South Dakota at Baylor College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/27/2018
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
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The South Dakota Coyotes travel to Ferrell Center to play the Baylor Bears on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Baylor as 12 point favorites.
South Dakota comes into this game with an overall record of 3-2. They currently have a point differential of 8.0 as they are averaging 69.8 points per game while giving up 61.8 per contest. Baylor has an overall mark of 4-2. They are averaging 77.2 points per contest and giving up 66.3, which is a point differential of 10.8.
Valuable South Dakota Coyotes Betting Trends
The South Dakota Coyotes are 2-2-0 against the spread
The South Dakota Coyotes are 1-3-0 against the over/under
Important Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 3-3-0 against the spread
The Baylor Bears are 2-4-0 against the over/under
Key South Dakota Coyotes Injuries
11/09/18 F Tyler Hagedorn Plantar Fasciitis is out 2-3 weeks
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
11/05/18 G Mario Kegler Suspension 6-game suspension (eligible to return 11/27 vs South Dakota)
Triston Simpson averages 16.4 points per game in 35.4 minutes per contest. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%. Trey Burch-Manning comes into this contest averaging 17.6 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is at 58%.
Tristan Clark averages 14.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.2 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 80% and his free throw percentage is 70%. King McClure averages 14.0 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per game and has 3.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Coyotes allow 61.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 35th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 196th and 94th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.4 rebounds a game which ranks 55th, and they give up 7.8 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the NCAA. They force 17.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 318th in the nation. South Dakota averages 69.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 283rd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 8.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 200th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 156th in D-1. They average 31.2 rebounds per game and 11.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 329th and 280th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 242nd with 12.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bears surrender 66.3 points per contest, which ranks them 82nd in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 27% average from 3-point range, ranking them 61st and 28th in those defensive statistics. They rank 78th with 10.8 assists allowed per contest, and 80th with 32.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bears are 242nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.3 per game. Baylor is 141st in the country with 77.2 points per game this year. They are 109th in the D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 10.8. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 266th in the nation. They are 167th in the country in rebounding with 37.2 boards per game and 155th in assists per contest with 14.2. The Bears are 170th in turnovers per game with 13.8.
The Coyotes have an offensive rating of 100.9, which is ranked 237th. They are 269th in college basketball in pace with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 182nd. As a unit they are 162nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 132nd in D-1. South Dakota is 174th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions.
Baylor is 170th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions. The Bears are 81st in the country in offensive rating with 111.3. In terms of pace they are 254th in Division 1 with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 146th. As a team they are 136th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 124th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's South Dakota/Baylor college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Baylor -12
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