East Carolina at Charlotte College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/18/2018
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Dale F. Halton Arena
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The East Carolina Pirates travel to Dale F. Halton Arena to play the Charlotte 49ers on Tuesday, December 18, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Charlotte as 1.5 point favorites.
East Carolina heads into this matchup with a mark of 6-4. They currently have a point differential of 3.5 as they are averaging 72.7 points per contest while giving up 69.2 per game. Charlotte has an overall record of 2-5. They are averaging 58.9 points per game and surrendering 67.9, good for a point differential of -9.0.
Valuable East Carolina Pirates Betting Trends
The East Carolina Pirates are 6-3-1 against the spread
The East Carolina Pirates are 4-6-0 against the over/under
Important Charlotte 49ers Betting Trends
The Charlotte 49ers are 2-5-0 against the spread
The Charlotte 49ers are 4-3-0 against the over/under
Key East Carolina Pirates Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Charlotte 49ers Injuries
11/09/18 G Luka Vasic ACL is out for season
11/06/18 F Bryant Thomas Left Team is out for season
11/06/18 F Najee Garvin Left Team is out for season
Jayden Gardner comes into this contest averaging 19.0 points per game while playing 29.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 80%. Seth LeDay averages 13.0 points per game in 25.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 7.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 59% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Jon Davis averages 20.4 points per game while playing 37.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per game and has 3.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 87%. Malik Martin averages 9.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.0 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 35% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
East Carolina averages 72.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 225th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 3.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 209th. Behind the arc they shoot 26% which is good for 343rd in the nation. They average 39.9 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game, which ranks them 51st and 210th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 22nd with 16.5 per game. The Pirates allow 69.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 121st in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the arc, ranking them 75th and 14th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.0 rebounds a game which ranks 129th and they give up 10.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 29th place in Division 1. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 241st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Charlotte is 345th in the country with 58.9 points per game this year. They are 327th in Division 1 in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is -9.0. They shoot 28% from 3-point range, which is good for 333rd in the nation. They are 330th in the NCAA in rebounding with 31.1 boards per game, and 349th in assists per contest with 9.3. The 49ers are 131st in turnovers per game with 14.1. The 49ers surrender 67.9 points per contest, which ranks them 90th in D-1. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 218th and 197th in those defensive statistics. They rank 38th with 10.3 assists allowed per contest and 51st with 31.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The 49ers are 48th in country in forcing turnovers with 11.7 per game.
The Pirates are 294th in the nation in offensive rating with 97.6. In terms of pace they are 78th in the country with 73.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 283rd. As a team they are 269th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 335th in Division 1. East Carolina is 40th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.2 times per 100 possessions.
Charlotte is 28th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.6 times per 100 possessions. The 49ers are 335th in the country in offensive rating with 90.2. In terms of pace they are 344th in Division 1 with 65.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 45% is 325th. As a team they are 298th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 164th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's East Carolina/Charlotte college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Charlotte -1.5
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