DePaul vs Providence Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 3/7/2020
Game: DePaul Blue Demons vs Providence Friars
Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020
Location: Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, RI
Odds/Point Spread: Providence -9.5
The DePaul Blue Demons head to Dunkin' Donuts Center to take on the Providence Friars on Saturday, March 7, 2020. The opening line for this game has Providence as -9.5 point favorites.
DePaul comes into this game with an overall record of 15-15. They currently have a point differential of 0.7 as they are averaging 71.2 points per game while giving up 70.5 per contest. Providence has an overall mark of 18-12. They are averaging 70.7 points per contest and giving up 66.5, which is a point differential of 4.2.
Valuable DePaul Blue Demons Betting Trends
The DePaul Blue Demons are 13-15-1 against the spread this season
The DePaul Blue Demons are 14-15-0 against the over/under this year
Important Providence Friars Betting Trends
The Providence Friars are 15-14-1 against the spread this season
The Providence Friars are 13-15-2 against the over/under this year
Key DePaul Blue Demons Injuries
03/06/20 F Paul Reed Hip is questionable Saturday vs Providence
02/01/20 G Devin Gage Hand is out for season
01/10/20 G Lyrik Shreiner Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Key Providence Friars Injuries
03/06/20 G Maliek White Foot is questionable Saturday vs Depaul
Paul Reed averages 14.9 points per contest in 31.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.6 assists per game and 10.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% for the season while his free throw percentage is 74%. Charlie Moore comes into this game averaging 15.5 points per contest while playing 35.6 minutes per night. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 6.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 81%.
David Duke averages 11.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.2 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes 3.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 79%. Alpha Diallo scores 14.0 points per contest while playing 32.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.8 rebounds per contest and has 2.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 63%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blue Demons allow 70.5 points per contest which is 206th in the country. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 72nd and 219th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.8 rebounds a game which ranks 274th, and they allow 13.9 assists per game which puts them in 271st place in D-1. They force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 330th in Division 1. DePaul averages 71.2 points per contest, which is 175th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 0.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 172nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 278th in the nation. They average 37.4 boards per contest and 13.6 assists per game, which ranks them 77th and 130th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 47th with 14.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Friars give up 66.5 points per game, which ranks them 99th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 123rd and 83rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 105th with 11.8 dimes allowed per game and 218th with 35.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Friars are 291st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per contest. Providence is 195th in the country with 70.7 points per contest this season. They are 309th in D-1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 4.2. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 202nd in the country. They are 68th in the nation in rebounding with 37.7 boards per contest and 78th in assists per game with 14.4. The Friars are 142nd in turnovers per contest with 13.5.
The Blue Demons are 251st in the nation in offensive rating with 98.3. In terms of pace they are 57th in the country with 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 239th. As a team they are 263rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 310th in Division 1. DePaul is 92nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions.
Providence is 197th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions. The Friars are 182nd in the country in offensive rating with 101.3. In terms of pace they are 157th in Division 1 with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 298th. As a team they are 295th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 203rd in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take DePaul +9.5 and over 138 total points
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