Arkansas at Colorado State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/5/2018
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
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The Arkansas Razorbacks travel to Moby Arena to play the Colorado State Rams on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Arkansas as 8 point favorites.
Arkansas heads into this matchup with a mark of 5-1. They currently have a point differential of 15.7 as they are averaging 85.7 points per contest while giving up 70.0 per game. Colorado State has an overall mark of 4-4. They are averaging 80.0 points per contest and giving up 77.6, which is a point differential of 2.4.
Valuable Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 5-1-0 against the spread
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 2-4-0 against the over/under
Important Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 3-4-0 against the spread
The Colorado State Rams are 6-1-0 against the over/under
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
11/09/18 G Khalil Garland Medical is out indefinitely
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
No key injuries to report
Daniel Gafford comes into this contest averaging 19.8 points per game while playing 26.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 59%. Isaiah Joe averages 16.3 points per game in 29.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Anthony Masinton-Bonner averages 15.4 points per game while playing 32.0 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.5 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. J.D. Paige averages 15.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.7 rebounds per contest and 3.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Arkansas averages 85.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 27th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 15.7 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 78th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 180th in the nation. They average 40.0 rebounds per game and 18.5 assists per game, which ranks them 57th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 93rd with 14.8 per game. The Razorbacks allow 70.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 151st in the country. They also allow a 36% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the arc, ranking them 9th and 20th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 40.5 rebounds a game which ranks 320th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 96th place in Division 1. They force 18.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 344th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado State is 84th in the country with 80.0 points per game this year. They are 52nd in Division 1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 2.4. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 86th in the nation. They are 271st in the NCAA in rebounding with 34.3 boards per game, and 164th in assists per contest with 14.0. The Rams are 327th in turnovers per game with 10.9. The Rams surrender 77.6 points per contest, which ranks them 290th in D-1. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 276th and 320th in those defensive statistics. They rank 242nd with 14.0 assists allowed per contest and 95th with 33.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Rams are 10th in country in forcing turnovers with 10.5 per game.
The Razorbacks are 152nd in the nation in offensive rating with 106.6. In terms of pace they are 12th in the country with 78.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 95th. As a team they are 114th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 173rd in Division 1. Arkansas is 180th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions.
Colorado State is 314th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions. The Rams are 35th in the country in offensive rating with 114.7. In terms of pace they are 235th in Division 1 with 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 28th. As a team they are 35th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 53rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Arkansas/Colorado State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Colorado State +8
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