SE Louisiana at St. Mary's College Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/13/2018
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
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The SE Louisiana Lions travel to McKeon Pavilion to play the St. Mary's Gaels on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. The opening line for this game has St. Mary's as 16 point favorites.
SE Louisiana comes into this game with an overall record of 21-10. They currently have a point differential of 3.8 as they are averaging 72.5 points per game while giving up 68.7 per contest. St. Mary's has an overall mark of 27-4. They are averaging 77.0 points per contest and giving up 64.5, which is a point differential of 12.5.
Valuable SE Louisiana Lions Betting Trends
The SE Louisiana Lions are 2-0 against the spread this season
The SE Louisiana Lions are 0-0 against the over/under this year
Important St. Mary's Gaels Betting Trends
The St. Mary's Gaels are 12-17 against the spread this season
The St. Mary's Gaels are 6-20 against the over/under this year
Key SE Louisiana Lions Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key St. Mary's Gaels Injuries
No key injuries to report
Marlain Veal averages 13.1 points per game in 33.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.1 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%. Jordan Capps averages 13.2 points per game while playing 20.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 64% while his free throw percentage is at 55%.
Calvin Hermanson averages 11 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 80%. Jock Landale averages 21.4 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 10.3 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 64% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lions allow 68.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 81st in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 151st and 132nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.1 rebounds a game which ranks 198th, and they give up 10.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 24th place in the country. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 302nd in college basketball. SE Louisiana averages 72.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 213th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 3.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 125th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 127th in D-1. They average 34.4 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per game, which ranks them 227th and 90th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 76th with 13.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Gaels surrender 64.5 points per contest, which ranks them 15th in the country. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 190th and 34th in those defensive statistics. They rank 75th with 11.9 assists allowed per contest, and 1st with 27.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Gaels are 3rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 9.6 per game this season. St. Mary's is 84th in Division 1 with 77.0 points per game this year. They are 1st in the country in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 12.5. They shoot 40% from 3-point range, which is good for 10th in the nation. They are 280th in college basketball in rebounding with 33.4 boards per game and 55th in assists per contest with 15.6. The Gaels are 347th in turnovers per game with 9.7.
The Lions are 175th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.7, and their defensive rating of 99.2 is ranked 76th. In terms of pace they are 196th in the country with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 123rd. As a team they are 155th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 166th in Division 1. SE Louisiana is 77th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 91st in the nation.
St. Mary's is 328th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 83rd in Division 1. The Gaels are 97th in the nation in defensive rating with 100.1, and their offensive rating of 119.5 is ranked 3rd. They are 347th in D-1 in pace with 63.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 59% is 4th. As a unit they are 3rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 243rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's SE Louisiana/St. Mary's college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take St. Mary's -16
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