Jacksonville State at Mississippi State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/26/2017
Sunday, November 26, 2017
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The Jacksonville State Gamecocks travel to Humphrey Coliseum to play the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Sunday, November 26, 2017. The opening line for this game has Mississippi State as 7.5 point favorites.
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Jacksonville State comes into this game with an overall record of 4-1. They currently have a point differential of 20.6 as they are averaging 86.6 points per game while giving up 66.0 per contest. Mississippi State has an overall mark of 4-0. They are averaging 83.0 points per contest and giving up 64.8, which is a point differential of 18.3.
Valuable Jacksonville State Gamecocks Betting Trends
The Jacksonville State Gamecocks are 1-1 against the spread this season
The Jacksonville State Gamecocks are 2-0 against the over/under this year
Important Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 0-1 against the spread this season
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 0-1 against the over/under this year
Key Jacksonville State Gamecocks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
11/25/17 G Xavian Stapleton Knee is "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville St
Malcolm Drumwright averages 16 points per game while playing 30.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 1.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is at 87%. Jamall Gregory averages 13 points per game in 27.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 5.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 64%.
Tyson Carter averages 13 points per game while playing 25.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 1.8 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Quinndary Weatherspoon averages 12.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 6 rebounds per contest and 3.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
Jacksonville State averages 86.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 51st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 20.6 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a team, which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 45%, which is good for 13th in the country. They average 42.8 rebounds per game and 18.0 assists per game, which ranks them 28th and 37th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 159th with 14.0 per game. The Gamecocks allow 66.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 85th in Division 1. They also allow a 36% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc, ranking them 28th and 67th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.8 rebounds a game which ranks 65th and they give up 11.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 114th place in college basketball. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 76th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Mississippi State is 82nd in the country with 83.0 points per game this year. They are 44th in D-1 in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 18.3. They shoot 27% from 3-point range, which is good for 324th in college basketball. They are 104th in the nation in rebounding with 39.8 boards per game, and 107th in assists per contest with 15.5. The Bulldogs are 63rd in turnovers per game with 16.0. The Bulldogs surrender 64.8 points per contest, which ranks them 67th in the country. Their defense allows a 35% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 19th and 109th in those defensive statistics. They rank 11th with 8.3 assists allowed per contest and 240th with 37.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 319th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 18.0 per game this season.
The Gamecocks are 43rd in the nation in offensive rating with 116.7, and their defensive rating of 88.9 is ranked 52nd. In terms of pace they are 151st in the country with 72.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 60% is 24th. As a team they are 35th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 240th in Division 1. Jacksonville State is 176th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 43%, which is 39th in the nation.
Mississippi State is 86th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 41%, which is 23rd in Division 1. The Bulldogs are 23rd in the nation in defensive rating with 84.6, and their offensive rating of 108.5 is ranked 139th. They are 44th in D-1 in pace with 76.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 83rd. As a unit they are 56th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 185th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Jacksonville State/Mississippi State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Mississippi State -7.5
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