IUPUI at Gonzaga College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/18/2017
Monday, December 18, 2017
McCarthey Athletic Center
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The IUPUI Jaguars head to McCarthey Athletic Center to take on the Gonzaga Bulldogs on Monday, December 18, 2017.
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IUPUI heads into this matchup with a mark of 2-7. They currently have a point differential of -5.4 as they are averaging 68.4 points per contest while giving up 73.9 per game. Gonzaga has an overall record of 9-2. They are averaging 91.0 points per game and surrendering 75.3, good for a point differential of 15.7.
Valuable IUPUI Jaguars Betting Trends
The IUPUI Jaguars are 3-5 against the spread this season
The IUPUI Jaguars are 3-5 against the over/under this year
Important Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 4-4 against the spread this season
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 6-2 against the over/under this year
Key IUPUI Jaguars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Gonzaga Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Aaron Brennan averages 13.8 points per contest while playing 26.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is 76%. Ron Patterson averages 10.5 points per contest in 29.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.3 assists per game and 2.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Johnathan Williams scores 15.5 points per contest while playing 28.5 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 6.7 rebounds per contest and has 2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 59%. Josh Perkins averages 14.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.8 rebounds per game and has 4.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
IUPUI averages 68.4 points per contest this year, which is 298th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -5.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 264th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 273rd in Division 1. They average 32.9 boards per contest and 13.8 assists per game, which ranks them 309th and 198th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 155th with 13.9 per game. The Jaguars allow 73.9 points per contest, which is 216th in the country. They also surrender a 49% shooting percentage and a 40% average from 3-point range, ranking them 335th and 334th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 131st, and they allow 14.6 assists per game which puts them in 262nd place in college basketball. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 274th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Gonzaga is 6th in the country with 91.0 points per contest this season. They are 23rd in the nation in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 15.7. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 91st in Division 1. They are 28th in the country in rebounding with 41.1 boards per contest and 30th in assists per game with 17.4. The Bulldogs are 176th in turnovers per contest with 13.6. The Bulldogs give up 75.3 points per game, which ranks them 237th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 132nd and 322nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 160th with 12.8 dimes allowed per game and 67th with 32.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Bulldogs are 199th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per contest this year.
The Jaguars are 243rd in the nation in offensive rating with 101, and their defensive rating of 109 is ranked 304th. In terms of pace they are 301st in the country with 67.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 267th. As a team they are 286th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 165th in Division 1. IUPUI is 126th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 58%, which is 342nd in the nation.
Gonzaga is 249th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 168th in the nation. The Bulldogs are 9th in the country in offensive rating with 120, and their defensive rating of 99.3 is ranked 159th. In terms of pace they are 113th in Division 1 with 72.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 17th. As a team they are 22nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 106th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's IUPUI/Gonzaga college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take IUPUI
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