SMU vs Vanderbilt College Basketball Parlay 1/4/2020
Game: SMU Mustangs vs Vanderbilt Commodores
Date: Saturday, January 4, 2020
Location: Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville, TN
Odds/Point Spread: Vanderbilt +1.5
The SMU Mustangs head to Memorial Gymnasium to take on the Vanderbilt Commodores on Saturday, January 4, 2020. The opening line for this game has SMU as 1.5 point favorites.
SMU comes into this game with an overall record of 10-2. They currently have a point differential of 10.8 as they are averaging 77.1 points per game while giving up 66.3 per contest. Vanderbilt has an overall mark of 8-4. They are averaging 79.1 points per contest and giving up 71.0, which is a point differential of 8.1.
Valuable SMU Mustangs Betting Trends
The SMU Mustangs are 7-4-1 against the spread this season
The SMU Mustangs are 8-4-0 against the over/under this year
Important Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 6-5-1 against the spread this season
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 10-2-0 against the over/under this year
Key SMU Mustangs Injuries
11/14/19 F Jahmar Young Jr. Redshirt is out for season
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
12/29/19 F Ejike Obinna Hamstring is questionable Monday vs Davidson
12/19/19 F Clevon Brown Knee is out indefinitely
Tyson Jolly averages 15.1 points per contest in 33.7 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.7 assists per game and 6.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% for the season while his free throw percentage is 71%. Isiaha Mike comes into this game averaging 16.8 points per contest while playing 30.7 minutes per night. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is 90%.
Saben Lee averages 16.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.6 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes 5.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Aaron Nesmith scores 22.9 points per contest while playing 34.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.8 rebounds per contest and has 0.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mustangs allow 66.3 points per contest which is 123rd in the country. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 58th and 183rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.4 rebounds a game which ranks 61st, and they allow 13.8 assists per game which puts them in 260th place in D-1. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 81st in Division 1. SMU averages 77.1 points per contest, which is 75th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 10.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 69th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 214th in the nation. They average 40.7 boards per contest and 16.7 assists per game, which ranks them 31st and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 173rd with 13.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Commodores give up 71.0 points per game, which ranks them 224th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 243rd and 296th in those defensive statistics. They rank 131st with 11.9 dimes allowed per game and 111th with 33.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Commodores are 261st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.4 per contest. Vanderbilt is 48th in the country with 79.1 points per contest this season. They are 48th in D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 8.1. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 32nd in the country. They are 204th in the nation in rebounding with 35.3 boards per contest and 134th in assists per game with 14.1. The Commodores are 184th in turnovers per contest with 13.6.
The Mustangs are 26th in the nation in offensive rating with 111.6. In terms of pace they are 291st in the country with 67.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 79th. As a team they are 44th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 158th in Division 1. SMU is 169th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions.
Vanderbilt is 190th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions. The Commodores have an offensive rating of 110.2, which is ranked 39th. They are 145th in D-1 in pace with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 23rd. As a unit they are 25th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 51st in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take SMU -1.5 and over 145 total points
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