Portland State at Stanford College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/26/2017
Sunday, November 26, 2017
Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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The Portland State Vikings head to Veterans Memorial Coliseum to take on the Stanford Cardinal on Sunday, November 26, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Stanford as 5 point favorites.
Portland State comes into this game with an overall record of 4-2. They currently have a point differential of 10.8 as they are averaging 89.8 points per game while giving up 79.0 per contest. Stanford has an overall record of 3-4. They are averaging 76.7 points per game and surrendering 78.7, good for a point differential of -2.0.
Valuable Portland State Vikings Betting Trends
The Portland State Vikings are 5-0 against the spread this season
The Portland State Vikings are 3-2 against the over/under this year
Important Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 1-6 against the spread this season
The Stanford Cardinal are 3-3 against the over/under this year
Key Portland State Vikings Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Stanford Cardinal Injuries
No key injuries to report
Deontae North averages 18 points per contest while playing 24.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is 57%. Bryce Canda averages 16.8 points per contest in 33.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.2 assists per game and 8.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 38%.
Reid Travis scores 21.5 points per contest while playing 34.2 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 6.3 rebounds per contest and has 2.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 74%. Michael Humphrey averages 11.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 27.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 9 rebounds per game and has 0.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
Portland State averages 89.8 points per contest this year, which is 24th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 180th. From 3-point territory they shoot 40%, which is good for 61st in Division 1. They average 43.0 boards per contest and 18.2 assists per game, which ranks them 27th and 35th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 125th with 14.6 per game. The Vikings allow 79.0 points per contest, which is 281st in the country. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 238th and 218th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 40.8 rebounds a game which ranks 311th, and they allow 15.0 assists per game which puts them in 267th place in college basketball. They force 20.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 344th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Stanford is 171st in the country with 76.7 points per contest this season. They are 174th in the nation in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -2.0. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 177th in Division 1. They are 187th in the country in rebounding with 37.0 boards per contest and 187th in assists per game with 13.8. The Cardinal are 134th in turnovers per contest with 14.5. The Cardinal give up 78.7 points per game, which ranks them 280th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 42% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 253rd and 326th in those defensive statistics. They rank 183rd with 13.2 dimes allowed per game and 142nd with 34.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Cardinal are 75th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per contest this year.
The Vikings are 159th in the country in defensive rating with 97.5, and their offensive rating of 110.9 is ranked 102nd. They are 9th in college basketball in pace with 80.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 150th. As a unit they are 206th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 171st in D-1. Portland State is 263rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 22 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 214th in the country.
Stanford is 124th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 274th in the nation. The Cardinal are 210th in the country in offensive rating with 102.7, and their defensive rating of 105.4 is ranked 260th. In terms of pace they are 85th in Division 1 with 74.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 199th. As a team they are 135th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 283rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Portland State/Stanford college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Portland State +5
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