Oral Roberts at Arkansas College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/19/2017
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Bud Walton Arena
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The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles travel to Bud Walton Arena to play the Arkansas Razorbacks on Tuesday, December 19, 2017. The opening line for this game has Arkansas as 24 point favorites.
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Oral Roberts heads into this matchup with a mark of 4-9. They currently have a point differential of -8.5 as they are averaging 69.5 points per contest while giving up 78.0 per game. Arkansas has an overall record of 8-2. They are averaging 88.1 points per game and surrendering 74.0, good for a point differential of 14.1.
Valuable Oral Roberts Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles are 5-5 against the spread this season
The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles are 7-3 against the over/under this year
Important Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 7-3 against the spread this season
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 6-4 against the over/under this year
Key Oral Roberts Golden Eagles Injuries
12/18/17 C Albert Owens Suspension Served is probable Tuesday vs Arkansas
12/05/17 G Austin Ruder Shoulder is out indefinitely
11/16/17 G James Conley Left Team is out for season
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
11/05/17 G Khalil Garland Medical is out indefinitely
Albert Owens averages 14 points per game while playing 27.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 64%. Emmanuel Nzekwesi averages 11.6 points per game in 31.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 6.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Jaylen Barford averages 18.6 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 67%. Daryl Macon averages 15.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.1 rebounds per contest and 3.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oral Roberts averages 69.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 287th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -8.5 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 280th. Behind the arc they shoot 34%, which is good for 227th in the country. They average 36.1 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per game, which ranks them 188th and 158th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 173rd with 13.7 per game. The Golden Eagles allow 78.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 288th in Division 1. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 305th and 158th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.4 rebounds a game which ranks 271st and they give up 17.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 331st place in college basketball. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 71st in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Arkansas is 16th in the country with 88.1 points per game this year. They are 29th in D-1 in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 14.1. They shoot 40% from 3-point range, which is good for 44th in college basketball. They are 196th in the nation in rebounding with 35.8 boards per game, and 48th in assists per contest with 16.6. The Razorbacks are 338th in turnovers per game with 10.7. The Razorbacks surrender 74.0 points per contest, which ranks them 220th in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 106th and 152nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 125th with 12.4 assists allowed per contest and 197th with 35.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Razorbacks are 246th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.1 per game this season.
The Golden Eagles are 278th in the nation in offensive rating with 98.9, and their defensive rating of 111.1 is ranked 318th. In terms of pace they are 291st in the country with 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 300th. As a team they are 323rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 322nd in Division 1. Oral Roberts is 184th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 299th in the nation.
Arkansas is 341st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 122nd in Division 1. The Razorbacks are 133rd in the nation in defensive rating with 97.4, and their offensive rating of 115.9 is ranked 28th. They are 21st in D-1 in pace with 76 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 42nd. As a unit they are 46th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 289th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Oral Roberts/Arkansas college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Arkansas -24
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