Wisconsin at Northwestern NCAA Parlay 2/23/2019
Saturday, February 23, 2019
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The Wisconsin Badgers head to Welsh-Ryan Arena to take on the Northwestern Wildcats on Saturday, February 23, 2019. The opening line for this game has Wisconsin as 4 point favorites.
Wisconsin heads into this matchup with a mark of 18-8. They currently have a point differential of 8.7 as they are averaging 69.9 points per contest while giving up 61.2 per game. Northwestern has an overall record of 12-14. They are averaging 66.3 points per game and surrendering 64.5, good for a point differential of 1.8.
Valuable Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 14-12-0 against the spread this season
The Wisconsin Badgers are 10-15-1 against the over/under this year
Important Northwestern Wildcats Betting Trends
The Northwestern Wildcats are 12-14-0 against the spread this season
The Northwestern Wildcats are 8-17-1 against the over/under this year
Key Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
12/02/18 G Trevor Anderson Knee is out for season
Key Northwestern Wildcats Injuries
01/22/19 F Pete Nance Illness is out indefinitely
D'Mitrik Trice averages 12.5 points per contest in 32.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.5 assists per game and 2.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%. Ethan Happ comes into this game averaging 17.9 points per contest while playing 31.8 minutes per night. He grabs 10.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is 43%.
Dererk Pardon averages 13.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 7.8 rebounds per game and dishes 1.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is 66%. Vic Law scores 15.2 points per contest while playing 33.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.6 rebounds per contest and has 2.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Badgers allow 61.2 points per contest which is 9th in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 17th and 40th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.0 rebounds a game which ranks 181st, and they allow 9.8 assists per game which puts them in 9th place in D-1. They force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 48th in Division 1. Wisconsin averages 69.9 points per contest, which is 257th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 8.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 74th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 17th in the nation. They average 34.2 boards per contest and 12.9 assists per game, which ranks them 248th and 223rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 349th with 9.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats give up 64.5 points per game, which ranks them 30th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 102nd and 9th in those defensive statistics. They rank 191st with 13.2 dimes allowed per game and 194th with 35.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Wildcats are 105th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per contest. Northwestern is 318th in the country with 66.3 points per contest this season. They are 329th in D-1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 1.8. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 296th in the country. They are 258th in the nation in rebounding with 34.0 boards per contest and 125th in assists per game with 14.0. The Wildcats are 305th in turnovers per contest with 11.5.
The Badgers are 116th in the nation in offensive rating with 106.5. In terms of pace they are 340th in the country with 65 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 87th. As a team they are 141st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 275th in Division 1. Wisconsin is 344th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions.
Northwestern is 274th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats are 294th in the country in offensive rating with 98.4. In terms of pace they are 290th in Division 1 with 67.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 322nd. As a team they are 313th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 127th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Wisconsin -4 and over 117.5 total points
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