North Carolina State at Louisville College Basketball Parlay 1/24/2019
Thursday, January 24, 2019
KFC Yum! Center
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The North Carolina State Wolfpack head to KFC Yum! Center to take on the Louisville Cardinals on Thursday, January 24, 2019. The opening line for this game has Louisville as 4.5 point favorites.
North Carolina State heads into this matchup with a mark of 15-3. They currently have a point differential of 17.9 as they are averaging 86.7 points per contest while giving up 68.8 per game. Louisville has an overall mark of 13-5. They are averaging 79.9 points per contest and giving up 68.8, which is a point differential of 11.2.
Valuable North Carolina State Wolfpack Betting Trends
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 12-6-0 against the spread this season
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 8-10-0 against the over/under this year
Important Louisville Cardinals Betting Trends
The Louisville Cardinals are 8-8-2 against the spread this season
The Louisville Cardinals are 9-9-0 against the over/under this year
Key North Carolina State Wolfpack Injuries
11/14/18 F Ian Steere Transferred is out for season
01/23/19 G Markell Johnson Back is questionable Thursday vs Louisville
Key Louisville Cardinals Injuries
No key injuries to report
C.J. Bryce averages 12.2 points per contest in 26.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.8 assists per game and 4.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% for the season while his free throw percentage is 74%. Torin Dorn comes into this game averaging 14.3 points per contest while playing 26.8 minutes per night. He grabs 7.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 64%.
Christen Cunningham averages 10.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 1.9 rebounds per game and dishes 4.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 72%. Jordan Nwora scores 18.5 points per contest while playing 30.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 8.1 rebounds per contest and has 1.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolfpack allow 68.8 points per contest which is 112th in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 128th and 20th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.2 rebounds a game which ranks 53rd, and they allow 12.2 assists per game which puts them in 102nd place in D-1. They force 17.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 340th in Division 1. North Carolina State averages 86.7 points per contest, which is 6th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 17.9 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a unit, which has them ranked 17th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 33rd in the nation. They average 40.5 boards per contest and 17.3 assists per game, which ranks them 20th and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 174th with 13.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cardinals give up 68.8 points per game, which ranks them 113th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 108th and 144th in those defensive statistics. They rank 112th with 12.3 dimes allowed per game and 55th with 32.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Cardinals are 76th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.2 per contest. Louisville is 46th in the country with 79.9 points per contest this season. They are 132nd in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 11.2. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 124th in the country. They are 57th in the nation in rebounding with 38.7 boards per contest and 144th in assists per game with 14.1. The Cardinals are 257th in turnovers per contest with 12.4.
The Wolfpack have an offensive rating of 116.7, which is ranked 9th. They are 38th in college basketball in pace with 74.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 22nd. As a unit they are 34th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 288th in D-1. North Carolina State is 276th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions.
Louisville is 271st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions. The Cardinals have an offensive rating of 112.7, which is ranked 30th. They are 211th in D-1 in pace with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 102nd. As a unit they are 48th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 89th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take North Carolina State +4.5 and over 155.5 total points
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