Chicago State at Wisconsin College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/27/2017
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
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The Chicago State Cougars travel to Kohl Center to play the Wisconsin Badgers on Wednesday, December 27, 2017. The opening line for this game has Wisconsin as 29.5 point favorites.
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Chicago State comes into this game with an overall record of 2-13. They currently have a point differential of -19.1 as they are averaging 66.8 points per game while giving up 85.9 per contest. Wisconsin has an overall mark of 6-7. They are averaging 68.4 points per contest and giving up 66.0, which is a point differential of 2.4.
Valuable Chicago State Cougars Betting Trends
The Chicago State Cougars are 1-1 against the spread this season
The Chicago State Cougars are 1-1 against the over/under this year
Important Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 4-7 against the spread this season
The Wisconsin Badgers are 6-5 against the over/under this year
Key Chicago State Cougars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
12/11/17 G Kobe King Knee is out for season
12/09/17 G D'Mitrik Trice Foot is out indefinitely
Deionte Simmons averages 9.8 points per game in 21.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.2 assists per contest and 5.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 60% for the year while his free throw percentage is 62%. Fred Sims Jr. averages 14.1 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is at 88%.
Brad Davison averages 11.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 2 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 76%. Ethan Happ averages 16.2 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.2 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 57%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cougars allow 85.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 342nd in the nation. They also allow a 49% shooting percentage and a 41% average from behind the arc, ranking them 338th and 341st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.6 rebounds a game which ranks 280th, and they give up 18.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 344th place in the country. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 227th in college basketball. Chicago State averages 66.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 314th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is -19.1 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team, which has them ranked 329th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 323rd in D-1. They average 33.2 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per game, which ranks them 301st and 306th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 25th with 16.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Badgers surrender 66.0 points per contest, which ranks them 62nd in the country. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 271st and 273rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 67th with 11.5 assists allowed per contest, and 18th with 30.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Badgers are 60th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.2 per game this season. Wisconsin is 300th in Division 1 with 68.4 points per game this year. They are 144th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 2.4. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 196th in the nation. They are 334th in college basketball in rebounding with 31.7 boards per game and 267th in assists per contest with 12.6. The Badgers are 327th in turnovers per game with 11.2.
The Cougars are 343rd in the nation in offensive rating with 89.6, and their defensive rating of 115.3 is ranked 341st. In terms of pace they are 46th in the country with 74.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 45% is 344th. As a team they are 340th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 323rd in Division 1. Chicago State is 33rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 58%, which is 340th in the nation.
Wisconsin is 272nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 228th in the nation. The Badgers are 183rd in the country in offensive rating with 104.8, and their defensive rating of 101.2 is ranked 199th. In terms of pace they are 345th in Division 1 with 65.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 162nd. As a team they are 189th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 189th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Chicago State/Wisconsin college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Wisconsin -29.5
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