Stephen F. Austin at Missouri College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/19/2017
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
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The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks head to Mizzou Arena to take on the Missouri Tigers on Tuesday, December 19, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Missouri as 13.5 point favorites.
Stephen F. Austin comes into this game with an overall record of 10-1. They currently have a point differential of 13.9 as they are averaging 81.5 points per game while giving up 67.6 per contest. Missouri has an overall mark of 9-2. They are averaging 80.0 points per contest and giving up 64.9, which is a point differential of 15.1.
Valuable Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks Betting Trends
The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks are 1-0 against the spread this season
The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks are 1-0 against the over/under this year
Important Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 6-4 against the spread this season
The Missouri Tigers are 5-5 against the over/under this year
Key Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Missouri Tigers Injuries
12/08/17 G C.J. Roberts Left Team is out for season
11/22/17 F Michael Porter Jr. Back is out for season
Kevon Harris averages 16.9 points per contest while playing 26.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 70%. T.J. Holyfield averages 15.5 points per contest in 29.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.7 assists per game and 6.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 58% for the season while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Jordan Barnett scores 13.7 points per contest while playing 30.5 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 5.8 rebounds per contest and has 1.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 89%. Kassius Robertson averages 13.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 1.9 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
Stephen F. Austin averages 81.5 points per contest this year, which is 63rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 13.9 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 66th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 143rd in Division 1. They average 35.1 boards per contest and 13.5 assists per game, which ranks them 224th and 215th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 33rd with 16.0 per game. The Lumberjacks allow 67.6 points per contest, which is 92nd in the country. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 229th and 302nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 30.8 rebounds a game which ranks 30th, and they allow 12.4 assists per game which puts them in 123rd place in college basketball. They force 23.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 351st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Missouri is 88th in the country with 80.0 points per contest this season. They are 48th in the nation in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 15.1. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 60th in Division 1. They are 30th in the country in rebounding with 40.9 boards per contest and 52nd in assists per game with 16.5. The Tigers are 120th in turnovers per contest with 14.4. The Tigers give up 64.9 points per game, which ranks them 46th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 29th and 65th in those defensive statistics. They rank 19th with 10.2 dimes allowed per game and 28th with 30.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Tigers are 103rd in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 12.9 per contest this year.
The Lumberjacks are 109th in the nation in offensive rating with 109.1, and their defensive rating of 90.5 is ranked 33rd. In terms of pace they are 44th in the country with 74.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 108th. As a team they are 95th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 315th in Division 1. Stephen F. Austin is 71st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 27.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 263rd in the nation.
Missouri is 105th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 44%, which is 26th in the nation. The Tigers are 34th in the country in offensive rating with 115.5, and their defensive rating of 93.7 is ranked 66th. In terms of pace they are 257th in Division 1 with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 25th. As a team they are 29th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 52nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Stephen F. Austin/Missouri college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Stephen F. Austin +13.5
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