Ohio State at Penn State College Basketball Parlay 2/15/2018
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Bryce Jordan Center
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The Ohio State Buckeyes head to Bryce Jordan Center to take on the Penn State Nittany Lions on Thursday, February 15, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Penn State as 1 point favorites.
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Ohio State comes into this game with an overall record of 22-5. They currently have a point differential of 11.1 as they are averaging 77.1 points per game while giving up 66.0 per contest. Penn State has an overall record of 18-9. They are averaging 76.1 points per game and surrendering 66.4, good for a point differential of 9.7.
Valuable Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 14-11 against the spread this season
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 6-19 against the over/under this year
Important Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Trends
The Penn State Nittany Lions are 12-10 against the spread this season
The Penn State Nittany Lions are 10-13 against the over/under this year
Key Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
02/04/18 G Kam Williams Suspension is out indefinitely
Key Penn State Nittany Lions Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jae'Sean Tate averages 12.7 points per contest in 29.7 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.9 assists per game and 5.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% for the season while his free throw percentage is 60%. Keita Bates-Diop averages 19.9 points per contest while playing 32.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 9 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Lamar Stevens averages 15.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.2 rebounds per game and dishes 1.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 70%. Tony Carr scores 19.2 points per contest while playing 34.2 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4.5 rebounds per contest and has 4.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Buckeyes allow 66.0 points per contest which is 37th in Division 1. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 40th and 139th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 30.9 rebounds a game which ranks 20th, and they allow 11.7 assists per game which puts them in 64th place in the country. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 125th in the nation. Ohio State averages 77.1 points per contest this year, which is 94th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 11.1 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a unit, which has them ranked 22nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 149th in college basketball. They average 36.8 boards per contest and 15.0 assists per game, which ranks them 104th and 96th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 282nd with 11.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nittany Lions give up 66.4 points per game, which ranks them 42nd in the country. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 78th and 186th in those defensive statistics. They rank 54th with 11.5 dimes allowed per game and 69th with 32.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Nittany Lions are 265th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.5 per contest this year. Penn State is 115th in Division 1 with 76.1 points per contest this season. They are 51st in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 9.7. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 68th in D-1. They are 158th in college basketball in rebounding with 35.8 boards per contest and 139th in assists per game with 14.3. The Nittany Lions are 216th in turnovers per contest with 12.6.
The Buckeyes are 44th in the country in defensive rating with 96.1, and their offensive rating of 112.2 is ranked 36th. They are 251st in college basketball in pace with 68.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 41st. As a unit they are 44th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 268th in D-1. Ohio State is 259th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 65th in the country.
Penn State is 231st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 56th in Division 1. The Nittany Lions are 21st in the nation in defensive rating with 94.8, and their offensive rating of 108.6 is ranked 100th. They are 209th in D-1 in pace with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 97th. As a unit they are 116th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 295th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Ohio State +1 and over 149 total points
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