USC at Stanford College Basketball Parlay 1/7/2018
Sunday, January 7, 2018
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The USC Trojans head to Maples Pavilion to take on the Stanford Cardinal on Sunday, January 7, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has USC as 4.5 point favorites.
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USC heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-5. They currently have a point differential of 8.8 as they are averaging 81.9 points per contest while giving up 73.1 per game. Stanford has an overall mark of 7-8. They are averaging 75.2 points per contest and giving up 76.0, which is a point differential of -0.8.
Valuable USC Trojans Betting Trends
The USC Trojans are 10-6 against the spread this season
The USC Trojans are 8-7 against the over/under this year
Important Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 5-10 against the spread this season
The Stanford Cardinal are 5-8 against the over/under this year
Key USC Trojans Injuries
12/16/17 G De'Anthony Melton Eligibility is out indefinitely
Key Stanford Cardinal Injuries
11/29/17 G Marcus Sheffield Leg is out indefinitely
Bennie Boatwright averages 16.6 points per contest in 29.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.3 assists per game and 7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 73%. Chimezie Metu averages 17.1 points per contest while playing 29.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Michael Humphrey averages 12 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 27.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 8.7 rebounds per game and dishes 0.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 80%. Reid Travis scores 20.7 points per contest while playing 33.6 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 7.4 rebounds per contest and has 1.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Trojans allow 73.1 points per contest which is 205th in Division 1. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 178th and 276th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 72nd, and they allow 13.7 assists per game which puts them in 207th place in the country. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 138th in the nation. USC averages 81.9 points per contest this year, which is 49th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 8.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 75th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 78th in college basketball. They average 37.8 boards per contest and 16.8 assists per game, which ranks them 109th and 45th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 315th with 11.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cardinal give up 76.0 points per game, which ranks them 260th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 157th and 270th in those defensive statistics. They rank 105th with 12.2 dimes allowed per game and 131st with 34.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Cardinal are 46th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.9 per contest this year. Stanford is 172nd in Division 1 with 75.2 points per contest this season. They are 145th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -0.8. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 197th in D-1. They are 57th in college basketball in rebounding with 39.3 boards per contest and 215th in assists per game with 13.4. The Cardinal are 24th in turnovers per contest with 15.8.
The Trojans are 193rd in the country in defensive rating with 101.3, and their offensive rating of 113.4 is ranked 46th. They are 170th in college basketball in pace with 71.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 80th. As a unit they are 75th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 203rd in D-1. USC is 322nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 224th in the country.
Stanford is 41st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 168th in the nation. The Cardinal are 229th in the country in offensive rating with 102.1, and their defensive rating of 103.2 is ranked 228th. In terms of pace they are 99th in Division 1 with 72.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 187th. As a team they are 165th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 277th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take USC -4.5 and under 151 total points
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