Rutgers at Wisconsin College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/3/2018
Monday, December 3, 2018
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The Rutgers Scarlet Knights travel to Kohl Center to play the Wisconsin Badgers on Monday, December 3, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Wisconsin as 14.5 point favorites.
Rutgers comes into this game with an overall record of 5-2. They currently have a point differential of 10.6 as they are averaging 70.1 points per game while giving up 59.6 per contest. Wisconsin has an overall mark of 7-1. They are averaging 74.4 points per contest and giving up 61.0, which is a point differential of 13.4.
Valuable Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 4-3-0 against the spread
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 3-3-1 against the over/under
Important Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 5-3-0 against the spread
The Wisconsin Badgers are 5-3-0 against the over/under
Key Rutgers Scarlet Knights Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
12/02/18 G Trevor Anderson Knee left last game, is doubtful Monday vs Rutgers
Geo Baker averages 14.6 points per game in 33.9 minutes per contest. He averages 4.9 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%. Eugene Omoruyi comes into this contest averaging 15.1 points per game while playing 27.7 minutes per night. He pulls down 9.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is at 67%.
D'Mitrik Trice averages 17.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 79%. Ethan Happ averages 17.4 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 11.6 rebounds per game and has 5.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 46%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Scarlet Knights allow 59.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in Division 1. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 34th and 116th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.6 rebounds a game which ranks 238th, and they give up 11.0 assists per contest which puts them in 69th place in the NCAA. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 260th in the nation. Rutgers averages 70.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 274th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 10.6 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 270th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 92nd in D-1. They average 41.1 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per contest, which ranks them 38th and 204th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 103rd with 14.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Badgers surrender 61.0 points per contest, which ranks them 22nd in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 66th and 43rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 8th with 8.8 assists allowed per contest, and 98th with 33.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Badgers are 44th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.8 per game. Wisconsin is 193rd in the country with 74.4 points per game this year. They are 75th in the D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 13.4. They shoot 42% from 3-point range, which is good for 13th in the nation. They are 235th in the country in rebounding with 35.3 boards per game and 189th in assists per contest with 13.6. The Badgers are 346th in turnovers per game with 9.1.
The Scarlet Knights have an offensive rating of 100, which is ranked 250th. They are 219th in college basketball in pace with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 246th. As a unit they are 296th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 155th in D-1. Rutgers is 112th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions.
Wisconsin is 338th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions. The Badgers have an offensive rating of 112.3, which is ranked 64th. They are 335th in D-1 in pace with 66.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 77th. As a unit they are 76th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 289th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Rutgers/Wisconsin college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Wisconsin -14.5
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