Oakland at Toledo College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/18/2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017
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The Oakland Golden Grizzlies travel to Savage Arena to play the Toledo Rockets on Saturday, November 18, 2017. The opening line for this game has Toledo as 1 point favorites.
Oakland comes into this game with an overall record of 2-0. They currently have a point differential of 16.5 as they are averaging 86.0 points per game while giving up 69.5 per contest. Toledo has an overall mark of 2-0. They are averaging 85.0 points per contest and giving up 74.5, which is a point differential of 10.5.
Valuable Oakland Golden Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Oakland Golden Grizzlies are 1-0 against the spread this season
The Oakland Golden Grizzlies are 0-1 against the over/under this year
Important Toledo Rockets Betting Trends
The Toledo Rockets are 1-0 against the spread this season
The Toledo Rockets are 1-0 against the over/under this year
Key Oakland Golden Grizzlies Injuries
11/07/17 C Brad Brechting Foot is out indefinitely
11/06/17 F Jalen Hayes Suspension 4-game suspension (eligible to return 11/24 vs. Kansas)
Key Toledo Rockets Injuries
11/11/17 F Willie Jackson Eligibility is out indefinitely
Martez Walker averages 22 points per game in 32.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 67% for the year while his free throw percentage is 90%. Kendrick Nunn averages 30 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is at 90%.
Tre'Shaun Fletcher averages 20 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.5 rebounds per contest and 5.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Jaelan Sanford averages 22 points per game while playing 38.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5 rebounds per game and has 4.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Grizzlies allow 69.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 151st in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 156th and 147th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 97th, and they give up 16.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 289th place in the country. They force 12.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 61st in college basketball. Oakland averages 86.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 79th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 16.5 and their shooting percentage is 54% as a team, which has them ranked 26th. Behind the arc they shoot 46% which is good for 16th in D-1. They average 37.0 rebounds per game and 19.5 assists per game, which ranks them 215th and 42nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 46th with 17.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rockets surrender 74.5 points per contest, which ranks them 214th in the country. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 119th and 263rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 239th with 14.5 assists allowed per contest, and 233rd with 37.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Rockets are 28th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 10.5 per game this season. Toledo is 86th in Division 1 with 85.0 points per game this year. They are 109th in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 10.5. They shoot 41% from 3-point range, which is good for 60th in the nation. They are 84th in college basketball in rebounding with 42.5 boards per game and 97th in assists per contest with 16.5. The Rockets are 252nd in turnovers per game with 12.5.
The Golden Grizzlies are 75th in the nation in offensive rating with 116.2, and their defensive rating of 93.9 is ranked 141st. In terms of pace they are 134th in the country with 74 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 64% is 13th. As a team they are 14th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 66% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 53rd in Division 1. Oakland is 32nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 21.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 45%, which is 101st in the nation.
Toledo is 224th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 170th in Division 1. The Rockets are 210th in the nation in defensive rating with 100.7, and their offensive rating of 114.9 is ranked 86th. They are 131st in D-1 in pace with 74.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 58th. As a unit they are 50th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 58th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Oakland/Toledo college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Toledo -1
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