USC at Colorado College Basketball Parlay 2/21/2018
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Coors Events Center
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The USC Trojans head to Coors Events Center to take on the Colorado Buffaloes on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has USC as 2.5 point favorites.
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USC comes into this game with an overall record of 19-9. They currently have a point differential of 7.1 as they are averaging 78.7 points per game while giving up 71.6 per contest. Colorado has an overall mark of 15-12. They are averaging 72.0 points per contest and giving up 72.4, which is a point differential of -0.3.
Valuable USC Trojans Betting Trends
The USC Trojans are 17-11 against the spread this season
The USC Trojans are 10-17 against the over/under this year
Important Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 12-14 against the spread this season
The Colorado Buffaloes are 12-15 against the over/under this year
Key USC Trojans Injuries
12/16/17 G De'Anthony Melton Eligibility is out for season
02/16/18 F Bennie Boatwright Knee is out for season
Key Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
12/02/17 F Tory Miller-Stewart Foot is out for season
11/05/17 F Evan Battey Academics is out for season
02/20/18 G Lazar Nikolic Hand is "?" Wednesday vs USC
02/12/18 G Deleon Brown Hand is out indefinitely
Jordan McLaughlin averages 12.2 points per contest in 34.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 7.7 assists per game and 3.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%. Chimezie Metu averages 15.8 points per contest while playing 30.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 75%.
George King averages 13.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 8.2 rebounds per game and dishes 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 74%. McKinley Wright IV scores 14.4 points per contest while playing 32.6 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4.6 rebounds per contest and has 5.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Trojans allow 71.6 points per contest which is 157th in Division 1. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 196th and 204th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 104th, and they allow 13.8 assists per game which puts them in 220th place in the country. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 195th in the nation. USC averages 78.7 points per contest this year, which is 67th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 7.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 85th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 52nd in college basketball. They average 35.3 boards per contest and 16.5 assists per game, which ranks them 189th and 33rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 335th with 10.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Buffaloes give up 72.4 points per game, which ranks them 175th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 61st and 153rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 45th with 11.4 dimes allowed per game and 167th with 34.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Buffaloes are 33rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.2 per contest this year. Colorado is 233rd in Division 1 with 72.0 points per contest this season. They are 206th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -0.3. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 184th in D-1. They are 73rd in college basketball in rebounding with 37.8 boards per contest and 241st in assists per game with 12.7. The Buffaloes are 51st in turnovers per contest with 14.6.
The Trojans are 180th in the country in defensive rating with 102.1, and their offensive rating of 112.2 is ranked 39th. They are 198th in college basketball in pace with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 82nd. As a unit they are 90th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 205th in D-1. USC is 329th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 216th in the country.
Colorado is 55th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 66th in Division 1. The Buffaloes are 170th in the nation in defensive rating with 101.9, and their offensive rating of 101.5 is ranked 253rd. They are 169th in D-1 in pace with 70 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 216th. As a unit they are 204th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 212th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take USC -2.5 and over 148 total points
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