Illinois at Penn State College Basketball Parlay 3/10/2019
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Bryce Jordan Center
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The Illinois Fighting Illini head to Bryce Jordan Center to take on the Penn State Nittany Lions on Sunday, March 10, 2019. The opening line for this game has Penn State as 7 point favorites.
Illinois heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-19. They currently have a point differential of -1.8 as they are averaging 73.5 points per contest while giving up 75.3 per game. Penn State has an overall mark of 13-17. They are averaging 69.5 points per contest and giving up 68.8, which is a point differential of 0.7.
Valuable Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Trends
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 12-17-1 against the spread this season
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 16-13-1 against the over/under this year
Important Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Trends
The Penn State Nittany Lions are 15-15-0 against the spread this season
The Penn State Nittany Lions are 13-17-0 against the over/under this year
Key Illinois Fighting Illini Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Penn State Nittany Lions Injuries
12/14/18 F Satchel Pierce Academics is out for season
Trent Frazier averages 13.9 points per contest in 30.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.6 assists per game and 2.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 74%. Ayo Dosunmu comes into this game averaging 14.1 points per contest while playing 31.2 minutes per night. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Rasir Bolton averages 12.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.1 rebounds per game and dishes 1.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 87%. Lamar Stevens scores 19.9 points per contest while playing 36.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.8 rebounds per contest and has 2.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Fighting Illini allow 75.3 points per contest which is 270th in the country. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 324th and 105th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.5 rebounds a game which ranks 268th, and they allow 13.1 assists per game which puts them in 185th place in D-1. They force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 333rd in Division 1. Illinois averages 73.5 points per contest, which is 144th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -1.8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 252nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 187th in the nation. They average 32.9 boards per contest and 13.4 assists per game, which ranks them 300th and 186th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 168th with 13.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nittany Lions give up 68.8 points per game, which ranks them 105th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 214th and 239th in those defensive statistics. They rank 82nd with 12.0 dimes allowed per game and 155th with 34.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Nittany Lions are 207th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per contest. Penn State is 262nd in the country with 69.5 points per contest this season. They are 305th in D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 0.7. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 289th in the country. They are 111th in the nation in rebounding with 36.6 boards per contest and 283rd in assists per game with 11.9. The Nittany Lions are 232nd in turnovers per contest with 12.5.
The Fighting Illini have an offensive rating of 101.9, which is ranked 218th. They are 76th in college basketball in pace with 71.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 250th. As a unit they are 265th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 174th in D-1. Illinois is 205th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions.
Penn State is 230th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions. The Nittany Lions are 250th in the country in offensive rating with 101. In terms of pace they are 234th in Division 1 with 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 314th. As a team they are 311th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 226th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Illinois +7 and over 144.5 total points
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