Charleston Southern at North Carolina State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/12/2017
Sunday, November 12, 2017
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The Charleston Southern Buccaneers travel to PNC Arena to play the North Carolina State Wolfpack on Sunday, November 12, 2017.
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Charleston Southern heads into this matchup after finishing last year with a mark of 11-18. They had a point differential of -1.3 as they averaged 74.3 points per contest while giving up 75.6 per game. North Carolina State had an overall record of 15-16 last season. They averaged 77.6 points per game and surrendered 79.6, good for a point differential of -2.0.
Valuable Charleston Southern Buccaneers Betting Trends
The Charleston Southern Buccaneers were 2-3 against the spread last season
The Charleston Southern Buccaneers were 1-2 against the over/under last year
Important North Carolina State Wolfpack Betting Trends
The North Carolina State Wolfpack were 11-18 against the spread last season
The North Carolina State Wolfpack were 16-12 against the over/under last year
Key Charleston Southern Buccaneers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key North Carolina State Wolfpack Injuries
11/10/17 G Braxton Beverly Eligibility is out indefinitely
11/05/17 F Abdul-Malik Abu Knee is out indefinitely
Armel Potter averaged 12.7 points per game in 31.7 minutes per contest last season. He averaged 3.2 assists per contest and 2.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage was 45% for the year while his free throw percentage was 59%. Christian Keeling averaged 17.3 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per night last season. He pulled down 7.1 rebounds per game and dished out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage was 46% while his free throw percentage was at 78%.
Terry Henderson averaged 13.8 points per game last season and he saw the court an average of 30.9 minutes per contest. He also averaged 3.1 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage was 43% and his free throw percentage was 77%. Dennis Smith Jr. averaged 18.1 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per contest last year. He grabbed 4.6 rebounds per game and had 6.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage was 46% and his free throw percentage finished at 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Buccaneers allowed 75.6 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 262nd in the nation. They also allowed a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 285th and 236th in those defensive categories. Opponents averaged 35.1 rebounds a game which ranked 176th, and they gave up 13.8 assists per contest which put them in 236th place in the country. They forced 12.6 turnovers per game which ranked them 129th in college basketball. Charleston Southern averaged 74.3 points per contest last season, which ranked them 152nd in Division 1. Their average scoring margin was -1.3 and their shooting percentage was 44% as a team, which had them ranked 194th. Behind the arc they shot 34% which was good for 221st in D-1. They averaged 35.2 rebounds per game and 11.0 assists per game, which ranked them 209th and 320th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they ranked 304th with 11.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolfpack surrendered 79.6 points per contest, which ranked them 324th in the country. Their defense allowed a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 237th and 292nd in those defensive statistics. They ranked 255th with 14.1 assists allowed per contest, and 225th with 36.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wolfpack were 39th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.3 per game last season. North Carolina State was 75th in Division 1 with 77.6 points per game last year. They were 58th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin was -2.0. They shot 36% from 3-point range, which was good for 150th in the nation. They were 148th in college basketball in rebounding with 36.3 boards per game and 120th in assists per contest with 14.3. The Wolfpack were 136th in turnovers per game with 13.4.
The Buccaneers were 273rd in the country in defensive rating last season with 107.1, and their offensive rating of 105.3 was ranked 152nd. They were 178th in college basketball in pace with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% was 204th. As a unit they were 233rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 191st in D-1. Charleston Southern was 310th in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year was 53%, which was 302nd in the country.
North Carolina State was 174th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season was 52%, which was 236th in the nation. The Wolfpack were 112th in the country in offensive rating with 107.1, and their defensive rating of 109.8 was ranked 324th. In terms of pace they were 67th in Division 1 with 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% was 92nd. As a team they were 94th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 245th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Charleston Southern/North Carolina State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take North Carolina State
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