Pennsylvania at Kansas College Basketball Parlay 3/15/2018
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Intrust Bank Arena
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The Penn Quakers head to Intrust Bank Arena to take on the Kansas Jayhawks on Thursday, March 15, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Kansas as 15 point favorites.
Pennsylvania heads into this matchup with a mark of 22-8. They currently have a point differential of 7.8 as they are averaging 76.4 points per contest while giving up 68.7 per game. Kansas has an overall mark of 24-7. They are averaging 81.5 points per contest and giving up 70.9, which is a point differential of 10.6.
Valuable Penn Quakers Betting Trends
The Penn Quakers are 13-14 against the spread this season
The Penn Quakers are 16-9 against the over/under this year
Important Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 18-14 against the spread this season
The Kansas Jayhawks are 13-16 against the over/under this year
Key Penn Quakers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
03/11/18 C Udoka Azubuike Knee is upgraded to probable Thursday vs Pennsylvania
01/20/18 F Billy Preston Left Team is out for season
AJ Brodeur averages 13.1 points per contest in 30.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.5 assists per game and 7.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% for the season while his free throw percentage is 63%. Ryan Betley averages 14.5 points per contest while playing 33.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk averages 15.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 34.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4 rebounds per game and dishes 2.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 79%. Devonte' Graham scores 17.3 points per contest while playing 37.6 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.9 rebounds per contest and has 7.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Quakers allow 68.7 points per contest which is 78th in Division 1. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 43rd and 2nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.0 rebounds a game which ranks 239th, and they allow 9.8 assists per game which puts them in 6th place in the country. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 119th in the nation. Pennsylvania averages 76.4 points per contest this year, which is 92nd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 7.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 109th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 187th in college basketball. They average 37.7 boards per contest and 15.4 assists per game, which ranks them 71st and 65th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 272nd with 11.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jayhawks give up 70.9 points per game, which ranks them 144th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 71st and 51st in those defensive statistics. They rank 117th with 12.7 dimes allowed per game and 201st with 35.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Jayhawks are 174th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per contest this year. Kansas is 32nd in Division 1 with 81.5 points per contest this season. They are 9th in the country in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 10.6. They shoot 40% from beyond the arc, which is good for 12th in D-1. They are 183rd in college basketball in rebounding with 35.2 boards per contest and 12th in assists per game with 17.0. The Jayhawks are 286th in turnovers per contest with 11.7.
The Quakers are 18th in the country in defensive rating with 95.2, and their offensive rating of 105.9 is ranked 143rd. They are 139th in college basketball in pace with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 87th. As a unit they are 117th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 69th in D-1. Pennsylvania is 285th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 12th in the country.
Kansas is 291st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 68th in the nation. The Jayhawks are 9th in the country in offensive rating with 116.2, and their defensive rating of 101.1 is ranked 127th. In terms of pace they are 146th in Division 1 with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 6th. As a team they are 16th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 75th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Pennsylvania +15 and under 149 total points
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