Virginia at Louisville College Basketball Parlay 3/1/2018
Thursday, March 1, 2018
KFC Yum! Center
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The Virginia Cavaliers head to KFC Yum! Center to take on the Louisville Cardinals on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Virginia as 3.5 point favorites.
Virginia heads into this matchup with a mark of 26-2. They currently have a point differential of 15.4 as they are averaging 67.5 points per contest while giving up 52.1 per game. Louisville has an overall mark of 19-10. They are averaging 77.2 points per contest and giving up 70.2, which is a point differential of 7.0.
Valuable Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers are 18-6 against the spread this season
The Virginia Cavaliers are 6-19 against the over/under this year
Important Louisville Cardinals Betting Trends
The Louisville Cardinals are 13-12 against the spread this season
The Louisville Cardinals are 15-10 against the over/under this year
Key Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Louisville Cardinals Injuries
11/22/17 G Brian Bowen II Suspension is out for season
Devon Hall averages 11.8 points per contest in 31.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.1 assists per game and 4.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 91%. Kyle Guy averages 14.5 points per contest while playing 32 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Quentin Snider averages 12.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes 4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 88%. Deng Adel scores 15.2 points per contest while playing 33.4 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 5.2 rebounds per contest and has 3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cavaliers allow 52.1 points per contest which is 1st in Division 1. They also surrender a 38% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 5th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 30.8 rebounds a game which ranks 19th, and they allow 8.6 assists per game which puts them in 1st place in the country. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 193rd in the nation. Virginia averages 67.5 points per contest this year, which is 309th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 15.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 102nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 39th in college basketball. They average 32.6 boards per contest and 13.7 assists per game, which ranks them 311th and 173rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 351st with 8.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cardinals give up 70.2 points per game, which ranks them 121st in the country. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 17th and 45th in those defensive statistics. They rank 25th with 11.0 dimes allowed per game and 285th with 37.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Cardinals are 245th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per contest this year. Louisville is 85th in Division 1 with 77.2 points per contest this season. They are 122nd in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 7.0. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 110th in D-1. They are 82nd in college basketball in rebounding with 37.5 boards per contest and 155th in assists per game with 14.0. The Cardinals are 257th in turnovers per contest with 12.1.
The Cavaliers are 58th in the nation in offensive rating with 111.1, and their defensive rating of 85.8 is ranked 2nd. In terms of pace they are 351st in the country with 60.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 97th. As a team they are 110th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 213th in Division 1. Virginia is 346th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 43%, which is 3rd in the nation.
Louisville is 274th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 12th in Division 1. The Cardinals are 61st in the nation in defensive rating with 97.9, and their offensive rating of 107.7 is ranked 116th. They are 126th in D-1 in pace with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 136th. As a unit they are 128th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 230th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Virginia -3.5 and over 149 total points
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