Green Bay at Michigan State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/16/2018
Sunday, December 16, 2018
Breslin Student Events Center
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The Green Bay Phoenix head to Breslin Student Events Center to take on the Michigan State Spartans on Sunday, December 16, 2018. The opening line for this game has Michigan State as 26.5 point favorites.
Green Bay comes into this game with an overall record of 6-5. They currently have a point differential of 7.0 as they are averaging 85.2 points per game while giving up 78.2 per contest. Michigan State has an overall record of 8-2. They are averaging 84.8 points per game and surrendering 67.7, good for a point differential of 17.1.
Valuable Green Bay Phoenix Betting Trends
The Green Bay Phoenix are 6-3-0 against the spread this season
The Green Bay Phoenix are 6-3-0 against the over/under this year
Important Michigan State Spartans Betting Trends
The Michigan State Spartans are 7-3-0 against the spread this season
The Michigan State Spartans are 5-5-0 against the over/under this year
Key Green Bay Phoenix Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Michigan State Spartans Injuries
12/15/18 G Brock Washington Arm is questionable Sunday vs Wisc Green Bay
Sandy Cohen comes into this game averaging 15.3 points per contest while playing 31.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 69%. ShanQuan Hemphill averages 13.3 points per contest in 27.7 minutes per game. He averages 1.7 assists per game and 4.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 60% for the season while his free throw percentage is 44%.
Joshua Langford scores 16.7 points per contest while playing 30.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.6 rebounds per contest and has 2.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Cassius Winston averages 16.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.2 rebounds per game and has 7.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
Green Bay averages 85.2 points per contest, which is 19th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 7.0 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 144th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 190th in the nation. They average 38.7 boards per contest and 16.4 assists per game, which ranks them 84th and 47th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 232nd with 12.7 per game. The Phoenix allow 78.2 points per contest, which is 294th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 166th and 86th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 41.3 rebounds a game which ranks 337th, and they allow 13.2 assists per game which puts them in 191st place in the country. They force 17.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 332nd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Michigan State is 21st in the nation with 84.8 points per contest this season. They are 33rd in the country in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 17.1. They shoot 40% from beyond the arc, which is good for 25th in the NCAA. They are 11th in D-1 in rebounding with 43.2 boards per contest and 6th in assists per game with 19.5. The Spartans are 190th in turnovers per contest with 13.2. The Spartans give up 67.7 points per game, which ranks them 92nd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 37% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 10th and 70th in those defensive statistics. They rank 67th with 11.1 dimes allowed per game and 68th with 32.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Spartans are 15th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.0 per contest this year.
The Phoenix are 168th in the nation in offensive rating with 105.3. In terms of pace they are 6th in the country with 80 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 159th. As a team they are 184th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 213th in Division 1. Green Bay is 314th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions.
Michigan State is 224th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions. The Spartans are 15th in the country in offensive rating with 117.1. In terms of pace they are 151st in Division 1 with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 35th. As a team they are 28th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 262nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Green Bay/Michigan State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Green Bay +26.5
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