Saint Joseph's at Davidson College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/6/2018
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
John M. Belk Arena
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The Saint Joseph's Hawks travel to John M. Belk Arena to play the Davidson Wildcats on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. The opening line for this game has Davidson as 9.5 point favorites.
Saint Joseph's heads into this matchup with a mark of 9-13. They currently have a point differential of 0.0 as they are averaging 73.3 points per contest while giving up 73.2 per game. Davidson has an overall mark of 12-9. They are averaging 76.1 points per contest and giving up 67.1, which is a point differential of 9.0.
Valuable Saint Joseph's Hawks Betting Trends
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 10-10 against the spread this season
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 11-9 against the over/under this year
Important Davidson Wildcats Betting Trends
The Davidson Wildcats are 11-9 against the spread this season
The Davidson Wildcats are 7-12 against the over/under this year
Key Saint Joseph's Hawks Injuries
11/17/17 G Lamarr Kimble Foot is out for season
11/05/17 F Charlie Brown Wrist is out indefinitely
Key Davidson Wildcats Injuries
01/11/18 F Dusan Kovacevic Knee is out for season
01/11/18 F Nathan Ekwu Knee is out for season
01/07/18 G Luke Frampton Knee is out for season
James Demery averages 17.7 points per game while playing 35.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 62%. Shavar Newkirk averages 17.4 points per game in 33.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.2 assists per contest and 4.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Peyton Aldridge averages 19.7 points per game while playing 36.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Kellan Grady averages 16.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
Saint Joseph's averages 73.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 202nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0.0 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 335th. Behind the arc they shoot 32%, which is good for 319th in the country. They average 37.7 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game, which ranks them 83rd and 201st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 349th with 9.5 per game. The Hawks allow 73.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 206th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 111th and 154th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 40.4 rebounds a game which ranks 340th and they give up 15.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 293rd place in college basketball. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 88th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Davidson is 118th in the country with 76.1 points per game this year. They are 49th in D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 9.0. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 52nd in college basketball. They are 296th in the nation in rebounding with 33.1 boards per game, and 24th in assists per contest with 17.1. The Wildcats are 347th in turnovers per game with 9.7. The Wildcats surrender 67.1 points per contest, which ranks them 55th in the country. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 204th and 203rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 133rd with 12.8 assists allowed per contest and 36th with 31.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wildcats are 26th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.2 per game this season.
The Hawks are 143rd in the country in defensive rating with 100.7, and their offensive rating of 100.8 is ranked 263rd. They are 83rd in college basketball in pace with 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 327th. As a unit they are 334th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 114th in D-1. Saint Joseph's is 351st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 180th in the country.
Davidson is 340th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 226th in the nation. The Wildcats are 21st in the country in offensive rating with 115, and their defensive rating of 101.5 is ranked 170th. In terms of pace they are 326th in Division 1 with 66.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 17th. As a team they are 24th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 49% of their shots, ranking 7th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Saint Joseph's/Davidson college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Davidson -9.5
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