Campbell at Penn State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/10/2017
Friday, November 10, 2017
Bryce Jordan Center
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The Campbell Fighting Camels travel to Bryce Jordan Center to play the Penn State Nittany Lions on Friday, November 10, 2017.
Campbell heads into this matchup after finishing last year with a mark of 14-16. They had a point differential of 0.8 as they averaged 71.1 points per contest while giving up 70.3 per game. Penn State had an overall record of 14-17 last season. They averaged 71.7 points per game and surrendered 72.7, good for a point differential of -1.0.
Valuable Campbell Fighting Camels Betting Trends
The Campbell Fighting Camels were 4-1 against the spread last season
The Campbell Fighting Camels were 1-0 against the over/under last year
Important Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Trends
The Penn State Nittany Lions were 16-14 against the spread last season
The Penn State Nittany Lions were 13-15 against the over/under last year
Key Campbell Fighting Camels Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Penn State Nittany Lions Injuries
11/06/17 F Mike Watkins Undisclosed is "?"
Chris Clemons averaged 25.1 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per night last season. He pulled down 4.6 rebounds per game and dished out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage was 38% while his free throw percentage finished at 83%. Shane Whitfield averaged 11.1 points per game in 28.7 minutes per contest last season. He averaged 1.9 assists per contest and 4.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage was 44% for the year while his free throw percentage was 75%.
Tony Carr averaged 13.2 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per contest last year. He grabbed 4.8 rebounds per game and had 4.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage was 38% and his free throw percentage was at 77%. Lamar Stevens averaged 12.7 points per game last season and he saw the court an average of 27.8 minutes per contest. He also averaged 5.5 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage was 43% and his free throw percentage was 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Campbell averaged 71.1 points per contest last season, which ranked them 230th in the nation. Their average scoring margin was 0.8 and their shooting percentage was 45% as a team, which had them ranked 124th. Behind the arc they shot 37% which was good for 107th in the country. They averaged 32.8 rebounds per game and 11.4 assists per game, which ranked them 311th and 301st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they ranked 179th with 13.1 per game. The Fighting Camels allowed 70.3 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 129th in Division 1. They also allowed a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 178th and 132nd in those defensive categories. Opponents averaged 33.7 rebounds a game which ranked 100th and they gave up 12.5 assists per contest, which put them in 115th place in college basketball. They forced 12.1 turnovers per game which ranked them 89th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Penn State was 215th in the country with 71.7 points per game last year. They were 310th in D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin was -1.0. They shot 34% from 3-point range, which was good for 233rd in college basketball. They were 202nd in the nation in rebounding with 35.3 boards per game, and 159th in assists per contest with 13.6. The Nittany Lions were 185th in turnovers per game with 13.0. The Nittany Lions surrendered 72.7 points per contest, which ranked them 194th in the country. Their defense allowed a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 138th and 265th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 184th with 13.3 assists allowed per contest and 322nd with 38.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Nittany Lions were 301st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per game last season.
The Fighting Camels were 191st in the country in defensive rating last season with 103.1, and their offensive rating of 104.2 was ranked 172nd. They were 266th in college basketball in pace with 67.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% was 94th. As a unit they were 67th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 98th in D-1. Campbell was 81st in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year was 50%, which was 160th in the country.
Penn State was 212th in the country in turnovers last year, as they turned the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year was 49%, which was 133rd in Division 1. The Nittany Lions were 108th in the nation in defensive rating with 99.9, and their offensive rating of 98.5 was ranked 291st. They were 86th in D-1 in pace with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% was 312th. As a unit they were 294th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 236th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Campbell/Penn State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Penn State
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