Rutgers at Iowa College Basketball Parlay 3/2/2019
Saturday, March 2, 2019
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The Rutgers Scarlet Knights head to Carver-Hawkeye Arena to take on the Iowa Hawkeyes on Saturday, March 2, 2019. The opening line for this game has Iowa as 8.5 point favorites.
Rutgers heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-14. They currently have a point differential of -0.6 as they are averaging 67.4 points per contest while giving up 68.0 per game. Iowa has an overall mark of 21-7. They are averaging 80.0 points per contest and giving up 73.2, which is a point differential of 6.8.
Valuable Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 15-12-0 against the spread this season
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 13-13-1 against the over/under this year
Important Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Trends
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 12-16-0 against the spread this season
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 14-14-0 against the over/under this year
Key Rutgers Scarlet Knights Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Iowa Hawkeyes Injuries
12/18/18 F Cordell Pemsl Knee is out for season
11/11/18 G CJ Fredrick Redshirt is out for season
11/11/18 F Jack Nunge Redshirt is out for season
02/27/19 G Connor McCaffery Suspension 2-game suspension (eligible to return 3/10 vs Nebraska).
Geo Baker averages 13.1 points per contest in 33.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.1 assists per game and 3.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 37% for the season while his free throw percentage is 74%. Eugene Omoruyi comes into this game averaging 13.6 points per contest while playing 28.9 minutes per night. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Luka Garza averages 13.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 23.0 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 84%. Tyler Cook scores 15.8 points per contest while playing 31.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 8.1 rebounds per contest and has 2.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Scarlet Knights allow 68.0 points per contest which is 87th in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 104th and 288th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.9 rebounds a game which ranks 181st, and they allow 12.7 assists per game which puts them in 150th place in D-1. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 88th in Division 1. Rutgers averages 67.4 points per contest, which is 300th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -0.6 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 310th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 314th in the nation. They average 39.0 boards per contest and 12.2 assists per game, which ranks them 29th and 274th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 180th with 13.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hawkeyes give up 73.2 points per game, which ranks them 227th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 200th and 60th in those defensive statistics. They rank 322nd with 15.5 dimes allowed per game and 120th with 33.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Hawkeyes are 175th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.2 per contest. Iowa is 36th in the country with 80.0 points per contest this season. They are 69th in D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 6.8. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 57th in the country. They are 155th in the nation in rebounding with 35.9 boards per contest and 28th in assists per game with 15.9. The Hawkeyes are 258th in turnovers per contest with 12.2.
The Scarlet Knights have an offensive rating of 98.5, which is ranked 298th. They are 258th in college basketball in pace with 67.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 330th. As a unit they are 340th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 308th in D-1. Rutgers is 200th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions.
Iowa is 267th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions. The Hawkeyes are 21st in the country in offensive rating with 112.9. In terms of pace they are 111th in Division 1 with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 56th. As a team they are 24th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 153rd in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Rutgers +8.5 and over 146.5 total points
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