Bucknell at Maryland College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/18/2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017
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The Bucknell Bison travel to XFINITY Center to play the Maryland Terrapins on Saturday, November 18, 2017.
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Bucknell heads into this matchup with a mark of 0-3. They currently have a point differential of -13.7 as they are averaging 77.3 points per contest while giving up 91.0 per game. Maryland has an overall mark of 3-0. They are averaging 83.7 points per contest and giving up 56.3, which is a point differential of 27.3.
Valuable Bucknell Bison Betting Trends
The Bucknell Bison are 0-1 against the spread this season
The Bucknell Bison are 1-0 against the over/under this year
Important Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 1-0 against the spread this season
The Maryland Terrapins are 0-1 against the over/under this year
Key Bucknell Bison Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Maryland Terrapins Injuries
No key injuries to report
Zach Thomas averages 25.3 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 10 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 61% while his free throw percentage is at 48%. Nana Foulland averages 17.7 points per game in 30.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 60% for the year while his free throw percentage is 60%.
Anthony Cowan averages 18.7 points per game while playing 31 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.3 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is at 86%. Kevin Huerter averages 10.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 3.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 43%.
Useful Team Statistics
Bucknell averages 77.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 169th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -13.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 179th. Behind the arc they shoot 40%, which is good for 76th in the country. They average 28.3 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per game, which ranks them 331st and 115th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 204th with 13.0 per game. The Bison allow 91.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 331st in Division 1. They also allow a 50% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc, ranking them 312th and 275th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.0 rebounds a game which ranks 297th and they give up 13.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 176th place in college basketball. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 99th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Maryland is 97th in the country with 83.7 points per game this year. They are 14th in D-1 in shooting at 56%, while their average scoring margin is 27.3. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 106th in college basketball. They are 80th in the nation in rebounding with 42.7 boards per game, and 179th in assists per contest with 13.7. The Terrapins are 90th in turnovers per game with 15.7. The Terrapins surrender 56.3 points per contest, which ranks them 26th in the country. Their defense allows a 35% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 42nd and 104th in those defensive statistics. They rank 59th with 9.7 assists allowed per contest and 2nd with 24.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Terrapins are 93rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per game this season.
The Bison are 215th in the nation in offensive rating with 101.8, and their defensive rating of 119.7 is ranked 328th. In terms of pace they are 77th in the country with 76 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 115th. As a team they are 173rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shots, ranking 29th in Division 1. Bucknell is 203rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 55%, which is 274th in the nation.
Maryland is 67th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 40%, which is 40th in Division 1. The Terrapins are 31st in the nation in defensive rating with 79.7, and their offensive rating of 118.4 is ranked 56th. They are 254th in D-1 in pace with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 62% is 20th. As a unit they are 23rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 64% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 223rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Bucknell/Maryland college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Maryland
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