Rutgers at Ohio State College Basketball Parlay 2/20/2018
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Value City Arena
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The Rutgers Scarlet Knights head to Value City Arena to take on the Ohio State Buckeyes on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Ohio State as 14 point favorites.
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Rutgers comes into this game with an overall record of 13-16. They currently have a point differential of 1.4 as they are averaging 65.0 points per game while giving up 63.6 per contest. Ohio State has an overall mark of 22-7. They are averaging 75.8 points per contest and giving up 66.7, which is a point differential of 9.1.
Valuable Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 10-9 against the spread this season
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 8-12 against the over/under this year
Important Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 14-13 against the spread this season
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 7-20 against the over/under this year
Key Rutgers Scarlet Knights Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
No key injuries to report
DeShawn Freeman averages 11.3 points per contest in 25.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.9 assists per game and 7.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 70%. Corey Sanders averages 14.2 points per contest while playing 32.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Jae'Sean Tate averages 12.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.7 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.1 rebounds per game and dishes 2.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 59%. Keita Bates-Diop scores 19.5 points per contest while playing 32.2 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 8.8 rebounds per contest and has 1.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Scarlet Knights allow 63.6 points per contest which is 12th in Division 1. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 28th and 28th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.7 rebounds a game which ranks 276th, and they allow 12.4 assists per game which puts them in 105th place in the country. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 270th in the nation. Rutgers averages 65.0 points per contest this year, which is 332nd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 1.4 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a unit, which has them ranked 345th. From 3-point territory they shoot 29%, which is good for 349th in college basketball. They average 39.6 boards per contest and 10.0 assists per game, which ranks them 19th and 345th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 298th with 11.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Buckeyes give up 66.7 points per game, which ranks them 46th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 50th and 168th in those defensive statistics. They rank 62nd with 11.8 dimes allowed per game and 22nd with 31.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Buckeyes are 112th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per contest this year. Ohio State is 123rd in Division 1 with 75.8 points per contest this season. They are 29th in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 9.1. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 169th in D-1. They are 108th in college basketball in rebounding with 36.7 boards per contest and 120th in assists per game with 14.6. The Buckeyes are 280th in turnovers per contest with 11.9.
The Scarlet Knights are 13th in the country in defensive rating with 93.3, and their offensive rating of 95.4 is ranked 331st. They are 290th in college basketball in pace with 67.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 44% is 350th. As a unit they are 350th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 47% and they shoot 3-pointers on 25% of their shot attempts, ranking 346th in D-1. Rutgers is 307th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 22nd in the country.
Ohio State is 254th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 78th in the nation. The Buckeyes are 62nd in the country in offensive rating with 110.7, and their defensive rating of 97.4 is ranked 55th. In terms of pace they are 255th in Division 1 with 68.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 64th. As a team they are 65th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 278th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Rutgers +14 and over 149 total points
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