Baylor at Wisconsin College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/20/2017
Monday, November 20, 2017
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The Baylor Bears travel to Sprint Center to play the Wisconsin Badgers on Monday, November 20, 2017. The opening line for this game has Baylor as 1 point favorites.
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Baylor comes into this game with an overall record of 3-0. They currently have a point differential of 27.3 as they are averaging 85.0 points per game while giving up 57.7 per contest. Wisconsin has an overall record of 2-1. They are averaging 81.3 points per game and surrendering 63.7, good for a point differential of 17.7.
Valuable Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 0-0 against the spread this season
The Baylor Bears are 0-0 against the over/under this year
Important Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 1-1 against the spread this season
The Wisconsin Badgers are 2-0 against the over/under this year
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
11/13/17 F Leonard Allen Undisclosed is out indefinitely
11/13/17 G Tyson Jolly Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Key Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jo Acuil averages 12 points per game in 24.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.3 assists per contest and 10.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 60%. Manu Lecomte averages 20.7 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is at 100%.
Brevin Pritzl averages 12 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 22.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 100%. Ethan Happ averages 17.7 points per game while playing 27 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.7 rebounds per game and has 3.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is at 56%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bears allow 57.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc, ranking them 92nd and 69th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 25.3 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd, and they give up 13.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 186th place in the country. They force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 42nd in college basketball. Baylor averages 85.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 80th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 27.3 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a team, which has them ranked 34th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 94th in D-1. They average 43.0 rebounds per game and 19.7 assists per game, which ranks them 51st and 33rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 286th with 11.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Badgers surrender 63.7 points per contest, which ranks them 68th in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 180th and 116th in those defensive statistics. They rank 111th with 11.3 assists allowed per contest, and 41st with 30.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Badgers are 159th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per game this season. Wisconsin is 118th in Division 1 with 81.3 points per game this year. They are 75th in the country in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 17.7. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 170th in the nation. They are 271st in college basketball in rebounding with 34.3 boards per game and 158th in assists per contest with 14.7. The Badgers are 341st in turnovers per game with 9.0.
The Bears are 22nd in the nation in offensive rating with 125, and their defensive rating of 84.8 is ranked 44th. In terms of pace they are 319th in the country with 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 59% is 43rd. As a team they are 38th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 226th in Division 1. Baylor is 271st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 44%, which is 76th in the nation.
Wisconsin is 331st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 163rd in Division 1. The Badgers are 94th in the nation in defensive rating with 90.5, and their offensive rating of 115.6 is ranked 68th. They are 258th in D-1 in pace with 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 73rd. As a unit they are 87th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 141st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Baylor/Wisconsin college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Wisconsin +1
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