Missouri at West Virginia College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/26/2017
Sunday, November 26, 2017
HP Field House
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The Missouri Tigers travel to HP Field House to play the West Virginia Mountaineers on Sunday, November 26, 2017. The opening line for this game has West Virginia as 8 point favorites.
Missouri heads into this matchup with a mark of 5-1. They currently have a point differential of 16.6 as they are averaging 78.8 points per contest while giving up 62.2 per game. West Virginia has an overall record of 5-1. They are averaging 89.8 points per game and surrendering 68.0, good for a point differential of 21.8.
Valuable Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 4-1 against the spread this season
The Missouri Tigers are 3-2 against the over/under this year
Important West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Trends
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 2-2 against the spread this season
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 2-2 against the over/under this year
Key Missouri Tigers Injuries
11/22/17 F Michael Porter Jr. Back is out for season
Key West Virginia Mountaineers Injuries
11/06/17 G Brandon Knapper Knee is out indefinitely
11/05/17 F Esa Ahmad Eligibility expected to miss 1st semester
Kevin Puryear averages 12.2 points per game in 24.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 5.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 58% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%. Kassius Robertson averages 13 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Daxter Miles averages 14.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 65%. Jevon Carter averages 16.4 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per game and has 6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers allow 62.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 37th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 68th and 93rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.0 rebounds a game which ranks 25th, and they give up 9.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 28th place in the country. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 211th in college basketball. Missouri averages 78.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 137th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 16.6 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team, which has them ranked 68th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 209th in D-1. They average 40.2 rebounds per game and 15.6 assists per game, which ranks them 89th and 102nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 98th with 15.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mountaineers surrender 68.0 points per contest, which ranks them 123rd in the country. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 42% average from 3-point range, ranking them 199th and 328th in those defensive statistics. They rank 243rd with 14.4 assists allowed per contest, and 143rd with 34.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Mountaineers are 347th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 22.4 per game this season. West Virginia is 26th in Division 1 with 89.8 points per game this year. They are 192nd in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 21.8. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 255th in the nation. They are 30th in college basketball in rebounding with 42.8 boards per game and 22nd in assists per contest with 19.2. The Mountaineers are 318th in turnovers per game with 11.2.
The Tigers are 53rd in the country in defensive rating with 88.9, and their offensive rating of 112.6 is ranked 79th. They are 255th in college basketball in pace with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 65th. As a unit they are 61st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 64th in D-1. Missouri is 87th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 44%, which is 66th in the country.
West Virginia is 341st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 26.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 229th in Division 1. The Mountaineers are 54th in the nation in defensive rating with 89, and their offensive rating of 117.5 is ranked 37th. They are 48th in D-1 in pace with 76.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 188th. As a unit they are 188th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 88th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Missouri/West Virginia college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take West Virginia -8
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