Arkansas at Mississippi State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/2/2018
Tuesday, January 2, 2018
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The Arkansas Razorbacks travel to Humphrey Coliseum to play the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.
Valuable Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 9-4 against the spread this season
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 9-4 against the over/under this year
Important Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 2-6 against the spread this season
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 3-5 against the over/under this year
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
11/05/17 G Khalil Garland Medical is out indefinitely
Key Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Daryl Macon averages 16.7 points per game in 30 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.1 assists per contest and 2.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%. Jaylen Barford averages 19.3 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is at 69%.
Aric Holman averages 13.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 21.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.3 rebounds per contest and 0.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 67% and his free throw percentage is 63%. Quinndary Weatherspoon averages 14.2 points per game while playing 29.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6 rebounds per game and has 4.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Razorbacks allow 74.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 233rd in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 118th and 147th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 211th, and they give up 13.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 165th place in the country. They force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 297th in college basketball. Arkansas averages 90.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 7th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 15.8 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team, which has them ranked 18th. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 20th in D-1. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 16.7 assists per game, which ranks them 205th and 46th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 341st with 10.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs surrender 62.6 points per contest, which ranks them 19th in the country. Their defense allows a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 19th and 63rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 35th with 10.8 assists allowed per contest, and 105th with 33.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 301st in the nation in forcing turnovers with 16.2 per game this season. Mississippi State is 106th in Division 1 with 78.1 points per game this year. They are 45th in the country in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 15.5. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 299th in the nation. They are 41st in college basketball in rebounding with 40.0 boards per game and 133rd in assists per contest with 14.8. The Bulldogs are 83rd in turnovers per game with 14.8.
The Razorbacks are 18th in the nation in offensive rating with 117.9, and their defensive rating of 97.3 is ranked 113th. In terms of pace they are 18th in the country with 76 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 22nd. As a team they are 31st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 277th in Division 1. Arkansas is 346th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 134th in the nation.
Mississippi State is 91st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 45%, which is 23rd in Division 1. The Bulldogs are 8th in the nation in defensive rating with 87.5, and their offensive rating of 109.1 is ranked 105th. They are 146th in D-1 in pace with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 64th. As a unit they are 95th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 128th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Arkansas/Mississippi State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Mississippi State
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