Xavier at Missouri College Basketball Parlay 12/18/2018
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
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The Xavier Musketeers head to Mizzou Arena to take on the Missouri Tigers on Tuesday, December 18, 2018. The opening line for this game has Missouri as 1 point favorites.
Xavier comes into this game with an overall record of 7-4. They currently have a point differential of 6.0 as they are averaging 77.8 points per game while giving up 71.8 per contest. Missouri has an overall record of 6-3. They are averaging 67.1 points per game and surrendering 64.2, good for a point differential of 2.9.
Valuable Xavier Musketeers Betting Trends
The Xavier Musketeers are 4-6-1 against the spread this season
The Xavier Musketeers are 5-6-0 against the over/under this year
Important Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 3-5-1 against the spread this season
The Missouri Tigers are 4-5-0 against the over/under this year
Key Xavier Musketeers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Missouri Tigers Injuries
10/22/18 F Jontay Porter ACL is out for season
Quentin Goodin averages 12.7 points per contest in 33.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 5.0 assists per game and 2.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 37% for the season while his free throw percentage is 72%. Naji Marshall comes into this game averaging 13.2 points per contest while playing 33.8 minutes per night. He grabs 7.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Mark Smith averages 11.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes 1.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 67%. Jordan Geist scores 12.7 points per contest while playing 30.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.0 rebounds per contest and has 2.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Musketeers allow 71.8 points per contest which is 191st in the country. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 189th and 312th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.0 rebounds a game which ranks 62nd, and they allow 15.2 assists per game which puts them in 296th place in D-1. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 100th in Division 1. Xavier averages 77.8 points per contest, which is 105th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 6.0 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a unit, which has them ranked 19th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 219th in the nation. They average 36.6 boards per contest and 14.5 assists per game, which ranks them 175th and 132nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 155th with 13.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers give up 64.2 points per game, which ranks them 45th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 157th and 225th in those defensive statistics. They rank 102nd with 11.9 dimes allowed per game and 58th with 31.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Tigers are 96th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per contest. Missouri is 318th in the country with 67.1 points per contest this season. They are 262nd in D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 2.9. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 34th in the country. They are 234th in the nation in rebounding with 35.2 boards per contest and 329th in assists per game with 10.6. The Tigers are 174th in turnovers per contest with 13.4.
The Musketeers are 61st in the nation in offensive rating with 111.6. In terms of pace they are 260th in the country with 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 29th. As a team they are 44th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 170th in Division 1. Xavier is 120th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions.
Missouri is 93rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers are 230th in the country in offensive rating with 102. In terms of pace they are 346th in Division 1 with 64.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 208th. As a team they are 226th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 106th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Xavier +1 and over 134.5 total points
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