Providence at Villanova College Basketball Parlay 3/14/2019
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Madison Square Garden
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The Providence Friars head to Madison Square Garden to take on the Villanova Wildcats on Thursday, March 14, 2019. The opening line for this game has Villanova as 6 point favorites.
Providence comes into this game with an overall record of 18-14. They currently have a point differential of 1.7 as they are averaging 71.4 points per game while giving up 69.7 per contest. Villanova has an overall record of 24-9. They are averaging 74.6 points per game and surrendering 67.1, good for a point differential of 7.5.
Valuable Providence Friars Betting Trends
The Providence Friars are 14-17-0 against the spread this season
The Providence Friars are 15-16-0 against the over/under this year
Important Villanova Wildcats Betting Trends
The Villanova Wildcats are 19-12-0 against the spread this season
The Villanova Wildcats are 11-19-1 against the over/under this year
Key Providence Friars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Villanova Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Nate Watson averages 11.7 points per contest in 23.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.5 assists per game and 5.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 59% for the season while his free throw percentage is 63%. Alpha Diallo comes into this game averaging 16.1 points per contest while playing 35.4 minutes per night. He grabs 8.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Eric Paschall averages 16.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 35.7 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.1 rebounds per game and dishes 2.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 77%. Phil Booth scores 18.6 points per contest while playing 34.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.9 rebounds per contest and has 3.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Friars allow 69.7 points per contest which is 133rd in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 151st and 149th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 204th, and they allow 12.1 assists per game which puts them in 100th place in D-1. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 265th in Division 1. Providence averages 71.4 points per contest, which is 209th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 1.7 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 290th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 248th in the nation. They average 37.0 boards per contest and 14.5 assists per game, which ranks them 93rd and 94th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 164th with 13.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats give up 67.1 points per game, which ranks them 61st in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 165th and 193rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 221st with 13.5 dimes allowed per game and 67th with 32.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Wildcats are 72nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.9 per contest. Villanova is 120th in the country with 74.6 points per contest this season. They are 178th in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 7.5. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 119th in the country. They are 193rd in the nation in rebounding with 35.2 boards per contest and 111th in assists per game with 14.2. The Wildcats are 314th in turnovers per contest with 11.1.
The Friars are 217th in the nation in offensive rating with 101.9. In terms of pace they are 206th in the country with 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 308th. As a team they are 301st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 277th in Division 1. Providence is 183rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions.
Villanova is 300th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 113.2, which is ranked 16th. They are 332nd in D-1 in pace with 65.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 56th. As a unit they are 51st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 54% of their shot attempts, ranking 3rd in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Providence +6 and over 132.5 total points
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