UNC Greensboro at Virginia College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/10/2017
Friday, November 10, 2017
John Paul Jones Arena
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The UNC Greensboro Spartans travel to John Paul Jones Arena to play the Virginia Cavaliers on Friday, November 10, 2017.
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UNC Greensboro comes into this game after finishing last season with an overall record of 23-8. They had a point differential of 6.4 as they averaged 75.0 points per game while giving up 68.6 per contest. Virginia had an overall mark of 21-9 last year. They averaged 66.6 points per contest and gave up 55.6, which was a point differential of 11.0.
Valuable UNC Greensboro Spartans Betting Trends
The UNC Greensboro Spartans were 12-13 against the spread last season
The UNC Greensboro Spartans were 11-10 against the over/under last year
Important Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers were 18-12 against the spread last season
The Virginia Cavaliers were 8-19 against the over/under last year
Key UNC Greensboro Spartans Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
11/18/16 F Austin Nichols Dismissed dismissed from team
Diante Baldwin averaged 13.5 points per game in 30.7 minutes per contest last season. He averaged 4.3 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage was 43% for the year while his free throw percentage was 73%. Francis Alonso averaged 14.9 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per night last season. He pulled down 1.9 rebounds per game and dished out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage was 41% while his free throw percentage was at 88%.
Marial Shayok averaged 8.9 points per game last season and he saw the court an average of 20.6 minutes per contest. He also averaged 2.4 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage was 45% and his free throw percentage was 80%. London Perrantes averaged 12.7 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per contest last year. He grabbed 3 rebounds per game and had 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage was 41% and his free throw percentage finished at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spartans allowed 68.6 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 86th in the nation. They also allowed a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 112th and 231st in those defensive categories. Opponents averaged 31.9 rebounds a game which ranked 30th, and they gave up 12.4 assists per contest which put them in 105th place in the country. They forced 13.8 turnovers per game which ranked them 239th in college basketball. UNC Greensboro averaged 75.0 points per contest last season, which ranked them 130th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin was 6.4 and their shooting percentage was 46% as a team, which had them ranked 76th. Behind the arc they shot 39% which was good for 37th in D-1. They averaged 35.7 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per game, which ranked them 184th and 88th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they ranked 110th with 13.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cavaliers surrendered 55.6 points per contest, which ranked them 1st in the country. Their defense allowed a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 14th and 28th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 5th with 9.6 assists allowed per contest, and 5th with 29.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cavaliers were 152nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.9 per game last season. Virginia was 313th in Division 1 with 66.6 points per game last year. They were 73rd in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin was 11.0. They shot 39% from 3-point range, which was good for 23rd in the nation. They were 306th in college basketball in rebounding with 32.9 boards per game and 122nd in assists per contest with 14.3. The Cavaliers were 349th in turnovers per game with 9.5.
The Spartans were 62nd in the nation last year in offensive rating with 110, and their defensive rating of 100.6 was ranked 130th. In terms of pace they were 253rd in the country with 68.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% was 49th. As a team they were 66th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 100th in Division 1. UNC Greensboro was 95th in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season was 49%, which was 128th in the nation.
Virginia was 333rd in the country in turnovers last year, as they turned the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year was 46%, which was 22nd in Division 1. The Cavaliers were 5th in the nation in defensive rating with 91.1, and their offensive rating of 109.1 was ranked 75th. They were 351st in D-1 in pace with 60.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% was 87th. As a unit they were 119th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 251st in the country.
Who will win tonight's UNC Greensboro/Virginia college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Virginia
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