Hampton at Xavier College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/20/2017
Monday, November 20, 2017
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The Hampton Pirates travel to Cintas Center to play the Xavier Musketeers on Monday, November 20, 2017. The opening line for this game has Xavier as 28 point favorites.
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Hampton comes into this game with an overall record of 1-3. They currently have a point differential of -3.3 as they are averaging 73.3 points per game while giving up 76.5 per contest. Xavier has an overall record of 3-0. They are averaging 94.0 points per game and surrendering 64.7, good for a point differential of 29.3.
Valuable Hampton Pirates Betting Trends
The Hampton Pirates are 0-0 against the spread this season
The Hampton Pirates are 0-0 against the over/under this year
Important Xavier Musketeers Betting Trends
The Xavier Musketeers are 3-0 against the spread this season
The Xavier Musketeers are 3-0 against the over/under this year
Key Hampton Pirates Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Xavier Musketeers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jermaine Marrow averages 22 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 59% while his free throw percentage is at 77%. Greg Heckstall averages 10.5 points per game in 29.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 6.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Trevon Bluiett averages 25.3 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.7 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is at 100%. J.P. Macura averages 17.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 4.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 69% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
Hampton averages 73.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 219th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -3.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 205th. Behind the arc they shoot 31%, which is good for 240th in the country. They average 39.8 rebounds per game and 11.3 assists per game, which ranks them 124th and 278th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 227th with 12.8 per game. The Pirates allow 76.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 243rd in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 172nd and 168th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.5 rebounds a game which ranks 209th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 113th place in college basketball. They force 9.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Xavier is 24th in the country with 94.0 points per game this year. They are 3rd in D-1 in shooting at 58%, while their average scoring margin is 29.3. They shoot 41% from 3-point range, which is good for 61st in college basketball. They are 130th in the nation in rebounding with 39.7 boards per game, and 16th in assists per contest with 21.7. The Musketeers are 257th in turnovers per game with 12.3. The Musketeers surrender 64.7 points per contest, which ranks them 83rd in the country. Their defense allows a 33% shooting percentage and a 26% average from 3-point range, ranking them 14th and 40th in those defensive statistics. They rank 102nd with 11.0 assists allowed per contest and 101st with 32.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Musketeers are 56th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.7 per game this season.
The Pirates are 263rd in the country in defensive rating with 106.3, and their offensive rating of 101.7 is ranked 213th. They are 193rd in college basketball in pace with 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 260th. As a unit they are 238th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 26% of their shot attempts, ranking 332nd in D-1. Hampton is 217th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 171st in the country.
Xavier is 222nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 38%, which is 17th in Division 1. The Musketeers are 77th in the nation in defensive rating with 88.6, and their offensive rating of 128.8 is ranked 8th. They are 152nd in D-1 in pace with 73 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 66% is 4th. As a unit they are 4th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 69% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 80th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Hampton/Xavier college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Xavier -28
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