Rhode Island at UMass College Basketball Parlay 1/27/2019
Sunday, January 27, 2019
William D. Mullins Memorial Center
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The Rhode Island Rams head to William D. Mullins Memorial Center to take on the UMass Minutemen on Sunday, January 27, 2019. The opening line for this game has Rhode Island as 1.5 point favorites.
Rhode Island heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-7. They currently have a point differential of 4.8 as they are averaging 71.1 points per contest while giving up 66.3 per game. UMass has an overall mark of 7-12. They are averaging 72.8 points per contest and giving up 73.3, which is a point differential of -0.5.
Valuable Rhode Island Rams Betting Trends
The Rhode Island Rams are 8-10-0 against the spread this season
The Rhode Island Rams are 10-7-1 against the over/under this year
Important UMass Minutemen Betting Trends
The UMass Minutemen are 7-12-0 against the spread this season
The UMass Minutemen are 10-9-0 against the over/under this year
Key Rhode Island Rams Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key UMass Minutemen Injuries
11/06/18 G Jaylen Franklin Personal is out indefinitely
Fatts Russell averages 15.2 points per contest in 34.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.6 assists per game and 3.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 33% for the season while his free throw percentage is 74%. Jeff Dowtin comes into this game averaging 16.6 points per contest while playing 35.9 minutes per night. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 37% while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Carl Pierre averages 9.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.1 rebounds per game and dishes 1.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 70%. Luwane Pipkins scores 18.2 points per contest while playing 32.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.3 rebounds per contest and has 5.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rams allow 66.3 points per contest which is 52nd in the country. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 64th and 33rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 153rd, and they allow 11.1 assists per game which puts them in 47th place in D-1. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 250th in Division 1. Rhode Island averages 71.1 points per contest, which is 238th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 4.8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 264th. From 3-point territory they shoot 26%, which is good for 349th in the nation. They average 38.9 boards per contest and 11.6 assists per game, which ranks them 46th and 300th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 194th with 13.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Minutemen give up 73.3 points per game, which ranks them 230th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 205th and 245th in those defensive statistics. They rank 280th with 14.6 dimes allowed per game and 112th with 33.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Minutemen are 97th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.6 per contest. UMass is 197th in the country with 72.8 points per contest this season. They are 177th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -0.5. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 159th in the country. They are 227th in the nation in rebounding with 34.7 boards per contest and 114th in assists per game with 14.4. The Minutemen are 157th in turnovers per contest with 13.5.
The Rams are 262nd in the nation in offensive rating with 100.2. In terms of pace they are 126th in the country with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 316th. As a team they are 311th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 314th in Division 1. Rhode Island is 228th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions.
UMass is 132nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions. The Minutemen are 192nd in the country in offensive rating with 103.4. In terms of pace they are 157th in Division 1 with 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 152nd. As a team they are 189th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 102nd in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Rhode Island -1.5 and over 141 total points
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