Bethune-Cookman at Washington State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/22/2017
Friday, December 22, 2017
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The Bethune-Cookman Wildcats travel to Friel Court to play the Washington State Cougars on Friday, December 22, 2017. The opening line for this game has Washington State as 16.5 point favorites.
Bethune-Cookman comes into this game with an overall record of 5-8. They currently have a point differential of -2.2 as they are averaging 77.1 points per game while giving up 79.2 per contest. Washington State has an overall mark of 7-4. They are averaging 75.7 points per contest and giving up 74.2, which is a point differential of 1.5.
Valuable Bethune-Cookman Wildcats Betting Trends
The Bethune-Cookman Wildcats are 0-0 against the spread this season
The Bethune-Cookman Wildcats are 0-0 against the over/under this year
Important Washington State Cougars Betting Trends
The Washington State Cougars are 7-3 against the spread this season
The Washington State Cougars are 4-6 against the over/under this year
Key Bethune-Cookman Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Washington State Cougars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Brandon Tabb averages 18.3 points per game while playing 30 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is at 95%. Shawntrez Davis averages 13.6 points per game in 25.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 8.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 55%.
Robert Franks averages 17.2 points per game while playing 32 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Malachi Flynn averages 16.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 4.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Bethune-Cookman averages 77.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 139th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -2.2 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 288th. Behind the arc they shoot 33%, which is good for 258th in the country. They average 40.4 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game, which ranks them 36th and 193rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 37th with 15.8 per game. The Wildcats allow 79.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 306th in Division 1. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 226th and 142nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.4 rebounds a game which ranks 314th and they give up 16.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 311th place in college basketball. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 229th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington State is 166th in the country with 75.7 points per game this year. They are 180th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 1.5. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 66th in college basketball. They are 200th in the nation in rebounding with 35.8 boards per game, and 106th in assists per contest with 15.3. The Cougars are 240th in turnovers per game with 12.8. The Cougars surrender 74.2 points per contest, which ranks them 221st in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 173rd and 124th in those defensive statistics. They rank 235th with 14.1 assists allowed per contest and 285th with 37.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cougars are 16th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.1 per game this season.
The Wildcats are 264th in the nation in offensive rating with 99.9, and their defensive rating of 102.7 is ranked 221st. In terms of pace they are 14th in the country with 77.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 285th. As a team they are 296th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 171st in Division 1. Bethune-Cookman is 122nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 176th in the nation.
Washington State is 202nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 187th in the nation. The Cougars are 145th in the country in offensive rating with 106.8, and their defensive rating of 104.6 is ranked 259th. In terms of pace they are 223rd in Division 1 with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 66th. As a team they are 87th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 51% of their shots, ranking 5th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Bethune-Cookman/Washington State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Washington State -16.5
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