Rutgers at Michigan State College Basketball Parlay 1/10/2018
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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The Rutgers Scarlet Knights head to Breslin Center to take on the Michigan State Spartans on Wednesday, January 10, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Michigan State as 22 point favorites.
Rutgers comes into this game with an overall record of 11-6. They currently have a point differential of 9.2 as they are averaging 70.1 points per game while giving up 60.9 per contest. Michigan State has an overall mark of 15-2. They are averaging 86.5 points per contest and giving up 62.5, which is a point differential of 24.1.
Valuable Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 5-2 against the spread this season
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 3-5 against the over/under this year
Important Michigan State Spartans Betting Trends
The Michigan State Spartans are 11-6 against the spread this season
The Michigan State Spartans are 9-7 against the over/under this year
Key Rutgers Scarlet Knights Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Michigan State Spartans Injuries
11/08/17 G Kyle Ahrens Foot is out indefinitely
DeShawn Freeman averages 11.8 points per contest in 26.7 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.1 assists per game and 7.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 64%. Corey Sanders averages 13.8 points per contest while playing 31.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Nick Ward averages 14.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 19.2 minutes per game. He also hauls in 7.5 rebounds per game and dishes 0.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 72% and his free throw percentage is 62%. Miles Bridges scores 16.9 points per contest while playing 29.3 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 7.6 rebounds per contest and has 2.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Scarlet Knights allow 60.9 points per contest which is 9th in Division 1. They also surrender a 38% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 13th and 14th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 37.2 rebounds a game which ranks 270th, and they allow 11.5 assists per game which puts them in 59th place in the country. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 293rd in the nation. Rutgers averages 70.1 points per contest this year, which is 278th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 9.2 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 310th. From 3-point territory they shoot 30%, which is good for 336th in college basketball. They average 42.6 boards per contest and 11.4 assists per game, which ranks them 6th and 322nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 333rd with 11.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spartans give up 62.5 points per game, which ranks them 18th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 34% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 1st and 158th in those defensive statistics. They rank 76th with 11.8 dimes allowed per game and 15th with 30.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Spartans are 61st in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per contest this year. Michigan State is 16th in Division 1 with 86.5 points per contest this season. They are 1st in the country in shooting at 53%, while their average scoring margin is 24.1. They shoot 42% from beyond the arc, which is good for 12th in D-1. They are 4th in college basketball in rebounding with 43.4 boards per contest and 1st in assists per game with 21.6. The Spartans are 145th in turnovers per contest with 13.8.
The Scarlet Knights are 6th in the country in defensive rating with 87.2, and their offensive rating of 100.4 is ranked 261st. They are 245th in college basketball in pace with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 45% is 341st. As a unit they are 346th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 48% and they shoot 3-pointers on 24% of their shot attempts, ranking 346th in D-1. Rutgers is 338th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 44%, which is 11th in the country.
Michigan State is 155th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 41%, which is 1st in Division 1. The Spartans are 10th in the nation in defensive rating with 88.4, and their offensive rating of 122.4 is ranked 4th. They are 181st in D-1 in pace with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 60% is 3rd. As a unit they are 4th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 192nd in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Rutgers +22 and over 151 total points
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