Fordham at Saint Louis College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/3/2018
Saturday, February 3, 2018
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The Fordham Rams travel to Chaifetz Arena to play the Saint Louis Billikens on Saturday, February 3, 2018. The opening line for this game has Saint Louis as 12 point favorites.
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Fordham comes into this game with an overall record of 7-14. They currently have a point differential of -6.6 as they are averaging 62.4 points per game while giving up 69.0 per contest. Saint Louis has an overall record of 12-11. They are averaging 66.6 points per game and surrendering 65.8, good for a point differential of 0.8.
Valuable Fordham Rams Betting Trends
The Fordham Rams are 5-11 against the spread this season
The Fordham Rams are 8-8 against the over/under this year
Important Saint Louis Billikens Betting Trends
The Saint Louis Billikens are 12-8 against the spread this season
The Saint Louis Billikens are 11-9 against the over/under this year
Key Fordham Rams Injuries
12/12/17 F Chuba Ohams Hip is out for season
02/02/18 G Tre Evans Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs Saint Louis
Key Saint Louis Billikens Injuries
12/12/17 F Elliott Welmer Foot is out indefinitely
11/27/17 G Ty Graves Eligibility is out indefinitely
11/16/17 G Adonys Henriquez Undisclosed is out indefinitely
11/16/17 G Jermaine Bishop Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Prokop Slanina averages 11.9 points per game in 31.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%. Will Tavares averages 14.5 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 66%.
Davell Roby averages 11.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.9 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Javon Bess averages 13 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.5 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rams allow 69.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 97th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 238th and 111th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.9 rebounds a game which ranks 324th, and they give up 16.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 333rd place in the country. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 265th in college basketball. Fordham averages 62.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 348th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is -6.6 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 321st. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 346th in D-1. They average 29.3 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per game, which ranks them 346th and 193rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 185th with 13.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Billikens surrender 65.8 points per contest, which ranks them 36th in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 136th and 198th in those defensive statistics. They rank 142nd with 13.0 assists allowed per contest, and 61st with 32.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Billikens are 126th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.9 per game this season. Saint Louis is 320th in Division 1 with 66.6 points per game this year. They are 301st in the country in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 0.8. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 326th in the nation. They are 165th in college basketball in rebounding with 36.0 boards per game and 261st in assists per contest with 12.6. The Billikens are 226th in turnovers per game with 12.7.
The Rams are 175th in the country in defensive rating with 101.5, and their offensive rating of 91.7 is ranked 345th. They are 298th in college basketball in pace with 67.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 306th. As a unit they are 314th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 20th in D-1. Fordham is 83rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 201st in the country.
Saint Louis is 180th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 134th in the nation. The Billikens are 258th in the country in offensive rating with 100.9, and their defensive rating of 99.7 is ranked 125th. In terms of pace they are 337th in Division 1 with 65.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 322nd. As a team they are 309th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 277th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Fordham/Saint Louis college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Saint Louis -12
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