defensive rating with 94.6, and their offensive rating of 101.2 is ranked 252nd. They are 206th in D-1 in pace with 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 330th. As a unit they are 312th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 168th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Mississippi State +2.5 and over 149 total points
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