St. Mary's vs Nevada NCAA Parlay 12/22/2019
Game: St. Mary's Gaels vs Nevada Wolf Pack
Date: Sunday, December 22, 2019
Location: Chase Center in San Francisco, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Nevada +5.5
The St. Mary's Gaels head to Chase Center to take on the Nevada Wolf Pack on Sunday, December 22, 2019. The opening line for this game has St. Mary's as 5.5 point favorites.
St. Mary's heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-2. They currently have a point differential of 14.8 as they are averaging 77.4 points per contest while giving up 62.6 per game. Nevada has an overall mark of 8-4. They are averaging 77.4 points per contest and giving up 72.3, which is a point differential of 5.2.
Valuable St. Mary's Gaels Betting Trends
The St. Mary's Gaels are 5-7-0 against the spread this season
The St. Mary's Gaels are 8-4-0 against the over/under this year
Important Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 7-5-0 against the spread this season
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 6-6-0 against the over/under this year
Key St. Mary's Gaels Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
No key injuries to report
Malik Fitts averages 15.9 points per contest in 33.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.8 assists per game and 7.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%. Jordan Ford comes into this game averaging 21.5 points per contest while playing 35.2 minutes per night. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Jazz Johnson averages 16.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes 1.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 87%. Jalen Harris scores 17.5 points per contest while playing 30.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.8 rebounds per contest and has 4.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Gaels allow 62.6 points per contest which is 55th in the country. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 237th and 235th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 28.2 rebounds a game which ranks 4th, and they allow 8.5 assists per game which puts them in 6th place in D-1. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 54th in Division 1. St. Mary's averages 77.4 points per contest, which is 76th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 14.8 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a unit, which has them ranked 10th. From 3-point territory they shoot 47%, which is good for 1st in the nation. They average 32.5 boards per contest and 13.1 assists per game, which ranks them 310th and 206th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 346th with 10.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolf Pack give up 72.3 points per game, which ranks them 258th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 92nd and 24th in those defensive statistics. They rank 111th with 11.5 dimes allowed per game and 257th with 36.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Wolf Pack are 9th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 10.8 per contest. Nevada is 75th in the country with 77.4 points per contest this season. They are 165th in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 5.2. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 36th in the country. They are 93rd in the nation in rebounding with 38.7 boards per contest and 81st in assists per game with 15.1. The Wolf Pack are 300th in turnovers per contest with 12.1.
The Gaels are 2nd in the nation in offensive rating with 118.6. In terms of pace they are 340th in the country with 64.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 60% is 4th. As a team they are 4th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 152nd in Division 1. St. Mary's is 327th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions.
Nevada is 298th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions. The Wolf Pack have an offensive rating of 105.7, which is ranked 100th. They are 65th in D-1 in pace with 73.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 95th. As a unit they are 80th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 71st in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take St. Mary's -5.5 and over 144.5 total points
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