Oklahoma at Northwestern College Basketball Parlay 12/21/2018
Friday, December 21, 2018
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The Oklahoma Sooners head to Welsh-Ryan Arena to take on the Northwestern Wildcats on Friday, December 21, 2018. The opening line for this game has Northwestern as 2 point favorites.
Oklahoma heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-1. They currently have a point differential of 10.8 as they are averaging 76.6 points per contest while giving up 65.8 per game. Northwestern has an overall record of 8-3. They are averaging 73.8 points per game and surrendering 61.0, good for a point differential of 12.8.
Valuable Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 9-1-1 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma Sooners are 3-8-0 against the over/under this year
Important Northwestern Wildcats Betting Trends
The Northwestern Wildcats are 8-3-0 against the spread this season
The Northwestern Wildcats are 4-6-1 against the over/under this year
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Northwestern Wildcats Injuries
11/09/18 F Aaron Falzon Ankle is out indefinitely
Brady Manek averages 10.9 points per contest in 27.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.1 assists per game and 7.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 68%. Christian James comes into this game averaging 18.5 points per contest while playing 31.0 minutes per night. He grabs 7.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Dererk Pardon averages 13.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.0 minutes per game. He also hauls in 8.8 rebounds per game and dishes 2.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 65% and his free throw percentage is 62%. Vic Law scores 18.4 points per contest while playing 32.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.5 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sooners allow 65.8 points per contest which is 61st in the country. They also surrender a 37% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 116th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 37.3 rebounds a game which ranks 270th, and they allow 11.9 assists per game which puts them in 103rd place in D-1. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 114th in Division 1. Oklahoma averages 76.6 points per contest, which is 127th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 10.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 112th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 51st in the nation. They average 42.4 boards per contest and 13.0 assists per game, which ranks them 15th and 228th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 160th with 13.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats give up 61.0 points per game, which ranks them 15th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 117th and 30th in those defensive statistics. They rank 52nd with 11.0 dimes allowed per game and 19th with 30.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Wildcats are 232nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.8 per contest. Northwestern is 195th in the country with 73.8 points per contest this season. They are 196th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 12.8. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 202nd in the country. They are 265th in the nation in rebounding with 34.5 boards per contest and 60th in assists per game with 15.7. The Wildcats are 281st in turnovers per contest with 12.1.
The Sooners have an offensive rating of 103.9, which is ranked 185th. They are 70th in college basketball in pace with 73.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 134th. As a unit they are 152nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 304th in D-1. Oklahoma is 164th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions.
Northwestern is 240th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats are 106th in the country in offensive rating with 108.8. In terms of pace they are 303rd in Division 1 with 67.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 187th. As a team they are 157th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 116th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Oklahoma +2 and over 138.5 total points
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