Ohio State at Illinois College Basketball Parlay 12/5/2018
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
State Farm Center
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The Ohio State Buckeyes head to State Farm Center to take on the Illinois Fighting Illini on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. The opening line for this game has Ohio State as 6 point favorites.
Ohio State heads into this matchup with a mark of 7-1. They currently have a point differential of 18.3 as they are averaging 78.4 points per contest while giving up 60.1 per game. Illinois has an overall mark of 2-6. They are averaging 77.4 points per contest and giving up 77.1, which is a point differential of 0.3.
Valuable Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 5-3-0 against the spread this season
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 3-4-1 against the over/under this year
Important Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Trends
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 3-5-0 against the spread this season
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 4-4-0 against the over/under this year
Key Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
12/02/18 G Luther Muhammad Shoulder is out indefinitely
11/07/18 C Micah Potter Transferred is out for season
Key Illinois Fighting Illini Injuries
12/01/18 G Tevian Jones Suspension is out indefinitely
C.J. Jackson averages 13.3 points per contest in 29.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.9 assists per game and 4.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%. Kaleb Wesson comes into this game averaging 14.5 points per contest while playing 23.4 minutes per night. He grabs 6.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Ayo Dosunmu averages 13.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes 3.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 60%. Trent Frazier scores 14.7 points per contest while playing 29.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 1.9 rebounds per contest and has 3.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Buckeyes allow 60.1 points per contest which is 17th in the country. They also surrender a 37% shooting percentage and a 27% average from 3-point range, ranking them 21st and 15th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.9 rebounds a game which ranks 57th, and they allow 8.6 assists per game which puts them in 7th place in D-1. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 148th in Division 1. Ohio State averages 78.4 points per contest, which is 111th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 18.3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 60th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 64th in the nation. They average 36.5 boards per contest and 15.0 assists per game, which ranks them 191st and 106th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 264th with 12.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Fighting Illini give up 77.1 points per game, which ranks them 283rd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 49% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 338th and 240th in those defensive statistics. They rank 161st with 12.8 dimes allowed per game and 219th with 36.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Fighting Illini are 330th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 17.6 per contest. Illinois is 135th in the country with 77.4 points per contest this season. They are 185th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 0.3. They shoot 41% from beyond the arc, which is good for 21st in the country. They are 303rd in the nation in rebounding with 32.9 boards per contest and 48th in assists per game with 16.5. The Fighting Illini are 144th in turnovers per contest with 14.0.
The Buckeyes are 34th in the nation in offensive rating with 114.8. In terms of pace they are 295th in the country with 68.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 53rd. As a team they are 20th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 166th in Division 1. Ohio State is 218th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions.
Illinois is 172nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions. The Fighting Illini are 155th in the country in offensive rating with 106.4. In terms of pace they are 112th in Division 1 with 72.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 139th. As a team they are 179th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 143rd in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Ohio State -6 and under 146.5 total points
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