Rutgers at Illinois NCAA Parlay 2/9/2019
Saturday, February 9, 2019
State Farm Center
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The Rutgers Scarlet Knights head to State Farm Center to take on the Illinois Fighting Illini on Saturday, February 9, 2019. The opening line for this game has Illinois as 6 point favorites.
Rutgers comes into this game with an overall record of 11-11. They currently have a point differential of -0.3 as they are averaging 66.8 points per game while giving up 67.1 per contest. Illinois has an overall record of 8-15. They are averaging 73.9 points per game and surrendering 74.8, good for a point differential of -1.0.
Valuable Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 10-12-0 against the spread this season
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 12-9-1 against the over/under this year
Important Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Trends
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 10-13-0 against the spread this season
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 12-10-1 against the over/under this year
Key Rutgers Scarlet Knights Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Illinois Fighting Illini Injuries
No key injuries to report
Geo Baker averages 13.0 points per contest in 34.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.0 assists per game and 3.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 35% for the season while his free throw percentage is 72%. Eugene Omoruyi comes into this game averaging 14.6 points per contest while playing 28.2 minutes per night. He grabs 7.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Ayo Dosunmu averages 14.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.0 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes 3.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 71%. Trent Frazier scores 14.6 points per contest while playing 29.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.5 rebounds per contest and has 2.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Scarlet Knights allow 67.1 points per contest which is 71st in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 109th and 284th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 160th, and they allow 12.6 assists per game which puts them in 139th place in D-1. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 77th in Division 1. Rutgers averages 66.8 points per contest, which is 315th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -0.3 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 324th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 292nd in the nation. They average 39.4 boards per contest and 12.3 assists per game, which ranks them 31st and 266th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 189th with 13.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Fighting Illini give up 74.8 points per game, which ranks them 257th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 315th and 187th in those defensive statistics. They rank 175th with 13.1 dimes allowed per game and 258th with 36.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Fighting Illini are 336th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 17.1 per contest. Illinois is 152nd in the country with 73.9 points per contest this season. They are 242nd in D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -1.0. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 170th in the country. They are 311th in the nation in rebounding with 32.8 boards per contest and 160th in assists per game with 13.7. The Fighting Illini are 137th in turnovers per contest with 13.6.
The Scarlet Knights have an offensive rating of 98.3, which is ranked 295th. They are 285th in college basketball in pace with 67.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 332nd. As a unit they are 338th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 295th in D-1. Rutgers is 200th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions.
Illinois is 182nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions. The Fighting Illini are 221st in the country in offensive rating with 101.9. In terms of pace they are 71st in Division 1 with 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 239th. As a team they are 258th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 165th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Rutgers +6 and over 142.5 total points
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