Auburn at Xavier College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/19/2018
Monday, November 19, 2018
Lahaina Civic Center
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The Auburn Tigers travel to Lahaina Civic Center to play the Xavier Musketeers on Monday, November 19, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Auburn as 9 point favorites.
Auburn comes into this game with an overall record of 3-0. They currently have a point differential of 38.7 as they are averaging 97.3 points per game while giving up 58.7 per contest. Xavier has an overall mark of 2-1. They are averaging 80.3 points per contest and giving up 77.0, which is a point differential of 3.3.
Valuable Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 2-0-0 against the spread
The Auburn Tigers are 1-1-0 against the over/under
Important Xavier Musketeers Betting Trends
The Xavier Musketeers are 0-3-0 against the spread
The Xavier Musketeers are 3-0-0 against the over/under
Key Auburn Tigers Injuries
11/09/18 F Danjel Purifoy Eligibility is out 9 games (eligible to return 12/22 vs Murray State)
Key Xavier Musketeers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jared Harper averages 15.0 points per game in 28.3 minutes per contest. He averages 7.3 assists per contest and 4.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 100%. Samir Doughty comes into this contest averaging 15.0 points per game while playing 20.7 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 100%.
Quentin Goodin averages 13.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 26.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.5 rebounds per contest and 4.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 50%. Naji Marshall averages 14.3 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per contest. He grabs 8.3 rebounds per game and has 4.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 62%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers allow 58.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in Division 1. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 77th and 164th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 28.7 rebounds a game which ranks 20th, and they give up 9.7 assists per contest which puts them in 48th place in the NCAA. They force 19.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 329th in the nation. Auburn averages 97.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 9th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 38.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 142nd. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 110th in D-1. They average 49.7 rebounds per game and 18.0 assists per contest, which ranks them 3rd and 44th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 286th with 11.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Musketeers surrender 77.0 points per contest, which ranks them 268th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 46% average from 3-point range, ranking them 229th and 349th in those defensive statistics. They rank 270th with 15.0 assists allowed per contest, and 88th with 32.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Musketeers are 15th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 10.3 per game. Xavier is 123rd in the country with 80.3 points per game this year. They are 98th in the D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 3.3. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 232nd in the nation. They are 66th in the country in rebounding with 42.0 boards per game and 110th in assists per contest with 15.3. The Musketeers are 282nd in turnovers per game with 11.7.
The Tigers are 9th in the nation in offensive rating with 129.2. In terms of pace they are 78th in the country with 75.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 105th. As a team they are 116th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shots, ranking 53rd in Division 1. Auburn is 330th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions.
Xavier is 288th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions. The Musketeers have an offensive rating of 113.7, which is ranked 68th. They are 229th in D-1 in pace with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 111th. As a unit they are 162nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 136th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Auburn/Xavier college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Xavier +9
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