Mississippi State at Tennessee College Basketball Parlay 3/15/2019
Friday, March 15, 2019
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The Mississippi State Bulldogs head to Bridgestone Arena to take on the Tennessee Volunteers on Friday, March 15, 2019. The opening line for this game has Tennessee as 5 point favorites.
Mississippi State comes into this game with an overall record of 22-9. They currently have a point differential of 7.1 as they are averaging 77.3 points per game while giving up 70.2 per contest. Tennessee has an overall mark of 27-4. They are averaging 82.3 points per contest and giving up 67.6, which is a point differential of 14.7.
Valuable Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 15-14-2 against the spread this season
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 15-16-0 against the over/under this year
Important Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 15-14-1 against the spread this season
The Tennessee Volunteers are 16-14-0 against the over/under this year
Key Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
02/16/19 G Nick Weatherspoon Suspension is out indefinitely
Key Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
11/09/18 F Zach Kent Knee is out indefinitely
Lamar Peters averages 11.5 points per contest in 29.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 5.3 assists per game and 2.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% for the season while his free throw percentage is 64%. Quinndary Weatherspoon comes into this game averaging 18.5 points per contest while playing 34.1 minutes per night. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Admiral Schofield averages 16.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes 2.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Grant Williams scores 19.3 points per contest while playing 31.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.7 rebounds per contest and has 3.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs allow 70.2 points per contest which is 154th in the country. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 173rd and 235th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.1 rebounds a game which ranks 50th, and they allow 12.4 assists per game which puts them in 115th place in D-1. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 234th in Division 1. Mississippi State averages 77.3 points per contest, which is 66th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 7.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 49th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 39th in the nation. They average 35.8 boards per contest and 14.2 assists per game, which ranks them 152nd and 111th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 135th with 13.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Volunteers give up 67.6 points per game, which ranks them 75th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 13th and 124th in those defensive statistics. They rank 111th with 12.2 dimes allowed per game and 131st with 34.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Volunteers are 184th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.2 per contest. Tennessee is 18th in the country with 82.3 points per contest this season. They are 6th in D-1 in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 14.7. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 136th in the country. They are 51st in the nation in rebounding with 37.9 boards per contest and 4th in assists per game with 18.5. The Volunteers are 310th in turnovers per contest with 11.2.
The Bulldogs are 39th in the nation in offensive rating with 111.6. In terms of pace they are 206th in the country with 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 43rd. As a team they are 46th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 165th in Division 1. Mississippi State is 149th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions.
Tennessee is 330th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions. The Volunteers have an offensive rating of 116.6, which is ranked 6th. They are 149th in D-1 in pace with 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 27th. As a unit they are 16th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 322nd in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Mississippi State +5 and over 138 total points
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