Northern Illinois at Butler College Basketball Parlay 12/8/2018
Saturday, December 8, 2018
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The Northern Illinois Huskies head to Hinkle Fieldhouse to take on the Butler Bulldogs on Saturday, December 8, 2018. The opening line for this game has Butler as 16.5 point favorites.
Northern Illinois heads into this matchup with a mark of 5-3. They currently have a point differential of 10.9 as they are averaging 82.3 points per contest while giving up 71.4 per game. Butler has an overall record of 6-2. They are averaging 73.5 points per game and surrendering 62.8, good for a point differential of 10.8.
Valuable Northern Illinois Huskies Betting Trends
The Northern Illinois Huskies are 4-2-0 against the spread this season
The Northern Illinois Huskies are 5-1-0 against the over/under this year
Important Butler Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Butler Bulldogs are 3-5-0 against the spread this season
The Butler Bulldogs are 2-6-0 against the over/under this year
Key Northern Illinois Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Butler Bulldogs Injuries
11/09/18 F Bryce Golden Shoulder is out indefinitely
Levi Bradley averages 17.5 points per contest in 28.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.1 assists per game and 7.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 58% for the season while his free throw percentage is 71%. Eugene German comes into this game averaging 21.8 points per contest while playing 32.5 minutes per night. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Kamar Baldwin averages 17.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.0 rebounds per game and dishes 4.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 84%. Paul Jorgensen scores 17.4 points per contest while playing 31.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.5 rebounds per contest and has 1.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Huskies allow 71.4 points per contest which is 183rd in the country. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 218th and 305th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 29.0 rebounds a game which ranks 12th, and they allow 15.5 assists per game which puts them in 307th place in D-1. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 134th in Division 1. Northern Illinois averages 82.3 points per contest, which is 51st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 10.9 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a unit, which has them ranked 5th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 90th in the nation. They average 36.4 boards per contest and 15.9 assists per game, which ranks them 198th and 61st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 256th with 12.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs give up 62.8 points per game, which ranks them 34th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 115th and 153rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 18th with 9.3 dimes allowed per game and 102nd with 33.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Bulldogs are 206th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.5 per contest. Butler is 208th in the country with 73.5 points per contest this season. They are 158th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 10.8. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 177th in the country. They are 287th in the nation in rebounding with 33.6 boards per contest and 199th in assists per game with 13.5. The Bulldogs are 334th in turnovers per contest with 10.6.
The Huskies have an offensive rating of 116, which is ranked 22nd. They are 273rd in college basketball in pace with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 17th. As a unit they are 28th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 326th in D-1. Northern Illinois is 251st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions.
Butler is 309th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions. The Bulldogs are 82nd in the country in offensive rating with 110.7. In terms of pace they are 331st in Division 1 with 66.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 135th. As a team they are 131st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 67th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Northern Illinois +16.5 and over 142.5 total points
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