Montana at Stanford College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/29/2017
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
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The Montana Grizzlies head to Maples Pavilion to take on the Stanford Cardinal on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Stanford as 6.5 point favorites.
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Montana comes into this game with an overall record of 4-2. They currently have a point differential of 2.2 as they are averaging 73.3 points per game while giving up 71.2 per contest. Stanford has an overall mark of 3-5. They are averaging 76.1 points per contest and giving up 79.8, which is a point differential of -3.6.
Valuable Montana Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Montana Grizzlies are 1-3 against the spread this season
The Montana Grizzlies are 2-2 against the over/under this year
Important Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 1-7 against the spread this season
The Stanford Cardinal are 3-3 against the over/under this year
Key Montana Grizzlies Injuries
11/13/17 G Donaven Dorsey Hip is out for season
Key Stanford Cardinal Injuries
No key injuries to report
Ahmaad Rorie averages 18.8 points per contest while playing 37.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 77%. Michael Oguine averages 16.2 points per contest in 35.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.2 assists per game and 5.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Reid Travis scores 21.4 points per contest while playing 33.8 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 7.3 rebounds per contest and has 2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 73%. Isaac White averages 11.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.1 minutes per game. He also brings in 2 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
Montana averages 73.3 points per contest this year, which is 212th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 189th. From 3-point territory they shoot 29%, which is good for 318th in Division 1. They average 34.2 boards per contest and 13.0 assists per game, which ranks them 272nd and 239th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 153rd with 14.0 per game. The Grizzlies allow 71.2 points per contest, which is 161st in the country. They also surrender a 48% shooting percentage and a 47% average from 3-point range, ranking them 307th and 351st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 85th, and they allow 11.2 assists per game which puts them in 72nd place in college basketball. They force 19.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 337th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Stanford is 176th in the country with 76.1 points per contest this season. They are 177th in the nation in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -3.6. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 162nd in Division 1. They are 139th in the country in rebounding with 37.9 boards per contest and 222nd in assists per game with 13.3. The Cardinal are 59th in turnovers per contest with 16.0. The Cardinal give up 79.8 points per game, which ranks them 295th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 41% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 194th and 329th in those defensive statistics. They rank 129th with 12.3 dimes allowed per game and 182nd with 35.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Cardinal are 67th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per contest this year.
The Grizzlies are 236th in the nation in offensive rating with 100.7, and their defensive rating of 97.7 is ranked 146th. In terms of pace they are 196th in the country with 71.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 246th. As a team they are 275th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 252nd in Division 1. Montana is 170th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 24 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 298th in the nation.
Stanford is 67th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 225th in the nation. The Cardinal are 230th in the country in offensive rating with 101.2, and their defensive rating of 106 is ranked 268th. In terms of pace they are 53rd in Division 1 with 75.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 217th. As a team they are 159th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 291st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Montana/Stanford college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Montana +6.5
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