SMU at UCF College Basketball Parlay 2/17/2018
Saturday, February 17, 2018
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The SMU Mustangs head to CFE Arena to take on the UCF Knights on Saturday, February 17, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has UCF as 2 point favorites.
SMU comes into this game with an overall record of 15-11. They currently have a point differential of 8.0 as they are averaging 71.5 points per game while giving up 63.5 per contest. UCF has an overall record of 16-9. They are averaging 63.4 points per game and surrendering 61.2, good for a point differential of 2.2.
Valuable SMU Mustangs Betting Trends
The SMU Mustangs are 7-12 against the spread this season
The SMU Mustangs are 11-10 against the over/under this year
Important UCF Knights Betting Trends
The UCF Knights are 12-8 against the spread this season
The UCF Knights are 6-13 against the over/under this year
Key SMU Mustangs Injuries
02/07/18 G Shake Milton Hand is out indefinitely
01/24/18 G Jarrey Foster ACL is out for season
01/22/18 F Everett Ray Foot is out for season
Key UCF Knights Injuries
11/10/17 C Collin Smith Eligibility is out for season
11/05/17 F Aubrey Dawkins Shoulder is out for season
02/15/18 G Chance McSpadden Finger is out for season
01/20/18 C Tacko Fall Shoulder is out for season
Jimmy Whitt averages 10.8 points per contest in 32.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.7 assists per game and 5.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% for the season while his free throw percentage is 56%. Ethan Chargois averages 10.2 points per contest while playing 22.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 66%.
A.J. Davis averages 11.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 8 rebounds per game and dishes 2.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 71%. Ceasar DeJesus scores 8.9 points per contest while playing 27.2 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 2.4 rebounds per contest and has 1.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mustangs allow 63.5 points per contest which is 11th in Division 1. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 73rd and 154th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.7 rebounds a game which ranks 70th, and they allow 14.1 assists per game which puts them in 242nd place in the country. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 251st in the nation. SMU averages 71.5 points per contest this year, which is 243rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 8.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 143rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 25th in college basketball. They average 34.1 boards per contest and 15.5 assists per game, which ranks them 247th and 64th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 310th with 11.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Knights give up 61.2 points per game, which ranks them 3rd in the country. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 4th and 94th in those defensive statistics. They rank 107th with 12.5 dimes allowed per game and 95th with 33.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Knights are 86th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.2 per contest this year. UCF is 342nd in Division 1 with 63.4 points per contest this season. They are 244th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 2.2. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 329th in D-1. They are 127th in college basketball in rebounding with 36.3 boards per contest and 333rd in assists per game with 11.0. The Knights are 86th in turnovers per contest with 14.1.
The Mustangs are 61st in the nation in offensive rating with 110.7, and their defensive rating of 98.3 is ranked 76th. In terms of pace they are 346th in the country with 64.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 98th. As a team they are 129th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 107th in Division 1. SMU is 260th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 133rd in the nation.
UCF is 29th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 45%, which is 5th in the nation. The Knights are 323rd in the country in offensive rating with 96.5, and their defensive rating of 93.2 is ranked 13th. In terms of pace they are 332nd in Division 1 with 65.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 301st. As a team they are 305th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 307th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take SMU +2 and under 149 total points
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