Pacific at BYU College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/27/2018
Saturday, January 27, 2018
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The Pacific Tigers travel to Marriott Center to play the BYU Cougars on Saturday, January 27, 2018.
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Pacific heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-12. They currently have a point differential of -1.5 as they are averaging 72.7 points per contest while giving up 74.3 per game. BYU has an overall record of 17-5. They are averaging 75.2 points per game and surrendering 65.3, good for a point differential of 9.9.
Valuable Pacific Tigers Betting Trends
The Pacific Tigers are 12-8 against the spread this season
The Pacific Tigers are 11-10 against the over/under this year
Important BYU Cougars Betting Trends
The BYU Cougars are 9-9 against the spread this season
The BYU Cougars are 6-13 against the over/under this year
Key Pacific Tigers Injuries
01/26/18 G Kendall Small Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs BYU
Key BYU Cougars Injuries
12/26/17 F Braiden Shaw Foot is out for season
12/26/17 G Kajon Brown Left Team is out for season
11/07/17 G Nick Emery Left Team is out for season
11/05/17 F Ryan Andrus Knee is out for season
Roberto Gallinat averages 13.2 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is at 78%. Miles Reynolds averages 11.8 points per game in 28.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Elijah Bryant averages 18 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.4 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 90%. Yoeli Childs averages 17.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 9 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 59%.
Useful Team Statistics
Pacific averages 72.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 215th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -1.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 139th. Behind the arc they shoot 32%, which is good for 319th in the country. They average 34.4 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per game, which ranks them 249th and 268th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 296th with 11.9 per game. The Tigers allow 74.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 235th in Division 1. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 280th and 283rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.0 rebounds a game which ranks 82nd and they give up 14.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 240th place in college basketball. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 124th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
BYU is 139th in the country with 75.2 points per game this year. They are 23rd in D-1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 9.9. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 47th in college basketball. They are 291st in the nation in rebounding with 33.3 boards per game, and 55th in assists per contest with 15.9. The Cougars are 299th in turnovers per game with 11.8. The Cougars surrender 65.3 points per contest, which ranks them 31st in the country. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 220th and 142nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 108th with 12.4 assists allowed per contest and 10th with 30.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cougars are 133rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.1 per game this season.
The Tigers are 307th in the country in defensive rating with 108.2, and their offensive rating of 106 is ranked 137th. They are 269th in college basketball in pace with 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 251st. As a unit they are 208th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 25% of their shot attempts, ranking 346th in D-1. Pacific is 281st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 295th in the country.
BYU is 220th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 204th in the nation. The Cougars are 70th in the country in offensive rating with 110.5, and their defensive rating of 95.9 is ranked 55th. In terms of pace they are 290th in Division 1 with 67.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 35th. As a team they are 26th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 242nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Pacific/BYU college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take BYU
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