Alabama A&M at Minnesota College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/21/2017
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
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The Alabama A&M Bulldogs head to Williams Arena to take on the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Minnesota as 37 point favorites.
Alabama A&M comes into this game with an overall record of 0-3. They currently have a point differential of -21.3 as they are averaging 62.7 points per game while giving up 84.0 per contest. Minnesota has an overall mark of 4-0. They are averaging 94.3 points per contest and giving up 74.0, which is a point differential of 20.3.
Valuable Alabama A&M Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Alabama A&M Bulldogs are 0-0 against the spread this season
The Alabama A&M Bulldogs are 0-0 against the over/under this year
Important Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Trends
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 2-1 against the spread this season
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 3-0 against the over/under this year
Key Alabama A&M Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Minnesota Golden Gophers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Arthur Johnson averages 14.7 points per contest while playing 27 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 61% while his free throw percentage is 67%. De'Edrick Petty averages 13 points per contest in 30.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.7 assists per game and 2.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% for the season while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Jordan Murphy scores 24.8 points per contest while playing 34 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 12.8 rebounds per contest and has 2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is at 73%. Amir Coffey averages 14 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.3 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
Alabama A&M averages 62.7 points per contest this year, which is 326th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -21.3 and their shooting percentage is 39% as a unit, which has them ranked 311th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 86th in Division 1. They average 34.3 boards per contest and 8.7 assists per game, which ranks them 270th and 338th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 4th with 20.0 per game. The Bulldogs allow 84.0 points per contest, which is 304th in the country. They also surrender a 50% shooting percentage and a 39% average from 3-point range, ranking them 319th and 292nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 40.3 rebounds a game which ranks 291st, and they allow 19.0 assists per game which puts them in 335th place in college basketball. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 200th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Minnesota is 20th in the country with 94.3 points per contest this season. They are 55th in the nation in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 20.3. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 115th in Division 1. They are 24th in the country in rebounding with 45.0 boards per contest and 37th in assists per game with 19.3. The Golden Gophers are 323rd in turnovers per contest with 10.3. The Golden Gophers give up 74.0 points per game, which ranks them 204th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 45% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 89th and 337th in those defensive statistics. They rank 194th with 13.5 dimes allowed per game and 219th with 36.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Gophers are 132nd in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per contest this year.
The Bulldogs are 290th in the country in defensive rating with 109.6, and their offensive rating of 81.7 is ranked 341st. They are 53rd in college basketball in pace with 76.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 45% is 311th. As a unit they are 321st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 48% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 310th in D-1. Alabama A&M is 2nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 23.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 58%, which is 320th in the country.
Minnesota is 337th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 142nd in the nation. The Golden Gophers are 17th in the country in offensive rating with 125.7, and their defensive rating of 98.7 is ranked 174th. In terms of pace they are 89th in Division 1 with 74.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 71st. As a team they are 75th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 264th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Alabama A&M/Minnesota college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Alabama A&M +37
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