Basketball Court

One game at a time

Let's apply what we learned in step two to actual games that have been previously played with known outcomes. Practice makes perfect!

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Let's find the correct lines

Here's the Practice Game

Here's the Practice Game

According to the Point Spread and Money Line, it is the classic story of David vs Goliath. Upon closer look at the reality; it's more like Urkel vs Screech.

On Day 60 of NCAA Basketball play; January 8, 2022. It was Mississippi Valley State visiting Prairie View A&M

 

Mississippi Valley State had played a total of 12-games, and lost every single one! Their competition was Prairie View A&M. Prairie View had only played 10 games in the season and were a perfect 0-10. Yes both teams and streaks of losing and wanted to keep that record intact. As expected the game was so close, it went into overtime, neither team wanted to break their perfect record of losing, but sadly it had to happen for one team.

Use the website links provided for you to complete your assignment

Final score:

Mississippi Valley State 84

Prairie View A&M 82

 

NCAAB Worksheet:
-2500 Prairie View A&M (-21)

+1400 Mississippi Valley State (+21)

 


 
What's the Implied Money Line?

Prairie View A&M. ____________.

 

Mississippi Valley State____________.



What's the teams Win %

Prairie View A&M. ____________.

 

Mississippi Valley State____________.



What's the Sagarin Rating for each team?

Prairie View A&M. ____________.

 

Mississippi Valley State____________.



What's the KenPom Rating?
(adjEM Adjusted Efficiency Margin)


Prairie View A&M. ____________.

 

Mississippi Valley State____________.



What's the NCAA Ranking?
(Ranking 1-358)


Prairie View A&M. ____________.

 

Mississippi Valley State____________.



What's the 10-game W/L Head to Head?


Prairie View A&M. ____________.

 

Mississippi Valley State____________.



What's the Avg Head to Head Score?
(Find the last ten games and avg the score for each team)


Prairie View A&M. ____________.

 

Mississippi Valley State____________.


 
What's the 10-game W/L Record Home & Road?
(Find the last ten games for each team)


Prairie View A&M. ____________HM.

 

Mississippi Valley State____________RD.

 
What's the HIGHEST Money Line offered?


Prairie View A&M. ____________.

Mississippi Valley State____________.


 
What's the LOWEST Money offered?

Prairie View A&M. ____________.

 

Mississippi Valley State____________.



What's the HIGHEST Point Spread offered?
 
Prairie View A&M. ____________.

 

Mississippi Valley State____________.



What's the LOWEST Point Spread offered? 

Prairie View A&M. ____________.

 

Mississippi Valley State____________.
 

 

Now that you have the data, is there ANY reason Prairie View A&M sould have been ML favored at -2500?