Rice at BYU College Basketball Parlay 11/21/2018
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
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The Rice Owls head to Marriott Center to take on the BYU Cougars on Wednesday, November 21, 2018. The opening line for this game has BYU as 19.5 point favorites.
Rice heads into this matchup with a mark of 3-2. They currently have a point differential of 6.2 as they are averaging 79.8 points per contest while giving up 73.6 per game. BYU has an overall mark of 4-1. They are averaging 80.6 points per contest and giving up 66.6, which is a point differential of 14.0.
Valuable Rice Owls Betting Trends
The Rice Owls are 2-1-1 against the spread this season
The Rice Owls are 3-1-0 against the over/under this year
Important BYU Cougars Betting Trends
The BYU Cougars are 2-3-0 against the spread this season
The BYU Cougars are 2-3-0 against the over/under this year
Key Rice Owls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key BYU Cougars Injuries
11/05/18 G Nick Emery Suspension 9 game suspension (eligible to return Dec 5 vs Utah State)
Robert Martin averages 12.6 points per contest in 25.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.4 assists per game and 6.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 63% for the season while his free throw percentage is 71%. Ako Adams comes into this game averaging 14.8 points per contest while playing 28.8 minutes per night. He grabs 3.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 92%.
TJ Haws averages 13.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.6 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.0 rebounds per game and dishes 5.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 77%. Yoeli Childs scores 19.2 points per contest while playing 30.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 13.6 rebounds per contest and has 3.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Owls allow 73.6 points per contest which is 221st in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 183rd and 162nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.6 rebounds a game which ranks 227th, and they allow 13.8 assists per game which puts them in 233rd place in D-1. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 158th in Division 1. Rice averages 79.8 points per contest, which is 125th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 6.2 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a unit, which has them ranked 72nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 102nd in the nation. They average 36.6 boards per contest and 14.6 assists per game, which ranks them 208th and 141st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 153rd with 14.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cougars give up 66.6 points per game, which ranks them 107th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 35% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 18th and 99th in those defensive statistics. They rank 236th with 13.8 dimes allowed per game and 300th with 40.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Cougars are 32nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.2 per contest. BYU is 112th in the country with 80.6 points per contest this season. They are 224th in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 14.0. They shoot 27% from beyond the arc, which is good for 316th in the country. They are 13th in the nation in rebounding with 46.2 boards per contest and 50th in assists per game with 17.4. The Cougars are 340th in turnovers per contest with 9.4.
The Owls have an offensive rating of 106.7, which is ranked 156th. They are 83rd in college basketball in pace with 74.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 51st. As a unit they are 82nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 57th in D-1. Rice is 137th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions.
BYU is 345th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11 times per 100 possessions. The Cougars have an offensive rating of 104.7, which is ranked 184th. They are 38th in D-1 in pace with 77 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 261st. As a unit they are 233rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 205th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Rice +19.5 and over 150.5 total points
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