Penn at Toledo College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/29/2018
Saturday, December 29, 2018
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The Penn Quakers travel to Savage Arena to play the Toledo Rockets on Saturday, December 29, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Toledo as 4.5 point favorites.
Penn comes into this game with an overall record of 10-2. They currently have a point differential of 12.0 as they are averaging 79.3 points per game while giving up 67.3 per contest. Toledo has an overall mark of 11-1. They are averaging 83.3 points per contest and giving up 66.9, which is a point differential of 16.4.
Valuable Penn Quakers Betting Trends
The Penn Quakers are 9-2-0 against the spread
The Penn Quakers are 5-6-0 against the over/under
Important Toledo Rockets Betting Trends
The Toledo Rockets are 7-4-0 against the spread
The Toledo Rockets are 6-5-0 against the over/under
Key Penn Quakers Injuries
11/06/18 G Ryan Betley ACL is out for season
Key Toledo Rockets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Devon Goodman comes into this contest averaging 14.7 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 79%. AJ Brodeur averages 13.8 points per game in 30.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.0 assists per contest and 7.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 56%.
Jaelan Sanford averages 18.0 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 89%. Nate Navigato averages 13.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 3.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
Penn averages 79.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 77th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 12.0 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team, which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 28th in the nation. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 17.1 assists per game, which ranks them 208th and 28th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 153rd with 13.8 per game. The Quakers allow 67.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 83rd in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 150th and 110th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.6 rebounds a game which ranks 108th and they give up 9.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 10th place in Division 1. They force 15.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 249th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Toledo is 30th in the country with 83.3 points per game this year. They are 117th in Division 1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 16.4. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 29th in the nation. They are 32nd in the NCAA in rebounding with 40.5 boards per game, and 15th in assists per contest with 17.8. The Rockets are 274th in turnovers per game with 12.3. The Rockets surrender 66.9 points per contest, which ranks them 76th in D-1. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 77th and 44th in those defensive statistics. They rank 75th with 11.4 assists allowed per contest and 117th with 33.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Rockets are 56th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per game.
The Quakers are 77th in the nation in offensive rating with 110.1. In terms of pace they are 125th in the country with 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 11th. As a team they are 23rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 105th in Division 1. Penn is 136th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions.
Toledo is 290th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions. The Rockets have an offensive rating of 116.4, which is ranked 16th. They are 172nd in D-1 in pace with 70.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 66th. As a unit they are 29th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 67th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Penn/Toledo college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Toledo -4.5
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