Eastern Michigan at South Florida College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/26/2017
Sunday, November 26, 2017
USF Sun Dome
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The Eastern Michigan Eagles travel to USF Sun Dome to play the South Florida Bulls on Sunday, November 26, 2017. The opening line for this game has Eastern Michigan as 3 point favorites.
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Eastern Michigan heads into this matchup with a mark of 4-1. They currently have a point differential of 20.8 as they are averaging 85.3 points per contest while giving up 64.5 per game. South Florida has an overall record of 4-2. They are averaging 63.2 points per game and surrendering 63.2, good for a point differential of 0.0.
Valuable Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 1-1 against the spread this season
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 1-1 against the over/under this year
Important South Florida Bulls Betting Trends
The South Florida Bulls are 2-1 against the spread this season
The South Florida Bulls are 0-3 against the over/under this year
Key Eastern Michigan Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key South Florida Bulls Injuries
11/05/17 G Troy Holston Knee is out indefinitely
James Thompson IV averages 16.3 points per game in 29.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 13 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 63% for the year while his free throw percentage is 57%. Elijah Minnie averages 18 points per game while playing 26.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is at 95%.
Tulio Da Silva averages 12 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.8 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 72%. Payton Banks averages 12.4 points per game while playing 29 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 100%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Eagles allow 64.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 61st in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 77th and 140th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 107th, and they give up 15.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 286th place in the country. They force 18.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 325th in college basketball. Eastern Michigan averages 85.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 60th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 20.8 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team, which has them ranked 48th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 253rd in D-1. They average 40.0 rebounds per game and 16.5 assists per game, which ranks them 92nd and 80th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 223rd with 13.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulls surrender 63.2 points per contest, which ranks them 45th in the country. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 26% average from 3-point range, ranking them 96th and 24th in those defensive statistics. They rank 187th with 13.2 assists allowed per contest, and 131st with 33.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulls are 17th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.0 per game this season. South Florida is 328th in Division 1 with 63.2 points per game this year. They are 280th in the country in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 0.0. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 119th in the nation. They are 272nd in college basketball in rebounding with 34.2 boards per game and 203rd in assists per contest with 13.6. The Bulls are 138th in turnovers per game with 14.4.
The Eagles are 33rd in the country in defensive rating with 86, and their offensive rating of 113.7 is ranked 67th. They are 76th in college basketball in pace with 75 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 67th. As a unit they are 73rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 154th in D-1. Eastern Michigan is 247th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 22.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 103rd in the country.
South Florida is 51st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 45%, which is 67th in Division 1. The Bulls are 165th in the nation in defensive rating with 97.8, and their offensive rating of 97.8 is ranked 274th. They are 345th in D-1 in pace with 64.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 261st. As a unit they are 216th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 156th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Eastern Michigan/South Florida college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take South Florida +3
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