Sacramento State at Washington College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/21/2018
Friday, December 21, 2018
Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion
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The Sacramento State Hornets travel to Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion to play the Washington Huskies on Friday, December 21, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Washington as 17.5 point favorites.
Sacramento State heads into this matchup with a mark of 6-2. They currently have a point differential of 12.5 as they are averaging 75.5 points per contest while giving up 63.0 per game. Washington has an overall record of 7-4. They are averaging 71.3 points per game and surrendering 67.9, good for a point differential of 3.4.
Valuable Sacramento State Hornets Betting Trends
The Sacramento State Hornets are 3-2-0 against the spread
The Sacramento State Hornets are 2-3-0 against the over/under
Important Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 4-7-0 against the spread
The Washington Huskies are 3-8-0 against the over/under
Key Sacramento State Hornets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Washington Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Joshua Patton averages 14.6 points per game in 27.4 minutes per contest. He averages 0.1 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 66% for the year while his free throw percentage is 52%. Marcus Graves comes into this contest averaging 15.4 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per night. He pulls down 6.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Noah Dickerson averages 15.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 25.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.2 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Jaylen Nowell averages 18.0 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hornets allow 63.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 75th and 71st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 210th, and they give up 11.9 assists per contest which puts them in 101st place in the NCAA. They force 18.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 341st in the nation. Sacramento State averages 75.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 156th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 12.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 113th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 312th in D-1. They average 39.3 rebounds per game and 16.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 63rd and 39th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 155th with 13.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Huskies surrender 67.9 points per contest, which ranks them 95th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 60th and 261st in those defensive statistics. They rank 220th with 13.6 assists allowed per contest, and 164th with 34.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Huskies are 159th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per game. Washington is 249th in the country with 71.3 points per game this year. They are 207th in the D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 3.4. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 269th in the nation. They are 224th in the country in rebounding with 35.4 boards per game and 299th in assists per contest with 11.6. The Huskies are 173rd in turnovers per game with 13.5.
The Hornets are 219th in the nation in offensive rating with 102.2. In terms of pace they are 104th in the country with 72.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 225th. As a team they are 255th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shots, ranking 345th in Division 1. Sacramento State is 191st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions.
Washington is 131st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions. The Huskies have an offensive rating of 103.7, which is ranked 193rd. They are 274th in D-1 in pace with 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 224th. As a unit they are 194th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 160th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Sacramento State/Washington college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Washington -17.5
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