Georgia Southern at Arizona College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/29/2018
Thursday, November 29, 2018
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The Georgia Southern Eagles travel to McKale Center to play the Arizona Wildcats on Thursday, November 29, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona as 10 point favorites.
Georgia Southern comes into this game with an overall record of 5-1. They currently have a point differential of 19.2 as they are averaging 91.5 points per game while giving up 72.3 per contest. Arizona has an overall record of 4-2. They are averaging 75.5 points per game and surrendering 66.2, good for a point differential of 9.3.
Valuable Georgia Southern Eagles Betting Trends
The Georgia Southern Eagles are 4-1-0 against the spread
The Georgia Southern Eagles are 3-2-0 against the over/under
Important Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 3-3-0 against the spread
The Arizona Wildcats are 1-4-1 against the over/under
Key Georgia Southern Eagles Injuries
11/09/18 F Simeon Carter Hernia is out indefinitely
Key Arizona Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Quan Jackson comes into this contest averaging 18.8 points per game while playing 30.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 64%. Tookie Brown averages 17.8 points per game in 31.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.8 assists per contest and 4.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Brandon Randolph averages 17.3 points per game while playing 29.0 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 0.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 86%. Justin Coleman averages 13.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.7 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia Southern averages 91.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 9th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 19.2 and their shooting percentage is 55% as a team, which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 27% which is good for 329th in the nation. They average 37.0 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per game, which ranks them 178th and 250th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 165th with 14.0 per game. The Eagles allow 72.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 203rd in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 130th and 203rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 121st and they give up 13.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 224th place in Division 1. They force 20.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 347th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Arizona is 170th in the country with 75.5 points per game this year. They are 184th in Division 1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 9.3. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 238th in the nation. They are 187th in the NCAA in rebounding with 36.7 boards per game, and 324th in assists per contest with 10.3. The Wildcats are 280th in turnovers per game with 11.8. The Wildcats surrender 66.2 points per contest, which ranks them 80th in D-1. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 139th and 66th in those defensive statistics. They rank 108th with 11.7 assists allowed per contest and 194th with 35.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wildcats are 245th in country in forcing turnovers with 15.3 per game.
The Eagles have an offensive rating of 112.5, which is ranked 70th. They are 8th in college basketball in pace with 81.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 59% is 15th. As a unit they are 22nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 333rd in D-1. Georgia Southern is 221st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions.
Arizona is 259th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 105.8, which is ranked 161st. They are 167th in D-1 in pace with 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 189th. As a unit they are 147th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 137th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Georgia Southern/Arizona college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Arizona -10
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