Michigan State at Illinois College Basketball Parlay 2/5/2019
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
State Farm Center
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The Michigan State Spartans head to State Farm Center to take on the Illinois Fighting Illini on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. The opening line for this game has Michigan State as 10 point favorites.
Michigan State comes into this game with an overall record of 18-4. They currently have a point differential of 15.4 as they are averaging 82.4 points per game while giving up 67.0 per contest. Illinois has an overall record of 7-15. They are averaging 73.6 points per game and surrendering 74.9, good for a point differential of -1.2.
Valuable Michigan State Spartans Betting Trends
The Michigan State Spartans are 16-6-0 against the spread this season
The Michigan State Spartans are 9-13-0 against the over/under this year
Important Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Trends
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 9-13-0 against the spread this season
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 11-10-1 against the over/under this year
Key Michigan State Spartans Injuries
01/07/19 G Joshua Langford Ankle is out for season
Key Illinois Fighting Illini Injuries
No key injuries to report
Nick Ward averages 15.4 points per contest in 23.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.8 assists per game and 6.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 61% for the season while his free throw percentage is 65%. Cassius Winston comes into this game averaging 18.8 points per contest while playing 32.8 minutes per night. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 7.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Ayo Dosunmu averages 13.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.9 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes 3.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 69%. Trent Frazier scores 14.6 points per contest while playing 29.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.5 rebounds per contest and has 2.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spartans allow 67.0 points per contest which is 71st in the country. They also surrender a 37% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 54th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 97th, and they allow 12.6 assists per game which puts them in 141st place in D-1. They force 10.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in Division 1. Michigan State averages 82.4 points per contest, which is 22nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 15.4 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a unit, which has them ranked 12th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 25th in the nation. They average 42.8 boards per contest and 20.2 assists per game, which ranks them 4th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 186th with 13.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Fighting Illini give up 74.9 points per game, which ranks them 260th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 314th and 181st in those defensive statistics. They rank 168th with 13.0 dimes allowed per game and 267th with 36.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Fighting Illini are 333rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.8 per contest. Illinois is 165th in the country with 73.6 points per contest this season. They are 240th in D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -1.2. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 171st in the country. They are 303rd in the nation in rebounding with 33.2 boards per contest and 152nd in assists per game with 13.8. The Fighting Illini are 141st in turnovers per contest with 13.5.
The Spartans have an offensive rating of 116.1, which is ranked 11th. They are 161st in college basketball in pace with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 11th. As a unit they are 12th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 200th in D-1. Michigan State is 206th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions.
Illinois is 183rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions. The Fighting Illini are 235th in the country in offensive rating with 101.4. In terms of pace they are 73rd in Division 1 with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 239th. As a team they are 267th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 165th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Michigan State -10 and over 149.5 total points
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