SMU Mustangs vs Temple Owls Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/8/2020
Game: SMU Mustangs vs Temple Owls
Date: Saturday, February 8, 2020
Location: Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, PA
Odds/Point Spread: Temple -1
The SMU Mustangs head to Liacouras Center to take on the Temple Owls on Saturday, February 8, 2020. The opening line for this game has Temple as 1 point favorites.
SMU comes into this game with an overall record of 16-5. They currently have a point differential of 8.0 as they are averaging 75.2 points per game while giving up 67.1 per contest. Temple has an overall record of 11-11. They are averaging 68.0 points per game and surrendering 66.0, good for a point differential of 1.9.
Valuable SMU Mustangs Betting Trends
The SMU Mustangs are 12-8-1 against the spread this season
The SMU Mustangs are 13-8-0 against the over/under this year
Important Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 9-13-0 against the spread this season
The Temple Owls are 7-15-0 against the over/under this year
Key SMU Mustangs Injuries
11/14/19 F Jahmar Young Jr. Redshirt is out for season
Key Temple Owls Injuries
01/08/20 G Damian Dunn Foot is out indefinitely
Tyson Jolly averages 14.9 points per contest in 34.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.5 assists per game and 6.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% for the season while his free throw percentage is 73%. Kendric Davis comes into this game averaging 15.4 points per contest while playing 33.5 minutes per night. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 7.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Nate Pierre-Louis averages 11.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 8.0 rebounds per game and dishes 2.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 63%. Quinton Rose scores 15.5 points per contest while playing 32.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.6 rebounds per contest and has 3.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mustangs allow 67.1 points per contest which is 115th in the country. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 89th and 268th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.9 rebounds a game which ranks 49th, and they allow 14.5 assists per game which puts them in 300th place in D-1. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 65th in Division 1. SMU averages 75.2 points per contest, which is 82nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 8.0 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 69th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 133rd in the nation. They average 38.6 boards per contest and 16.6 assists per game, which ranks them 53rd and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 195th with 13.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Owls give up 66.0 points per game, which ranks them 94th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 29th and 18th in those defensive statistics. They rank 214th with 13.0 dimes allowed per game and 302nd with 38.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Owls are 189th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per contest. Temple is 268th in the country with 68.0 points per contest this season. They are 326th in D-1 in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is 1.9. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 220th in the country. They are 77th in the nation in rebounding with 38.0 boards per contest and 133rd in assists per game with 13.7. The Owls are 180th in turnovers per contest with 13.3.
The Mustangs are 15th in the nation in offensive rating with 111.1. In terms of pace they are 312th in the country with 66.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 53rd. As a team they are 42nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 71st in Division 1. SMU is 188th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions.
Temple is 210th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions. The Owls have an offensive rating of 95.2, which is ranked 307th. They are 95th in D-1 in pace with 71.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 323rd. As a unit they are 323rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 233rd in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take SMU +1 and over 137 total points
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