St. Mary's at Pepperdine NCAA Basketball Parlay 1/26/2019
Saturday, January 26, 2019
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The St. Mary's Gaels head to Firestone Fieldhouse to take on the Pepperdine Waves on Saturday, January 26, 2019. The opening line for this game has St. Mary's as 8.5 point favorites.
St. Mary's comes into this game with an overall record of 13-8. They currently have a point differential of 11.0 as they are averaging 76.6 points per game while giving up 65.5 per contest. Pepperdine has an overall mark of 9-11. They are averaging 77.5 points per contest and giving up 74.3, which is a point differential of 3.2.
Valuable St. Mary's Gaels Betting Trends
The St. Mary's Gaels are 14-7-0 against the spread this season
The St. Mary's Gaels are 11-10-0 against the over/under this year
Important Pepperdine Waves Betting Trends
The Pepperdine Waves are 11-7-0 against the spread this season
The Pepperdine Waves are 6-10-2 against the over/under this year
Key St. Mary's Gaels Injuries
11/08/18 C Aaron Menzies Hand is out indefinitely
11/08/18 G Kristers Zoriks ACL is out for season
Key Pepperdine Waves Injuries
No key injuries to report
Malik Fitts averages 15.1 points per contest in 30.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.2 assists per game and 7.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 81%. Jordan Ford comes into this game averaging 21.9 points per contest while playing 35.7 minutes per night. He grabs 2.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Kameron Edwards averages 16.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.9 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.1 rebounds per game and dishes 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 77%. Colbey Ross scores 18.6 points per contest while playing 34.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.2 rebounds per contest and has 7.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Gaels allow 65.5 points per contest which is 38th in the country. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 202nd and 30th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 29.5 rebounds a game which ranks 8th, and they allow 10.4 assists per game which puts them in 22nd place in D-1. They force 11.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in Division 1. St. Mary's averages 76.6 points per contest, which is 106th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 11.0 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a unit, which has them ranked 29th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 24th in the nation. They average 34.8 boards per contest and 11.5 assists per game, which ranks them 226th and 305th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 339th with 10.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Waves give up 74.3 points per game, which ranks them 250th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 301st and 89th in those defensive statistics. They rank 300th with 15.1 dimes allowed per game and 280th with 37.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Waves are 315th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.3 per contest. Pepperdine is 84th in the country with 77.5 points per contest this season. They are 207th in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 3.2. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 62nd in the country. They are 322nd in the nation in rebounding with 32.4 boards per contest and 100th in assists per game with 14.7. The Waves are 281st in turnovers per contest with 12.2.
The Gaels have an offensive rating of 115.8, which is ranked 12th. They are 334th in college basketball in pace with 66.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 31st. As a unit they are 22nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 256th in D-1. St. Mary's is 329th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions.
Pepperdine is 297th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions. The Waves are 135th in the country in offensive rating with 105.8. In terms of pace they are 69th in Division 1 with 72.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 164th. As a team they are 139th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 108th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take St. Mary's -8.5 and over 145 total points
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