Akron at Kent State NCAA Basketball Parlay 3/8/2019
Friday, March 8, 2019
Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center
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The Akron Zips head to Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center to take on the Kent State Golden Flashes on Friday, March 8, 2019. The opening line for this game has Kent State as 1 point favorites.
Akron comes into this game with an overall record of 16-14. They currently have a point differential of 5.8 as they are averaging 69.3 points per game while giving up 63.5 per contest. Kent State has an overall record of 21-9. They are averaging 75.2 points per game and surrendering 72.5, good for a point differential of 2.6.
Valuable Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 15-13-0 against the spread this season
The Akron Zips are 8-19-1 against the over/under this year
Important Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Trends
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 15-13-0 against the spread this season
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 14-13-1 against the over/under this year
Key Akron Zips Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Kent State Golden Flashes Injuries
01/06/19 F Danny Pippen Knee is out for season
Loren Jackson averages 13.7 points per contest in 31.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.0 assists per game and 2.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 35% for the season while his free throw percentage is 80%. Daniel Utomi comes into this game averaging 13.8 points per contest while playing 33.6 minutes per night. He grabs 5.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Antonio Williams averages 11.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.0 rebounds per game and dishes 2.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Jaylin Walker scores 21.9 points per contest while playing 35.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.5 rebounds per contest and has 2.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Zips allow 63.5 points per contest which is 18th in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 20th and 14th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 38.7 rebounds a game which ranks 330th, and they allow 10.6 assists per game which puts them in 23rd place in D-1. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 195th in Division 1. Akron averages 69.3 points per contest, which is 269th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 5.8 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 317th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 308th in the nation. They average 36.8 boards per contest and 12.3 assists per game, which ranks them 101st and 267th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 288th with 11.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Flashes give up 72.5 points per game, which ranks them 210th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 283rd and 125th in those defensive statistics. They rank 201st with 13.3 dimes allowed per game and 164th with 34.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Flashes are 253rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.1 per contest. Kent State is 112th in the country with 75.2 points per contest this season. They are 227th in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 2.6. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 194th in the country. They are 158th in the nation in rebounding with 35.8 boards per contest and 196th in assists per game with 13.2. The Golden Flashes are 292nd in turnovers per contest with 11.7.
The Zips are 245th in the nation in offensive rating with 101.1. In terms of pace they are 237th in the country with 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 282nd. As a team they are 301st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shots, ranking 16th in Division 1. Akron is 279th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions.
Kent State is 318th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Flashes are 96th in the country in offensive rating with 107.3. In terms of pace they are 163rd in Division 1 with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 239th. As a team they are 221st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 200th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Akron +1 and under 133 total points
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