Arkansas at Connecticut College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/26/2017
Sunday, November 26, 2017
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The Arkansas Razorbacks head to Moda Center to take on the Connecticut Huskies on Sunday, November 26, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Arkansas as 4.5 point favorites.
Arkansas heads into this matchup with a mark of 4-1. They currently have a point differential of 21.0 as they are averaging 92.8 points per contest while giving up 71.8 per game. Connecticut has an overall mark of 4-1. They are averaging 74.5 points per contest and giving up 62.8, which is a point differential of 11.8.
Valuable Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 3-2 against the spread this season
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 3-2 against the over/under this year
Important Connecticut Huskies Betting Trends
The Connecticut Huskies are 1-1 against the spread this season
The Connecticut Huskies are 0-2 against the over/under this year
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
11/25/17 G Daryl Macon Ankle is "?" Sunday vs. Connecticut
11/08/17 F Dustin Thomas Suspension is out indefinitely
11/05/17 F Arlando Cook Suspension is out indefinitely
11/05/17 G Khalil Garland Medical is out indefinitely
Key Connecticut Huskies Injuries
11/07/17 G Sidney Wilson Eligibility is out indefinitely
Jaylen Barford averages 20 points per contest while playing 31.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 65%. Daryl Macon averages 18.8 points per contest in 31.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.5 assists per game and 3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% for the season while his free throw percentage is 100%.
Terry Larrier scores 17 points per contest while playing 29 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 5.8 rebounds per contest and has 0.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Jalen Adams averages 15.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 34 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.3 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 63%.
Useful Team Statistics
Arkansas averages 92.8 points per contest this year, which is 15th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 21.0 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a unit, which has them ranked 38th. From 3-point territory they shoot 41%, which is good for 51st in Division 1. They average 37.8 boards per contest and 17.3 assists per game, which ranks them 161st and 56th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 239th with 12.8 per game. The Razorbacks allow 71.8 points per contest, which is 173rd in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 151st and 146th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.0 rebounds a game which ranks 95th, and they allow 13.3 assists per game which puts them in 189th place in college basketball. They force 18.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 317th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Connecticut is 199th in the country with 74.5 points per contest this season. They are 229th in the nation in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 11.8. They shoot 29% from beyond the arc, which is good for 295th in Division 1. They are 51st in the country in rebounding with 41.3 boards per contest and 339th in assists per game with 9.5. The Huskies are 266th in turnovers per contest with 12.3. The Huskies give up 62.8 points per game, which ranks them 39th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 37% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 41st and 96th in those defensive statistics. They rank 81st with 11.3 dimes allowed per game and 92nd with 32.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Huskies are 192nd in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 14.5 per contest this year.
The Razorbacks are 34th in the nation in offensive rating with 117.8, and their defensive rating of 91.1 is ranked 74th. In terms of pace they are 23rd in the country with 78.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 63rd. As a team they are 51st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shots, ranking 328th in Division 1. Arkansas is 290th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 174th in the nation.
Connecticut is 259th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 45%, which is 70th in Division 1. The Huskies are 44th in the nation in defensive rating with 88.4, and their offensive rating of 104.9 is ranked 188th. They are 227th in D-1 in pace with 70.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 262nd. As a unit they are 225th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 218th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Arkansas/Connecticut college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Arkansas -4.5
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