West Virginia at Baylor College Basketball Parlay 3/8/2018
Thursday, March 8, 2018
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The West Virginia Mountaineers head to Sprint Center to take on the Baylor Bears on Thursday, March 8, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has West Virginia as 4.5 point favorites.
West Virginia comes into this game with an overall record of 22-9. They currently have a point differential of 11.5 as they are averaging 80.4 points per game while giving up 68.9 per contest. Baylor has an overall mark of 18-13. They are averaging 75.8 points per contest and giving up 69.5, which is a point differential of 6.3.
Valuable West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Trends
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 13-14 against the spread this season
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 13-14 against the over/under this year
Important Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 14-10 against the spread this season
The Baylor Bears are 9-14 against the over/under this year
Key West Virginia Mountaineers Injuries
11/06/17 G Brandon Knapper Knee is out indefinitely
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
11/13/17 F Leonard Allen Personal is out indefinitely
Daxter Miles averages 12.1 points per contest in 27.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.3 assists per game and 2.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 73%. Jevon Carter averages 17 points per contest while playing 34.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 6.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Jo Acuil averages 14.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.2 minutes per game. He also hauls in 8.8 rebounds per game and dishes 0.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Manu Lecomte scores 15.7 points per contest while playing 33.9 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 2.1 rebounds per contest and has 3.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mountaineers allow 68.9 points per contest which is 92nd in Division 1. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 67th and 292nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.7 rebounds a game which ranks 175th, and they allow 12.0 assists per game which puts them in 79th place in the country. They force 16.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 343rd in the nation. West Virginia averages 80.4 points per contest this year, which is 44th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 11.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 241st. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 183rd in college basketball. They average 38.2 boards per contest and 15.2 assists per game, which ranks them 53rd and 81st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 317th with 11.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bears give up 69.5 points per game, which ranks them 102nd in the country. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 48th and 95th in those defensive statistics. They rank 261st with 14.4 dimes allowed per game and 44th with 32.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Bears are 57th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.6 per contest this year. Baylor is 119th in Division 1 with 75.8 points per contest this season. They are 76th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 6.3. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 142nd in D-1. They are 43rd in college basketball in rebounding with 38.4 boards per contest and 92nd in assists per game with 14.9. The Bears are 152nd in turnovers per contest with 13.2.
The Mountaineers are 28th in the nation in offensive rating with 113.4, and their defensive rating of 97.2 is ranked 39th. In terms of pace they are 124th in the country with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 216th. As a team they are 182nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 132nd in Division 1. West Virginia is 339th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 92nd in the nation.
Baylor is 157th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 47th in Division 1. The Bears are 115th in the nation in defensive rating with 100.6, and their offensive rating of 109.7 is ranked 76th. They are 240th in D-1 in pace with 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 141st. As a unit they are 127th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 321st in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take West Virginia -4.5 and over 152 total points
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