Alabama A&M at DePaul College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/11/2017
Monday, December 11, 2017
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The Alabama A&M Bulldogs travel to Wintrust Arena to play the DePaul Blue Demons on Monday, December 11, 2017. The opening line for this game has DePaul as 25 point favorites.
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Alabama A&M comes into this game with an overall record of 0-8. They currently have a point differential of -21.1 as they are averaging 61.4 points per game while giving up 82.5 per contest. DePaul has an overall record of 5-4. They are averaging 73.7 points per game and surrendering 69.7, good for a point differential of 4.0.
Valuable Alabama A&M Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Alabama A&M Bulldogs are 0-3 against the spread this season
The Alabama A&M Bulldogs are 3-0 against the over/under this year
Important DePaul Blue Demons Betting Trends
The DePaul Blue Demons are 5-4 against the spread this season
The DePaul Blue Demons are 5-4 against the over/under this year
Key Alabama A&M Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key DePaul Blue Demons Injuries
12/09/17 G Devin Gage Achilles is out for season
Arthur Johnson averages 12.5 points per game in 27.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 5.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%. De'Edrick Petty averages 12.9 points per game while playing 27.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Eli Cain averages 13.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 3.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 64%. Max Strus averages 15.4 points per game while playing 34 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs allow 82.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 326th in the nation. They also allow a 50% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc, ranking them 336th and 307th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.4 rebounds a game which ranks 294th, and they give up 17.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 332nd place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 88th in college basketball. Alabama A&M averages 61.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 345th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is -21.1 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team, which has them ranked 331st. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 91st in D-1. They average 32.9 rebounds per game and 10.3 assists per game, which ranks them 305th and 344th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 19.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blue Demons surrender 69.7 points per contest, which ranks them 122nd in the country. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 85th and 279th in those defensive statistics. They rank 185th with 13.2 assists allowed per contest, and 168th with 34.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Blue Demons are 252nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.3 per game this season. DePaul is 208th in Division 1 with 73.7 points per game this year. They are 290th in the country in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 4.0. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 321st in the nation. They are 144th in college basketball in rebounding with 37.2 boards per game and 215th in assists per contest with 13.3. The Blue Demons are 333rd in turnovers per game with 11.0.
The Bulldogs are 325th in the country in defensive rating with 112.6, and their offensive rating of 83.8 is ranked 350th. They are 85th in college basketball in pace with 73.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 45% is 332nd. As a unit they are 336th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 308th in D-1. Alabama A&M is 1st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 23.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 57%, which is 331st in the country.
DePaul is 337th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 170th in Division 1. The Blue Demons are 155th in the nation in defensive rating with 98.7, and their offensive rating of 104.4 is ranked 184th. They are 250th in D-1 in pace with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 320th. As a unit they are 308th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 312th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Alabama A&M/DePaul college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take DePaul -25
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