Portland at St. Mary's College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/27/2018
Saturday, January 27, 2018
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The Portland Pilots travel to McKeon Pavilion to play the St. Mary's Gaels on Saturday, January 27, 2018.
Valuable Portland Pilots Betting Trends
The Portland Pilots are 9-8 against the spread this season
The Portland Pilots are 10-7 against the over/under this year
Important St. Mary's Gaels Betting Trends
The St. Mary's Gaels are 9-9 against the spread this season
The St. Mary's Gaels are 6-12 against the over/under this year
Key Portland Pilots Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key St. Mary's Gaels Injuries
No key injuries to report
Marcus Shaver averages 11.3 points per game in 26.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 2.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%. Josh McSwiggan averages 12.3 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 66% while his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Calvin Hermanson averages 12.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Jock Landale averages 22.4 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 10.2 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 66% and his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pilots allow 75.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 254th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 144th and 157th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.5 rebounds a game which ranks 314th, and they give up 15.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 322nd place in the country. They force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in college basketball. Portland averages 71.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 257th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is -4.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 180th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 60th in D-1. They average 33.0 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per game, which ranks them 300th and 269th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 270th with 12.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Gaels surrender 65.7 points per contest, which ranks them 36th in the country. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 248th and 48th in those defensive statistics. They rank 101st with 12.3 assists allowed per contest, and 1st with 27.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Gaels are 5th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 10.4 per game this season. St. Mary's is 55th in Division 1 with 79.9 points per game this year. They are 1st in the country in shooting at 53%, while their average scoring margin is 14.2. They shoot 42% from 3-point range, which is good for 9th in the nation. They are 299th in college basketball in rebounding with 33.0 boards per game and 25th in assists per contest with 17.3. The Gaels are 347th in turnovers per game with 9.7.
The Pilots are 252nd in the nation in offensive rating with 101, and their defensive rating of 106.9 is ranked 290th. In terms of pace they are 203rd in the country with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 142nd. As a team they are 171st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 138th in Division 1. Portland is 215th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 185th in the nation.
St. Mary's is 342nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 163rd in Division 1. The Gaels are 153rd in the nation in defensive rating with 100.8, and their offensive rating of 122.6 is ranked 3rd. They are 349th in D-1 in pace with 64.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 60% is 5th. As a unit they are 3rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 63% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 236th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Portland/St. Mary's college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take St. Mary's
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