Monmouth at Virginia College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/19/2017
Sunday, November 19, 2017
John Paul Jones Arena
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The Monmouth Hawks travel to John Paul Jones Arena to play the Virginia Cavaliers on Sunday, November 19, 2017. The opening line for this game has Virginia as 18 point favorites.
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Monmouth heads into this matchup with a mark of 2-1. They currently have a point differential of -0.3 as they are averaging 74.7 points per contest while giving up 75.0 per game. Virginia has an overall mark of 3-0. They are averaging 76.3 points per contest and giving up 54.7, which is a point differential of 21.7.
Valuable Monmouth Hawks Betting Trends
The Monmouth Hawks are 1-0 against the spread this season
The Monmouth Hawks are 0-1 against the over/under this year
Important Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers are 2-1 against the spread this season
The Virginia Cavaliers are 2-1 against the over/under this year
Key Monmouth Hawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Micah Seaborn averages 17.3 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is at 84%. Deion Hammond averages 12 points per game in 20.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 1.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Kyle Guy averages 19.7 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 0.7 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 87%. Devon Hall averages 13.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.7 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 100%.
Useful Team Statistics
Monmouth averages 74.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 198th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -0.3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 100th. Behind the arc they shoot 40%, which is good for 68th in the country. They average 41.0 rebounds per game and 9.0 assists per game, which ranks them 106th and 328th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 7th with 20.3 per game. The Hawks allow 75.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 221st in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 165th and 147th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.3 rebounds a game which ranks 86th and they give up 14.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 249th place in college basketball. They force 10.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Virginia is 180th in the country with 76.3 points per game this year. They are 28th in D-1 in shooting at 53%, while their average scoring margin is 21.7. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 80th in college basketball. They are 328th in the nation in rebounding with 29.3 boards per game, and 189th in assists per contest with 13.7. The Cavaliers are 339th in turnovers per game with 9.0. The Cavaliers surrender 54.7 points per contest, which ranks them 11th in the country. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 25% average from 3-point range, ranking them 89th and 41st in those defensive statistics. They rank 37th with 9.0 assists allowed per contest and 54th with 30.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cavaliers are 260th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.3 per game this season.
The Hawks are 200th in the country in defensive rating with 100, and their offensive rating of 99.6 is ranked 239th. They are 93rd in college basketball in pace with 75.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 103rd. As a unit they are 66th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 245th in D-1. Monmouth is 4th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 24.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 186th in the country.
Virginia is 305th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 22 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 44%, which is 81st in Division 1. The Cavaliers are 66th in the nation in defensive rating with 86.8, and their offensive rating of 121.2 is ranked 37th. They are 349th in D-1 in pace with 62.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 60% is 35th. As a unit they are 23rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 64% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 188th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Monmouth/Virginia college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Virginia -18
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