Central Michigan vs Valparaiso NCAA Basketball Parlay 12/8/2019
Game: Central Michigan Chippewas vs Valparaiso Crusaders
Date: Sunday, December 8, 2019
Location: Athletics-Recreation Center in Valparaiso, IN
Odds/Point Spread: Valparaiso -1.5
The Central Michigan Chippewas head to Athletics-Recreation Center to take on the Valparaiso Crusaders on Sunday, December 8, 2019. The opening line for this game has Valparaiso as 1.5 point favorites.
Central Michigan heads into this matchup with a mark of 7-2. They currently have a point differential of 21.4 as they are averaging 93.9 points per contest while giving up 72.4 per game. Valparaiso has an overall mark of 5-4. They are averaging 78.1 points per contest and giving up 76.6, which is a point differential of 1.6.
Valuable Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 3-3-0 against the spread this season
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 4-2-0 against the over/under this year
Important Valparaiso Crusaders Betting Trends
The Valparaiso Crusaders are 5-3-0 against the spread this season
The Valparaiso Crusaders are 6-2-0 against the over/under this year
Key Central Michigan Chippewas Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Valparaiso Crusaders Injuries
No key injuries to report
Dallas Morgan averages 15.4 points per contest in 24.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.7 assists per game and 4.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 86%. Kevin McKay comes into this game averaging 15.6 points per contest while playing 25.9 minutes per night. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Nick Robinson averages 9.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.2 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.0 rebounds per game and dishes 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 67%. Javon Freeman scores 22.7 points per contest while playing 32.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.1 rebounds per contest and has 2.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Chippewas allow 72.4 points per contest which is 262nd in the country. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 236th and 229th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 190th, and they allow 13.8 assists per game which puts them in 259th place in D-1. They force 18.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 328th in Division 1. Central Michigan averages 93.9 points per contest, which is 1st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 21.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 68th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 74th in the nation. They average 40.9 boards per contest and 15.8 assists per game, which ranks them 32nd and 61st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 346th with 9.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Crusaders give up 76.6 points per game, which ranks them 312th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 50% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 342nd and 310th in those defensive statistics. They rank 292nd with 14.6 dimes allowed per game and 143rd with 34.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Crusaders are 318th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 17.6 per contest. Valparaiso is 74th in the country with 78.1 points per contest this season. They are 149th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 1.6. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 156th in the country. They are 234th in the nation in rebounding with 35.0 boards per contest and 67th in assists per game with 15.7. The Crusaders are 123rd in turnovers per contest with 14.3.
The Chippewas have an offensive rating of 118.5, which is ranked 4th. They are 4th in college basketball in pace with 79.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 55th. As a unit they are 43rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 159th in D-1. Central Michigan is 349th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 10.8 times per 100 possessions.
Valparaiso is 199th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions. The Crusaders are 128th in the country in offensive rating with 104.3. In terms of pace they are 60th in Division 1 with 73.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 153rd. As a team they are 160th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 201st in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Central Michigan +1.5 and over 160.5 total points
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