UNI Panthers vs Valparaiso Crusaders Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/5/2020
Game: UNI Panthers vs Valparaiso Crusaders
Date: Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Location: Athletics-Recreation Center in Valparaiso, IN
Odds/Point Spread: Valparaiso +4
The UNI Panthers head to Athletics-Recreation Center to take on the Valparaiso Crusaders on Wednesday, February 5, 2020. The opening line for this game has UNI as 4 point favorites.
UNI heads into this matchup with a mark of 19-3. They currently have a point differential of 12.2 as they are averaging 77.4 points per contest while giving up 65.2 per game. Valparaiso has an overall record of 12-11. They are averaging 73.6 points per game and surrendering 72.7, good for a point differential of 0.9.
Valuable UNI Panthers Betting Trends
The UNI Panthers are 13-6-1 against the spread this season
The UNI Panthers are 13-6-1 against the over/under this year
Important Valparaiso Crusaders Betting Trends
The Valparaiso Crusaders are 14-8-0 against the spread this season
The Valparaiso Crusaders are 12-10-0 against the over/under this year
Key UNI Panthers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Valparaiso Crusaders Injuries
01/31/20 G Sigurd Lorange Hip is questionable
AJ Green comes into this game averaging 19.4 points per contest while playing 34.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 93%. Trae Berhow averages 14.3 points per contest in 32.0 minutes per game. He averages 0.9 assists per game and 5.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% for the season while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Javon Freeman-Liberty scores 19.9 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.7 rebounds per contest and has 3.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 74%. Ryan Fazekas averages 10.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 21.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 1.8 rebounds per game and has 0.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
UNI averages 77.4 points per contest, which is 43rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 12.2 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a unit, which has them ranked 9th. From 3-point territory they shoot 40%, which is good for 5th in the nation. They average 37.0 boards per contest and 12.3 assists per game, which ranks them 110th and 255th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 216th with 12.9 per game. The Panthers allow 65.2 points per contest, which is 75th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 132nd and 145th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 30.0 rebounds a game which ranks 10th, and they allow 9.8 assists per game which puts them in 12th place in the country. They force 11.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Valparaiso is 115th in the nation with 73.6 points per contest this season. They are 195th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 0.9. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 237th in the NCAA. They are 250th in D-1 in rebounding with 34.2 boards per contest and 40th in assists per game with 15.2. The Crusaders are 187th in turnovers per contest with 13.2. The Crusaders give up 72.7 points per game, which ranks them 260th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 335th and 325th in those defensive statistics. They rank 257th with 13.8 dimes allowed per game and 196th with 35.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Crusaders are 307th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.8 per contest this year.
The Panthers have an offensive rating of 114.5, which is ranked 4th. They are 303rd in college basketball in pace with 66.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 4th. As a unit they are 4th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 56th in D-1. UNI is 160th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions.
Valparaiso is 223rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions. The Crusaders are 170th in the country in offensive rating with 102. In terms of pace they are 89th in Division 1 with 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 171st. As a team they are 188th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 95th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's UNI/Valparaiso college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take UNI -4
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