Minnesota vs Utah College Basketball Parlay 11/15/2019
Game: Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Utah Utes
Date: Friday, November 15, 2019
Location: Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, UT
Odds/Point Spread: Utah -3
The Minnesota Golden Gophers head to Jon M. Huntsman Center to take on the Utah Utes on Friday, November 15, 2019. The opening line for this game has Utah as 3 point favorites.
Minnesota comes into this game with an overall record of 1-2. They currently have a point differential of 6 as they are averaging 67.7 points per game while giving up 61.7 per contest. Utah has an overall record of 2-0. They are averaging 111.0 points per game and surrendering 61.5, good for a point differential of 49.5.
Valuable Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Trends
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 1-1-1 against the spread this season
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 0-3-0 against the over/under this year
Important Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 2-0-0 against the spread this season
The Utah Utes are 2-0-0 against the over/under this year
Key Minnesota Golden Gophers Injuries
11/05/19 F Eric Curry Knee is out for season
Key Utah Utes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Payton Willis averages 15.0 points per contest in 35.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.0 assists per game and 3.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 100%. Daniel Oturu comes into this game averaging 18.3 points per contest while playing 33.0 minutes per night. He grabs 9.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 63% while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Both Gach averages 17.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.0 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.0 rebounds per game and dishes 6.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 71%. Timmy Allen scores 24.5 points per contest while playing 29.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.5 rebounds per contest and has 2.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage is at 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Gophers allow 61.7 points per contest which is 91st in the country. They also surrender a 38% shooting percentage and a 25% average from 3-point range, ranking them 93rd and 43rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 107th, and they allow 9.3 assists per game which puts them in 58th place in D-1. They force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 42nd in Division 1. Minnesota averages 67.7 points per contest, which is 258th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 6.0 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 221st. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 207th in the nation. They average 37.7 boards per contest and 16.3 assists per game, which ranks them 176th and 65th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 86th with 16.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Utes give up 61.5 points per game, which ranks them 89th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 33% shooting percentage and a 25% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 20th and 45th in those defensive statistics. They rank 241st with 13.5 dimes allowed per game and 43rd with 30.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Utes are 62nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.0 per contest. Utah is 2nd in the country with 111.0 points per contest this season. They are 4th in D-1 in shooting at 56%, while their average scoring margin is 49.5. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 72nd in the country. They are 3rd in the nation in rebounding with 59.5 boards per contest and 1st in assists per game with 26.0. The Utes are 259th in turnovers per contest with 12.0.
The Golden Gophers are 240th in the nation in offensive rating with 97.1. In terms of pace they are 241st in the country with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 166th. As a team they are 202nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 49% of their shots, ranking 24th in Division 1. Minnesota is 62nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.9 times per 100 possessions.
Utah is 315th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions. The Utes have an offensive rating of 132.1, which is ranked 5th. They are 4th in D-1 in pace with 84 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 63% is 6th. As a unit they are 7th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 65% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 154th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Minnesota +3 and over 145.5 total points
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