Syracuse vs Louisville Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/19/2020
Game: Syracuse Orange vs Louisville Cardinals
Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Location: KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, KY
Odds/Point Spread: Louisville -10
The Syracuse Orange head to KFC Yum! Center to take on the Louisville Cardinals on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. The opening line for this game has Louisville as 10 point favorites.
Syracuse comes into this game with an overall record of 14-11. They currently have a point differential of 5.3 as they are averaging 74.1 points per game while giving up 68.8 per contest. Louisville has an overall mark of 21-5. They are averaging 74.8 points per contest and giving up 63.9, which is a point differential of 10.9.
Valuable Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 11-14-0 against the spread this season
The Syracuse Orange are 16-8-1 against the over/under this year
Important Louisville Cardinals Betting Trends
The Louisville Cardinals are 12-12-2 against the spread this season
The Louisville Cardinals are 15-11-0 against the over/under this year
Key Syracuse Orange Injuries
11/20/19 G Jalen Carey Thumb is out for season
01/06/20 F Robert Braswell Leg is out for season
Key Louisville Cardinals Injuries
02/18/20 G Josh Nickelberry Ankle is questionable Wednesday vs Syracuse
Buddy Boeheim averages 15.6 points per contest in 36.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.2 assists per game and 2.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 70%. Elijah Hughes comes into this game averaging 18.9 points per contest while playing 36.9 minutes per night. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Steven Enoch averages 9.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 20.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes 0.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Jordan Nwora scores 18.2 points per contest while playing 32.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.3 rebounds per contest and has 1.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Orange allow 68.8 points per contest which is 162nd in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 57th and 90th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.8 rebounds a game which ranks 270th, and they allow 16.9 assists per game which puts them in 343rd place in D-1. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 198th in Division 1. Syracuse averages 74.1 points per contest, which is 101st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 5.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 180th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 144th in the nation. They average 35.6 boards per contest and 14.4 assists per game, which ranks them 166th and 79th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 314th with 11.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cardinals give up 63.9 points per game, which ranks them 41st in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 17th and 53rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 39th with 10.6 dimes allowed per game and 58th with 32.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Cardinals are 28th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.5 per contest. Louisville is 85th in the country with 74.8 points per contest this season. They are 77th in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 10.9. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 12th in the country. They are 37th in the nation in rebounding with 39.0 boards per contest and 103rd in assists per game with 14.0. The Cardinals are 264th in turnovers per contest with 12.2.
The Orange have an offensive rating of 108.4, which is ranked 44th. They are 249th in college basketball in pace with 68 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 121st. As a unit they are 105th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 47th in D-1. Syracuse is 313th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions.
Louisville is 248th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions. The Cardinals have an offensive rating of 110.3, which is ranked 21st. They are 280th in D-1 in pace with 67.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 61st. As a unit they are 50th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 172nd in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Syracuse +10 and over 148 total points
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