Michigan State vs Kentucky College Basketball Parlay 11/5/2019
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Madison Square Garden
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The Michigan State Spartans head to Madison Square Garden to take on the Kentucky Wildcats on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. The opening line for this game has Michigan State as 2 point favorites.
Michigan State heads into this matchup after finishing last year with a mark of 25-6. They had a point differential of 12.6 as they averaged 77.6 points per contest while giving up 65.0 per game. Kentucky had an overall record of 26-5 last season. They averaged 75.8 points per game and surrendered 64.7, good for a point differential of 11.1.
Valuable Michigan State Spartans Betting Trends
The Michigan State Spartans were 27-12-0 against the spread last season
The Michigan State Spartans were 13-18-0 against the over/under last year
Important Kentucky Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kentucky Wildcats were 19-17-1 against the spread last season
The Kentucky Wildcats were 11-20-0 against the over/under last year
Key Michigan State Spartans Injuries
11/04/19 G Cassius Winston Hamstring is probable Tuesday vs Kentucky
11/04/19 G Kyle Ahrens Ankle is probable Tuesday vs Kentucky
11/04/19 F Joey Hauser Eligibility is questionable Tuesday vs Kentucky
10/22/19 G Joshua Langford Foot is out indefinitely
Key Kentucky Wildcats Injuries
11/04/19 F Nick Richards Ankle is questionable Tuesday vs Michigan State
11/04/19 G Zan Payne Undisclosed is questionable Tuesday vs Michigan State
Xavier Tillman averaged 10 points per contest in 24 minutes per game last year. He averaged 1.6 assists per game and 7.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage was 61% for the season while his free throw percentage was 73%. Cassius Winston comes into this game after averaging 18.8 points per contest while playing 33.5 minutes per night last year. He grabbed 3.0 rebounds per contest and distributed 7.5 assists per game. His FG percentage was 47% while his free throw percentage was 84%.
Immanuel Quickley averaged 5.2 points per game last year and he saw the court an average of 18.5 minutes per game. He also hauled in 1.8 rebounds per game and dished 1.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage was 37% and his free throw percentage was 83%. Ashton Hagans scored 7.7 points per contest while playing 28.5 minutes per game last season. He hauled in 2.6 rebounds per contest and had 4.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage was 47% and his free throw percentage was at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spartans allowed 65.0 points per contest which was 33rd in D-1. They also surrendered a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 41st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents averaged 31.7 rebounds a game which ranked 32nd, and they allowed 12.1 assists per game which put them in 85th place in the nation. They forced 10.2 turnovers per game which ranked them 6th in Division 1. Michigan State averaged 77.6 points per contest last year, which was 59th in the country. Their average scoring margin was 12.6 and their shooting percentage was 48% as a unit, which had them ranked 22nd. From 3-point territory they shot 38%, which was good for 32nd in the NCAA. They averaged 40.5 boards per contest and 18.4 assists per game, which ranked them 10th and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they were 201st with 12.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats gave up 64.7 points per game, which ranked them 29th in the country. Their defense surrendered a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 19th and 189th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 37th with 11.1 dimes allowed per game and 4th with 29.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Wildcats were 96th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per contest last year. Kentucky was 89th in the NCAA with 75.8 points per contest last season. They were 28th in Division 1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin was 11.1. They shot 35% from beyond the arc, which was good for 126th in D-1. They were 33rd in the country in rebounding with 38.6 boards per contest and 164th in assists per game with 13.5. The Wildcats were 206th in turnovers per contest with 12.6.
The Spartans had an offensive rating of 113.1, which was ranked 14th. They were 240th in college basketball in pace with 68.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% was 26th. As a unit they were 18th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 189th in D-1. Michigan State was 183rd in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions.
Kentucky was 194th in the country in turnovers last year, as they turned the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats had an offensive rating of 111.9, which was ranked 29th. They were 272nd in D-1 in pace with 67.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% was 86th. As a unit they were 45th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 342nd in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Michigan State -2 and over 140 total points
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