Northern Kentucky at Texas Tech NCAA Parlay 3/22/2019
Friday, March 22, 2019
Bank of Oklahoma Center
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The Northern Kentucky Norse head to Bank of Oklahoma Center to take on the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Friday, March 22, 2019. The opening line for this game has Texas Tech as 13.5 point favorites.
Northern Kentucky comes into this game with an overall record of 23-8. They currently have a point differential of 10.4 as they are averaging 79.1 points per game while giving up 68.8 per contest. Texas Tech has an overall record of 26-5. They are averaging 73.1 points per game and surrendering 59.3, good for a point differential of 13.8.
Valuable Northern Kentucky Norse Betting Trends
The Northern Kentucky Norse are 12-20-0 against the spread this season
The Northern Kentucky Norse are 14-15-0 against the over/under this year
Important Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 15-16-1 against the spread this season
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 13-17-1 against the over/under this year
Key Northern Kentucky Norse Injuries
11/09/18 G Tre Cobbs ACL is out indefinitely
Key Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
02/11/19 F Khavon Moore Medical is out for season
Tyler Sharpe averages 14.1 points per contest in 32.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.9 assists per game and 3.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 77%. Drew McDonald comes into this game averaging 19.1 points per contest while playing 30.5 minutes per night. He grabs 9.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Davide Moretti averages 11.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 1.9 rebounds per game and dishes 2.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 93%. Jarrett Culver scores 18.5 points per contest while playing 32.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.3 rebounds per contest and has 3.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Norse allow 68.8 points per contest which is 107th in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 64th and 36th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 63rd, and they allow 12.1 assists per game which puts them in 89th place in D-1. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 207th in Division 1. Northern Kentucky averages 79.1 points per contest, which is 40th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 10.4 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 24th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 69th in the nation. They average 37.0 boards per contest and 17.1 assists per game, which ranks them 89th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 222nd with 12.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Raiders give up 59.3 points per game, which ranks them 4th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 37% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 2nd and 17th in those defensive statistics. They rank 5th with 9.5 dimes allowed per game and 50th with 32.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Red Raiders are 328th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.7 per contest. Texas Tech is 156th in the country with 73.1 points per contest this season. They are 45th in D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 13.8. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 61st in the country. They are 242nd in the nation in rebounding with 34.1 boards per contest and 175th in assists per game with 13.4. The Red Raiders are 235th in turnovers per contest with 12.4.
The Norse have an offensive rating of 112.4, which is ranked 26th. They are 137th in college basketball in pace with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 22nd. As a unit they are 30th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 99th in D-1. Northern Kentucky is 236th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions.
Texas Tech is 178th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions. The Red Raiders have an offensive rating of 107.5, which is ranked 91st. They are 256th in D-1 in pace with 67.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 62nd. As a unit they are 55th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 255th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Northern Kentucky +13.5 and over 137.5 total points
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