Akron vs Marshall NCAA Basketball Parlay 12/4/2019
Game: Akron Zips vs Marshall Thundering Herd
Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Location: Cam Henderson Center in Huntington, WV
Odds/Point Spread: Marshall +4
The Akron Zips head to Cam Henderson Center to take on the Marshall Thundering Herd on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. The opening line for this game has Akron as 4 point favorites.
Akron heads into this matchup with a mark of 5-2. They currently have a point differential of 11.6 as they are averaging 74.3 points per contest while giving up 62.7 per game. Marshall has an overall mark of 2-4. They are averaging 70.8 points per contest and giving up 73.7, which is a point differential of -2.8.
Valuable Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 5-1-0 against the spread this season
The Akron Zips are 3-3-0 against the over/under this year
Important Marshall Thundering Herd Betting Trends
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 3-3-0 against the spread this season
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 3-3-0 against the over/under this year
Key Akron Zips Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Marshall Thundering Herd Injuries
No key injuries to report
Loren Jackson averages 14.7 points per contest in 30.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.3 assists per game and 4.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 86%. Tyler Cheese comes into this game averaging 16.6 points per contest while playing 29.3 minutes per night. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Jarrod West averages 13.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 35.7 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes 3.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 46%. Taevion Kinsey scores 14.8 points per contest while playing 36.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.2 rebounds per contest and has 5.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Zips allow 62.7 points per contest which is 69th in the country. They also surrender a 36% shooting percentage and a 26% average from 3-point range, ranking them 15th and 20th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 39.4 rebounds a game which ranks 314th, and they allow 7.7 assists per game which puts them in 5th place in D-1. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 145th in Division 1. Akron averages 74.3 points per contest, which is 135th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 11.6 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 273rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 204th in the nation. They average 39.7 boards per contest and 13.0 assists per game, which ranks them 70th and 195th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 186th with 13.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Thundering Herd give up 73.7 points per game, which ranks them 276th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 145th and 166th in those defensive statistics. They rank 61st with 10.3 dimes allowed per game and 336th with 41.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Thundering Herd are 163rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per contest. Marshall is 215th in the country with 70.8 points per contest this season. They are 172nd in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -2.8. They shoot 25% from beyond the arc, which is good for 341st in the country. They are 82nd in the nation in rebounding with 39.3 boards per contest and 210th in assists per game with 12.8. The Thundering Herd are 47th in turnovers per contest with 16.0.
The Zips are 177th in the nation in offensive rating with 101.8. In terms of pace they are 92nd in the country with 73 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 236th. As a team they are 178th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 53rd in Division 1. Akron is 205th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions.
Marshall is 84th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.4 times per 100 possessions. The Thundering Herd have an offensive rating of 94, which is ranked 288th. They are 37th in D-1 in pace with 75.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 235th. As a unit they are 287th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 231st in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Akron -4 and over 150 total points
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