Cornell at Syracuse College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/10/2017
Friday, November 10, 2017
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The Cornell Big Red travel to Carrier Dome to play the Syracuse Orange on Friday, November 10, 2017.
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Cornell heads into this matchup after finishing last year with a mark of 8-21. They had a point differential of -5.7 as they averaged 71.5 points per contest while giving up 77.2 per game. Syracuse had an overall mark of 18-13 last year. They averaged 75.8 points per contest and gave up 70.4, which was a point differential of 5.3.
Valuable Cornell Big Red Betting Trends
The Cornell Big Red were 10-11 against the spread last season
The Cornell Big Red were 12-11 against the over/under last year
Important Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange were 13-14 against the spread last season
The Syracuse Orange were 17-7 against the over/under last year
Key Cornell Big Red Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Syracuse Orange Injuries
12/17/16 C Paschal Chukwu Eye out for season
11/09/16 F Matthew Moyer Toe expected to redshirt
02/18/17 G Mike Sutton Personal has left team
01/20/17 G Evan Dourdas Personal has left team
Stone Gettings averaged 12.4 points per game in 25.6 minutes per contest last season. He averaged 3 assists per contest and 5.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage was 47% for the year while his free throw percentage was 68%. Matt Morgan averaged 18.1 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per night last season. He pulled down 4.6 rebounds per game and dished out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage was 44% while his free throw percentage was at 86%.
Tyler Lydon averaged 13.2 points per game last season and he saw the court an average of 36.1 minutes per contest. He also averaged 8.6 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage was 47% and his free throw percentage was 84%. Andrew White III averaged 18.5 points per game while playing 37.2 minutes per contest last year. He grabbed 4.6 rebounds per game and had 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage was 44% and his free throw percentage finished at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Big Red allowed 77.2 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 291st in the nation. They also allowed a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 263rd and 206th in those defensive categories. Opponents averaged 35.5 rebounds a game which ranked 200th, and they gave up 14.0 assists per contest which put them in 246th place in the country. They forced 11.1 turnovers per game which ranked them 34th in college basketball. Cornell averaged 71.5 points per contest last season, which ranked them 219th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin was -5.7 and their shooting percentage was 45% as a team, which had them ranked 125th. Behind the arc they shot 34% which was good for 231st in D-1. They averaged 33.7 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per game, which ranked them 279th and 111th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they ranked 57th with 14.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Orange surrendered 70.4 points per contest, which ranked them 130th in the country. Their defense allowed a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 128th and 136th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 345th with 17.0 assists allowed per contest, and 219th with 36.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Orange were 195th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per game last season. Syracuse was 116th in Division 1 with 75.8 points per game last year. They were 111th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin was 5.3. They shot 38% from 3-point range, which was good for 49th in the nation. They were 238th in college basketball in rebounding with 34.7 boards per game and 56th in assists per contest with 15.6. The Orange were 261st in turnovers per game with 12.2.
The Big Red were 266th in the nation last year in offensive rating with 99.8, and their defensive rating of 107.7 was ranked 293rd. In terms of pace they were 94th in the country with 71.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% was 88th. As a team they were 117th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 29th in Division 1. Cornell was 33rd in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 18.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season was 52%, which was 242nd in the nation.
Syracuse was 239th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season was 50%, which was 180th in the nation. The Orange were 50th in the country in offensive rating with 111.2, and their defensive rating of 103.4 was ranked 201st. In terms of pace they were 273rd in Division 1 with 67.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% was 72nd. As a team they were 63rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 77th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Cornell/Syracuse college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Syracuse
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