Austin Peay at Arkansas College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/28/2018
Friday, December 28, 2018
Bud Walton Arena
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The Austin Peay Governors travel to Bud Walton Arena to play the Arkansas Razorbacks on Friday, December 28, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Arkansas as 12.5 point favorites.
Austin Peay heads into this matchup with a mark of 8-4. They currently have a point differential of 14.3 as they are averaging 84.3 points per contest while giving up 70.0 per game. Arkansas has an overall mark of 8-3. They are averaging 82.4 points per contest and giving up 70.7, which is a point differential of 11.6.
Valuable Austin Peay Governors Betting Trends
The Austin Peay Governors are 5-5-0 against the spread
The Austin Peay Governors are 6-4-0 against the over/under
Important Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 6-5-0 against the spread
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 4-6-1 against the over/under
Key Austin Peay Governors Injuries
11/09/18 G Eli Abaev Hip is out indefinitely11/09/18 G Isaiah Hart Toe is out indefinitely
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
11/09/18 G Khalil Garland Medical is out indefinitely
Terry Taylor comes into this contest averaging 17.8 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 66% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 68%. Zach Glotta averages 11.8 points per game in 27.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 2.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 90%.
Daniel Gafford averages 17.6 points per game while playing 28.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 9.3 rebounds per game and has 0.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 66% and his free throw percentage is at 61%. Isaiah Joe averages 15.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.7 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
Austin Peay averages 84.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 20th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 14.3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 60th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 55th in the nation. They average 38.5 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game, which ranks them 77th and 204th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 185th with 13.4 per game. The Governors allow 70.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 145th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc, ranking them 157th and 32nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 148th and they give up 12.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 119th place in Division 1. They force 18.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 339th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Arkansas is 36th in the country with 82.4 points per game this year. They are 126th in Division 1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 11.6. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 142nd in the nation. They are 72nd in the NCAA in rebounding with 38.6 boards per game, and 19th in assists per contest with 17.6. The Razorbacks are 169th in turnovers per game with 13.5. The Razorbacks surrender 70.7 points per contest, which ranks them 170th in D-1. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 27th and 94th in those defensive statistics. They rank 129th with 12.4 assists allowed per contest and 320th with 39.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Razorbacks are 313th in country in forcing turnovers with 16.7 per game.
The Governors have an offensive rating of 111.5, which is ranked 63rd. They are 79th in college basketball in pace with 73.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 97th. As a unit they are 86th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 317th in D-1. Austin Peay is 249th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions.
Arkansas is 239th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions. The Razorbacks have an offensive rating of 108, which is ranked 115th. They are 34th in D-1 in pace with 75.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 139th. As a unit they are 144th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 198th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Austin Peay/Arkansas college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Arkansas -12.5
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