Wisconsin at Penn State College Basketball Parlay 1/6/2019
Sunday, January 6, 2019
Bryce Jordan Center
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The Wisconsin Badgers head to Bryce Jordan Center to take on the Penn State Nittany Lions on Sunday, January 6, 2019. The opening line for this game has Wisconsin as 2 point favorites.
Wisconsin heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-4. They currently have a point differential of 11.8 as they are averaging 74.7 points per contest while giving up 62.9 per game. Penn State has an overall record of 7-7. They are averaging 69.3 points per game and surrendering 66.4, good for a point differential of 2.9.
Valuable Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 7-7-0 against the spread this season
The Wisconsin Badgers are 9-5-0 against the over/under this year
Important Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Trends
The Penn State Nittany Lions are 5-9-0 against the spread this season
The Penn State Nittany Lions are 4-10-0 against the over/under this year
Key Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
12/02/18 G Trevor Anderson Knee is out for season
Key Penn State Nittany Lions Injuries
12/14/18 F Satchel Pierce Academics is out for season
D'Mitrik Trice averages 14.9 points per contest in 31.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.7 assists per game and 3.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 71%. Ethan Happ comes into this game averaging 19.1 points per contest while playing 31.5 minutes per night. He grabs 10.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 48%.
Rasir Bolton averages 13.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.2 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.3 rebounds per game and dishes 1.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 88%. Lamar Stevens scores 18.7 points per contest while playing 35.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 8.4 rebounds per contest and has 1.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Badgers allow 62.9 points per contest which is 26th in the country. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 84th and 84th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 79th, and they allow 10.3 assists per game which puts them in 27th place in D-1. They force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 48th in Division 1. Wisconsin averages 74.7 points per contest, which is 168th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 11.8 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a unit, which has them ranked 37th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 53rd in the nation. They average 34.8 boards per contest and 13.6 assists per game, which ranks them 246th and 197th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 349th with 9.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nittany Lions give up 66.4 points per game, which ranks them 70th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 237th and 144th in those defensive statistics. They rank 41st with 10.7 dimes allowed per game and 141st with 34.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Nittany Lions are 228th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per contest. Penn State is 291st in the country with 69.3 points per contest this season. They are 288th in D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 2.9. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 265th in the country. They are 147th in the nation in rebounding with 36.7 boards per contest and 277th in assists per game with 12.1. The Nittany Lions are 194th in turnovers per contest with 13.2.
The Badgers are 64th in the nation in offensive rating with 110.9. In terms of pace they are 324th in the country with 66.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 39th. As a team they are 70th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 241st in Division 1. Wisconsin is 345th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions.
Penn State is 184th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions. The Nittany Lions are 265th in the country in offensive rating with 99.8. In terms of pace they are 268th in Division 1 with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 297th. As a team they are 298th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 179th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Wisconsin -2 and under 128.5 total points
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