USC at Texas Tech College Basketball Parlay 11/19/2018
Monday, November 19, 2018
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The USC Trojans head to Sprint Center to take on the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Monday, November 19, 2018. The opening line for this game has Texas Tech as 5.5 point favorites.
USC heads into this matchup with a mark of 2-1. They currently have a point differential of 17.7 as they are averaging 85.3 points per contest while giving up 67.7 per game. Texas Tech has an overall mark of 3-0. They are averaging 76.7 points per contest and giving up 43.0, which is a point differential of 33.7.
Valuable USC Trojans Betting Trends
The USC Trojans are 2-1-0 against the spread this season
The USC Trojans are 2-1-0 against the over/under this year
Important Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 1-2-0 against the spread this season
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 0-3-0 against the over/under this year
Key USC Trojans Injuries
11/13/18 G Charles O'Bannon, Jr. Finger is out 2-3 weeks
Key Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
11/09/18 F Khavon Moore Leg is out indefinitely
Bennie Boatwright averages 16.0 points per contest in 18.0 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.1 assists per game and 4.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 71% for the season while his free throw percentage is 100%. Nick Rakocevic comes into this game averaging 17.7 points per contest while playing 32.7 minutes per night. He grabs 15.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Davide Moretti averages 11.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 1.3 rebounds per game and dishes 2.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 100%. Jarrett Culver scores 16.3 points per contest while playing 28.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.7 rebounds per contest and has 4.0 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 67.7 points per contest which is 123rd in the country. They also surrender a 34% shooting percentage and a 23% average from 3-point range, ranking them 18th and 19th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 39.3 rebounds a game which ranks 276th, and they allow 14.0 assists per game which puts them in 241st place in D-1. They force 12.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 63rd in Division 1. USC averages 85.3 points per contest, which is 63rd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 17.7 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a unit, which has them ranked 87th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 215th in the nation. They average 45.0 boards per contest and 14.7 assists per game, which ranks them 24th and 146th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 211th with 13.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Raiders give up 43.0 points per game, which ranks them 1st in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 29% shooting percentage and a 25% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 2nd and 34th in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 7.3 dimes allowed per game and 6th with 26.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Red Raiders are 315th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 18.7 per contest. Texas Tech is 173rd in the country with 76.7 points per contest this season. They are 37th in D-1 in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 33.7. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 123rd in the country. They are 100th in the nation in rebounding with 40.0 boards per contest and 123rd in assists per game with 15.0. The Red Raiders are 281st in turnovers per contest with 11.7.
The Trojans have an offensive rating of 110.3, which is ranked 111th. They are 39th in college basketball in pace with 77.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 148th. As a unit they are 167th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shot attempts, ranking 334th in D-1. USC is 269th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions.
Texas Tech is 229th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions. The Red Raiders have an offensive rating of 116.2, which is ranked 49th. They are 334th in D-1 in pace with 66 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 54th. As a unit they are 78th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 247th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take USC +5.5 and under 139.5 total points
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