Providence at DePaul College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/12/2018
Friday, January 12, 2018
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The Providence Friars travel to Wintrust Arena to play the DePaul Blue Demons on Friday, January 12, 2018. The opening line for this game has DePaul as 1 point favorites.
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Providence heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-6. They currently have a point differential of 4.5 as they are averaging 77.2 points per contest while giving up 72.6 per game. DePaul has an overall mark of 8-8. They are averaging 76.1 points per contest and giving up 72.4, which is a point differential of 3.8.
Valuable Providence Friars Betting Trends
The Providence Friars are 4-11 against the spread this season
The Providence Friars are 10-5 against the over/under this year
Important DePaul Blue Demons Betting Trends
The DePaul Blue Demons are 9-7 against the spread this season
The DePaul Blue Demons are 9-7 against the over/under this year
Key Providence Friars Injuries
11/15/17 F Emmitt Holt Abdominal is out for season
01/11/18 G Maliek White Knee is "?" Friday vs Depaul
Key DePaul Blue Demons Injuries
12/09/17 G Devin Gage Achilles is out for season
Rodney Bullock averages 16.9 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is at 74%. Alpha Diallo averages 11.1 points per game in 27.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Max Strus averages 18.8 points per game while playing 34.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Marin Maric averages 13.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.1 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
Providence averages 77.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 116th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 99th. Behind the arc they shoot 38%, which is good for 68th in the country. They average 35.8 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per game, which ranks them 191st and 102nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 175th with 13.4 per game. The Friars allow 72.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 194th in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 197th and 51st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 214th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 98th place in college basketball. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 237th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
DePaul is 142nd in the country with 76.1 points per game this year. They are 226th in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 3.8. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 279th in college basketball. They are 104th in the nation in rebounding with 37.8 boards per game, and 98th in assists per contest with 15.2. The Blue Demons are 228th in turnovers per game with 12.8. The Blue Demons surrender 72.4 points per contest, which ranks them 184th in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 108th and 301st in those defensive statistics. They rank 252nd with 14.4 assists allowed per contest and 190th with 35.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Blue Demons are 274th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.2 per game this season.
The Friars are 119th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.7, and their defensive rating of 101.4 is ranked 181st. In terms of pace they are 185th in the country with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 118th. As a team they are 115th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 285th in Division 1. Providence is 180th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 163rd in the nation.
DePaul is 272nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 193rd in Division 1. The Blue Demons are 159th in the nation in defensive rating with 100.4, and their offensive rating of 105.6 is ranked 159th. They are 133rd in D-1 in pace with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 260th. As a unit they are 254th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 282nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Providence/DePaul college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take DePaul -1
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