Texas State at Air Force College Basketball Picks & Parlay 11/12/2017
Sunday, November 12, 2017
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The Texas State Bobcats head to Clune Arena to take on the Air Force Falcons on Sunday, November 12, 2017.
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Texas State heads into this matchup after finishing last year with a mark of 18-12. They had a point differential of 4.2 as they averaged 67.5 points per contest while giving up 63.4 per game. Air Force had an overall mark of 11-20 last year. They averaged 73.1 points per contest and gave up 75.1, which was a point differential of -2.0.
Valuable Texas State Bobcats Betting Trends
The Texas State Bobcats were 15-11 against the spread last season
The Texas State Bobcats were 12-12 against the over/under last year
Important Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
The Air Force Falcons were 12-13 against the spread last season
The Air Force Falcons were 11-12 against the over/under last year
Key Texas State Bobcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Air Force Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Nijal Pearson averaged 13.3 points per contest in 32.8 minutes per game last year. He averaged 2.4 assists per game and 5.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage was 44% for the season while his free throw percentage was 72%. Kavin Gilder-Tilbury averaged 15.9 points per contest while playing 30.6 minutes per night last year. He grabbed 5.6 rebounds per contest and distributed 1.8 assists per game. His FG percentage was 47% while his free throw percentage was 66%.
Frank Toohey averaged 10.7 points per game last year and he saw the court an average of 24.8 minutes per game. He also hauled in 4.5 rebounds per game and dished 1.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage was 52% and his free throw percentage was 80%. Hayden Graham scored 12.6 points per contest while playing 29.4 minutes per game last season. He hauled in 5.8 rebounds per contest and had 2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage was 47% and his free throw percentage was at 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bobcats allowed 63.4 points per contest which was 23rd in Division 1. They also surrendered a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 61st and 38th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents averaged 33.6 rebounds a game which ranked 95th, and they allowed 10.3 assists per game which put them in 12th place in the country. They forced 13.6 turnovers per game which ranked them 219th in the nation. Texas State averaged 67.5 points per contest last year, which was 295th in D-1. Their average scoring margin was 4.2 and their shooting percentage was 45% as a unit, which had them ranked 144th. From 3-point territory they shot 34%, which was good for 226th in college basketball. They averaged 33.5 boards per contest and 14.6 assists per game, which ranked them 286th and 101st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they were 297th with 11.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Falcons gave up 75.1 points per game, which ranked them 250th in the country. Their defense surrendered a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 268th and 266th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 323rd with 15.6 dimes allowed per game and 132nd with 34.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Falcons were 102nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per contest last year. Air Force was 182nd in Division 1 with 73.1 points per contest last season. They were 223rd in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin was -2.0. They shot 36% from beyond the arc, which was good for 114th in D-1. They were 232nd in college basketball in rebounding with 34.8 boards per contest and 77th in assists per game with 15.0. The Falcons were 272nd in turnovers per contest with 12.0.
The Bobcats were 185th in the nation last year in offensive rating with 103.4, and their defensive rating of 97.1 was ranked 52nd. In terms of pace they were 340th in the country with 64.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% was 182nd. As a team they were 218th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 248th in Division 1. Texas State was 229th in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season was 47%, which was 45th in the nation.
Air Force was 258th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season was 54%, which was 328th in the nation. The Falcons were 165th in the country in offensive rating with 104.6, and their defensive rating of 107.5 was ranked 287th. In terms of pace they were 211th in Division 1 with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% was 183rd. As a team they were 163rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 115th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Texas State and under the total points
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