Bucknell at North Carolina College Basketball Picks & Parlay 11/15/2017
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Dean E. Smith Center
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The Bucknell Bison head to Dean E. Smith Center to take on the North Carolina Tar Heels on Wednesday, November 15, 2017.
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Bucknell comes into this game with an overall record of 0-2. They currently have a point differential of -14.5 as they are averaging 75.5 points per game while giving up 90.0 per contest. North Carolina has an overall record of 1-0. They are averaging 86.0 points per game and surrendering 69.0, good for a point differential of 17.0.
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 North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Trends
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 1-0 against the spread this season
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 1-0 against the over/under this year
Key Bucknell Bison Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key North Carolina Tar Heels Injuries
11/06/17 G Joel Berry II Hand is out indefinitely
Nana Foulland averages 16 points per contest in 30.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 2 assists per game and 3.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 59% for the season while his free throw percentage is 50%. Zach Thomas averages 27.5 points per contest while playing 32.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 13 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 69% while his free throw percentage is 41%.
Garrison Brooks averages 14 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 18 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6 rebounds per game and dishes 2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 83% and his free throw percentage is 100%. Luke Maye scores 26 points per contest while playing 28 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 10 rebounds per contest and has 2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 69% and his free throw percentage is at 100%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bison allow 90.0 points per contest which is 292nd in Division 1. They also surrender a 52% shooting percentage and a 41% average from 3-point range, ranking them 294th and 267th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 39.5 rebounds a game which ranks 223rd, and they allow 8.5 assists per game which puts them in 48th place in the country. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 99th in the nation. Bucknell averages 75.5 points per contest this year, which is 175th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -14.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 162nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 40%, which is good for 74th in college basketball. They average 28.5 boards per contest and 16.0 assists per game, which ranks them 299th and 95th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 186th with 13.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tar Heels give up 69.0 points per game, which ranks them 127th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 46% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 150th and 309th in those defensive statistics. They rank 226th with 15.0 dimes allowed per game and 46th with 29.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Tar Heels are 151st in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per contest this year. North Carolina is 76th in Division 1 with 86.0 points per contest this season. They are 69th in the country in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 17.0. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 165th in D-1. They are 189th in college basketball in rebounding with 37.0 boards per contest and 43rd in assists per game with 20.0. The Tar Heels are 318th in turnovers per contest with 7.0.
The Bison are 199th in the nation in offensive rating with 100.7, and their defensive rating of 120 is ranked 296th. In terms of pace they are 109th in the country with 74.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 116th. As a team they are 166th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 48% of their shots, ranking 25th in Division 1. Bucknell is 190th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 56%, which is 276th in the nation.
North Carolina is 318th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 8.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 238th in Division 1. The Tar Heels are 156th in the nation in defensive rating with 98.6, and their offensive rating of 122.9 is ranked 41st. They are 245th in D-1 in pace with 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 104th. As a unit they are 73rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 274th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Bucknell and over the total points
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