DePaul at Creighton College Basketball Parlay 3/9/2019
Saturday, March 9, 2019
CHI Health Center Omaha
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The DePaul Blue Demons head to CHI Health Center Omaha to take on the Creighton Bluejays on Saturday, March 9, 2019. The opening line for this game has Creighton as 7.5 point favorites.
DePaul heads into this matchup with a mark of 15-13. They currently have a point differential of 2.6 as they are averaging 76.9 points per contest while giving up 74.3 per game. Creighton has an overall mark of 17-13. They are averaging 78.9 points per contest and giving up 74.0, which is a point differential of 4.9.
Valuable DePaul Blue Demons Betting Trends
The DePaul Blue Demons are 14-14-0 against the spread this season
The DePaul Blue Demons are 15-12-1 against the over/under this year
Important Creighton Bluejays Betting Trends
The Creighton Bluejays are 15-14-0 against the spread this season
The Creighton Bluejays are 12-17-0 against the over/under this year
Key DePaul Blue Demons Injuries
12/19/18 G Jalen Coleman-Lands Hand is out indefinitely
Key Creighton Bluejays Injuries
01/24/19 C Jacob Epperson Back is out for season
Femi Olujobi averages 13.5 points per contest in 25.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.9 assists per game and 5.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 63% for the season while his free throw percentage is 72%. Max Strus comes into this game averaging 19.0 points per contest while playing 36.7 minutes per night. He grabs 6.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Martin Krampelj averages 13.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 25.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes 0.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is 65%. Ty-Shon Alexander scores 16.3 points per contest while playing 32.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.0 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blue Demons allow 74.3 points per contest which is 251st in the country. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 205th and 273rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.1 rebounds a game which ranks 49th, and they allow 13.6 assists per game which puts them in 224th place in D-1. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 147th in Division 1. DePaul averages 76.9 points per contest, which is 73rd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 2.6 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 58th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 146th in the nation. They average 37.5 boards per contest and 14.7 assists per game, which ranks them 70th and 82nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 100th with 13.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bluejays give up 74.0 points per game, which ranks them 246th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 291st and 272nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 240th with 13.8 dimes allowed per game and 127th with 34.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Bluejays are 227th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per contest. Creighton is 44th in the country with 78.9 points per contest this season. They are 24th in D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 4.9. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 13th in the country. They are 232nd in the nation in rebounding with 34.4 boards per contest and 26th in assists per game with 15.9. The Bluejays are 152nd in turnovers per contest with 13.3.
The Blue Demons are 77th in the nation in offensive rating with 108.2. In terms of pace they are 101st in the country with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 108th. As a team they are 90th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 309th in Division 1. DePaul is 130th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions.
Creighton is 138th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions. The Bluejays are 47th in the country in offensive rating with 110.6. In terms of pace they are 130th in Division 1 with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 5th. As a team they are 11th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shots, ranking 18th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take DePaul +7.5 and over 154.5 total points
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