Colorado State at Arkansas College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/5/2017
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Bud Walton Arena
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The Colorado State Rams travel to Bud Walton Arena to play the Arkansas Razorbacks on Tuesday, December 5, 2017. The opening line for this game has Arkansas as 16 point favorites.
Colorado State heads into this matchup with a mark of 4-4. They currently have a point differential of -3.9 as they are averaging 70.6 points per contest while giving up 74.5 per game. Arkansas has an overall mark of 5-2. They are averaging 86.6 points per contest and giving up 76.0, which is a point differential of 10.6.
Valuable Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 1-4 against the spread this season
The Colorado State Rams are 2-3 against the over/under this year
Important Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 4-3 against the spread this season
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 4-3 against the over/under this year
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
11/05/17 G Khalil Garland Medical is out indefinitely
Prentiss Nixon averages 15.9 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is at 88%. Che Bob averages 12.6 points per game in 26.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 9.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 62%.
Jaylen Barford averages 19.7 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 71%. Daryl Macon averages 15.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.3 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado State averages 70.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 258th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -3.9 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 305th. Behind the arc they shoot 29%, which is good for 321st in the country. They average 41.0 rebounds per game and 11.5 assists per game, which ranks them 37th and 312th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 126th with 14.4 per game. The Rams allow 74.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 228th in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 212th and 247th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 139th and they give up 14.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 251st place in college basketball. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 120th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Arkansas is 28th in the country with 86.6 points per game this year. They are 80th in D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 10.6. They shoot 40% from 3-point range, which is good for 41st in college basketball. They are 200th in the nation in rebounding with 36.0 boards per game, and 142nd in assists per contest with 14.6. The Razorbacks are 267th in turnovers per game with 12.4. The Razorbacks surrender 76.0 points per contest, which ranks them 255th in the country. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 208th and 215th in those defensive statistics. They rank 220th with 13.9 assists allowed per contest and 158th with 34.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Razorbacks are 276th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.0 per game this season.
The Rams are 236th in the country in defensive rating with 103.1, and their offensive rating of 97.8 is ranked 275th. They are 146th in college basketball in pace with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 318th. As a unit they are 311th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 258th in D-1. Colorado State is 147th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 267th in the country.
Arkansas is 298th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 204th in Division 1. The Razorbacks are 155th in the nation in defensive rating with 98.2, and their offensive rating of 111.8 is ranked 72nd. They are 19th in D-1 in pace with 77.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 99th. As a unit they are 82nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 303rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Colorado State/Arkansas college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Arkansas -16
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