Dayton at Mississippi State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/3/2017
Sunday, December 3, 2017
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The Dayton Flyers head to Humphrey Coliseum to take on the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Sunday, December 3, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Mississippi State as 7.5 point favorites.
Dayton comes into this game with an overall record of 3-3. They currently have a point differential of 0.7 as they are averaging 71.0 points per game while giving up 70.3 per contest. Mississippi State has an overall record of 6-0. They are averaging 79.0 points per game and surrendering 62.3, good for a point differential of 16.7.
Valuable Dayton Flyers Betting Trends
The Dayton Flyers are 2-4 against the spread this season
The Dayton Flyers are 2-4 against the over/under this year
Important Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 1-2 against the spread this season
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 1-2 against the over/under this year
Key Dayton Flyers Injuries
12/02/17 F Xeyrius Williams Back is "?" Sunday vs Mississippi St
Key Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
12/02/17 C E.J. Datcher Undisclosed is "?" Sunday vs Dayton
11/29/17 G Lamar Peters Suspension is out indefinitely
Darrell Davis averages 19.7 points per contest while playing 36.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is 86%. Josh Cunningham averages 14.3 points per contest in 29.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.5 assists per game and 10.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 61% for the season while his free throw percentage is 57%.
Tyson Carter scores 15 points per contest while playing 27 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.2 rebounds per contest and has 1.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 89%. Quinndary Weatherspoon averages 12.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.5 rebounds per game and has 4.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 62%.
Useful Team Statistics
Dayton averages 71.0 points per contest this year, which is 257th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 157th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 231st in Division 1. They average 34.3 boards per contest and 15.5 assists per game, which ranks them 261st and 111th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 277th with 12.2 per game. The Flyers allow 70.3 points per contest, which is 149th in the country. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 220th and 198th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 125th, and they allow 13.2 assists per game which puts them in 186th place in college basketball. They force 10.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Mississippi State is 124th in the country with 79.0 points per contest this season. They are 40th in the nation in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 16.7. They shoot 29% from beyond the arc, which is good for 311th in Division 1. They are 74th in the country in rebounding with 39.5 boards per contest and 160th in assists per game with 14.3. The Bulldogs are 108th in turnovers per contest with 14.7. The Bulldogs give up 62.3 points per game, which ranks them 32nd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 36% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 14th and 81st in those defensive statistics. They rank 13th with 9.3 dimes allowed per game and 207th with 35.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Bulldogs are 277th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 16.0 per contest this year.
The Flyers are 177th in the nation in offensive rating with 105.2, and their defensive rating of 104.2 is ranked 252nd. In terms of pace they are 313th in the country with 67.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 145th. As a team they are 147th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 79th in Division 1. Dayton is 201st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 211th in the nation.
Mississippi State is 102nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 43%, which is 23rd in Division 1. The Bulldogs are 15th in the nation in defensive rating with 86, and their offensive rating of 109 is ranked 127th. They are 138th in D-1 in pace with 72.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 73rd. As a unit they are 77th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 198th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Dayton/Mississippi State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Dayton +7.5
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