Texas Southern at Washington State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/12/2017
Sunday, November 12, 2017
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The Texas Southern Tigers travel to Friel Court to play the Washington State Cougars on Sunday, November 12, 2017.
Texas Southern comes into this game after finishing last season with an overall record of 20-11. They had a point differential of 2.6 as they averaged 74.4 points per game while giving up 71.8 per contest. Washington State had an overall mark of 13-17 last year. They averaged 70.3 points per contest and gave up 76.6, which was a point differential of -6.4.
Valuable Texas Southern Tigers Betting Trends
The Texas Southern Tigers were 2-6 against the spread last season
The Texas Southern Tigers were 4-1 against the over/under last year
Important Washington State Cougars Betting Trends
The Washington State Cougars were 14-13 against the spread last season
The Washington State Cougars were 10-16 against the over/under last year
Key Texas Southern Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Washington State Cougars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Demontrae Jefferson averaged 14.3 points per game in 32.1 minutes per contest last season. He averaged 3.1 assists per contest and 2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage was 38% for the year while his free throw percentage was 72%. Zach Lofton averaged 16.8 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per night last season. He pulled down 3.9 rebounds per game and dished out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage was 53% while his free throw percentage was at 79%.
Ike Iroegbu averaged 12.6 points per game last season and he saw the court an average of 34.2 minutes per contest. He also averaged 4.2 rebounds per contest and 3.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage was 45% and his free throw percentage was 68%. Josh Hawkinson averaged 15.5 points per game while playing 35.4 minutes per contest last year. He grabbed 10.2 rebounds per game and had 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage was 53% and his free throw percentage finished at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers allowed 71.8 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 170th in the nation. They also allowed a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 204th and 58th in those defensive categories. Opponents averaged 36.9 rebounds a game which ranked 261st, and they gave up 12.8 assists per contest which put them in 138th place in the country. They forced 13.6 turnovers per game which ranked them 222nd in college basketball. Texas Southern averaged 74.4 points per contest last season, which ranked them 151st in Division 1. Their average scoring margin was 2.6 and their shooting percentage was 43% as a team, which had them ranked 247th. Behind the arc they shot 30% which was good for 341st in D-1. They averaged 35.3 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per game, which ranked them 203rd and 286th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they ranked 295th with 11.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cougars surrendered 76.6 points per contest, which ranked them 279th in the country. Their defense allowed a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 284th and 200th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 279th with 14.5 assists allowed per contest, and 234th with 36.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cougars were 9th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 10.1 per game last season. Washington State was 244th in Division 1 with 70.3 points per game last year. They were 89th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin was -6.4. They shot 36% from 3-point range, which was good for 113th in the nation. They were 328th in college basketball in rebounding with 32.0 boards per game and 100th in assists per contest with 14.6. The Cougars were 225th in turnovers per game with 12.5.
The Tigers were 175th in the country in defensive rating last season with 102.5, and their offensive rating of 106.2 was ranked 129th. They were 194th in college basketball in pace with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% was 286th. As a unit they were 225th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 237th in D-1. Texas Southern was 306th in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year was 49%, which was 119th in the country.
Washington State was 147th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season was 52%, which was 282nd in the nation. The Cougars were 244th in the country in offensive rating with 100.9, and their defensive rating of 110 was ranked 326th. In terms of pace they were 198th in Division 1 with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% was 113th. As a team they were 120th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 255th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Texas Southern/Washington State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Washington State
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