IUPUI at Washington State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/16/2017
Saturday, December 16, 2017
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The IUPUI Jaguars travel to Friel Court to play the Washington State Cougars on Saturday, December 16, 2017. The opening line for this game has Washington State as 9 point favorites.
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IUPUI heads into this matchup with a mark of 2-6. They currently have a point differential of -4.5 as they are averaging 69.6 points per contest while giving up 74.1 per game. Washington State has an overall mark of 6-3. They are averaging 77.3 points per contest and giving up 76.6, which is a point differential of 0.8.
Valuable IUPUI Jaguars Betting Trends
The IUPUI Jaguars are 3-4 against the spread this season
The IUPUI Jaguars are 3-4 against the over/under this year
Important Washington State Cougars Betting Trends
The Washington State Cougars are 5-3 against the spread this season
The Washington State Cougars are 4-4 against the over/under this year
Key IUPUI Jaguars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Washington State Cougars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Aaron Brennan averages 13.8 points per game while playing 26.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is at 76%. Ron Patterson averages 10.5 points per game in 29.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 2.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Robert Franks averages 19.2 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Malachi Flynn averages 15.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 4.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
IUPUI averages 69.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 281st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -4.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 212th. Behind the arc they shoot 33%, which is good for 268th in the country. They average 32.9 rebounds per game and 14.1 assists per game, which ranks them 306th and 180th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 108th with 14.5 per game. The Jaguars allow 74.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 220th in Division 1. They also allow a 49% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc, ranking them 325th and 337th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 116th and they give up 13.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 220th place in college basketball. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 278th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington State is 144th in the country with 77.3 points per game this year. They are 182nd in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 0.8. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 54th in college basketball. They are 207th in the nation in rebounding with 35.6 boards per game, and 105th in assists per contest with 15.3. The Cougars are 230th in turnovers per game with 13.0. The Cougars surrender 76.6 points per contest, which ranks them 264th in the country. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 214th and 182nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 262nd with 14.7 assists allowed per contest and 277th with 37.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cougars are 37th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.7 per game this season.
The Jaguars are 221st in the nation in offensive rating with 102.2, and their defensive rating of 108.8 is ranked 300th. In terms of pace they are 299th in the country with 68.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 235th. As a team they are 241st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 198th in Division 1. IUPUI is 82nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 57%, which is 338th in the nation.
Washington State is 203rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 243rd in the nation. The Cougars are 148th in the country in offensive rating with 107.2, and their defensive rating of 106.2 is ranked 272nd. In terms of pace they are 189th in Division 1 with 71.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 68th. As a team they are 84th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 51% of their shots, ranking 6th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's IUPUI/Washington State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Washington State -9
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