Texas Tech at Michigan State Final Four Parlay 4/6/2019
Saturday, April 6, 2019
US. Bank Stadium
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The Texas Tech Red Raiders head to US. Bank Stadium to take on the Michigan State Spartans on Saturday in the Final Four. MSU pulled out a nail-biter against Duke 68-67 behind 20 points and 10 assists from Cassius Winston. Texas Tech defeated Gonzaga 75-69 to advance to their 1st ever Final Four. The opening line for this game has Michigan State as 3 point favorites.
Texas Tech heads into this matchup with a mark of 26-5. They currently have a point differential of 13.9 as they are averaging 73.0 points per contest while giving up 59.0 per game. Michigan State has an overall record of 25-6. They are averaging 78.3 points per game and surrendering 65.1, good for a point differential of 13.2.
Valuable Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 19-16-1 against the spread this season
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 13-17-1 against the over/under this year
Important Michigan State Spartans Betting Trends
The Michigan State Spartans are 27-11-0 against the spread this season
The Michigan State Spartans are 13-18-0 against the over/under this year
Key Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
02/11/19 F Khavon Moore Medical is out for season
Key Michigan State Spartans Injuries
03/17/19 G Kyle Ahrens Ankle is out indefinitely
01/07/19 G Joshua Langford Ankle is out for season
Davide Moretti averages 11.6 points per contest in 31.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.2 assists per game and 2.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% for the season while his free throw percentage is 92%. Jarrett Culver comes into this game averaging 18.9 points per contest while playing 32.2 minutes per night. He grabs 6.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Xavier Tillman averages 10.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 23.7 minutes per game. He also hauls in 7.3 rebounds per game and dishes 1.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Cassius Winston scores 18.9 points per contest while playing 33.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.0 rebounds per contest and has 7.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Raiders allow 59.0 points per contest which is 3rd in the country. They also surrender a 37% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 2nd and 8th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 66th, and they allow 9.8 assists per game which puts them in 5th place in D-1. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 330th in Division 1. Texas Tech averages 73.0 points per contest, which is 157th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 13.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 46th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 69th in the nation. They average 34.2 boards per contest and 13.4 assists per game, which ranks them 239th and 180th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 237th with 12.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spartans give up 65.1 points per game, which ranks them 34th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 3rd and 37th in those defensive statistics. They rank 99th with 12.2 dimes allowed per game and 33rd with 31.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Spartans are 8th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 10.3 per contest. Michigan State is 49th in the country with 78.3 points per contest this season. They are 17th in D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 13.2. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 28th in the country. They are 9th in the nation in rebounding with 40.6 boards per contest and 3rd in assists per game with 18.7. The Spartans are 199th in turnovers per contest with 12.7.
The Red Raiders are 100th in the nation in offensive rating with 107. In terms of pace they are 246th in the country with 68 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 67th. As a team they are 58th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 256th in Division 1. Texas Tech is 181st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions.
Michigan State is 184th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions. The Spartans are 12th in the country in offensive rating with 113.8. In terms of pace they are 228th in Division 1 with 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 21st. As a team they are 13th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 194th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Texas Tech +3 and under 131.5 total points
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