Wake Forest vs Penn State NCAA Parlay 12/4/2019
Game: Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs Penn State Nittany Lions
Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Location: Bryce Jordan Center in University Park, PA
Odds/Point Spread: Penn State -10
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons head to Bryce Jordan Center to take on the Penn State Nittany Lions on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. The opening line for this game has Penn State as 10 point favorites.
Wake Forest heads into this matchup with a mark of 5-3. They currently have a point differential of 4.9 as they are averaging 74.9 points per contest while giving up 70.0 per game. Penn State has an overall mark of 6-1. They are averaging 81.3 points per contest and giving up 62.9, which is a point differential of 18.4.
Valuable Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Trends
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 5-3-0 against the spread this season
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 4-4-0 against the over/under this year
Important Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Trends
The Penn State Nittany Lions are 5-2-0 against the spread this season
The Penn State Nittany Lions are 4-3-0 against the over/under this year
Key Wake Forest Demon Deacons Injuries
12/02/19 G Jahcobi Neath Disciplinary is questionable
12/02/19 G Sharone Wright Jr. Illness is questionable
12/02/19 G Michael Wynn Disciplinary is questionable
Key Penn State Nittany Lions Injuries
No key injuries to report
Olivier Sarr averages 13.1 points per contest in 25.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.8 assists per game and 9.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%. Brandon Childress comes into this game averaging 16.9 points per contest while playing 35.6 minutes per night. He grabs 3.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Myreon Jones averages 12.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.0 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes 3.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Lamar Stevens scores 18.0 points per contest while playing 29.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 8.0 rebounds per contest and has 1.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Demon Deacons allow 70.0 points per contest which is 206th in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 200th and 184th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.0 rebounds a game which ranks 96th, and they allow 12.4 assists per game which puts them in 185th place in D-1. They force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in Division 1. Wake Forest averages 74.9 points per contest, which is 125th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 4.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 231st. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 159th in the nation. They average 41.8 boards per contest and 14.6 assists per game, which ranks them 26th and 107th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 180th with 13.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nittany Lions give up 62.9 points per game, which ranks them 73rd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 86th and 116th in those defensive statistics. They rank 131st with 11.7 dimes allowed per game and 141st with 34.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Nittany Lions are 285th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.4 per contest. Penn State is 34th in the country with 81.3 points per contest this season. They are 116th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 18.4. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 161st in the country. They are 13th in the nation in rebounding with 42.6 boards per contest and 30th in assists per game with 16.7. The Nittany Lions are 185th in turnovers per contest with 13.6.
The Demon Deacons are 134th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.8. In terms of pace they are 160th in the country with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 269th. As a team they are 203rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 324th in Division 1. Wake Forest is 222nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions.
Penn State is 256th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions. The Nittany Lions have an offensive rating of 109.2, which is ranked 57th. They are 49th in D-1 in pace with 74.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 110th. As a unit they are 115th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 101st in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Wake Forest +10 and over 143.5 total points
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