Northern Illinois at Ohio College Basketball Parlay 1/6/2018
Saturday, January 6, 2018
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The Northern Illinois Huskies head to Convocation Center to take on the Ohio Bobcats on Saturday, January 6, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Ohio as 6.5 point favorites.
Northern Illinois comes into this game with an overall record of 8-6. They currently have a point differential of 3.3 as they are averaging 76.0 points per game while giving up 72.7 per contest. Ohio has an overall record of 7-6. They are averaging 77.5 points per game and surrendering 75.5, good for a point differential of 2.0.
Valuable Northern Illinois Huskies Betting Trends
The Northern Illinois Huskies are 6-4 against the spread this season
The Northern Illinois Huskies are 5-5 against the over/under this year
Important Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 3-4 against the spread this season
The Ohio Bobcats are 7-1 against the over/under this year
Key Northern Illinois Huskies Injuries
11/14/17 F Jaylen Key Shoulder is out indefinitely
Key Ohio Bobcats Injuries
11/27/17 F Ben Vander Plas Foot is out indefinitely
01/05/18 F Jason Carter Leg is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs No Illinois
Levi Bradley averages 14.6 points per contest in 29.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.7 assists per game and 6.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 87%. Eugene German averages 19.9 points per contest while playing 29.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Teyvion Kirk averages 14.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.7 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.2 rebounds per game and dishes 3.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Mike Laster scores 16.1 points per contest while playing 33.2 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.2 rebounds per contest and has 1.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Huskies allow 72.7 points per contest which is 197th in Division 1. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 218th and 225th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.5 rebounds a game which ranks 245th, and they allow 14.6 assists per game which puts them in 260th place in the country. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 222nd in the nation. Northern Illinois averages 76.0 points per contest this year, which is 148th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 3.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 122nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 162nd in college basketball. They average 36.1 boards per contest and 11.3 assists per game, which ranks them 182nd and 326th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 307th with 11.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bobcats give up 75.5 points per game, which ranks them 251st in the country. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 100th and 46th in those defensive statistics. They rank 172nd with 13.2 dimes allowed per game and 332nd with 40.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Bobcats are 224th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per contest this year. Ohio is 114th in Division 1 with 77.5 points per contest this season. They are 232nd in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 2.0. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 229th in D-1. They are 71st in college basketball in rebounding with 38.6 boards per contest and 183rd in assists per game with 14.0. The Bobcats are 237th in turnovers per contest with 12.7.
The Huskies are 145th in the nation in offensive rating with 106.8, and their defensive rating of 102.2 is ranked 215th. In terms of pace they are 166th in the country with 71.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 199th. As a team they are 193rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shots, ranking 337th in Division 1. Northern Illinois is 303rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 228th in the nation.
Ohio is 291st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 99th in Division 1. The Bobcats are 115th in the nation in defensive rating with 97.8, and their offensive rating of 100.4 is ranked 254th. They are 58th in D-1 in pace with 73.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 245th. As a unit they are 245th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 221st in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Northern Illinois +6.5 and under 150 total points
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