Penn State at Rutgers NCAA Basketball Parlay 3/6/2019
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Louis Brown Athletic Center
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The Penn State Nittany Lions head to Louis Brown Athletic Center to take on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. The opening line for this game has Penn State as 1 point favorites.
Penn State heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-17. They currently have a point differential of 0.7 as they are averaging 69.6 points per contest while giving up 68.9 per game. Rutgers has an overall record of 14-14. They are averaging 68.1 points per game and surrendering 68.2, good for a point differential of -0.1.
Valuable Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Trends
The Penn State Nittany Lions are 15-14-0 against the spread this season
The Penn State Nittany Lions are 13-16-0 against the over/under this year
Important Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 16-12-0 against the spread this season
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 14-13-1 against the over/under this year
Key Penn State Nittany Lions Injuries
12/14/18 F Satchel Pierce Academics is out for season
Key Rutgers Scarlet Knights Injuries
No key injuries to report
Rasir Bolton averages 12.1 points per contest in 27.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.5 assists per game and 2.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% for the season while his free throw percentage is 87%. Lamar Stevens comes into this game averaging 20.0 points per contest while playing 36.4 minutes per night. He grabs 7.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Geo Baker averages 13.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.9 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes 4.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Eugene Omoruyi scores 13.2 points per contest while playing 28.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.4 rebounds per contest and has 2.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nittany Lions allow 68.9 points per contest which is 113th in the country. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 230th and 279th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.1 rebounds a game which ranks 130th, and they allow 11.9 assists per game which puts them in 84th place in D-1. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 212th in Division 1. Penn State averages 69.6 points per contest, which is 266th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 0.7 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 304th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 298th in the nation. They average 36.3 boards per contest and 12.0 assists per game, which ranks them 129th and 277th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 235th with 12.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Scarlet Knights give up 68.2 points per game, which ranks them 89th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 91st and 270th in those defensive statistics. They rank 150th with 12.7 dimes allowed per game and 188th with 35.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Scarlet Knights are 95th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per contest. Rutgers is 289th in the country with 68.1 points per contest this season. They are 300th in D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -0.1. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 296th in the country. They are 28th in the nation in rebounding with 39.0 boards per contest and 255th in assists per game with 12.5. The Scarlet Knights are 184th in turnovers per contest with 13.0.
The Nittany Lions have an offensive rating of 101.2, which is ranked 242nd. They are 243rd in college basketball in pace with 68.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 310th. As a unit they are 310th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 213th in D-1. Penn State is 234th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions.
Rutgers is 200th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions. The Scarlet Knights are 284th in the country in offensive rating with 99.4. In terms of pace they are 254th in Division 1 with 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 321st. As a team they are 337th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 305th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Penn State -1 and under 135 total points
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