Morehead State at Virginia Tech College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/25/2017
Saturday, November 25, 2017
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The Morehead State Eagles travel to Cassell Coliseum to play the Virginia Tech Hokies on Saturday, November 25, 2017. The opening line for this game has Virginia Tech as 22.5 point favorites.
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Morehead State comes into this game with an overall record of 1-3. They currently have a point differential of -15.5 as they are averaging 66.5 points per game while giving up 82.0 per contest. Virginia Tech has an overall record of 4-1. They are averaging 103.2 points per game and surrendering 80.2, good for a point differential of 23.0.
Valuable Morehead State Eagles Betting Trends
The Morehead State Eagles are 1-2 against the spread this season
The Morehead State Eagles are 2-1 against the over/under this year
Important Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Trends
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 3-1 against the spread this season
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 4-0 against the over/under this year
Key Morehead State Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Virginia Tech Hokies Injuries
11/10/17 G Ty Outlaw ACL is out for season
Jordan Walker averages 13.3 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 73% while his free throw percentage is at 84%. Lamontray Harris averages 9.8 points per game in 24.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 6.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 35% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Justin Bibbs averages 23.3 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 1.7 rebounds per game and has 0.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 73% and his free throw percentage is at 89%. Ahmed Hill averages 21.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
Morehead State averages 66.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 304th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -15.5 and their shooting percentage is 38% as a team, which has them ranked 329th. Behind the arc they shoot 29%, which is good for 297th in the country. They average 35.5 rebounds per game and 9.5 assists per game, which ranks them 239th and 340th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 20th with 17.8 per game. The Eagles allow 82.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 309th in Division 1. They also allow a 50% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc, ranking them 330th and 303rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 168th and they give up 17.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 314th place in college basketball. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 234th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Virginia Tech is 1st in the country with 103.2 points per game this year. They are 1st in D-1 in shooting at 58%, while their average scoring margin is 23.0. They shoot 51% from 3-point range, which is good for 1st in college basketball. They are 110th in the nation in rebounding with 39.6 boards per game, and 3rd in assists per contest with 22.6. The Hokies are 84th in turnovers per game with 15.6. The Hokies surrender 80.2 points per contest, which ranks them 290th in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 161st and 172nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 242nd with 14.4 assists allowed per contest and 66th with 31.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hokies are 172nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per game this season.
The Eagles are 318th in the country in defensive rating with 113.1, and their offensive rating of 91.7 is ranked 313th. They are 153rd in college basketball in pace with 72.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 43% is 335th. As a unit they are 315th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 260th in D-1. Morehead State is 20th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 20.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 57%, which is 329th in the country.
Virginia Tech is 129th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 153rd in the nation. The Hokies are 7th in the country in offensive rating with 127.1, and their defensive rating of 98.8 is ranked 182nd. In terms of pace they are 8th in Division 1 with 81.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 68% is 1st. As a team they are 1st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 69% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 172nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Morehead State/Virginia Tech college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Virginia Tech -22.5
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