Boise State at Creighton College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/19/2018
Monday, November 19, 2018
John Gray Gymnasium
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The Boise State Broncos head to John Gray Gymnasium to take on the Creighton Bluejays on Monday, November 19, 2018. The opening line for this game has Creighton as 5.5 point favorites.
Boise State heads into this matchup with a mark of 1-1. They currently have a point differential of 7.5 as they are averaging 70.0 points per contest while giving up 62.5 per game. Creighton has an overall record of 2-1. They are averaging 71.0 points per game and surrendering 68.3, good for a point differential of 2.7.
Valuable Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 0-2-0 against the spread this season
The Boise State Broncos are 0-2-0 against the over/under this year
Important Creighton Bluejays Betting Trends
The Creighton Bluejays are 0-3-0 against the spread this season
The Creighton Bluejays are 0-3-0 against the over/under this year
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
11/09/18 C Robin Jorch Shoulder is out for season
Key Creighton Bluejays Injuries
No key injuries to report
Roderick Williams comes into this game averaging 16.5 points per contest while playing 24.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 78%. Derrick Alston averages 11.5 points per contest in 31.5 minutes per game. He averages 0.5 assists per game and 6.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Ty-Shon Alexander scores 16.0 points per contest while playing 33.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.7 rebounds per contest and has 2.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 43%. Davion Mintz averages 10.0 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 25.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.7 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 100%.
Useful Team Statistics
Boise State averages 70.0 points per contest, which is 277th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 7.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 213th. From 3-point territory they shoot 27%, which is good for 315th in the nation. They average 35.5 boards per contest and 12.5 assists per game, which ranks them 233rd and 245th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 294th with 11.5 per game. The Broncos allow 62.5 points per contest, which is 60th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 98th and 282nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 84th, and they allow 11.0 assists per game which puts them in 93rd place in the country. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 165th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Creighton is 268th in the nation with 71.0 points per contest this season. They are 103rd in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 2.7. They shoot 46% from beyond the arc, which is good for 11th in the NCAA. They are 318th in D-1 in rebounding with 31.7 boards per contest and 263rd in assists per game with 12.0. The Bluejays are 173rd in turnovers per contest with 13.7. The Bluejays give up 68.3 points per game, which ranks them 139th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 161st and 245th in those defensive statistics. They rank 177th with 12.7 dimes allowed per game and 224th with 37.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Bluejays are 177th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per contest this year.
The Broncos have an offensive rating of 100, which is ranked 254th. They are 249th in college basketball in pace with 70 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 247th. As a unit they are 252nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 153rd in D-1. Boise State is 252nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions.
Creighton is 82nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.2 times per 100 possessions. The Bluejays are 181st in the country in offensive rating with 104.9. In terms of pace they are 305th in Division 1 with 67.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 61st. As a team they are 98th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 173rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Boise State/Creighton college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Boise State +5.5
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