USC at Utah NCAA Parlay 3/7/2019
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Jon M. Huntsman Center
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The USC Trojans head to Jon M. Huntsman Center to take on the Utah Utes on Thursday, March 7, 2019. The opening line for this game has Utah as 3 point favorites.
USC comes into this game with an overall record of 15-14. They currently have a point differential of 4.1 as they are averaging 76.7 points per game while giving up 72.6 per contest. Utah has an overall record of 15-13. They are averaging 75.5 points per game and surrendering 74.6, good for a point differential of 0.9.
Valuable USC Trojans Betting Trends
The USC Trojans are 13-16-0 against the spread this season
The USC Trojans are 13-16-0 against the over/under this year
Important Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 13-15-0 against the spread this season
The Utah Utes are 17-10-1 against the over/under this year
Key USC Trojans Injuries
12/18/18 G Charles O'Bannon, Jr. Finger is out for season
01/06/19 G Jordan Usher Transferred has left team
Key Utah Utes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Nick Rakocevic averages 14.8 points per contest in 29.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.3 assists per game and 9.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% for the season while his free throw percentage is 68%. Bennie Boatwright comes into this game averaging 18.5 points per contest while playing 33.5 minutes per night. He grabs 6.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Timmy Allen averages 11.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes 2.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Sedrick Barefield scores 16.8 points per contest while playing 32.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 1.9 rebounds per contest and has 3.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Trojans allow 72.6 points per contest which is 212th in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 83rd and 113th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 38.1 rebounds a game which ranks 314th, and they allow 14.2 assists per game which puts them in 270th place in D-1. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 188th in Division 1. USC averages 76.7 points per contest, which is 78th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 4.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 101st. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 27th in the nation. They average 36.7 boards per contest and 16.8 assists per game, which ranks them 108th and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 276th with 11.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Utes give up 74.6 points per game, which ranks them 257th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 278th and 263rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 170th with 12.9 dimes allowed per game and 54th with 32.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Utes are 4th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 10.0 per contest. Utah is 106th in the country with 75.5 points per contest this season. They are 68th in D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 0.9. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 52nd in the country. They are 189th in the nation in rebounding with 35.3 boards per contest and 111th in assists per game with 14.3. The Utes are 116th in turnovers per contest with 13.6.
The Trojans have an offensive rating of 105.7, which is ranked 137th. They are 90th in college basketball in pace with 71.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 105th. As a unit they are 172nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 246th in D-1. USC is 301st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions.
Utah is 93rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions. The Utes have an offensive rating of 110.6, which is ranked 46th. They are 249th in D-1 in pace with 68 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 32nd. As a unit they are 30th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 20th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take USC +3 and under 151 total points
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