Wisconsin at Illinois College Basketball Parlay 2/8/2018
Thursday, February 8, 2018
State Farm Center
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The Wisconsin Badgers head to State Farm Center to take on the Illinois Fighting Illini on Thursday, February 8, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Illinois as 5.5 point favorites.
Wisconsin heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-15. They currently have a point differential of 0.6 as they are averaging 67.0 points per contest while giving up 66.4 per game. Illinois has an overall record of 12-12. They are averaging 77.3 points per game and surrendering 72.3, good for a point differential of 5.1.
Valuable Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 8-14 against the spread this season
The Wisconsin Badgers are 10-11 against the over/under this year
Important Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Trends
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 9-10 against the spread this season
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 7-12 against the over/under this year
Key Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
12/11/17 G Kobe King Knee is out for season
01/29/18 G D'Mitrik Trice Foot is out indefinitely
Key Illinois Fighting Illini Injuries
No key injuries to report
Brad Davison averages 11.2 points per contest in 30.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.3 assists per game and 2.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% for the season while his free throw percentage is 80%. Ethan Happ averages 17.4 points per contest while playing 30.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 8.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is 55%.
Trent Frazier averages 11.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 24 minutes per game. He also hauls in 1.8 rebounds per game and dishes 2.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 64%. Leron Black scores 14.3 points per contest while playing 25.2 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 5.1 rebounds per contest and has 0.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Badgers allow 66.4 points per contest which is 43rd in Division 1. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 291st and 224th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 30.1 rebounds a game which ranks 8th, and they allow 12.0 assists per game which puts them in 73rd place in the country. They force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 44th in the nation. Wisconsin averages 67.0 points per contest this year, which is 312th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 0.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 167th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 269th in college basketball. They average 31.4 boards per contest and 12.6 assists per game, which ranks them 336th and 252nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 306th with 11.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Fighting Illini give up 72.3 points per game, which ranks them 175th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 277th and 46th in those defensive statistics. They rank 63rd with 11.8 dimes allowed per game and 97th with 33.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Fighting Illini are 349th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 18.3 per contest this year. Illinois is 90th in Division 1 with 77.3 points per contest this season. They are 201st in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 5.1. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 316th in D-1. They are 233rd in college basketball in rebounding with 34.5 boards per contest and 169th in assists per game with 13.8. The Fighting Illini are 71st in turnovers per contest with 14.4.
The Badgers are 211th in the country in defensive rating with 103, and their offensive rating of 103.9 is ranked 194th. They are 348th in college basketball in pace with 64.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 197th. As a unit they are 213th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 211th in D-1. Wisconsin is 226th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 243rd in the country.
Illinois is 141st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 22 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 221st in Division 1. The Fighting Illini are 83rd in the nation in defensive rating with 98.4, and their offensive rating of 105.3 is ranked 158th. They are 66th in D-1 in pace with 72.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 235th. As a unit they are 220th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 229th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Wisconsin +5.5 and under 149 total points
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