Northeastern at Ohio State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/19/2017
Sunday, November 19, 2017
Value City Arena
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The Northeastern Huskies travel to Value City Arena to play the Ohio State Buckeyes on Sunday, November 19, 2017. The opening line for this game has Ohio State as 11 point favorites.
Northeastern comes into this game with an overall record of 2-1. They currently have a point differential of 8.7 as they are averaging 69.0 points per game while giving up 60.3 per contest. Ohio State has an overall record of 3-0. They are averaging 86.3 points per game and surrendering 66.7, good for a point differential of 19.7.
Valuable Northeastern Huskies Betting Trends
The Northeastern Huskies are 0-1 against the spread this season
The Northeastern Huskies are 0-1 against the over/under this year
Important Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 0-1 against the spread this season
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 0-1 against the over/under this year
Key Northeastern Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
11/18/17 F Kaleb Wesson Suspension is "?" Sunday vs. Northeastern
Tomas Murphy averages 9 points per game in 24.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%. Devon Begley averages 9.3 points per game while playing 23 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 59% while his free throw percentage is at 70%.
Jae'Sean Tate averages 12.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.3 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 44%. Keita Bates-Diop averages 19.3 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 11 rebounds per game and has 0.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is at 100%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Huskies allow 60.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 46th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 162nd and 183rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.7 rebounds a game which ranks 97th, and they give up 11.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 102nd place in the country. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 169th in college basketball. Northeastern averages 69.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 273rd in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 8.7 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 249th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 193rd in D-1. They average 39.3 rebounds per game and 14.0 assists per game, which ranks them 143rd and 172nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 89th with 15.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Buckeyes surrender 66.7 points per contest, which ranks them 108th in the country. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 39% average from 3-point range, ranking them 92nd and 289th in those defensive statistics. They rank 105th with 11.0 assists allowed per contest, and 15th with 28.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Buckeyes are 257th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 16.3 per game this season. Ohio State is 73rd in Division 1 with 86.3 points per game this year. They are 74th in the country in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 19.7. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 255th in the nation. They are 33rd in college basketball in rebounding with 45.0 boards per game and 143rd in assists per contest with 15.0. The Buckeyes are 124th in turnovers per game with 14.7.
The Huskies are 63rd in the country in defensive rating with 86.6, and their offensive rating of 99 is ranked 245th. They are 277th in college basketball in pace with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 216th. As a unit they are 214th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 47th in D-1. Northeastern is 61st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 126th in the country.
Ohio State is 174th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 130th in Division 1. The Buckeyes are 92nd in the nation in defensive rating with 89.7, and their offensive rating of 116.1 is ranked 74th. They are 112th in D-1 in pace with 74.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 94th. As a unit they are 101st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 179th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Northeastern/Ohio State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Ohio State -11
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