Georgia Southern at Wake Forest College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/10/2017
Friday, November 10, 2017
Lawrence Joel Coliseum
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The Georgia Southern Eagles head to Lawrence Joel Coliseum to take on the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Friday, November 10, 2017.
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Georgia Southern comes into this game after finishing last season with an overall record of 18-13. They had a point differential of 3.0 as they averaged 76.3 points per game while giving up 73.3 per contest. Wake Forest had an overall record of 18-12 last season. They averaged 82.7 points per game and surrendered 77.9, good for a point differential of 4.8.
Valuable Georgia Southern Eagles Betting Trends
The Georgia Southern Eagles were 12-12 against the spread last season
The Georgia Southern Eagles were 12-12 against the over/under last year
Important Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Trends
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons were 16-14 against the spread last season
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons were 19-8 against the over/under last year
Key Georgia Southern Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Wake Forest Demon Deacons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Ike Smith averaged 19.6 points per contest while playing 30.5 minutes per night last year. He grabbed 5.2 rebounds per contest and distributed 1.7 assists per game. His FG percentage was 62% while his free throw percentage was 65%. Tookie Brown averaged 17.1 points per contest in 34 minutes per game last year. He averaged 4 assists per game and 3.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage was 41% for the season while his free throw percentage was 77%.
John Collins scored 19.2 points per contest while playing 26.6 minutes per game last season. He hauled in 9.8 rebounds per contest and had 0.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage was 62% and his free throw percentage finished at 75%. Bryant Crawford averaged 16.2 points per game last year and he saw the court an average of 31.8 minutes per game. He also brought in 3.8 rebounds per game and had 5.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage was 44% and his free throw percentage was 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia Southern averaged 76.3 points per contest last year, which was 105th in the nation. Their average scoring margin was 3.0 and their shooting percentage was 45% as a unit, which had them ranked 166th. From 3-point territory they shot 37%, which was good for 81st in Division 1. They averaged 34.9 boards per contest and 10.6 assists per game, which ranked them 228th and 335th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they were 283rd with 11.8 per game. The Eagles allowed 73.3 points per contest, which was 214th in the country. They also surrendered a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 157th and 128th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents averaged 39.3 rebounds a game which ranked 329th, and they allowed 13.1 assists per game which put them in 169th place in college basketball. They forced 13.8 turnovers per game which ranked them 231st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Wake Forest was 16th in the country with 82.7 points per contest last season. They were 44th in the nation in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin was 4.8. They shot 39% from beyond the arc, which was good for 38th in Division 1. They were 115th in the country in rebounding with 36.8 boards per contest and 57th in assists per game with 15.6. The Demon Deacons were 289th in turnovers per contest with 11.8. The Demon Deacons gave up 77.9 points per game, which ranked them 301st in the nation. Their defense surrendered a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 249th and 232nd in those defensive statistics. They ranked 259th with 14.1 dimes allowed per game and 103rd with 33.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Demon Deacons were 49th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 11.6 per contest last year.
The Eagles were 203rd in the country in defensive rating last season with 103.5, and their offensive rating of 107.8 was ranked 101st. They were 131st in college basketball in pace with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% was 95th. As a unit they were 113th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 28th in D-1. Georgia Southern was 289th in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year was 50%, which was 183rd in the country.
Wake Forest was 308th in the country in turnovers last year, as they turned the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year was 52%, which was 271st in Division 1. The Demon Deacons were 313th in the nation in defensive rating with 108.7, and their offensive rating of 115.3 was ranked 13th. They were 76th in D-1 in pace with 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% was 50th. As a unit they were 25th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 210th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Georgia Southern/Wake Forest college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Georgia Southern
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