Brown at Providence College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/6/2017
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Dunkin Donuts Center
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The Brown Bears travel to Dunkin Donuts Center to play the Providence Friars on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. The opening line for this game has Providence as 21 point favorites.
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Brown comes into this game with an overall record of 4-4. They currently have a point differential of 1.4 as they are averaging 77.8 points per game while giving up 76.4 per contest. Providence has an overall mark of 6-2. They are averaging 79.1 points per contest and giving up 70.5, which is a point differential of 8.6.
Valuable Brown Bears Betting Trends
The Brown Bears are 1-1 against the spread this season
The Brown Bears are 0-2 against the over/under this year
Important Providence Friars Betting Trends
The Providence Friars are 2-5 against the spread this season
The Providence Friars are 6-1 against the over/under this year
Key Brown Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Providence Friars Injuries
11/15/17 F Emmitt Holt Abdominal is out for season
Brandon Anderson averages 19.6 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is at 88%. Desmond Cambridge averages 14.3 points per game in 27.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Rodney Bullock averages 14.4 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 74%. Alpha Diallo averages 11.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.1 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Brown averages 77.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 136th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.4 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 289th. Behind the arc they shoot 30%, which is good for 319th in the country. They average 38.3 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game, which ranks them 115th and 212th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 77th with 15.1 per game. The Bears allow 76.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 260th in Division 1. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 293rd and 210th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 211th and they give up 14.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 237th place in college basketball. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 245th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Providence is 115th in the country with 79.1 points per game this year. They are 21st in D-1 in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 8.6. They shoot 47% from 3-point range, which is good for 3rd in college basketball. They are 219th in the nation in rebounding with 35.5 boards per game, and 140th in assists per contest with 14.6. The Friars are 118th in turnovers per game with 14.5. The Friars surrender 70.5 points per contest, which ranks them 150th in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 124th and 59th in those defensive statistics. They rank 29th with 10.4 assists allowed per contest and 140th with 34.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Friars are 194th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.5 per game this season.
The Bears are 190th in the nation in offensive rating with 104, and their defensive rating of 102.2 is ranked 224th. In terms of pace they are 59th in the country with 74.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 284th. As a team they are 204th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 114th in Division 1. Brown is 123rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 289th in the nation.
Providence is 93rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 106th in Division 1. The Friars are 200th in the nation in defensive rating with 101.1, and their offensive rating of 113.4 is ranked 54th. They are 252nd in D-1 in pace with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 29th. As a unit they are 31st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 323rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Brown/Providence college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Providence -21
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