19 Sep

WKU looks to extend streak vs Charlotte

first_imgSAVVY VETERANS: Senior leadership has been on display for both of these teams. Carson Williams, Jared Savage and Camron Justice have collectively scored 45 percent of Western Kentucky’s points this season and 52 percent of the team’s points over its last five games. For Charlotte, Jordan Shepherd, Drew Edwards and Amidou Bamba have collectively scored 44 percent of the team’s points this season, including 47 percent of all 49ers points over their last five.KEY CONTRIBUTOR: Jahmir Young has had his hand in 42 percent of all Charlotte field goals over the last three games. Young has 18 field goals and 11 assists in those games.STREAK STATS: Charlotte has dropped its last six road games, scoring 63 points and allowing 73.8 points during those contests. Western Kentucky has won its last seven home games, scoring an average of 77.6 points while giving up 69.6.PASSING FOR POINTS: The 49ers have recently gotten baskets via assists more often than the Hilltoppers. Western Kentucky has an assist on 31 of 70 field goals (44.3 percent) across its past three outings while Charlotte has assists on 47 of 69 field goals (68.1 percent) during its past three games.DID YOU KNOW: Charlotte and Western Kentucky are the class of the CUSA in terms of getting to the foul line. The 49ers are ranked second in the conference and have averaged 20.2 free throws while the Hilltoppers are ranked first and have attempted 22 per game. February 21, 2020 WKU looks to extend streak vs Charlotte Associated Press center_img Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditCharlotte (14-11, 8-6) vs. Western Kentucky (18-8, 11-3)E.A. Diddle Arena, Bowling Green, Kentucky; Saturday, 7 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Western Kentucky looks for its fifth straight conference win against Charlotte. Western Kentucky’s last CUSA loss came against the Florida International Panthers 81-76 on Feb. 1. Charlotte came up short in a 70-54 game at Rice in its last outing. ___For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25___This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.comlast_img read more

29 Aug

Ready, Steady, Cook – The International 7 tipster series – Day One match betting

first_imgPoints Balance: 54 points Liquid vs EGLiquid33.5Bet365/Betway Newbee vs C9Draw32.1Bet365 Fnatic vs TNCFnatic win45Bet365 iG.V vs LiquidiG.V +0.522.11Pinnacle Secret vs EmpireSecret -0.542.19Pinnacle DC vs VPDC +0.532.2Bet365 iG vs NewbeeiG win24.33Bet365 MatchSelectionStake (pts)OddsBookmaker Liquid vs FnaticDraw42.5Bet365 LGD vs EmpireLGD -0.552.06Pinnacle Fnatic vs TNCFnatic +0.561.53Bet365 Total Staked: 47 points LGD vs FnaticDraw22.2Bet365/Betway Total Returns:TBC EG vs iG.VEG -0.531.86Pinnacle OG vs C9OG win32.5Betway We’re back with the second in the “Ready, Steady, Cook series” where imperious Dota 2 analyst Allen Cook provides his tips and picks for The International 7. We’re just days away from competition getting underway and with a four day round robin group stage, we have very little idea who’s hot and who’s not. Without further ado – we’ll leave the talking to Allen as he breaks down his selections for the first day of competition. You can read his initial picks and explanation of scoring system in the initial, outright picks here.You can follow the man, the myth, the legend on Twitter here.Disclaimer: Follow Allen’s tips at your peril.And they’re off!Credit: Allen Cook/mousesportsNobody really knows the full strengths of the teams competing, and day 1 will be extremely interesting and a good indication of who’s put in the time required to go deep in the competition.I won’t really be going into much depth on my reasoning for each selection, a general rule of thumb is that I think “X” team selected is better than their price suggests for this outcome, nothing more, nothing less.Just a couple of betting points — some bookmakers offer outright betting on matches. So, you get Win/Draw/Lose. Other bookmakers offer handicaps — so if a team receives +0.5 maps that means you win the bet if they win or draw the game, likewise if they are -0.5 they need to win the game outright to win the bet.So, my selections for day 1 are as follows: EG vs TNCEG win32.25Betwaylast_img read more