Providence at Washington College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/16/2017
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Madison Square Garden
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The Providence Friars travel to Madison Square Garden to play the Washington Huskies on Thursday, November 16, 2017. The opening line for this game has Providence as 7 point favorites.
Providence heads into this matchup with a mark of 1-1. They currently have a point differential of 8.5 as they are averaging 79.0 points per contest while giving up 70.5 per game. Washington has an overall record of 2-0. They are averaging 82.5 points per game and surrendering 75.5, good for a point differential of 7.0.
Valuable Providence Friars Betting Trends
The Providence Friars are 0-1 against the spread this season
The Providence Friars are 1-0 against the over/under this year
Important Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 2-0 against the spread this season
The Washington Huskies are 1-1 against the over/under this year
Key Providence Friars Injuries
11/15/17 F Emmitt Holt Abdominal is out indefinitely
Key Washington Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Isaiah Jackson averages 10.5 points per game in 19.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.5 assists per contest and 4.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 63% for the year while his free throw percentage is 100%. Kyron Cartwright averages 11 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 9.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 65% while his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Noah Dickerson averages 18 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26 minutes per contest. He also averages 13 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is 71%. Jaylen Nowell averages 21 points per game while playing 33 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 65% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Friars allow 70.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 155th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 23% average from behind the arc, ranking them 142nd and 29th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.0 rebounds a game which ranks 245th, and they give up 6.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 10th place in the country. They force 15.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 187th in college basketball. Providence averages 79.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 142nd in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 8.5 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team, which has them ranked 93rd. Behind the arc they shoot 44% which is good for 40th in D-1. They average 37.0 rebounds per game and 15.5 assists per game, which ranks them 195th and 119th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 236th with 12.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Huskies surrender 75.5 points per contest, which ranks them 213th in the country. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 226th and 162nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 279th with 16.5 assists allowed per contest, and 46th with 29.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Huskies are 112th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per game this season. Washington is 111th in Division 1 with 82.5 points per game this year. They are 123rd in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 7.0. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 111th in the nation. They are 222nd in college basketball in rebounding with 36.0 boards per game and 305th in assists per contest with 9.0. The Huskies are 242nd in turnovers per game with 12.5.
The Friars are 152nd in the country in defensive rating with 96.6, and their offensive rating of 108.2 is ranked 138th. They are 175th in college basketball in pace with 73.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 110th. As a unit they are 116th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shot attempts, ranking 303rd in D-1. Providence is 213th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 45%, which is 103rd in the country.
Washington is 230th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 237th in Division 1. The Huskies are 202nd in the nation in defensive rating with 101.3, and their offensive rating of 110.7 is ranked 110th. They are 133rd in D-1 in pace with 74.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 162nd. As a unit they are 106th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 25% of their shot attempts, ranking 323rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Providence/Washington college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Washington +7
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