Villanova at Kansas College Basketball Parlay 12/15/2018
Saturday, December 15, 2018
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The Villanova Wildcats head to Allen Fieldhouse to take on the Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday, December 15, 2018. The opening line for this game has Kansas as 9.5 point favorites.
Villanova comes into this game with an overall record of 8-3. They currently have a point differential of 9.0 as they are averaging 75.0 points per game while giving up 66.0 per contest. Kansas has an overall mark of 8-0. They are averaging 81.8 points per contest and giving up 71.4, which is a point differential of 10.4.
Valuable Villanova Wildcats Betting Trends
The Villanova Wildcats are 6-5-0 against the spread this season
The Villanova Wildcats are 3-8-0 against the over/under this year
Important Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 4-4-0 against the spread this season
The Kansas Jayhawks are 5-3-0 against the over/under this year
Key Villanova Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
12/06/18 C Udoka Azubuike Ankle is out indefinitely
11/05/18 F Silvio De Sousa Eligibility is out indefinitely
Eric Paschall averages 14.5 points per contest in 33.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.1 assists per game and 5.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 72%. Phil Booth comes into this game averaging 15.8 points per contest while playing 32.8 minutes per night. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Lagerald Vick averages 16.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 35.0 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.0 rebounds per game and dishes 2.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 71%. Dedric Lawson scores 19.1 points per contest while playing 32.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 10.6 rebounds per contest and has 2.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats allow 66.0 points per contest which is 63rd in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 186th and 137th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.4 rebounds a game which ranks 37th, and they allow 12.5 assists per game which puts them in 142nd place in D-1. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 67th in Division 1. Villanova averages 75.0 points per contest, which is 174th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 9.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 201st. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 184th in the nation. They average 37.0 boards per contest and 13.8 assists per game, which ranks them 164th and 175th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 237th with 12.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jayhawks give up 71.4 points per game, which ranks them 179th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 86th and 214th in those defensive statistics. They rank 293rd with 15.0 dimes allowed per game and 228th with 36.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Jayhawks are 275th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.5 per contest. Kansas is 50th in the country with 81.8 points per contest this season. They are 49th in D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 10.4. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 62nd in the country. They are 67th in the nation in rebounding with 39.4 boards per contest and 90th in assists per game with 15.1. The Jayhawks are 288th in turnovers per contest with 11.9.
The Wildcats are 55th in the nation in offensive rating with 112.4. In terms of pace they are 336th in the country with 66 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 121st. As a team they are 101st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 52% of their shots, ranking 4th in Division 1. Villanova is 187th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions.
Kansas is 311th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions. The Jayhawks are 89th in the country in offensive rating with 110.1. In terms of pace they are 132nd in Division 1 with 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 98th. As a team they are 134th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 327th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Villanova +9.5 and over 142.5 total points
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