Colgate at Connecticut College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/10/2017
Friday, November 10, 2017
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The Colgate Raiders head to Gampel Pavilion to take on the Connecticut Huskies on Friday, November 10, 2017.
Colgate comes into this game after finishing last season with an overall record of 10-21. They had a point differential of -4.0 as they averaged 67.0 points per game while giving up 71.0 per contest. Connecticut had an overall record of 14-16 last season. They averaged 67.3 points per game and surrendered 66.3, good for a point differential of 0.9.
Valuable Colgate Raiders Betting Trends
The Colgate Raiders were 2-2 against the spread last season
The Colgate Raiders were 1-2 against the over/under last year
Important Connecticut Huskies Betting Trends
The Connecticut Huskies were 11-20 against the spread last season
The Connecticut Huskies were 13-12 against the over/under last year
Key Colgate Raiders Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Connecticut Huskies Injuries
11/07/17 F David Onuorah Hip is "?"
11/07/17 G Sidney Wilson Eligibility is out indefinitely
Will Rayman averaged 14.6 points per contest while playing 29.4 minutes per night last year. He grabbed 4.6 rebounds per contest and distributed 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage was 43% while his free throw percentage was 69%. Sean O'Brien averaged 12.5 points per contest in 36.2 minutes per game last year. He averaged 4.1 assists per game and 2.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage was 46% for the season while his free throw percentage was 90%.
Jalen Adams scored 14.4 points per contest while playing 35.5 minutes per game last season. He hauled in 4.3 rebounds per contest and had 6.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage was 43% and his free throw percentage finished at 83%. Rodney Purvis averaged 13.8 points per game last year and he saw the court an average of 36.9 minutes per game. He also brought in 4.2 rebounds per game and had 2.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage was 37% and his free throw percentage was 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Colgate averaged 67.0 points per contest last year, which was 307th in the nation. Their average scoring margin was -4.0 and their shooting percentage was 44% as a unit, which had them ranked 199th. From 3-point territory they shot 37%, which was good for 80th in Division 1. They averaged 32.4 boards per contest and 12.9 assists per game, which ranked them 323rd and 214th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they were 39th with 14.7 per game. The Raiders allowed 71.0 points per contest, which was 144th in the country. They also surrendered a 45% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 243rd and 302nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents averaged 32.8 rebounds a game which ranked 58th, and they allowed 13.1 assists per game which put them in 168th place in college basketball. They forced 11.9 turnovers per game which ranked them 72nd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Connecticut was 298th in the country with 67.3 points per contest last season. They were 251st in the nation in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin was 0.9. They shot 36% from beyond the arc, which was good for 156th in Division 1. They were 128th in the country in rebounding with 36.6 boards per contest and 205th in assists per game with 13.1. The Huskies were 262nd in turnovers per contest with 12.2. The Huskies gave up 66.3 points per game, which ranked them 46th in the nation. Their defense surrendered a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 12th and 94th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 99th with 12.2 dimes allowed per game and 189th with 35.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Huskies were 15th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 10.6 per contest last year.
The Raiders were 230th in the country in defensive rating last season with 104.9, and their offensive rating of 99 was ranked 282nd. They were 303rd in college basketball in pace with 66.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% was 114th. As a unit they were 147th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 33rd in D-1. Colgate was 12th in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 19.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year was 52%, which was 277th in the country.
Connecticut was 182nd in the country in turnovers last year, as they turned the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year was 46%, which was 23rd in Division 1. The Huskies were 131st in the nation in defensive rating with 100.7, and their offensive rating of 102.1 was ranked 219th. They were 328th in D-1 in pace with 65.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% was 244th. As a unit they were 241st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 225th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Colgate/Connecticut college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Colgate
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