Saint Louis at Virginia Tech NCAA Basketball Parlay 3/22/2019
Friday, March 22, 2019
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The Saint Louis Billikens head to SAP Center to take on the Virginia Tech Hokies on Friday, March 22, 2019. The opening line for this game has Virginia Tech as 12 point favorites.
Saint Louis comes into this game with an overall record of 19-12. They currently have a point differential of 3.3 as they are averaging 67.1 points per game while giving up 63.7 per contest. Virginia Tech has an overall record of 23-7. They are averaging 74.0 points per game and surrendering 62.1, good for a point differential of 11.9.
Valuable Saint Louis Billikens Betting Trends
The Saint Louis Billikens are 17-18-0 against the spread this season
The Saint Louis Billikens are 14-16-1 against the over/under this year
Important Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Trends
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 17-14-1 against the spread this season
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 16-14-0 against the over/under this year
Key Saint Louis Billikens Injuries
11/09/18 F Elliott Welmer Foot is out indefinitely
01/03/19 F Carte'Are Gordon Transferred has left team
Key Virginia Tech Hokies Injuries
01/07/19 G Chris Clarke Suspension is out for season
01/07/19 G Landers Nolley II Eligibility is out for season
Tramaine Isabell averages 13.8 points per contest in 32.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.7 assists per game and 4.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 71%. Javon Bess comes into this game averaging 15.3 points per contest while playing 36.7 minutes per night. He grabs 6.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Kerry Blackshear Jr. averages 14.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 7.4 rebounds per game and dishes 2.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Nickeil Alexander-Walker scores 16.6 points per contest while playing 34.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.1 rebounds per contest and has 4.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Billikens allow 63.7 points per contest which is 22nd in the country. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 37th and 34th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 87th, and they allow 12.2 assists per game which puts them in 108th place in D-1. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 172nd in Division 1. Saint Louis averages 67.1 points per contest, which is 304th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 3.3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 297th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 327th in the nation. They average 39.8 boards per contest and 13.0 assists per game, which ranks them 16th and 208th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 193rd with 12.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hokies give up 62.1 points per game, which ranks them 11th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 30th and 111th in those defensive statistics. They rank 100th with 12.2 dimes allowed per game and 9th with 30.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Hokies are 260th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.1 per contest. Virginia Tech is 128th in the country with 74.0 points per contest this season. They are 33rd in D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 11.9. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 8th in the country. They are 307th in the nation in rebounding with 32.6 boards per contest and 44th in assists per game with 15.3. The Hokies are 307th in turnovers per contest with 11.3.
The Billikens are 267th in the nation in offensive rating with 100. In terms of pace they are 283rd in the country with 67.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 326th. As a team they are 337th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 319th in Division 1. Saint Louis is 200th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions.
Virginia Tech is 230th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions. The Hokies are 10th in the country in offensive rating with 114.2. In terms of pace they are 345th in Division 1 with 64.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 10th. As a team they are 9th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 35th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Saint Louis +12 and over 126.5 total points
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