UMass at Saint Joseph's College Basketball Parlay 2/2/2019
Saturday, February 2, 2019
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The UMass Minutemen head to Hagan Arena to take on the Saint Joseph's Hawks on Saturday, February 2, 2019. The opening line for this game has Saint Joseph's as 3 point favorites.
UMass heads into this matchup with a mark of 8-13. They currently have a point differential of -0.6 as they are averaging 72.0 points per contest while giving up 72.5 per game. Saint Joseph's has an overall record of 9-12. They are averaging 69.7 points per game and surrendering 72.6, good for a point differential of -2.9.
Valuable UMass Minutemen Betting Trends
The UMass Minutemen are 8-13-0 against the spread this season
The UMass Minutemen are 11-10-0 against the over/under this year
Important Saint Joseph's Hawks Betting Trends
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 7-13-1 against the spread this season
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 9-12-0 against the over/under this year
Key UMass Minutemen Injuries
11/06/18 G Jaylen Franklin Personal is out indefinitely
Key Saint Joseph's Hawks Injuries
02/01/19 F Anthony Longpre Concussion is questionable Saturday vs Massachusetts
01/14/19 G Lamarr Kimble Hand is out indefinitely
01/12/19 F Pierfrancesco Oliva Knee is out for season
Carl Pierre averages 10.1 points per contest in 27.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.2 assists per game and 2.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 72%. Luwane Pipkins comes into this game averaging 17.5 points per contest while playing 33.1 minutes per night. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Jared Bynum averages 11.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 36.0 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes 4.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 72%. Charlie Brown scores 20.0 points per contest while playing 35.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.6 rebounds per contest and has 0.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Minutemen allow 72.5 points per contest which is 211th in the country. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 184th and 241st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 124th, and they allow 14.7 assists per game which puts them in 284th place in D-1. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 122nd in Division 1. UMass averages 72.0 points per contest, which is 215th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -0.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 219th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 190th in the nation. They average 35.1 boards per contest and 14.3 assists per game, which ranks them 212th and 119th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 192nd with 13.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hawks give up 72.6 points per game, which ranks them 212th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 168th and 274th in those defensive statistics. They rank 309th with 15.1 dimes allowed per game and 262nd with 36.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Hawks are 6th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 10.2 per contest. Saint Joseph's is 269th in the country with 69.7 points per contest this season. They are 319th in D-1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -2.9. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 279th in the country. They are 188th in the nation in rebounding with 35.5 boards per contest and 305th in assists per game with 11.5. The Hawks are 348th in turnovers per contest with 9.6.
The Minutemen have an offensive rating of 103.2, which is ranked 195th. They are 192nd in college basketball in pace with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 203rd. As a unit they are 221st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 108th in D-1. UMass is 169th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions.
Saint Joseph's is 348th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions. The Hawks are 246th in the country in offensive rating with 101. In terms of pace they are 231st in Division 1 with 69 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 304th. As a team they are 287th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 52nd in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take UMass +3 and over 142 total points
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