West Virginia at Texas College Basketball Parlay 3/3/2018
Saturday, March 3, 2018
Frank Erwin Center
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The West Virginia Mountaineers head to Frank Erwin Center to take on the Texas Longhorns on Saturday, March 3, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has West Virginia as 4 point favorites.
West Virginia heads into this matchup with a mark of 22-8. They currently have a point differential of 12.1 as they are averaging 80.5 points per contest while giving up 68.3 per game. Texas has an overall record of 17-13. They are averaging 71.4 points per game and surrendering 67.8, good for a point differential of 3.6.
Valuable West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Trends
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 13-13 against the spread this season
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 12-14 against the over/under this year
Important Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 13-13 against the spread this season
The Texas Longhorns are 11-15 against the over/under this year
Key West Virginia Mountaineers Injuries
11/06/17 G Brandon Knapper Knee is out indefinitely
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
03/02/18 F Mohamed Bamba Toe is "?" Saturday vs West Virginia
02/23/18 G Eric Davis Jr. Suspension is out indefinitely
01/10/18 G Andrew Jones Illness is out for season
Daxter Miles averages 12.4 points per contest in 28.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.4 assists per game and 2.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 73%. Jevon Carter averages 17.2 points per contest while playing 34.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 6.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Mohamed Bamba averages 13 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 10.6 rebounds per game and dishes 0.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 68%. Dylan Osetkowski scores 13.7 points per contest while playing 34.5 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 7.1 rebounds per contest and has 1.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mountaineers allow 68.3 points per contest which is 79th in Division 1. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 50th and 252nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 169th, and they allow 12.0 assists per game which puts them in 75th place in the country. They force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 343rd in the nation. West Virginia averages 80.5 points per contest this year, which is 47th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 12.1 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 168th in college basketball. They average 38.4 boards per contest and 15.3 assists per game, which ranks them 49th and 77th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 311th with 11.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Longhorns give up 67.8 points per game, which ranks them 65th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 58th and 46th in those defensive statistics. They rank 80th with 12.0 dimes allowed per game and 242nd with 36.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Longhorns are 149th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per contest this year. Texas is 243rd in Division 1 with 71.4 points per contest this season. They are 239th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 3.6. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 334th in D-1. They are 154th in college basketball in rebounding with 35.8 boards per contest and 320th in assists per game with 11.4. The Longhorns are 272nd in turnovers per contest with 12.0.
The Mountaineers are 28th in the nation in offensive rating with 113.5, and their defensive rating of 96.4 is ranked 31st. In terms of pace they are 109th in the country with 70.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 219th. As a team they are 179th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 133rd in Division 1. West Virginia is 335th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 65th in the nation.
Texas is 276th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 39th in Division 1. The Longhorns are 54th in the nation in defensive rating with 97.6, and their offensive rating of 102.8 is ranked 227th. They are 285th in D-1 in pace with 67.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 262nd. As a unit they are 286th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 154th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take West Virginia -4 and over 148 total points
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