Radford at Ohio State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/12/2017
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Value City Arena
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The Radford Highlanders travel to Value City Arena to play the Ohio State Buckeyes on Sunday, November 12, 2017.
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Radford comes into this game after finishing last season with an overall record of 13-17. They had a point differential of -4.9 as they averaged 65.3 points per game while giving up 70.2 per contest. Ohio State had an overall mark of 17-14 last year. They averaged 72.8 points per contest and gave up 69.8, which was a point differential of 3.0.
Valuable Radford Highlanders Betting Trends
The Radford Highlanders were 1-2 against the spread last season
The Radford Highlanders were 1-0 against the over/under last year
Important Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes were 11-19 against the spread last season
The Ohio State Buckeyes were 17-12 against the over/under last year
Key Radford Highlanders Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Justin Cousin averaged 11 points per game in 29 minutes per contest last season. He averaged 2 assists per contest and 2.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage was 38% for the year while his free throw percentage was 73%. Ed Polite, Jr. averaged 11.8 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per night last season. He pulled down 9.5 rebounds per game and dished out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage was 55% while his free throw percentage was at 67%.
Marc Loving averaged 12.3 points per game last season and he saw the court an average of 33.9 minutes per contest. He also averaged 4.7 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage was 42% and his free throw percentage was 74%. Jae'Sean Tate averaged 14.3 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per contest last year. He grabbed 6.4 rebounds per game and had 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage was 55% and his free throw percentage finished at 57%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Highlanders allowed 70.2 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 122nd in the nation. They also allowed a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 221st and 229th in those defensive categories. Opponents averaged 33.1 rebounds a game which ranked 73rd, and they gave up 11.9 assists per contest which put them in 80th place in the country. They forced 10.2 turnovers per game which ranked them 10th in college basketball. Radford averaged 65.3 points per contest last season, which ranked them 328th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin was -4.9 and their shooting percentage was 41% as a team, which had them ranked 312th. Behind the arc they shot 35% which was good for 204th in D-1. They averaged 38.1 rebounds per game and 12.3 assists per game, which ranked them 59th and 255th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they ranked 41st with 14.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Buckeyes surrendered 69.8 points per contest, which ranked them 113th in the country. Their defense allowed a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 65th and 218th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 161st with 13.0 assists allowed per contest, and 164th with 35.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Buckeyes were 87th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per game last season. Ohio State was 187th in Division 1 with 72.8 points per game last year. They were 74th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin was 3.0. They shot 36% from 3-point range, which was good for 151st in the nation. They were 101st in college basketball in rebounding with 37.2 boards per game and 163rd in assists per contest with 13.6. The Buckeyes were 157th in turnovers per game with 13.3.
The Highlanders were 240th in the country in defensive rating last season with 105.3, and their offensive rating of 97.9 was ranked 299th. They were 321st in college basketball in pace with 65.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% was 285th. As a unit they were 311th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 96th in D-1. Radford was 27th in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 18.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year was 50%, which was 188th in the country.
Ohio State was 118th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season was 49%, which was 118th in the nation. The Buckeyes were 149th in the country in offensive rating with 105.5, and their defensive rating of 101.1 was ranked 141st. In terms of pace they were 237th in Division 1 with 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% was 110th. As a team they were 124th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 252nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Radford/Ohio State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Ohio State
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