Oakland at Xavier College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/1/2018
Saturday, December 1, 2018
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The Oakland Golden Grizzlies head to Cintas Center to take on the Xavier Musketeers on Saturday, December 1, 2018. The opening line for this game has Xavier as 16 point favorites.
Oakland comes into this game with an overall record of 3-4. They currently have a point differential of 3.0 as they are averaging 78.7 points per game while giving up 75.7 per contest. Xavier has an overall mark of 4-3. They are averaging 79.9 points per contest and giving up 75.3, which is a point differential of 4.6.
Valuable Oakland Golden Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Oakland Golden Grizzlies are 3-3-0 against the spread this season
The Oakland Golden Grizzlies are 5-1-0 against the over/under this year
Important Xavier Musketeers Betting Trends
The Xavier Musketeers are 2-4-1 against the spread this season
The Xavier Musketeers are 4-3-0 against the over/under this year
Key Oakland Golden Grizzlies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Xavier Musketeers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Xavier Hill-Mais comes into this game averaging 24.6 points per contest while playing 30.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 35% while his free throw percentage is 77%. Jaevin Cumberland averages 15.6 points per contest in 36.7 minutes per game. He averages 4.1 assists per game and 2.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 93%.
Quentin Goodin scores 13.8 points per contest while playing 32.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.2 rebounds per contest and has 4.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 35% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Naji Marshall averages 13.0 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.3 rebounds per game and has 3.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oakland averages 78.7 points per contest, which is 116th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 3.0 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 117th. From 3-point territory they shoot 40%, which is good for 38th in the nation. They average 28.7 boards per contest and 20.4 assists per game, which ranks them 348th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 342nd with 9.4 per game. The Golden Grizzlies allow 75.7 points per contest, which is 261st in the NCAA. They also surrender a 50% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 342nd and 280th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 191st, and they allow 16.6 assists per game which puts them in 329th place in the country. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 96th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Xavier is 89th in the nation with 79.9 points per contest this season. They are 52nd in the country in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 4.6. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 186th in the NCAA. They are 127th in D-1 in rebounding with 38.1 boards per contest and 155th in assists per game with 14.3. The Musketeers are 245th in turnovers per contest with 12.6. The Musketeers give up 75.3 points per game, which ranks them 254th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 201st and 325th in those defensive statistics. They rank 282nd with 14.9 dimes allowed per game and 96th with 33.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Musketeers are 69th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per contest this year.
The Golden Grizzlies have an offensive rating of 117.7, which is ranked 16th. They are 342nd in college basketball in pace with 65.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 62nd. As a unit they are 41st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 79th in D-1. Oakland is 339th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions.
Xavier is 227th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions. The Musketeers have an offensive rating of 113.8, which is ranked 48th. They are 274th in D-1 in pace with 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 61st. As a unit they are 96th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 130th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Oakland/Xavier college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Oakland +16
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