Mississippi State at Arizona State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/19/2018
Monday, November 19, 2018
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The Mississippi State Bulldogs head to T-Mobile Arena to take on the Arizona State Sun Devils on Monday, November 19, 2018. The opening line for this game has Mississippi State as 4.5 point favorites.
Mississippi State heads into this matchup with a mark of 3-0. They currently have a point differential of 24.7 as they are averaging 83.7 points per contest while giving up 59.0 per game. Arizona State has an overall mark of 3-0. They are averaging 90.7 points per contest and giving up 68.0, which is a point differential of 22.7.
Valuable Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 2-1-0 against the spread this season
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 1-2-0 against the over/under this year
Important Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 2-1-0 against the spread this season
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 1-2-0 against the over/under this year
Key Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
11/15/18 G Rob Edwards Back is questionable Friday vs San Francisco
Quinndary Weatherspoon comes into this game averaging 21.3 points per contest while playing 29.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 92%. Tyson Carter averages 14.3 points per contest in 26.0 minutes per game. He averages 1.7 assists per game and 2.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Luguentz Dort scores 21.7 points per contest while playing 32.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.7 rebounds per contest and has 2.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 58%. Kimani Lawrence averages 15.0 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.0 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
Mississippi State averages 83.7 points per contest, which is 78th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 24.7 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 101st. From 3-point territory they shoot 28%, which is good for 305th in the nation. They average 41.0 boards per contest and 14.0 assists per game, which ranks them 86th and 176th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 268th with 12.0 per game. The Bulldogs allow 59.0 points per contest, which is 28th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 90th and 174th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.0 rebounds a game which ranks 76th, and they allow 9.0 assists per game which puts them in 31st place in the country. They force 19.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 335th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Arizona State is 23rd in the nation with 90.7 points per contest this season. They are 204th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 22.7. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 213th in the NCAA. They are 1st in D-1 in rebounding with 54.7 boards per contest and 160th in assists per game with 14.3. The Sun Devils are 90th in turnovers per contest with 15.3. The Sun Devils give up 68.0 points per game, which ranks them 133rd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 36% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 31st and 71st in those defensive statistics. They rank 74th with 10.3 dimes allowed per game and 146th with 34.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Sun Devils are 269th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 16.7 per contest this year.
The Bulldogs are 50th in the nation in offensive rating with 116.2. In terms of pace they are 185th in the country with 72 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 151st. As a team they are 151st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 240th in Division 1. Mississippi State is 290th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions.
Arizona State is 215th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions. The Sun Devils are 109th in the country in offensive rating with 110.6. In terms of pace they are 75th in Division 1 with 75.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 240th. As a team they are 193rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 316th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Mississippi State/Arizona State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Mississippi State -4.5
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