South Florida at Charlotte College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/9/2018
Sunday, December 9, 2018
Dale F. Halton Arena
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The South Florida Bulls travel to Dale F. Halton Arena to play the Charlotte 49ers on Sunday, December 9, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has USF as 1 point favorites.
South Florida heads into this matchup with a mark of 6-2. They currently have a point differential of 8.3 as they are averaging 74.8 points per contest while giving up 66.5 per game. Charlotte has an overall mark of 2-5. They are averaging 58.9 points per contest and giving up 67.9, which is a point differential of -9.0.
Valuable South Florida Bulls Betting Trends
The South Florida Bulls are 5-3-0 against the spread
The South Florida Bulls are 4-4-0 against the over/under
Important Charlotte 49ers Betting Trends
The Charlotte 49ers are 2-5-0 against the spread
The Charlotte 49ers are 4-3-0 against the over/under
Key South Florida Bulls Injuries
11/09/18 F Madut Akec Stress Fracture is out indefinitely
Key Charlotte 49ers Injuries
11/09/18 G Luka Vasic ACL is out for season
11/06/18 F Bryant Thomas Left Team is out for season
11/06/18 F Najee Garvin Left Team is out for season
David Collins comes into this contest averaging 16.8 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 63%. Laquincy Rideau averages 11.6 points per game in 30.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.0 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 57%.
Jon Davis averages 20.4 points per game while playing 37.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per game and has 3.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 87%. Malik Martin averages 9.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.0 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 35% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
South Florida averages 74.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 177th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 8.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 241st. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 269th in the nation. They average 38.4 rebounds per game and 15.0 assists per game, which ranks them 111th and 102nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 91st with 14.9 per game. The Bulls allow 66.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 74th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 133rd and 205th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 103rd and they give up 14.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 240th place in Division 1. They force 17.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 335th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Charlotte is 342nd in the country with 58.9 points per game this year. They are 321st in Division 1 in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is -9.0. They shoot 28% from 3-point range, which is good for 327th in the nation. They are 330th in the NCAA in rebounding with 31.1 boards per game, and 350th in assists per contest with 9.3. The 49ers are 127th in turnovers per game with 14.1. The 49ers surrender 67.9 points per contest, which ranks them 100th in D-1. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 217th and 206th in those defensive statistics. They rank 40th with 10.3 assists allowed per contest and 51st with 31.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The 49ers are 48th in country in forcing turnovers with 11.7 per game.
The Bulls are 217th in the nation in offensive rating with 102.2. In terms of pace they are 189th in the country with 70.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 251st. As a team they are 243rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 235th in Division 1. South Florida is 118th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions.
Charlotte is 25th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.6 times per 100 possessions. The 49ers are 331st in the country in offensive rating with 90.2. In terms of pace they are 342nd in Division 1 with 65.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 45% is 321st. As a team they are 296th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 160th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's South Florida/Charlotte college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Charlotte +1
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