Wisconsin at Virginia College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/27/2017
Monday, November 27, 2017
John Paul Jones Arena
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The Wisconsin Badgers travel to John Paul Jones Arena to play the Virginia Cavaliers on Monday, November 27, 2017. The opening line for this game has Virginia as 8 point favorites.
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Wisconsin heads into this matchup with a mark of 3-3. They currently have a point differential of 9.2 as they are averaging 75.8 points per contest while giving up 66.6 per game. Virginia has an overall mark of 6-0. They are averaging 74.0 points per contest and giving up 51.8, which is a point differential of 22.2.
Valuable Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 2-3 against the spread this season
The Wisconsin Badgers are 2-2 against the over/under this year
Important Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers are 5-1 against the spread this season
The Virginia Cavaliers are 2-4 against the over/under this year
Key Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Ethan Happ averages 19 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 9.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is at 58%. D'Mitrik Trice averages 10.6 points per game in 32.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 2.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 43%.
Kyle Guy averages 18 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 1.6 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 88%. Devon Hall averages 9.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 100%.
Useful Team Statistics
Wisconsin averages 75.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 182nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 110th. Behind the arc they shoot 32%, which is good for 240th in the country. They average 32.0 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per game, which ranks them 316th and 224th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 342nd with 9.4 per game. The Badgers allow 66.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 98th in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 221st and 270th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.4 rebounds a game which ranks 54th and they give up 11.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 118th place in college basketball. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 165th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Virginia is 209th in the country with 74.0 points per game this year. They are 34th in D-1 in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 22.2. They shoot 40% from 3-point range, which is good for 68th in college basketball. They are 293rd in the nation in rebounding with 33.4 boards per game, and 121st in assists per contest with 15.2. The Cavaliers are 347th in turnovers per game with 8.4. The Cavaliers surrender 51.8 points per contest, which ranks them 4th in the country. Their defense allows a 35% shooting percentage and a 26% average from 3-point range, ranking them 12th and 21st in those defensive statistics. They rank 10th with 8.2 assists allowed per contest and 81st with 32.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cavaliers are 190th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per game this season.
The Badgers are 144th in the country in defensive rating with 96.5, and their offensive rating of 109.9 is ranked 119th. They are 286th in college basketball in pace with 69 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 119th. As a unit they are 137th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 143rd in D-1. Wisconsin is 336th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 211th in the country.
Virginia is 335th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 40%, which is 14th in Division 1. The Cavaliers are 15th in the nation in defensive rating with 82.7, and their offensive rating of 118.2 is ranked 33rd. They are 351st in D-1 in pace with 62.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 44th. As a unit they are 33rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 238th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Wisconsin/Virginia college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Virginia -8
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