Loyola Marymount at Washington College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/17/2017
Sunday, December 17, 2017
Alaska Airlines Arena
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The Loyola Marymount Lions travel to Alaska Airlines Arena to play the Washington Huskies on Sunday, December 17, 2017. The opening line for this game has Washington as 8.5 point favorites.
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Loyola Marymount comes into this game with an overall record of 5-4. They currently have a point differential of 2.4 as they are averaging 78.6 points per game while giving up 76.1 per contest. Washington has an overall mark of 7-3. They are averaging 79.5 points per contest and giving up 79.1, which is a point differential of 0.4.
Valuable Loyola Marymount Lions Betting Trends
The Loyola Marymount Lions are 4-2 against the spread this season
The Loyola Marymount Lions are 3-3 against the over/under this year
Important Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 4-5 against the spread this season
The Washington Huskies are 5-4 against the over/under this year
Key Loyola Marymount Lions Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Washington Huskies Injuries
11/24/17 G Michael Carter III Wrist is out indefinitely
Eli Scott averages 13.7 points per game in 28.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%. James Batemon averages 16.9 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Noah Dickerson averages 16.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.2 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage is 70%. Jaylen Nowell averages 17.1 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lions allow 76.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 256th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 221st and 139th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.7 rebounds a game which ranks 87th, and they give up 15.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 284th place in the country. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 263rd in college basketball. Loyola Marymount averages 78.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 118th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 2.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 163rd. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 302nd in D-1. They average 38.6 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per game, which ranks them 81st and 157th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 39th with 15.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Huskies surrender 79.1 points per contest, which ranks them 301st in the country. Their defense allows a 48% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 313th and 264th in those defensive statistics. They rank 344th with 18.9 assists allowed per contest, and 84th with 32.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Huskies are 242nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.1 per game this season. Washington is 102nd in Division 1 with 79.5 points per game this year. They are 111th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 0.4. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 238th in the nation. They are 233rd in college basketball in rebounding with 34.9 boards per game and 270th in assists per contest with 12.6. The Huskies are 164th in turnovers per game with 13.8.
The Lions are 144th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.3, and their defensive rating of 103.9 is ranked 247th. In terms of pace they are 131st in the country with 72.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 227th. As a team they are 197th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 262nd in Division 1. Loyola Marymount is 91st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 218th in the nation.
Washington is 197th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 55%, which is 320th in Division 1. The Huskies are 289th in the nation in defensive rating with 107.8, and their offensive rating of 108.3 is ranked 125th. They are 80th in D-1 in pace with 73.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 155th. As a unit they are 124th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 247th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Loyola Marymount/Washington college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Washington -8.5
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