Pittsburgh at Louisville NCAA Basketball Parlay 1/26/2019
Saturday, January 26, 2019
KFC Yum! Center
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The Pittsburgh Panthers head to KFC Yum! Center to take on the Louisville Cardinals on Saturday, January 26, 2019. The opening line for this game has Louisville as 12 point favorites.
Pittsburgh comes into this game with an overall record of 12-7. They currently have a point differential of 8.2 as they are averaging 75.6 points per game while giving up 67.4 per contest. Louisville has an overall mark of 14-5. They are averaging 80.2 points per contest and giving up 69.2, which is a point differential of 10.9.
Valuable Pittsburgh Panthers Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 13-6-0 against the spread this season
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 8-11-0 against the over/under this year
Important Louisville Cardinals Betting Trends
The Louisville Cardinals are 9-8-2 against the spread this season
The Louisville Cardinals are 10-9-0 against the over/under this year
Key Pittsburgh Panthers Injuries
12/14/18 C Peace Ilegomah Transferred is out for season
Key Louisville Cardinals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Trey McGowens averages 13.9 points per contest in 28.7 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.0 assists per game and 3.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%. Xavier Johnson comes into this game averaging 16.6 points per contest while playing 29.4 minutes per night. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Christen Cunningham averages 10.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.1 rebounds per game and dishes 4.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 74%. Jordan Nwora scores 18.2 points per contest while playing 31.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 8.0 rebounds per contest and has 1.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Panthers allow 67.4 points per contest which is 83rd in the country. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 19th and 15th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 37.6 rebounds a game which ranks 294th, and they allow 13.4 assists per game which puts them in 210th place in D-1. They force 16.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 319th in Division 1. Pittsburgh averages 75.6 points per contest, which is 124th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 8.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 193rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 225th in the nation. They average 38.3 boards per contest and 12.5 assists per game, which ranks them 66th and 258th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 95th with 14.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cardinals give up 69.2 points per game, which ranks them 124th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 114th and 177th in those defensive statistics. They rank 117th with 12.4 dimes allowed per game and 65th with 32.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Cardinals are 115th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per contest. Louisville is 44th in the country with 80.2 points per contest this season. They are 122nd in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 10.9. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 131st in the country. They are 77th in the nation in rebounding with 38.0 boards per contest and 152nd in assists per game with 14.1. The Cardinals are 255th in turnovers per contest with 12.5.
The Panthers are 165th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.4. In terms of pace they are 93rd in the country with 72 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 225th. As a team they are 166th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 267th in Division 1. Pittsburgh is 105th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions.
Louisville is 265th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions. The Cardinals have an offensive rating of 112.6, which is ranked 33rd. They are 197th in D-1 in pace with 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 96th. As a unit they are 41st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 87th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Pittsburgh +12 and under 141.5 total points
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