Houston Baptist at Providence College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/10/2017
Friday, November 10, 2017
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The Houston Baptist Huskies travel to Alumni Hall to play the Providence Friars on Friday, November 10, 2017.
Houston Baptist comes into this game after finishing last season with an overall record of 17-12. They had a point differential of 2.1 as they averaged 78.7 points per game while giving up 76.7 per contest. Providence had an overall mark of 20-11 last year. They averaged 70.3 points per contest and gave up 66.6, which was a point differential of 3.6.
Valuable Houston Baptist Huskies Betting Trends
The Houston Baptist Huskies were 1-2 against the spread last season
The Houston Baptist Huskies were 2-0 against the over/under last year
Important Providence Friars Betting Trends
The Providence Friars were 20-12 against the spread last season
The Providence Friars were 14-15 against the over/under last year
Key Houston Baptist Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Providence Friars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Reveal Chukwujekwu averaged 12.1 points per game in 29.5 minutes per contest last season. He averaged 1.9 assists per contest and 8.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage was 46% for the year while his free throw percentage was 82%. Colter Lasher averaged 15.1 points per game while playing 29.2 minutes per night last season. He pulled down 4.1 rebounds per game and dished out 2.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage was 44% while his free throw percentage was at 77%.
Emmitt Holt averaged 12.5 points per game last season and he saw the court an average of 27.5 minutes per contest. He also averaged 5.4 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage was 52% and his free throw percentage was 68%. Rodney Bullock averaged 15.7 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per contest last year. He grabbed 6.4 rebounds per game and had 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage was 44% and his free throw percentage finished at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Huskies allowed 76.7 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 281st in the nation. They also allowed a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 265th and 194th in those defensive categories. Opponents averaged 32.6 rebounds a game which ranked 50th, and they gave up 14.0 assists per contest which put them in 250th place in the country. They forced 13.5 turnovers per game which ranked them 205th in college basketball. Houston Baptist averaged 78.7 points per contest last season, which ranked them 54th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin was 2.1 and their shooting percentage was 46% as a team, which had them ranked 113th. Behind the arc they shot 34% which was good for 207th in D-1. They averaged 38.6 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per game, which ranked them 45th and 97th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they ranked 137th with 13.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Friars surrendered 66.6 points per contest, which ranked them 50th in the country. Their defense allowed a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 195th and 65th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 73rd with 11.9 assists allowed per contest, and 142nd with 34.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Friars were 249th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per game last season. Providence was 248th in Division 1 with 70.3 points per game last year. They were 157th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin was 3.6. They shot 37% from 3-point range, which was good for 91st in the nation. They were 282nd in college basketball in rebounding with 33.6 boards per game and 126th in assists per contest with 14.2. The Friars were 220th in turnovers per game with 12.6.
The Huskies were 99th in the nation last year in offensive rating with 108, and their defensive rating of 105.2 was ranked 236th. In terms of pace they were 42nd in the country with 72.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% was 184th. As a team they were 180th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 316th in Division 1. Houston Baptist was 224th in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season was 52%, which was 252nd in the nation.
Providence was 157th in the country in turnovers last year, as they turned the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year was 50%, which was 156th in Division 1. The Friars were 71st in the nation in defensive rating with 97.9, and their offensive rating of 103.3 was ranked 189th. They were 264th in D-1 in pace with 67.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% was 151st. As a unit they were 156th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 192nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Houston Baptist/Providence college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Providence
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