Wisconsin at Temple College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/6/2017
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
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The Wisconsin Badgers travel to Liacouras Center to play the Temple Owls on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. The opening line for this game has Temple as 3 point favorites.
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Wisconsin heads into this matchup with a mark of 4-5. They currently have a point differential of 3.6 as they are averaging 67.7 points per contest while giving up 64.1 per game. Temple has an overall mark of 4-2. They are averaging 76.2 points per contest and giving up 69.5, which is a point differential of 6.7.
Valuable Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 3-5 against the spread this season
The Wisconsin Badgers are 3-4 against the over/under this year
Important Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 4-2 against the spread this season
The Temple Owls are 4-2 against the over/under this year
Key Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Temple Owls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Brad Davison averages 10.2 points per game in 26.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 1.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%. Ethan Happ averages 15.4 points per game while playing 29.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is at 63%.
Levan Shawn Alston averages 16 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 100%. Quinton Rose averages 19 points per game while playing 34.5 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 53% and his free throw percentage is at 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Badgers allow 64.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 44th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 233rd and 145th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.9 rebounds a game which ranks 62nd, and they give up 11.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 62nd place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 85th in college basketball. Wisconsin averages 67.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 305th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 3.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 192nd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 213th in D-1. They average 31.2 rebounds per game and 12.1 assists per game, which ranks them 333rd and 277th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 341st with 10.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Owls surrender 69.5 points per contest, which ranks them 128th in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 185th and 93rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 147th with 12.5 assists allowed per contest, and 161st with 34.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Owls are 87th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per game this season. Temple is 167th in Division 1 with 76.2 points per game this year. They are 107th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 6.7. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 66th in the nation. They are 249th in college basketball in rebounding with 34.7 boards per game and 239th in assists per contest with 12.8. The Owls are 289th in turnovers per game with 12.0.
The Badgers are 154th in the country in defensive rating with 98.1, and their offensive rating of 103.6 is ranked 197th. They are 344th in college basketball in pace with 65.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 189th. As a unit they are 207th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 146th in D-1. Wisconsin is 302nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 169th in the country.
Temple is 248th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 159th in Division 1. The Owls are 215th in the nation in defensive rating with 101.7, and their offensive rating of 111.5 is ranked 79th. They are 292nd in D-1 in pace with 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 94th. As a unit they are 88th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 181st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Wisconsin/Temple college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Temple -3
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