UMass at Rhode Island College Basketball Parlay 1/17/2018
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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The UMass Minutemen head to Ryan Center to take on the Rhode Island Rams on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Rhode Island as 14 point favorites.
UMass heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-8. They currently have a point differential of 1.6 as they are averaging 71.9 points per contest while giving up 70.4 per game. Rhode Island has an overall record of 13-3. They are averaging 77.1 points per game and surrendering 67.3, good for a point differential of 9.8.
Valuable UMass Minutemen Betting Trends
The UMass Minutemen are 9-6 against the spread this season
The UMass Minutemen are 7-8 against the over/under this year
Important Rhode Island Rams Betting Trends
The Rhode Island Rams are 7-6 against the spread this season
The Rhode Island Rams are 8-6 against the over/under this year
Key UMass Minutemen Injuries
11/05/17 G Jaylen Brantley Heart is out for season
01/16/18 C Rashaan Holloway Suspension is "?" Wednesday vs Rhode Island
Key Rhode Island Rams Injuries
No key injuries to report
Carl Pierre averages 11.7 points per contest in 26.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.8 assists per game and 2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 85%. Luwane Pipkins averages 20.2 points per contest while playing 34.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Andre Berry averages 9.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 19.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes 0.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is 67%. Jared Terrell scores 17.6 points per contest while playing 32.3 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.4 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Minutemen allow 70.4 points per contest which is 133rd in Division 1. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 116th and 127th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.1 rebounds a game which ranks 85th, and they allow 14.2 assists per game which puts them in 244th place in the country. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 60th in the nation. UMass averages 71.9 points per contest this year, which is 238th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 1.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 135th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 62nd in college basketball. They average 34.5 boards per contest and 15.6 assists per game, which ranks them 252nd and 72nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 153rd with 13.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rams give up 67.3 points per game, which ranks them 70th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 244th and 38th in those defensive statistics. They rank 20th with 10.3 dimes allowed per game and 134th with 34.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Rams are 322nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 16.2 per contest this year. Rhode Island is 115th in Division 1 with 77.1 points per contest this season. They are 106th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 9.8. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 114th in D-1. They are 264th in college basketball in rebounding with 34.3 boards per contest and 123rd in assists per game with 14.8. The Rams are 336th in turnovers per contest with 10.8.
The Minutemen are 196th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.8, and their defensive rating of 101.6 is ranked 191st. In terms of pace they are 293rd in the country with 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 111th. As a team they are 120th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 139th in Division 1. UMass is 101st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 92nd in the nation.
Rhode Island is 336th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 142nd in Division 1. The Rams are 60th in the nation in defensive rating with 95.4, and their offensive rating of 109.3 is ranked 86th. They are 184th in D-1 in pace with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 161st. As a unit they are 173rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 327th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take UMass +14 and over 148 total points
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