Virginia Tech at Ole Miss College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/2/2017
Saturday, December 2, 2017
The Pavilion at Ole Miss
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The Virginia Tech Hokies travel to The Pavilion at Ole Miss to play the Ole Miss Rebels on Saturday, December 2, 2017. The opening line for this game has Virginia Tech as 2.5 point favorites.
Virginia Tech heads into this matchup with a mark of 6-1. They currently have a point differential of 24.6 as they are averaging 98.7 points per contest while giving up 74.1 per game. Ole Miss has an overall mark of 4-2. They are averaging 84.3 points per contest and giving up 77.8, which is a point differential of 6.5.
Valuable Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Trends
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 5-1 against the spread this season
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 5-1 against the over/under this year
Important Ole Miss Rebels Betting Trends
The Ole Miss Rebels are 1-5 against the spread this season
The Ole Miss Rebels are 3-2 against the over/under this year
Key Virginia Tech Hokies Injuries
11/10/17 G Ty Outlaw ACL is out for season
Key Ole Miss Rebels Injuries
11/05/17 F Karlis Silins Knee is out indefinitely
Justin Bibbs averages 19.8 points per game while playing 31 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is at 93%. Ahmed Hill averages 19.6 points per game in 30.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 59% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Terence Davis averages 18 points per game while playing 25.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 70%. Deandre Burnett averages 16.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 2 rebounds per contest and 4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Virginia Tech averages 98.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 2nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 24.6 and their shooting percentage is 56% as a team, which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 47%, which is good for 4th in the country. They average 38.4 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per game, which ranks them 117th and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 123rd with 14.4 per game. The Hokies allow 74.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 222nd in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 108th and 97th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 132nd and they give up 13.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 211th place in college basketball. They force 15.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 223rd in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Ole Miss is 48th in the country with 84.3 points per game this year. They are 92nd in D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 6.5. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 194th in college basketball. They are 147th in the nation in rebounding with 37.5 boards per game, and 84th in assists per contest with 16.0. The Rebels are 279th in turnovers per game with 12.2. The Rebels surrender 77.8 points per contest, which ranks them 281st in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 180th and 259th in those defensive statistics. They rank 243rd with 14.3 assists allowed per contest and 246th with 37.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Rebels are 165th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per game this season.
The Hokies are 90th in the country in defensive rating with 93.9, and their offensive rating of 125 is ranked 4th. They are 9th in college basketball in pace with 79 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 65% is 1st. As a unit they are 1st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 68% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 152nd in D-1. Virginia Tech is 176th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 86th in the country.
Ole Miss is 303rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 224th in Division 1. The Rebels are 268th in the nation in defensive rating with 105.7, and their offensive rating of 114.5 is ranked 46th. They are 156th in D-1 in pace with 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 81st. As a unit they are 84th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 96th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Virginia Tech/Ole Miss college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Ole Miss +2.5
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