Wofford at Kentucky College Basketball Parlay 3/23/2019
Saturday, March 23, 2019
Vy Star Veterans Memorial Arena
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The Wofford Terriers head to Vy Star Veterans Memorial Arena to take on the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday in the 2nd round of the NCAA Tourney. Kentucky cruised to a 79-44 win over Abilene Christian while Wofford beat Seton Hall 84-68 in the 1st round. The opening line for this game has Kentucky as 6.5 point favorites.
Wofford heads into this matchup with a mark of 26-4. They currently have a point differential of 17.4 as they are averaging 83.0 points per contest while giving up 65.7 per game. Kentucky has an overall record of 26-5. They are averaging 76.8 points per game and surrendering 64.8, good for a point differential of 12.0.
Valuable Wofford Terriers Betting Trends
The Wofford Terriers are 20-11-0 against the spread this season
The Wofford Terriers are 13-14-0 against the over/under this year
Important Kentucky Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kentucky Wildcats are 17-16-1 against the spread this season
The Kentucky Wildcats are 11-20-0 against the over/under this year
Key Wofford Terriers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Kentucky Wildcats Injuries
12/14/18 G Quade Green Transferred is out for season
03/22/19 F PJ Washington Foot is out Saturday vs Wofford
Cameron Jackson averages 14.6 points per contest in 23.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.8 assists per game and 7.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 58% for the season while his free throw percentage is 62%. Fletcher Magee comes into this game averaging 20.6 points per contest while playing 31.3 minutes per night. He grabs 2.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 91%.
Tyler Herro averages 14.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.2 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes 2.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 94%. Keldon Johnson scores 13.8 points per contest while playing 30.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.8 rebounds per contest and has 1.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Terriers allow 65.7 points per contest which is 40th in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 108th and 65th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 29.2 rebounds a game which ranks 5th, and they allow 11.4 assists per game which puts them in 55th place in D-1. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 250th in Division 1. Wofford averages 83.0 points per contest, which is 12th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 17.4 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a unit, which has them ranked 9th. From 3-point territory they shoot 42%, which is good for 2nd in the nation. They average 35.4 boards per contest and 15.2 assists per game, which ranks them 178th and 48th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 324th with 10.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats give up 64.8 points per game, which ranks them 32nd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 20th and 202nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 42nd with 11.2 dimes allowed per game and 4th with 29.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Wildcats are 131st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per contest. Kentucky is 70th in the country with 76.8 points per contest this season. They are 27th in D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 12.0. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 93rd in the country. They are 32nd in the nation in rebounding with 38.7 boards per contest and 149th in assists per game with 13.7. The Wildcats are 205th in turnovers per contest with 12.6.
The Terriers have an offensive rating of 119.9, which is ranked 2nd. They are 205th in college basketball in pace with 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 2nd. As a unit they are 5th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 68th in D-1. Wofford is 333rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions.
Kentucky is 195th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 112.9, which is ranked 20th. They are 255th in D-1 in pace with 67.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 77th. As a unit they are 36th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 339th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Wofford +6.5 and over 141.5 total points
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