Ohio State at Rutgers College Basketball Parlay 1/9/2019
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Louis Brown Athletic Center
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The Ohio State Buckeyes head to Louis Brown Athletic Center to take on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Wednesday, January 9, 2019. The opening line for this game has Ohio State as 4 point favorites.
Ohio State heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-2. They currently have a point differential of 14.3 as they are averaging 77.9 points per contest while giving up 63.6 per game. Rutgers has an overall mark of 7-6. They are averaging 68.6 points per contest and giving up 64.1, which is a point differential of 4.5.
Valuable Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 7-7-0 against the spread this season
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 8-5-1 against the over/under this year
Important Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 6-7-0 against the spread this season
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 7-5-1 against the over/under this year
Key Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
11/07/18 C Micah Potter Transferred is out for season
Key Rutgers Scarlet Knights Injuries
No key injuries to report
C.J. Jackson averages 13.4 points per contest in 29.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.9 assists per game and 4.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 79%. Kaleb Wesson comes into this game averaging 17.1 points per contest while playing 24.5 minutes per night. He grabs 6.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Geo Baker averages 13.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes 4.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is 70%. Eugene Omoruyi scores 15.7 points per contest while playing 29.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 8.0 rebounds per contest and has 1.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Buckeyes allow 63.6 points per contest which is 31st in the country. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 31st and 36th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 71st, and they allow 9.9 assists per game which puts them in 14th place in D-1. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 140th in Division 1. Ohio State averages 77.9 points per contest, which is 87th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 14.3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 59th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 78th in the nation. They average 35.9 boards per contest and 16.1 assists per game, which ranks them 188th and 44th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 295th with 11.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Scarlet Knights give up 64.1 points per game, which ranks them 35th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 101st and 188th in those defensive statistics. They rank 82nd with 11.6 dimes allowed per game and 178th with 34.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Scarlet Knights are 155th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per contest. Rutgers is 294th in the country with 68.6 points per contest this season. They are 321st in D-1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 4.5. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 294th in the country. They are 28th in the nation in rebounding with 40.6 boards per contest and 220th in assists per game with 13.2. The Scarlet Knights are 201st in turnovers per contest with 13.2.
The Buckeyes are 37th in the nation in offensive rating with 113.2. In terms of pace they are 263rd in the country with 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 62nd. As a team they are 43rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 198th in Division 1. Ohio State is 278th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions.
Rutgers is 218th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions. The Scarlet Knights are 258th in the country in offensive rating with 99.9. In terms of pace they are 294th in Division 1 with 68 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 321st. As a team they are 335th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 208th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Ohio State -4 and over 130 total points
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