Saint Joseph's at UMass College Basketball Parlay 2/23/2019
Saturday, February 23, 2019
William D. Mullins Memorial Center
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The Saint Joseph's Hawks head to William D. Mullins Memorial Center to take on the UMass Minutemen on Saturday, February 23, 2019. The opening line for this game has UMass as 3.5 point favorites.
Saint Joseph's heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-15. They currently have a point differential of -2.9 as they are averaging 69.7 points per contest while giving up 72.5 per game. UMass has an overall mark of 9-17. They are averaging 70.6 points per contest and giving up 72.4, which is a point differential of -1.8.
Valuable Saint Joseph's Hawks Betting Trends
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 9-16-1 against the spread this season
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 12-14-0 against the over/under this year
Important UMass Minutemen Betting Trends
The UMass Minutemen are 11-15-0 against the spread this season
The UMass Minutemen are 14-12-0 against the over/under this year
Key Saint Joseph's Hawks Injuries
02/12/19 F Markell Lodge Hand is out for season
01/14/19 G Lamarr Kimble Hand is out indefinitely
01/12/19 F Pierfrancesco Oliva Knee is out for season
Key UMass Minutemen Injuries
11/06/18 G Jaylen Franklin Personal is out indefinitely
02/22/19 G Curtis Cobb Foot is questionable Saturday vs St. Josephs
Jared Bynum averages 11.3 points per contest in 36.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.6 assists per game and 3.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 68%. Charlie Brown comes into this game averaging 19.9 points per contest while playing 35.4 minutes per night. He grabs 5.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 35% while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Carl Pierre averages 11.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 1.8 rebounds per game and dishes 1.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Luwane Pipkins scores 16.6 points per contest while playing 32.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.0 rebounds per contest and has 5.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 35% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hawks allow 72.5 points per contest which is 209th in the country. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 198th and 285th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.7 rebounds a game which ranks 277th, and they allow 15.5 assists per game which puts them in 328th place in D-1. They force 10.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in Division 1. Saint Joseph's averages 69.7 points per contest, which is 263rd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -2.9 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 325th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 245th in the nation. They average 34.7 boards per contest and 11.8 assists per game, which ranks them 221st and 292nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 350th with 9.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Minutemen give up 72.4 points per game, which ranks them 206th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 221st and 239th in those defensive statistics. They rank 289th with 14.7 dimes allowed per game and 88th with 33.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Minutemen are 67th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.0 per contest. UMass is 239th in the country with 70.6 points per contest this season. They are 217th in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -1.8. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 151st in the country. They are 228th in the nation in rebounding with 34.6 boards per contest and 95th in assists per game with 14.5. The Minutemen are 146th in turnovers per contest with 13.4.
The Hawks have an offensive rating of 102, which is ranked 218th. They are 242nd in college basketball in pace with 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 296th. As a unit they are 290th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 36th in D-1. Saint Joseph's is 351st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions.
UMass is 115th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions. The Minutemen are 195th in the country in offensive rating with 102.7. In terms of pace they are 237th in Division 1 with 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 190th. As a team they are 209th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 109th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Saint Joseph's +3.5 and over 143 total points
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