Northern Illinois at Ball State College Hoops Parlay 3/8/2019
Friday, March 8, 2019
John E. Worthen Arena
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The Northern Illinois Huskies head to John E. Worthen Arena to take on the Ball State Cardinals on Friday, March 8, 2019. The opening line for this game has Ball State as 5.5 point favorites.
Northern Illinois heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-16. They currently have a point differential of 2.2 as they are averaging 73.8 points per contest while giving up 71.6 per game. Ball State has an overall mark of 15-15. They are averaging 75.8 points per contest and giving up 71.9, which is a point differential of 3.9.
Valuable Northern Illinois Huskies Betting Trends
The Northern Illinois Huskies are 15-13-0 against the spread this season
The Northern Illinois Huskies are 13-15-0 against the over/under this year
Important Ball State Cardinals Betting Trends
The Ball State Cardinals are 12-17-0 against the spread this season
The Ball State Cardinals are 15-14-0 against the over/under this year
Key Northern Illinois Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Ball State Cardinals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Levi Bradley averages 14.4 points per contest in 28.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.2 assists per game and 5.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% for the season while his free throw percentage is 82%. Eugene German comes into this game averaging 19.8 points per contest while playing 32.1 minutes per night. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Tahjai Teague averages 13.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 7.7 rebounds per game and dishes 1.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 69%. Tayler Persons scores 16.7 points per contest while playing 31.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.9 rebounds per contest and has 4.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Huskies allow 71.6 points per contest which is 185th in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 151st and 283rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 93rd, and they allow 13.9 assists per game which puts them in 242nd place in D-1. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 153rd in Division 1. Northern Illinois averages 73.8 points per contest, which is 139th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 2.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 53rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 139th in the nation. They average 35.1 boards per contest and 11.5 assists per game, which ranks them 201st and 302nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 250th with 12.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cardinals give up 71.9 points per game, which ranks them 194th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 60th and 58th in those defensive statistics. They rank 86th with 12.0 dimes allowed per game and 216th with 35.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Cardinals are 183rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.2 per contest. Ball State is 99th in the country with 75.8 points per contest this season. They are 50th in D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 3.9. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 247th in the country. They are 70th in the nation in rebounding with 37.5 boards per contest and 231st in assists per game with 12.8. The Cardinals are 63rd in turnovers per contest with 14.4.
The Huskies have an offensive rating of 106.3, which is ranked 115th. They are 215th in college basketball in pace with 68.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 108th. As a unit they are 121st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 321st in D-1. Northern Illinois is 222nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions.
Ball State is 72nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions. The Cardinals have an offensive rating of 103.7, which is ranked 174th. They are 65th in D-1 in pace with 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 119th. As a unit they are 101st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 319th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Northern Illinois +5.5 and over 140 total points
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