Oklahoma State at Minnesota College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/30/2018
Friday, November 30, 2018
US. Bank Stadium
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The Oklahoma State Cowboys head to US. Bank Stadium to take on the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Friday, November 30, 2018. The opening line for this game has Minnesota as 3 point favorites.
Oklahoma State heads into this matchup with a mark of 4-2. They currently have a point differential of 7.7 as they are averaging 74.7 points per contest while giving up 67.0 per game. Minnesota has an overall mark of 5-1. They are averaging 75.8 points per contest and giving up 68.2, which is a point differential of 7.7.
Valuable Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 4-2-0 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 1-5-0 against the over/under this year
Important Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Trends
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 3-3-0 against the spread this season
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 3-3-0 against the over/under this year
Key Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
11/10/18 G Curtis Jones Eligibility eligible to return Dec 16 vs Nebraska
Key Minnesota Golden Gophers Injuries
11/08/18 G Marcus Carr Eligibility is out indefinitely
10/29/18 F Eric Curry Knee is out indefinitely
Cameron McGriff comes into this game averaging 17.2 points per contest while playing 32.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is 82%. Thomas Dziagwa averages 12.7 points per contest in 29.0 minutes per game. He averages 2.3 assists per game and 3.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 57% for the season while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Jordan Murphy scores 14.3 points per contest while playing 28.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 12.2 rebounds per contest and has 3.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 67%. Amir Coffey averages 14.0 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.2 rebounds per game and has 3.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma State averages 74.7 points per contest, which is 193rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 7.7 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a unit, which has them ranked 49th. From 3-point territory they shoot 43%, which is good for 16th in the nation. They average 34.7 boards per contest and 14.3 assists per game, which ranks them 257th and 149th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 56th with 15.7 per game. The Cowboys allow 67.0 points per contest, which is 94th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 59th and 96th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.7 rebounds a game which ranks 159th, and they allow 12.5 assists per game which puts them in 157th place in the country. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 268th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Minnesota is 163rd in the nation with 75.8 points per contest this season. They are 249th in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 7.7. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 176th in the NCAA. They are 96th in D-1 in rebounding with 39.2 boards per contest and 96th in assists per game with 15.3. The Golden Gophers are 176th in turnovers per contest with 13.7. The Golden Gophers give up 68.2 points per game, which ranks them 110th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 217th and 126th in those defensive statistics. They rank 30th with 9.8 dimes allowed per game and 86th with 32.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Gophers are 136th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per contest this year.
The Cowboys are 177th in the nation in offensive rating with 105.2. In terms of pace they are 190th in the country with 70.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 26th. As a team they are 33rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 138th in Division 1. Oklahoma State is 28th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 20 times per 100 possessions.
Minnesota is 208th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Gophers are 154th in the country in offensive rating with 106.3. In terms of pace they are 159th in Division 1 with 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 259th. As a team they are 249th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 266th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Oklahoma State/Minnesota college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Oklahoma State +3
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