Rutgers vs Nebraska College Basketball Parlay 1/3/2020
Game: Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Nebraska Cornhuskers
Date: Friday, January 3, 2020
Location: Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, NE
Odds/Point Spread: Nebraska +5
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights head to Pinnacle Bank Arena to take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Friday, January 3, 2020. The opening line for this game has Rutgers as 5 point favorites.
Rutgers heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-3. They currently have a point differential of 13.8 as they are averaging 73.3 points per contest while giving up 59.5 per game. Nebraska has an overall record of 6-7. They are averaging 74.5 points per game and surrendering 74.9, good for a point differential of -0.4.
Valuable Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 7-4-1 against the spread this season
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 7-5-0 against the over/under this year
Important Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 6-7-0 against the spread this season
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 8-5-0 against the over/under this year
Key Rutgers Scarlet Knights Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Geo Baker averages 11.5 points per contest in 30.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.0 assists per game and 2.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 84%. Ron Harper Jr. comes into this game averaging 11.8 points per contest while playing 26.3 minutes per night. He grabs 6.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is 64%.
Cameron Mack averages 12.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes 6.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 59%. Haanif Cheatham scores 13.1 points per contest while playing 33.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.5 rebounds per contest and has 1.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Scarlet Knights allow 59.5 points per contest which is 14th in the country. They also surrender a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 21st and 132nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.2 rebounds a game which ranks 37th, and they allow 11.8 assists per game which puts them in 128th place in D-1. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 252nd in Division 1. Rutgers averages 73.3 points per contest, which is 152nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 13.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 55th. From 3-point territory they shoot 30%, which is good for 300th in the nation. They average 41.0 boards per contest and 14.5 assists per game, which ranks them 26th and 113th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 135th with 14.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cornhuskers give up 74.9 points per game, which ranks them 296th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 148th and 46th in those defensive statistics. They rank 206th with 12.8 dimes allowed per game and 349th with 46.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Cornhuskers are 217th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.8 per contest. Nebraska is 125th in the country with 74.5 points per contest this season. They are 226th in D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -0.4. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 156th in the country. They are 156th in the nation in rebounding with 36.8 boards per contest and 125th in assists per game with 14.3. The Cornhuskers are 304th in turnovers per contest with 12.0.
The Scarlet Knights are 121st in the nation in offensive rating with 104.7. In terms of pace they are 201st in the country with 70 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 122nd. As a team they are 161st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 311th in Division 1. Rutgers is 139th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions.
Nebraska is 324th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions. The Cornhuskers have an offensive rating of 98.3, which is ranked 252nd. They are 67th in D-1 in pace with 73 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 201st. As a unit they are 258th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 126th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Rutgers -5 and over 141.5 total points
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