Xavier at Creighton College Basketball Parlay 2/3/2019
Sunday, February 3, 2019
CHI Health Center Omaha
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The Xavier Musketeers head to CHI Health Center Omaha to take on the Creighton Bluejays on Sunday, February 3, 2019. The opening line for this game has Creighton as 6 point favorites.
Xavier comes into this game with an overall record of 11-11. They currently have a point differential of 1.3 as they are averaging 73.6 points per game while giving up 72.3 per contest. Creighton has an overall record of 12-9. They are averaging 82.7 points per game and surrendering 77.5, good for a point differential of 5.2.
Valuable Xavier Musketeers Betting Trends
The Xavier Musketeers are 7-14-1 against the spread this season
The Xavier Musketeers are 10-12-0 against the over/under this year
Important Creighton Bluejays Betting Trends
The Creighton Bluejays are 9-11-0 against the spread this season
The Creighton Bluejays are 10-10-0 against the over/under this year
Key Xavier Musketeers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Creighton Bluejays Injuries
01/24/19 C Jacob Epperson Back is out for season
01/16/19 G Damien Jefferson Ankle is out indefinitely
Naji Marshall averages 13.3 points per contest in 35.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.3 assists per game and 7.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 72%. Paul Scruggs comes into this game averaging 13.4 points per contest while playing 32.5 minutes per night. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Martin Krampelj averages 11.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 24.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.2 rebounds per game and dishes 0.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is 60%. Ty-Shon Alexander scores 17.4 points per contest while playing 33.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.4 rebounds per contest and has 2.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Musketeers allow 72.3 points per contest which is 203rd in the country. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 206th and 311th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.3 rebounds a game which ranks 58th, and they allow 15.1 assists per game which puts them in 311th place in D-1. They force 11.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 33rd in Division 1. Xavier averages 73.6 points per contest, which is 172nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 1.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 68th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 225th in the nation. They average 36.2 boards per contest and 14.3 assists per game, which ranks them 150th and 124th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 202nd with 13.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bluejays give up 77.5 points per game, which ranks them 301st in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 323rd and 319th in those defensive statistics. They rank 225th with 13.6 dimes allowed per game and 103rd with 33.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Bluejays are 144th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.1 per contest. Creighton is 25th in the country with 82.7 points per contest this season. They are 6th in D-1 in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 5.2. They shoot 42% from beyond the arc, which is good for 3rd in the country. They are 261st in the nation in rebounding with 34.1 boards per contest and 20th in assists per game with 16.9. The Bluejays are 156th in turnovers per contest with 13.4.
The Musketeers are 89th in the nation in offensive rating with 108.1. In terms of pace they are 283rd in the country with 67.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 109th. As a team they are 106th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 225th in Division 1. Xavier is 161st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions.
Creighton is 153rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions. The Bluejays are 19th in the country in offensive rating with 114. In terms of pace they are 81st in Division 1 with 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 60% is 1st. As a team they are 4th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 48% of their shots, ranking 13th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Xavier +6 and over 154 total points
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