Austin Peay at Mississippi State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/9/2018
Friday, November 9, 2018
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The Austin Peay Governors travel to Humphrey Coliseum to play the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Friday, November 9, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Mississippi State as 19 point favorites.
Austin Peay heads into this matchup after finishing last year with a mark of 17-13. They had a point differential of 1.9 as they averaged 73.9 points per contest while giving up 71.9 per game. Mississippi State had an overall mark of 21-10 last year. They averaged 73.4 points per contest and gave up 67.8, which was a point differential of 5.6.
Valuable Austin Peay Governors Betting Trends
The Austin Peay Governors were 15-16-0 against the spread last season
The Austin Peay Governors were 15-11-0 against the over/under last year
Important Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs were 16-15-1 against the spread last season
The Mississippi State Bulldogs were 12-14-0 against the over/under last year
Key Austin Peay Governors Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Dayton Gumm comes into this contest after averaging 10.3 points per game while playing 26.1 minutes per night last season. He pulled down 2.9 rebounds per game and dished out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage was 48% while his free throw percentage finished at 60%. Terry Taylor averaged 15.6 points per game in 31.5 minutes per contest last season. He averaged 0.7 assists per contest and 8.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage was 54% for the year while his free throw percentage was 73%.
Quinndary Weatherspoon averaged 14.4 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per contest last year. He grabbed 6.0 rebounds per game and had 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage was 48% and his free throw percentage was at 77%. Aric Holman averaged 10.9 points per game last season and he saw the court an average of 23.0 minutes per contest. He also averaged 6.7 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage was 57% and his free throw percentage was 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
Austin Peay averaged 73.9 points per contest last season, which ranked them 169th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin was 1.9 and their shooting percentage was 46% as a team, which had them ranked 136th. Behind the arc they shot 34% which was good for 221st in the nation. They averaged 35.6 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per game, which ranked them 172nd and 196th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they ranked 68th with 14.1 per game. The Governors allowed 71.9 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 163rd in the country. They also allowed a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 275th and 263rd in those defensive categories. Opponents averaged 32.6 rebounds a game which ranked 59th and they gave up 12.0 assists per contest, which put them in 78th place in the nation. They forced 16.1 turnovers per game which ranked them 340th among NCAA teams.
Useful Team Statistics
Mississippi State was 181st in the country with 73.4 points per game last year. They were 78th in Division 1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin was 5.6. They shot 32% from 3-point range, which was good for 323rd in the nation. They were 129th in the country in rebounding with 36.1 boards per game, and 200th in assists per contest with 13.3. The Bulldogs were 163rd in turnovers per game with 13.1. The Bulldogs surrendered 67.8 points per contest, which ranked them 55th in D-1. Their defense allowed a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 60th and 90th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 79th with 12.1 assists allowed per contest and 136th with 34.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs were 216th in the country in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per game last season.
The Governors had an offensive rating of 104.2, which was ranked 190th. They were 129th in college basketball in pace with 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% was 209th. As a unit they were 242nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 325th in D-1. Austin Peay was 105th in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions.
Mississippi State was 139th in the country in turnovers last year, as they turned the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions. The Bulldogs had an offensive rating of 106.5, which was ranked 128th. They were 234th in D-1 in pace with 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% was 118th. As a unit they were 146th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 164th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Austin Peay/Mississippi State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Mississippi State -19
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