Austin Peay at Illinois College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/6/2017
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
State Farm Center
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The Austin Peay Governors travel to State Farm Center to play the Illinois Fighting Illini on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. The opening line for this game has Illinois as 17 point favorites.
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Austin Peay heads into this matchup with a mark of 4-4. They currently have a point differential of 6.8 as they are averaging 74.6 points per contest while giving up 67.9 per game. Illinois has an overall mark of 6-3. They are averaging 85.1 points per contest and giving up 72.8, which is a point differential of 12.3.
Valuable Austin Peay Governors Betting Trends
The Austin Peay Governors are 3-1 against the spread this season
The Austin Peay Governors are 2-2 against the over/under this year
Important Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Trends
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 4-2 against the spread this season
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 2-4 against the over/under this year
Key Austin Peay Governors Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Illinois Fighting Illini Injuries
No key injuries to report
Terry Taylor averages 12.6 points per game in 29.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 8.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%. Dayton Gumm averages 13.6 points per game while playing 25.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is at 58%.
Aaron Jordan averages 12.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 20 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 0.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 64% and his free throw percentage is 83%. Leron Black averages 14.7 points per game while playing 26.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Governors allow 67.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 100th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 199th and 180th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 76th, and they give up 11.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 98th place in the country. They force 20.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 347th in college basketball. Austin Peay averages 74.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 196th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 6.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 108th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 315th in D-1. They average 36.0 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per game, which ranks them 199th and 209th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 37th with 16.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Fighting Illini surrender 72.8 points per contest, which ranks them 194th in the country. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 227th and 270th in those defensive statistics. They rank 68th with 11.2 assists allowed per contest, and 69th with 32.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Fighting Illini are 344th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 20.2 per game this season. Illinois is 40th in Division 1 with 85.1 points per game this year. They are 170th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 12.3. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 250th in the nation. They are 200th in college basketball in rebounding with 36.0 boards per game and 90th in assists per contest with 15.8. The Fighting Illini are 134th in turnovers per game with 14.2.
The Governors are 37th in the country in defensive rating with 90.3, and their offensive rating of 99.3 is ranked 267th. They are 72nd in college basketball in pace with 74 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 220th. As a unit they are 267th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 24% of their shot attempts, ranking 347th in D-1. Austin Peay is 65th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 24 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 156th in the country.
Illinois is 227th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 23.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 203rd in Division 1. The Fighting Illini are 84th in the nation in defensive rating with 93.7, and their offensive rating of 109.6 is ranked 102nd. They are 39th in D-1 in pace with 75.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 202nd. As a unit they are 137th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 205th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Austin Peay/Illinois college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Illinois -17
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