Ball State at Northern Illinois NCAA Parlay 2/5/2019
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
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The Ball State Cardinals head to Convocation Center to take on the Northern Illinois Huskies on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. The opening line for this game has Northern Illinois as 1 point favorites.
Ball State comes into this game with an overall record of 11-11. They currently have a point differential of 5.4 as they are averaging 79.5 points per game while giving up 74.1 per contest. Northern Illinois has an overall mark of 12-10. They are averaging 76.0 points per contest and giving up 71.5, which is a point differential of 4.5.
Valuable Ball State Cardinals Betting Trends
The Ball State Cardinals are 10-11-0 against the spread this season
The Ball State Cardinals are 14-7-0 against the over/under this year
Important Northern Illinois Huskies Betting Trends
The Northern Illinois Huskies are 13-7-0 against the spread this season
The Northern Illinois Huskies are 9-11-0 against the over/under this year
Key Ball State Cardinals Injuries
12/17/18 F Brachen Hazen Back is out indefinitely
02/04/19 C Trey Moses Knee is questionable Tuesday vs No Illinois
01/05/19 G Ishmael El-Amin Wrist is out indefinitely
Key Northern Illinois Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
K.J. Walton averages 15.0 points per contest in 27.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.9 assists per game and 4.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 57% for the season while his free throw percentage is 71%. Tayler Persons comes into this game averaging 16.5 points per contest while playing 31.9 minutes per night. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Levi Bradley averages 14.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.9 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes 1.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 80%. Eugene German scores 20.2 points per contest while playing 31.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.2 rebounds per contest and has 3.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cardinals allow 74.1 points per contest which is 245th in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 86th and 99th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 171st, and they allow 12.8 assists per game which puts them in 149th place in D-1. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 108th in Division 1. Ball State averages 79.5 points per contest, which is 45th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 5.4 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a unit, which has them ranked 22nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 146th in the nation. They average 38.3 boards per contest and 13.3 assists per game, which ranks them 54th and 204th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 92nd with 14.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Huskies give up 71.5 points per game, which ranks them 181st in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 122nd and 263rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 275th with 14.5 dimes allowed per game and 49th with 32.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Huskies are 87th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per contest. Northern Illinois is 107th in the country with 76.0 points per contest this season. They are 23rd in D-1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 4.5. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 76th in the country. They are 171st in the nation in rebounding with 35.8 boards per contest and 270th in assists per game with 12.3. The Huskies are 242nd in turnovers per contest with 12.6.
The Cardinals are 89th in the nation in offensive rating with 108. In terms of pace they are 79th in the country with 72 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 60th. As a team they are 39th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 314th in Division 1. Ball State is 107th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions.
Northern Illinois is 209th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions. The Huskies are 79th in the country in offensive rating with 108.6. In terms of pace they are 237th in Division 1 with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 48th. As a team they are 62nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 318th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Ball State +1 and over 146 total points
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