South Carolina at Michigan College Basketball Parlay 12/8/2018
Saturday, December 8, 2018
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The South Carolina Gamecocks head to Crisler Center to take on the Michigan Wolverines on Saturday, December 8, 2018. The opening line for this game has Michigan as 17.5 point favorites.
South Carolina heads into this matchup with a mark of 4-4. They currently have a point differential of 3.9 as they are averaging 74.3 points per contest while giving up 70.4 per game. Michigan has an overall record of 9-0. They are averaging 71.9 points per game and surrendering 52.7, good for a point differential of 19.2.
Valuable South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 1-7-0 against the spread this season
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 5-3-0 against the over/under this year
Important Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 5-4-0 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 3-6-0 against the over/under this year
Key South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
11/27/18 F Justin Minaya Knee is out indefinitely
11/06/18 G Jermaine Cousinard Academics is out indefinitely
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
No key injuries to report
Chris Silva averages 10.3 points per contest in 23.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.1 assists per game and 6.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 70%. A.J. Lawson comes into this game averaging 14.9 points per contest while playing 26.5 minutes per night. He grabs 5.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is 60%.
Charles Matthews averages 13.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes 1.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 59%. Ignas Brazdeikis scores 17.0 points per contest while playing 28.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.1 rebounds per contest and has 1.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Gamecocks allow 70.4 points per contest which is 158th in the country. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 43rd and 315th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.5 rebounds a game which ranks 240th, and they allow 12.5 assists per game which puts them in 146th place in D-1. They force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 298th in Division 1. South Carolina averages 74.3 points per contest, which is 194th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 3.9 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 297th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 268th in the nation. They average 39.9 boards per contest and 13.8 assists per game, which ranks them 56th and 175th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 86th with 15.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolverines give up 52.7 points per game, which ranks them 3rd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 35% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 3rd and 90th in those defensive statistics. They rank 34th with 10.1 dimes allowed per game and 136th with 34.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Wolverines are 94th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per contest. Michigan is 237th in the country with 71.9 points per contest this season. They are 128th in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 19.2. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 118th in the country. They are 90th in the nation in rebounding with 38.8 boards per contest and 122nd in assists per game with 14.7. The Wolverines are 346th in turnovers per contest with 9.0.
The Gamecocks have an offensive rating of 98.8, which is ranked 269th. They are 47th in college basketball in pace with 75.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 299th. As a unit they are 276th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 158th in D-1. South Carolina is 128th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions.
Michigan is 343rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions. The Wolverines have an offensive rating of 110, which is ranked 91st. They are 341st in D-1 in pace with 65.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 121st. As a unit they are 151st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 139th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take South Carolina +17.5 and over 135 total points
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