Florida A&M at Mississippi State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/18/2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017
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The Florida A&M Rattlers travel to Humphrey Coliseum to play the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Saturday, November 18, 2017.
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Florida A&M comes into this game with an overall record of 0-3. They currently have a point differential of -29.7 as they are averaging 58.7 points per game while giving up 88.3 per contest. Mississippi State has an overall record of 1-0. They are averaging 96.0 points per game and surrendering 68.0, good for a point differential of 28.0.
Valuable Florida A&M Rattlers Betting Trends
The Florida A&M Rattlers are 0-1 against the spread this season
The Florida A&M Rattlers are 1-0 against the over/under this year
Important Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 0-0 against the spread this season
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 0-0 against the over/under this year
Key Florida A&M Rattlers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Marcus Barham averages 14.3 points per game in 32 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 2.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 34% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%. Desmond Williams averages 14.7 points per game while playing 37.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Quinndary Weatherspoon averages 17 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 22 minutes per contest. He also averages 8 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 89% and his free throw percentage is 33%. Aric Holman averages 18 points per game while playing 21 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 11 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rattlers allow 88.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 320th in the nation. They also allow a 52% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc, ranking them 330th and 292nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.0 rebounds a game which ranks 311th, and they give up 18.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 316th place in the country. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 167th in college basketball. Florida A&M averages 58.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 334th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is -29.7 and their shooting percentage is 37% as a team, which has them ranked 317th. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 283rd in D-1. They average 33.3 rebounds per game and 11.0 assists per game, which ranks them 279th and 284th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 19th with 19.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs surrender 68.0 points per contest, which ranks them 129th in the country. Their defense allows a 37% shooting percentage and a 27% average from 3-point range, ranking them 80th and 71st in those defensive statistics. They rank 22nd with 8.0 assists allowed per contest, and 289th with 41.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 270th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 17.0 per game this season. Mississippi State is 18th in Division 1 with 96.0 points per game this year. They are 96th in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 28.0. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 163rd in the nation. They are 20th in college basketball in rebounding with 47.0 boards per game and 109th in assists per contest with 16.0. The Bulldogs are 160th in turnovers per game with 14.0.
The Rattlers are 337th in the nation in offensive rating with 79.6, and their defensive rating of 119.9 is ranked 330th. In terms of pace they are 151st in the country with 73.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 41% is 325th. As a team they are 332nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 44% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shots, ranking 328th in Division 1. Florida A&M is 17th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 22.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 59%, which is 321st in the nation.
Mississippi State is 242nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 43%, which is 67th in the nation. The Bulldogs are 55th in the country in offensive rating with 118.5, and their defensive rating of 84 is ranked 59th. In terms of pace they are 24th in Division 1 with 80.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 124th. As a team they are 70th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 272nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Florida A&M/Mississippi State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Mississippi State
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