Saint Joseph's at Wake Forest College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/15/2018
Thursday, November 15, 2018
The HTC Center
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The Saint Joseph's Hawks travel to The HTC Center to play the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Thursday, November 15, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Saint Joseph's as 2 point favorites.
Saint Joseph's comes into this game with an overall record of 2-0. They currently have a point differential of 15.0 as they are averaging 78.5 points per game while giving up 63.5 per contest. Wake Forest has an overall mark of 1-0. They are averaging 90.0 points per contest and giving up 78.0, which is a point differential of 12.0.
Valuable Saint Joseph's Hawks Betting Trends
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 1-0-1 against the spread
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 1-1-0 against the over/under
Important Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Trends
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 0-1-0 against the spread
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 1-0-0 against the over/under
Key Saint Joseph's Hawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Wake Forest Demon Deacons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Lamarr Kimble averages 16.5 points per game in 37.0 minutes per contest. He averages 3.5 assists per contest and 4.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%. Charlie Brown comes into this contest averaging 20.5 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is at 91%.
Brandon Childress averages 18.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 36.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.0 rebounds per contest and 6.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is 100%. Jaylen Hoard averages 19.0 points per game while playing 29.0 minutes per contest. He grabs 13.0 rebounds per game and has 3.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hawks allow 63.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 79th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 189th and 172nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 104th, and they give up 11.0 assists per contest which puts them in 102nd place in the NCAA. They force 9.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the nation. Saint Joseph's averages 78.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 170th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 15.0 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 201st. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 181st in D-1. They average 39.0 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 150th and 159th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 348th with 7.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Demon Deacons surrender 78.0 points per contest, which ranks them 263rd in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 42% average from 3-point range, ranking them 263rd and 320th in those defensive statistics. They rank 258th with 15.0 assists allowed per contest, and 3rd with 22.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Demon Deacons are 10th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 9.0 per game. Wake Forest is 51st in the country with 90.0 points per game this year. They are 69th in the D-1 in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 12.0. They shoot 47% from 3-point range, which is good for 13th in the nation. They are 59th in the country in rebounding with 44.0 boards per game and 263rd in assists per contest with 12.0. The Demon Deacons are 152nd in turnovers per game with 14.0.
The Hawks have an offensive rating of 114.6, which is ranked 91st. They are 298th in college basketball in pace with 68.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 190th. As a unit they are 181st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 138th in D-1. Saint Joseph's is 345th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 8.9 times per 100 possessions.
Wake Forest is 167th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions. The Demon Deacons have an offensive rating of 128.6, which is ranked 21st. They are 252nd in D-1 in pace with 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 75th. As a unit they are 36th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 63% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 302nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Saint Joseph's/Wake Forest college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Wake Forest +2
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