Minnesota at Louisville College Basketball Parlay 3/21/2019
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Wells Fargo Arena
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The Minnesota Golden Gophers head to Wells Fargo Arena to take on the Louisville Cardinals on Thursday, March 21, 2019. The opening line for this game has Louisville as 6 point favorites.
Minnesota heads into this matchup with a mark of 19-12. They currently have a point differential of 1.6 as they are averaging 70.8 points per contest while giving up 69.2 per game. Louisville has an overall record of 19-12. They are averaging 74.5 points per game and surrendering 67.8, good for a point differential of 6.7.
Valuable Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Trends
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 17-17-0 against the spread this season
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 13-17-1 against the over/under this year
Important Louisville Cardinals Betting Trends
The Louisville Cardinals are 16-15-2 against the spread this season
The Louisville Cardinals are 13-17-1 against the over/under this year
Key Minnesota Golden Gophers Injuries
11/08/18 G Marcus Carr Eligibility is out indefinitely
03/05/19 F Eric Curry Foot is out for season
Key Louisville Cardinals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jordan Murphy averages 14.8 points per contest in 31.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.7 assists per game and 11.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% for the season while his free throw percentage is 69%. Amir Coffey comes into this game averaging 16.3 points per contest while playing 34.9 minutes per night. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Dwayne Sutton averages 10.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.9 rebounds per game and dishes 1.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 76%. Jordan Nwora scores 17.2 points per contest while playing 31.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.5 rebounds per contest and has 1.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Gophers allow 69.2 points per contest which is 121st in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 156th and 159th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 159th, and they allow 12.8 assists per game which puts them in 162nd place in D-1. They force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 45th in Division 1. Minnesota averages 70.8 points per contest, which is 228th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 1.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 215th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 291st in the nation. They average 37.1 boards per contest and 14.8 assists per game, which ranks them 87th and 66th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 266th with 12.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cardinals give up 67.8 points per game, which ranks them 80th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 29th and 42nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 65th with 11.6 dimes allowed per game and 164th with 34.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Cardinals are 50th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.4 per contest. Louisville is 119th in the country with 74.5 points per contest this season. They are 229th in D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 6.7. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 189th in the country. They are 41st in the nation in rebounding with 38.2 boards per contest and 176th in assists per game with 13.4. The Cardinals are 236th in turnovers per contest with 12.3.
The Golden Gophers have an offensive rating of 103.7, which is ranked 167th. They are 246th in college basketball in pace with 68 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 296th. As a unit they are 280th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 344th in D-1. Minnesota is 265th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions.
Louisville is 220th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions. The Cardinals have an offensive rating of 107.1, which is ranked 98th. They are 212th in D-1 in pace with 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 176th. As a unit they are 117th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 54th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Minnesota +6 and over 133.5 total points
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