Rhode Island at West Virginia College Basketball Parlay 12/16/2018
Sunday, December 16, 2018
Mohegan Sun Arena
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The Rhode Island Rams head to Mohegan Sun Arena to take on the West Virginia Mountaineers on Sunday, December 16, 2018. The opening line for this game has West Virginia as 7 point favorites.
Rhode Island comes into this game with an overall record of 4-3. They currently have a point differential of 6.0 as they are averaging 69.4 points per game while giving up 63.4 per contest. West Virginia has an overall mark of 6-3. They are averaging 81.1 points per contest and giving up 72.9, which is a point differential of 8.2.
Valuable Rhode Island Rams Betting Trends
The Rhode Island Rams are 3-4-0 against the spread this season
The Rhode Island Rams are 3-4-0 against the over/under this year
Important West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Trends
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 4-5-0 against the spread this season
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 5-4-0 against the over/under this year
Key Rhode Island Rams Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key West Virginia Mountaineers Injuries
11/15/18 F Derek Culver Suspension is out indefinitely
Cyril Langevine averages 15.7 points per contest in 32.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.3 assists per game and 11.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% for the season while his free throw percentage is 69%. Jeff Dowtin comes into this game averaging 16.6 points per contest while playing 35.3 minutes per night. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Sagaba Konate averages 13.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 24.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 8.0 rebounds per game and dishes 1.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Esa Ahmad scores 15.1 points per contest while playing 29.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.0 rebounds per contest and has 2.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 66%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rams allow 63.4 points per contest which is 37th in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 25% average from 3-point range, ranking them 71st and 4th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.1 rebounds a game which ranks 229th, and they allow 12.1 assists per game which puts them in 121st place in D-1. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 280th in Division 1. Rhode Island averages 69.4 points per contest, which is 295th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 6.0 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a unit, which has them ranked 324th. From 3-point territory they shoot 20%, which is good for 351st in the nation. They average 42.3 boards per contest and 10.6 assists per game, which ranks them 18th and 327th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 265th with 12.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mountaineers give up 72.9 points per game, which ranks them 220th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 69th and 241st in those defensive statistics. They rank 136th with 12.3 dimes allowed per game and 239th with 36.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Mountaineers are 216th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.7 per contest. West Virginia is 59th in the country with 81.1 points per contest this season. They are 235th in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 8.2. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 201st in the country. They are 13th in the nation in rebounding with 42.7 boards per contest and 84th in assists per game with 15.2. The Mountaineers are 21st in turnovers per contest with 16.4.
The Rams are 285th in the nation in offensive rating with 98.2. In terms of pace they are 184th in the country with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 43% is 340th. As a team they are 337th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 47% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 288th in Division 1. Rhode Island is 281st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions.
West Virginia is 67th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.2 times per 100 possessions. The Mountaineers have an offensive rating of 108.8, which is ranked 111th. They are 81st in D-1 in pace with 73.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 211th. As a unit they are 178th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 81st in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Rhode Island +7 and over 144 total points
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