Davidson at Rhode Island College Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/11/2018
Sunday, March 11, 2018
Capital One Arena
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The Davidson Wildcats head to Capital One Arena to take on the Rhode Island Rams on Sunday, March 11, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Rhode Island as 2 point favorites.
Davidson heads into this matchup with a mark of 18-11. They currently have a point differential of 9.0 as they are averaging 76.9 points per contest while giving up 67.8 per game. Rhode Island has an overall record of 23-6. They are averaging 76.4 points per game and surrendering 67.6, good for a point differential of 8.8.
Valuable Davidson Wildcats Betting Trends
The Davidson Wildcats are 17-12 against the spread this season
The Davidson Wildcats are 10-17 against the over/under this year
Important Rhode Island Rams Betting Trends
The Rhode Island Rams are 15-12 against the spread this season
The Rhode Island Rams are 14-13 against the over/under this year
Key Davidson Wildcats Injuries
01/11/18 F Dusan Kovacevic Knee is out for season
01/11/18 F Nathan Ekwu Knee is out for season
01/07/18 G Luke Frampton Knee is out for season
Key Rhode Island Rams Injuries
No key injuries to report
Peyton Aldridge averages 21.7 points per contest while playing 37.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 84%. Kellan Grady averages 17.9 points per contest in 34.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.9 assists per game and 3.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Jared Terrell scores 17.7 points per contest while playing 33.1 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.3 rebounds per contest and has 2.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Jeff Dowtin averages 9.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.1 rebounds per game and has 5.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
Davidson averages 76.9 points per contest this year, which is 85th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.0 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 28th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 31st in Division 1. They average 33.1 boards per contest and 16.9 assists per game, which ranks them 293rd and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 349th with 9.6 per game. The Wildcats allow 67.8 points per contest, which is 58th in the country. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 171st and 211th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.2 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd, and they allow 12.6 assists per game which puts them in 112th place in college basketball. They force 10.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Rhode Island is 97th in the country with 76.4 points per contest this season. They are 102nd in the nation in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 8.8. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 204th in Division 1. They are 238th in the country in rebounding with 34.2 boards per contest and 76th in assists per game with 15.2. The Rams are 330th in turnovers per contest with 10.8. The Rams give up 67.6 points per game, which ranks them 54th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 235th and 39th in those defensive statistics. They rank 46th with 11.4 dimes allowed per game and 123rd with 33.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Rams are 340th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 16.2 per contest this year.
The Wildcats are 174th in the country in defensive rating with 102.4, and their offensive rating of 116.1 is ranked 10th. They are 332nd in college basketball in pace with 65.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 10th. As a unit they are 9th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 48% of their shot attempts, ranking 6th in D-1. Davidson is 339th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 219th in the country.
Rhode Island is 330th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 144th in Division 1. The Rams are 35th in the nation in defensive rating with 96.8, and their offensive rating of 109.4 is ranked 82nd. They are 186th in D-1 in pace with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 162nd. As a unit they are 175th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 315th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Davidson/Rhode Island college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Davidson +2
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