Northern Kentucky at Cincinnati College Basketball Parlay 12/4/2018
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Fifth Third Arena
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The Northern Kentucky Norse head to Fifth Third Arena to take on the Cincinnati Bearcats on Tuesday, December 4, 2018. The opening line for this game has Cincinnati as 10.5 point favorites.
Northern Kentucky comes into this game with an overall record of 8-1. They currently have a point differential of 19.2 as they are averaging 82.0 points per game while giving up 62.8 per contest. Cincinnati has an overall record of 7-1. They are averaging 74.1 points per game and surrendering 56.5, good for a point differential of 17.6.
Valuable Northern Kentucky Norse Betting Trends
The Northern Kentucky Norse are 3-4-0 against the spread this season
The Northern Kentucky Norse are 4-3-0 against the over/under this year
Important Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 4-4-0 against the spread this season
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 2-6-0 against the over/under this year
Key Northern Kentucky Norse Injuries
11/09/18 G Tre Cobbs ACL is out indefinitely
Key Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tyler Sharpe averages 13.4 points per contest in 28.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.9 assists per game and 3.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 69%. Drew McDonald comes into this game averaging 19.0 points per contest while playing 29.3 minutes per night. He grabs 9.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Cane Broome averages 11.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 25.0 minutes per game. He also hauls in 1.5 rebounds per game and dishes 2.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 80%. Jarron Cumberland scores 15.3 points per contest while playing 26.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.8 rebounds per contest and has 2.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Norse allow 62.8 points per contest which is 37th in the country. They also surrender a 37% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 12th and 50th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 118th, and they allow 10.4 assists per game which puts them in 48th place in D-1. They force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 292nd in Division 1. Northern Kentucky averages 82.0 points per contest, which is 56th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 19.2 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a unit, which has them ranked 24th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 93rd in the nation. They average 38.7 boards per contest and 17.8 assists per game, which ranks them 98th and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 200th with 13.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bearcats give up 56.5 points per game, which ranks them 7th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 37th and 92nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 15th with 9.0 dimes allowed per game and 3rd with 28.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Bearcats are 290th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.0 per contest. Cincinnati is 198th in the country with 74.1 points per contest this season. They are 61st in D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 17.6. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 112th in the country. They are 256th in the nation in rebounding with 34.6 boards per contest and 150th in assists per game with 14.4. The Bearcats are 299th in turnovers per contest with 11.6.
The Norse have an offensive rating of 111.3, which is ranked 75th. They are 155th in college basketball in pace with 71.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 59% is 10th. As a unit they are 20th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 29th in D-1. Northern Kentucky is 190th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions.
Cincinnati is 254th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions. The Bearcats have an offensive rating of 113, which is ranked 53rd. They are 339th in D-1 in pace with 65.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 129th. As a unit they are 135th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shot attempts, ranking 340th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Northern Kentucky +10.5 and under 133.5 total points
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