IPFW at Ohio State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/11/2018
Sunday, November 11, 2018
Value City Arena
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The IPFW Mastodons travel to Value City Arena to play the Ohio State Buckeyes on Sunday, November 11, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Ohio State as 17 point favorites.
IPFW comes into this game after finishing last season with an overall record of 18-13. They had a point differential of 5.5 as they averaged 82.3 points per game while giving up 76.8 per contest. Ohio State had an overall mark of 24-7 last year. They averaged 76.2 points per contest and gave up 67.6, which was a point differential of 8.6.
Valuable IPFW Mastodons Betting Trends
The IPFW Mastodons were 11-15-0 against the spread last season
The IPFW Mastodons were 15-9-1 against the over/under last year
Important Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes were 16-15-1 against the spread last season
The Ohio State Buckeyes were 9-20-0 against the over/under last year
Key IPFW Mastodons Injuries
11/09/18 F Ramion Burt Jr. Foot is out 1-2 weeks
Key Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
11/07/18 C Micah Potter Transferred is out for season
Kason Harrell comes into this contest after averaging 13.5 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night last season. He pulled down 2.9 rebounds per game and dished out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage was 56% while his free throw percentage finished at 83%. John Konchar averaged 14.8 points per game in 35.8 minutes per contest last season. He averaged 4.7 assists per contest and 8.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage was 48% for the year while his free throw percentage was 65%.
Kaleb Wesson averaged 10.2 points per game while playing 20.7 minutes per contest last year. He grabbed 4.9 rebounds per game and had 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage was 56% and his free throw percentage was at 72%. C.J. Jackson averaged 12.6 points per game last season and he saw the court an average of 30.5 minutes per contest. He also averaged 3.9 rebounds per contest and 3.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage was 42% and his free throw percentage was 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
IPFW averaged 82.3 points per contest last season, which ranked them 21st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin was 5.5 and their shooting percentage was 46% as a team, which had them ranked 115th. Behind the arc they shot 37% which was good for 93rd in the nation. They averaged 35.0 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per game, which ranked them 195th and 95th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they ranked 269th with 11.8 per game. The Mastodons allowed 76.8 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 288th in the country. They also allowed a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 288th and 221st in those defensive categories. Opponents averaged 35.6 rebounds a game which ranked 216th and they gave up 13.0 assists per contest, which put them in 148th place in the nation. They forced 15.2 turnovers per game which ranked them 322nd among NCAA teams.
Useful Team Statistics
Ohio State was 98th in the country with 76.2 points per game last year. They were 30th in Division 1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin was 8.6. They shot 35% from 3-point range, which was good for 158th in the nation. They were 104th in the country in rebounding with 36.6 boards per game, and 101st in assists per contest with 14.7. The Buckeyes were 280th in turnovers per game with 11.7. The Buckeyes surrendered 67.6 points per contest, which ranked them 52nd in D-1. Their defense allowed a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 54th and 193rd in those defensive statistics. They ranked 69th with 11.9 assists allowed per contest and 33rd with 31.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Buckeyes were 112th in the country in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per game last season.
The Mastodons had an offensive rating of 109.9, which was ranked 66th. They were 16th in college basketball in pace with 74.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% was 60th. As a unit they were 66th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 38th in D-1. IPFW was 311th in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions.
Ohio State was 268th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions. The Buckeyes were 56th in the country in offensive rating with 110.8. In terms of pace they were 249th in Division 1 with 68 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% was 58th. As a team they were 64th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 260th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's IPFW/Ohio State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Ohio State -17
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