Oakland at Michigan State College Basketball Parlay 12/21/2018
Friday, December 21, 2018
Breslin Student Events Center
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The Oakland Golden Grizzlies head to Breslin Student Events Center to take on the Michigan State Spartans on Friday, December 21, 2018. The opening line for this game has Michigan State as 26 point favorites.
Oakland comes into this game with an overall record of 4-8. They currently have a point differential of -1.2 as they are averaging 77.9 points per game while giving up 79.1 per contest. Michigan State has an overall mark of 9-2. They are averaging 86.5 points per contest and giving up 69.1, which is a point differential of 17.5.
Valuable Oakland Golden Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Oakland Golden Grizzlies are 6-5-0 against the spread this season
The Oakland Golden Grizzlies are 8-3-0 against the over/under this year
Important Michigan State Spartans Betting Trends
The Michigan State Spartans are 7-4-0 against the spread this season
The Michigan State Spartans are 6-5-0 against the over/under this year
Key Oakland Golden Grizzlies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Michigan State Spartans Injuries
12/20/18 G Brock Washington Arm is questionable Friday vs Oakland
Jaevin Cumberland averages 16.3 points per contest in 37.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.1 assists per game and 1.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 86%. Xavier Hill-Mais comes into this game averaging 22.8 points per contest while playing 31.5 minutes per night. He grabs 6.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 68% while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Joshua Langford averages 16.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes 2.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 83%. Nick Ward scores 16.7 points per contest while playing 21.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.2 rebounds per contest and has 1.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 68% and his free throw percentage is at 61%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Grizzlies allow 79.1 points per contest which is 311th in the country. They also surrender a 50% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 342nd and 316th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 189th, and they allow 15.9 assists per game which puts them in 321st place in D-1. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 62nd in Division 1. Oakland averages 77.9 points per contest, which is 101st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -1.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 102nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 42%, which is good for 6th in the nation. They average 28.2 boards per contest and 18.8 assists per game, which ranks them 349th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 329th with 11.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spartans give up 69.1 points per game, which ranks them 120th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 37% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 10th and 124th in those defensive statistics. They rank 96th with 11.7 dimes allowed per game and 77th with 32.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Spartans are 16th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 10.8 per contest. Michigan State is 12th in the country with 86.5 points per contest this season. They are 30th in D-1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 17.5. They shoot 40% from beyond the arc, which is good for 23rd in the country. They are 5th in the nation in rebounding with 44.4 boards per contest and 4th in assists per game with 20.5. The Spartans are 191st in turnovers per contest with 13.3.
The Golden Grizzlies have an offensive rating of 114.9, which is ranked 27th. They are 318th in college basketball in pace with 67.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 23rd. As a unit they are 17th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 23rd in D-1. Oakland is 298th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions.
Michigan State is 239th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions. The Spartans are 11th in the country in offensive rating with 117.7. In terms of pace they are 100th in Division 1 with 72.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 26th. As a team they are 23rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 249th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Oakland +26 and under 156.5 total points
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