Ohio at Ball State College Basketball Parlay 1/12/2019
Saturday, January 12, 2019
John E. Worthen Arena
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The Ohio Bobcats head to John E. Worthen Arena to take on the Ball State Cardinals on Saturday, January 12, 2019. The opening line for this game has Ball State as 10.5 point favorites.
Ohio heads into this matchup with a mark of 8-6. They currently have a point differential of -0.6 as they are averaging 72.9 points per contest while giving up 73.6 per game. Ball State has an overall mark of 10-5. They are averaging 83.9 points per contest and giving up 73.0, which is a point differential of 10.9.
Valuable Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 3-9-0 against the spread this season
The Ohio Bobcats are 4-8-0 against the over/under this year
Important Ball State Cardinals Betting Trends
The Ball State Cardinals are 9-4-0 against the spread this season
The Ball State Cardinals are 10-3-0 against the over/under this year
Key Ohio Bobcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Ball State Cardinals Injuries
12/17/18 F Brachen Hazen Back is out indefinitely
01/05/19 G Ishmael El-Amin Wrist is out indefinitely
Teyvion Kirk averages 16.4 points per contest in 32.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.7 assists per game and 6.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 58%. Jason Carter comes into this game averaging 17.6 points per contest while playing 29.4 minutes per night. He grabs 6.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Tahjai Teague averages 15.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.9 minutes per game. He also hauls in 7.9 rebounds per game and dishes 1.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 65% and his free throw percentage is 68%. Tayler Persons scores 16.2 points per contest while playing 31.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.1 rebounds per contest and has 5.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bobcats allow 73.6 points per contest which is 234th in the country. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 218th and 235th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.7 rebounds a game which ranks 77th, and they allow 13.9 assists per game which puts them in 240th place in D-1. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 223rd in Division 1. Ohio averages 72.9 points per contest, which is 211th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -0.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 179th. From 3-point territory they shoot 29%, which is good for 330th in the nation. They average 39.3 boards per contest and 14.3 assists per game, which ranks them 49th and 137th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 15th with 16.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cardinals give up 73.0 points per game, which ranks them 221st in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 89th and 104th in those defensive statistics. They rank 154th with 12.7 dimes allowed per game and 113th with 33.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Cardinals are 92nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per contest. Ball State is 23rd in the country with 83.9 points per contest this season. They are 9th in D-1 in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 10.9. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 49th in the country. They are 73rd in the nation in rebounding with 38.5 boards per contest and 62nd in assists per game with 15.6. The Cardinals are 199th in turnovers per contest with 13.1.
The Bobcats have an offensive rating of 97.6, which is ranked 293rd. They are 62nd in college basketball in pace with 73.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 240th. As a unit they are 262nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 301st in D-1. Ohio is 33rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.1 times per 100 possessions.
Ball State is 223rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions. The Cardinals have an offensive rating of 114.7, which is ranked 23rd. They are 131st in D-1 in pace with 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 13th. As a unit they are 11th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 276th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Ohio +10.5 and over 146 total points
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