Cal State Fullerton at Nebraska College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/22/2018
Saturday, December 22, 2018
Pinnacle Bank Arena
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The Cal State Fullerton Titans travel to Pinnacle Bank Arena to play the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Saturday, December 22, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Nebraska as 20.5 point favorites.
Cal State Fullerton comes into this game with an overall record of 3-8. They currently have a point differential of 2.9 as they are averaging 74.5 points per game while giving up 71.5 per contest. Nebraska has an overall mark of 9-2. They are averaging 79.7 points per contest and giving up 59.3, which is a point differential of 20.5.
Valuable Cal State Fullerton Titans Betting Trends
The Cal State Fullerton Titans are 2-7-0 against the spread
The Cal State Fullerton Titans are 4-4-1 against the over/under
Important Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 8-2-1 against the spread
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 3-8-0 against the over/under
Key Cal State Fullerton Titans Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
11/09/18 G Karrington Davis Achilles is out for season
Khalil Ahmad averages 17.6 points per game in 29.4 minutes per contest. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%. Kyle Allman comes into this contest averaging 18.3 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Isaac Copeland averages 15.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.0 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is 68%. James Palmer averages 19.6 points per game while playing 31.0 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Titans allow 71.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 189th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 96th and 66th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.6 rebounds a game which ranks 280th, and they give up 13.7 assists per contest which puts them in 223rd place in the NCAA. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 147th in the nation. Cal State Fullerton averages 74.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 184th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 2.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 114th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 268th in D-1. They average 35.8 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per contest, which ranks them 206th and 144th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 172nd with 13.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cornhuskers surrender 59.3 points per contest, which ranks them 11th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 38% shooting percentage and a 27% average from 3-point range, ranking them 15th and 15th in those defensive statistics. They rank 8th with 8.9 assists allowed per contest, and 145th with 34.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cornhuskers are 277th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.5 per game. Nebraska is 70th in the country with 79.7 points per game this year. They are 53rd in the D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 20.5. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 108th in the nation. They are 169th in the country in rebounding with 36.7 boards per game and 116th in assists per contest with 14.7. The Cornhuskers are 317th in turnovers per game with 11.4.
The Titans are 253rd in the nation in offensive rating with 100.1. In terms of pace they are 133rd in the country with 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 174th. As a team they are 194th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 290th in Division 1. Cal State Fullerton is 167th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions.
Nebraska is 303rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions. The Cornhuskers are 24th in the country in offensive rating with 115.4. In terms of pace they are 253rd in Division 1 with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 44th. As a team they are 27th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 105th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Cal State Fullerton/Nebraska college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Nebraska -20.5
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