Wake Forest at Tennessee College Basketball Parlay 12/22/2018
Saturday, December 22, 2018
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The Wake Forest Demon Deacons head to Thompson-Boling Arena to take on the Tennessee Volunteers on Saturday, December 22, 2018. The opening line for this game has Tennessee as 20.5 point favorites.
Wake Forest heads into this matchup with a mark of 6-3. They currently have a point differential of 3.1 as they are averaging 75.2 points per contest while giving up 72.1 per game. Tennessee has an overall mark of 9-1. They are averaging 84.7 points per contest and giving up 68.0, which is a point differential of 16.7.
Valuable Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Trends
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 4-5-0 against the spread this season
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 5-4-0 against the over/under this year
Important Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 4-4-1 against the spread this season
The Tennessee Volunteers are 5-4-0 against the over/under this year
Key Wake Forest Demon Deacons Injuries
12/14/18 G Jamie Lewis Disciplinary is out indefinitely
Key Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
12/21/18 F John Fulkerson Arm is questionable Saturday vs Wake Forest
12/21/18 G Lamonte Turner Shoulder is questionable Saturday vs Wake Forest
11/09/18 F Zach Kent Knee is out indefinitely
Jaylen Hoard averages 15.6 points per contest in 30.0 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.4 assists per game and 7.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% for the season while his free throw percentage is 64%. Brandon Childress comes into this game averaging 16.8 points per contest while playing 36.9 minutes per night. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Admiral Schofield averages 19.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.6 rebounds per game and dishes 2.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 71%. Grant Williams scores 19.4 points per contest while playing 31.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 8.3 rebounds per contest and has 4.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Demon Deacons allow 72.1 points per contest which is 198th in the country. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 235th and 210th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.0 rebounds a game which ranks 36th, and they allow 14.3 assists per game which puts them in 256th place in D-1. They force 11.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in Division 1. Wake Forest averages 75.2 points per contest, which is 160th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 3.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 187th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 44th in the nation. They average 37.9 boards per contest and 11.7 assists per game, which ranks them 112th and 296th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 197th with 13.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Volunteers give up 68.0 points per game, which ranks them 97th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 11th and 62nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 109th with 12.0 dimes allowed per game and 224th with 36.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Volunteers are 167th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.9 per contest. Tennessee is 21st in the country with 84.7 points per contest this season. They are 20th in D-1 in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 16.7. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 146th in the country. They are 21st in the nation in rebounding with 41.4 boards per contest and 2nd in assists per game with 21.1. The Volunteers are 270th in turnovers per contest with 12.2.
The Demon Deacons are 120th in the nation in offensive rating with 108. In terms of pace they are 270th in the country with 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 194th. As a team they are 138th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 293rd in Division 1. Wake Forest is 172nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions.
Tennessee is 299th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions. The Volunteers have an offensive rating of 115.6, which is ranked 22nd. They are 121st in D-1 in pace with 72.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 41st. As a unit they are 31st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 283rd in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Wake Forest +20.5 and over 146.5 total points
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