UNC Greensboro at Wake Forest College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/24/2017
Friday, November 24, 2017
Lawrence Joel Coliseum
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The UNC Greensboro Spartans travel to Lawrence Joel Coliseum to play the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Friday, November 24, 2017. The opening line for this game has Wake Forest as 7 point favorites.
UNC Greensboro comes into this game with an overall record of 4-1. They currently have a point differential of 23.6 as they are averaging 75.0 points per game while giving up 51.4 per contest. Wake Forest has an overall mark of 1-4. They are averaging 73.6 points per contest and giving up 74.8, which is a point differential of -1.2.
Valuable UNC Greensboro Spartans Betting Trends
The UNC Greensboro Spartans are 2-0 against the spread this season
The UNC Greensboro Spartans are 1-1 against the over/under this year
Important Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Trends
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 1-3 against the spread this season
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 1-3 against the over/under this year
Key UNC Greensboro Spartans Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Wake Forest Demon Deacons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Marvin Smith averages 13.2 points per game in 24.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 5.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 36% for the year while his free throw percentage is 100%. Francis Alonso averages 14.4 points per game while playing 26 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 35% while his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Keyshawn Woods averages 16.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 87%. Bryant Crawford averages 16.8 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 35% and his free throw percentage is at 94%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spartans allow 51.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the nation. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc, ranking them 34th and 54th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 26.8 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd, and they give up 6.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 2nd place in the country. They force 19.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 336th in college basketball. UNC Greensboro averages 75.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 197th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 23.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 153rd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 161st in D-1. They average 39.6 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per game, which ranks them 108th and 134th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 50th with 16.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Demon Deacons surrender 74.8 points per contest, which ranks them 226th in the country. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 41% average from 3-point range, ranking them 201st and 321st in those defensive statistics. They rank 237th with 14.2 assists allowed per contest, and 212th with 36.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Demon Deacons are 117th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per game this season. Wake Forest is 219th in Division 1 with 73.6 points per game this year. They are 243rd in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -1.2. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 117th in the nation. They are 244th in college basketball in rebounding with 35.4 boards per game and 238th in assists per contest with 13.0. The Demon Deacons are 235th in turnovers per game with 12.8.
The Spartans are 137th in the nation in offensive rating with 108.7, and their defensive rating of 74.5 is ranked 5th. In terms of pace they are 287th in the country with 69 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 108th. As a team they are 125th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 49% of their shots, ranking 19th in Division 1. UNC Greensboro is 39th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 20 times per 100 possessions while forcing 26.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 42%, which is 31st in the nation.
Wake Forest is 198th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 262nd in Division 1. The Demon Deacons are 311th in the nation in defensive rating with 110.7, and their offensive rating of 108.9 is ranked 134th. They are 322nd in D-1 in pace with 67.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 219th. As a unit they are 183rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 105th in the country.
Who will win tonight's UNC Greensboro/Wake Forest college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Wake Forest -7
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