Butler at Ohio State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/26/2017
Sunday, November 26, 2017
Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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The Butler Bulldogs travel to Veterans Memorial Coliseum to play the Ohio State Buckeyes on Sunday, November 26, 2017. The opening line for this game has Butler as 1.5 point favorites.
Butler heads into this matchup with a mark of 4-2. They currently have a point differential of 3.6 as they are averaging 72.4 points per contest while giving up 68.8 per game. Ohio State has an overall mark of 5-1. They are averaging 79.6 points per contest and giving up 68.2, which is a point differential of 11.4.
Valuable Butler Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Butler Bulldogs are 2-3 against the spread this season
The Butler Bulldogs are 2-3 against the over/under this year
Important Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 2-2 against the spread this season
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 0-4 against the over/under this year
Key Butler Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Kelan Martin averages 14.4 points per game while playing 35 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is at 77%. Kamar Baldwin averages 14 points per game in 29.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Keita Bates-Diop averages 16.8 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 10 rebounds per game and has 0.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Jae'Sean Tate averages 14.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.8 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is 56%.
Useful Team Statistics
Butler averages 72.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 237th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 166th. Behind the arc they shoot 32%, which is good for 230th in the country. They average 31.4 rebounds per game and 12.2 assists per game, which ranks them 323rd and 262nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 306th with 11.4 per game. The Bulldogs allow 68.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 129th in Division 1. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 44% average from behind the arc, ranking them 269th and 338th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.8 rebounds a game which ranks 63rd and they give up 11.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 89th place in college basketball. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 237th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Ohio State is 127th in the country with 79.6 points per game this year. They are 112th in D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 11.4. They shoot 29% from 3-point range, which is good for 304th in college basketball. They are 63rd in the nation in rebounding with 40.8 boards per game, and 160th in assists per contest with 14.4. The Buckeyes are 189th in turnovers per game with 13.6. The Buckeyes surrender 68.2 points per contest, which ranks them 124th in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 142nd and 282nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 116th with 11.8 assists allowed per contest and 24th with 29.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Buckeyes are 243rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.6 per game this season.
The Bulldogs are 189th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.6, and their defensive rating of 99.4 is ranked 188th. In terms of pace they are 277th in the country with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 183rd. As a team they are 192nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 201st in Division 1. Butler is 272nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 55%, which is 296th in the nation.
Ohio State is 206th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 199th in the nation. The Buckeyes are 114th in the country in offensive rating with 110.2, and their defensive rating of 94.5 is ranked 122nd. In terms of pace they are 160th in Division 1 with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 153rd. As a team they are 156th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 232nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Butler/Ohio State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Ohio State +1.5
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