Auburn at Indiana State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/16/2017
Thursday, November 16, 2017
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The Auburn Tigers travel to TD Arena to play the Indiana State Sycamores on Thursday, November 16, 2017. The opening line for this game has Auburn as 8.5 point favorites.
Auburn heads into this matchup with a mark of 1-0. They currently have a point differential of 28.0 as they are averaging 102.0 points per contest while giving up 74.0 per game. Indiana State has an overall record of 1-0. They are averaging 90.0 points per game and surrendering 69.0, good for a point differential of 21.0.
Valuable Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 0-0 against the spread this season
The Auburn Tigers are 0-0 against the over/under this year
Important Indiana State Sycamores Betting Trends
The Indiana State Sycamores are 1-0 against the spread this season
The Indiana State Sycamores are 1-0 against the over/under this year
Key Auburn Tigers Injuries
11/05/17 C Austin Wiley Suspension is out indefinitely
11/05/17 F Danjel Purifoy Suspension is out indefinitely
11/05/17 F Horace Spencer Shoulder is out for season
Key Indiana State Sycamores Injuries
No key injuries to report
Bryce Brown averages 31 points per game while playing 27 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 64% while his free throw percentage is at 100%. Jared Harper averages 13 points per game in 21 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4 assists per contest and 2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 60% for the year while his free throw percentage is 100%.
Brenton Scott averages 24 points per game while playing 28 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 64% and his free throw percentage is at 0%. Jordan Barnes averages 18 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 22 minutes per contest. He also averages 3 rebounds per contest and 4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 71% and his free throw percentage is 100%.
Useful Team Statistics
Auburn averages 102.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 12th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 28.0 and their shooting percentage is 56% as a team, which has them ranked 21st. Behind the arc they shoot 36%, which is good for 124th in the country. They average 42.0 rebounds per game and 17.0 assists per game, which ranks them 90th and 79th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 77th with 16.0 per game. The Tigers allow 74.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 187th in Division 1. They also allow a 34% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 39th and 198th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 29.0 rebounds a game which ranks 34th and they give up 15.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 238th place in college basketball. They force 16.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 214th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana State is 52nd in the country with 90.0 points per game this year. They are 6th in D-1 in shooting at 59%, while their average scoring margin is 21.0. They shoot 65% from 3-point range, which is good for 1st in college basketball. They are 325th in the nation in rebounding with 27.0 boards per game, and 131st in assists per contest with 15.0. The Sycamores are 24th in turnovers per game with 19.0. The Sycamores surrender 69.0 points per contest, which ranks them 134th in the country. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 22% average from 3-point range, ranking them 247th and 20th in those defensive statistics. They rank 143rd with 12.0 assists allowed per contest and 6th with 25.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sycamores are 302nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 19.0 per game this season.
The Tigers are 96th in the country in defensive rating with 89.2, and their offensive rating of 122.9 is ranked 35th. They are 14th in college basketball in pace with 82.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 62% is 29th. As a unit they are 20th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 66% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 185th in D-1. Auburn is 139th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 44%, which is 94th in the country.
Indiana State is 8th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 24.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 23.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 211th in Division 1. The Sycamores are 149th in the nation in defensive rating with 95.8, and their offensive rating of 125 is ranked 26th. They are 212th in D-1 in pace with 71.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 77% is 1st. As a unit they are 1st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 78% and they shoot 3-pointers on 53% of their shot attempts, ranking 12th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Auburn/Indiana State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Indiana State +8.5
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