Xavier at Creighton College Basketball Parlay 2/10/2018
Saturday, February 10, 2018
CenturyLink Center Omaha
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The Xavier Musketeers head to CenturyLink Center Omaha to take on the Creighton Bluejays on Saturday, February 10, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Creighton as 2 point favorites.
Xavier comes into this game with an overall record of 22-3. They currently have a point differential of 11.0 as they are averaging 85.2 points per game while giving up 74.2 per contest. Creighton has an overall mark of 18-6. They are averaging 85.7 points per contest and giving up 74.0, which is a point differential of 11.6.
Valuable Xavier Musketeers Betting Trends
The Xavier Musketeers are 17-8 against the spread this season
The Xavier Musketeers are 14-11 against the over/under this year
Important Creighton Bluejays Betting Trends
The Creighton Bluejays are 12-11 against the spread this season
The Creighton Bluejays are 12-11 against the over/under this year
Key Xavier Musketeers Injuries
02/09/18 F Tyrique Jones Shoulder is "?" Saturday vs Creighton
Key Creighton Bluejays Injuries
12/01/17 C Jacob Epperson Knee is out for season
01/18/18 F Martin Krampelj ACL is out for season
J.P. Macura averages 12.4 points per contest in 28.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 3 assists per game and 4.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 84%. Trevon Bluiett averages 19.4 points per contest while playing 34.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Khyri Thomas averages 14.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4 rebounds per game and dishes 2.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 83%. Marcus Foster scores 20.3 points per contest while playing 30.9 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.3 rebounds per contest and has 2.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Musketeers allow 74.2 points per contest which is 235th in Division 1. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 102nd and 118th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.7 rebounds a game which ranks 35th, and they allow 14.2 assists per game which puts them in 247th place in the country. They force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 45th in the nation. Xavier averages 85.2 points per contest this year, which is 10th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 11.0 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a unit, which has them ranked 16th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 66th in college basketball. They average 38.6 boards per contest and 17.1 assists per game, which ranks them 45th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 235th with 12.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bluejays give up 74.0 points per game, which ranks them 233rd in the country. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 147th and 60th in those defensive statistics. They rank 257th with 14.3 dimes allowed per game and 143rd with 34.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Bluejays are 46th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.5 per contest this year. Creighton is 8th in Division 1 with 85.7 points per contest this season. They are 11th in the country in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 11.6. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 57th in D-1. They are 106th in college basketball in rebounding with 37.0 boards per contest and 7th in assists per game with 18.2. The Bluejays are 308th in turnovers per contest with 11.5.
The Musketeers are 163rd in the country in defensive rating with 101.3, and their offensive rating of 116.3 is ranked 12th. They are 59th in college basketball in pace with 72.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 19th. As a unit they are 12th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 215th in D-1. Xavier is 265th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 127th in the country.
Creighton is 310th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 112th in the nation. The Bluejays are 15th in the country in offensive rating with 115.9, and their defensive rating of 100.2 is ranked 118th. In terms of pace they are 24th in Division 1 with 73.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 59% is 7th. As a team they are 8th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 41st in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Xavier +2 and under 152 total points
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