Stony Brook at Michigan State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/19/2017
Sunday, November 19, 2017
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The Stony Brook Seawolves travel to Breslin Center to play the Michigan State Spartans on Sunday, November 19, 2017. The opening line for this game has Michigan State as 24 point favorites.
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Stony Brook comes into this game with an overall record of 0-3. They currently have a point differential of -11.3 as they are averaging 67.0 points per game while giving up 78.3 per contest. Michigan State has an overall mark of 1-1. They are averaging 89.5 points per contest and giving up 77.0, which is a point differential of 12.5.
Valuable Stony Brook Seawolves Betting Trends
The Stony Brook Seawolves are 0-0 against the spread this season
The Stony Brook Seawolves are 0-0 against the over/under this year
Important Michigan State Spartans Betting Trends
The Michigan State Spartans are 1-1 against the spread this season
The Michigan State Spartans are 2-0 against the over/under this year
Key Stony Brook Seawolves Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Michigan State Spartans Injuries
11/16/17 F Kenny Goins Knee is out indefinitely
11/08/17 G Kyle Ahrens Foot is out indefinitely
Akwasi Yeboah averages 12.7 points per game while playing 33 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is at 78%. Tyrell Sturdivant averages 12.3 points per game in 30.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 34% for the year while his free throw percentage is 38%.
Miles Bridges averages 19.5 points per game while playing 32 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.5 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 100%. Nick Ward averages 17.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 17 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 74% and his free throw percentage is 58%.
Useful Team Statistics
Stony Brook averages 67.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 294th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -11.3 and their shooting percentage is 39% as a team, which has them ranked 299th. Behind the arc they shoot 36%, which is good for 146th in the country. They average 31.7 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per game, which ranks them 311th and 157th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 66th with 16.3 per game. The Seawolves allow 78.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 254th in Division 1. They also allow a 50% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the arc, ranking them 319th and 65th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.7 rebounds a game which ranks 155th and they give up 10.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 64th place in college basketball. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 193rd in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Michigan State is 50th in the country with 89.5 points per game this year. They are 17th in D-1 in shooting at 54%, while their average scoring margin is 12.5. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 213th in college basketball. They are 94th in the nation in rebounding with 41.5 boards per game, and 7th in assists per contest with 23.5. The Spartans are 21st in turnovers per game with 19.0. The Spartans surrender 77.0 points per contest, which ranks them 241st in the country. Their defense allows a 37% shooting percentage and a 39% average from 3-point range, ranking them 62nd and 273rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 237th with 14.5 assists allowed per contest and 191st with 36.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Spartans are 146th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per game this season.
The Seawolves are 303rd in the nation in offensive rating with 91.8, and their defensive rating of 107.3 is ranked 269th. In terms of pace they are 164th in the country with 73 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 262nd. As a team they are 283rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shots, ranking 26th in Division 1. Stony Brook is 56th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 55%, which is 275th in the nation.
Michigan State is 30th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 20.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 44%, which is 90th in the nation. The Spartans are 86th in the country in offensive rating with 114, and their defensive rating of 98.1 is ranked 170th. In terms of pace they are 37th in Division 1 with 78.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 59% is 44th. As a team they are 38th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 294th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Stony Brook/Michigan State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Michigan State -24
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