Stanford at North Carolina College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/12/2018
Monday, November 12, 2018
Dean Smith Center
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The Stanford Cardinal head to Dean Smith Center to take on the North Carolina Tar Heels on Monday, November 12, 2018. The opening line for this game has North Carolina as 18.5 point favorites.
Stanford heads into this matchup with a mark of 2-0. They currently have a point differential of 17.5 as they are averaging 84.0 points per contest while giving up 66.5 per game. North Carolina has an overall record of 2-0. They are averaging 97.0 points per game and surrendering 67.0, good for a point differential of 30.0.
Valuable Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 2-0-0 against the spread this season
The Stanford Cardinal are 1-1-0 against the over/under this year
Important North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Trends
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 2-0-0 against the spread this season
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 1-1-0 against the over/under this year
Key Stanford Cardinal Injuries
11/11/18 F Bryce Wills Undisclosed is questionable Monday vs North Carolina
11/11/18 F Kodye Pugh Undisclosed is questionable Monday vs North Carolina
Key North Carolina Tar Heels Injuries
No key injuries to report
Kezie Okpala comes into this game averaging 26.0 points per contest while playing 37.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 65% while his free throw percentage is 83%. Cormac Ryan averages 15.0 points per contest in 26.5 minutes per game. He averages 2.0 assists per game and 4.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 58% for the season while his free throw percentage is 100%.
Cameron Johnson scores 19.0 points per contest while playing 24.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.5 rebounds per contest and has 1.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 65% and his free throw percentage is at 100%. Luke Maye averages 16.0 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 8.5 rebounds per game and has 3.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
Stanford averages 84.0 points per contest, which is 88th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 17.5 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a unit, which has them ranked 94th. From 3-point territory they shoot 43%, which is good for 79th in the nation. They average 37.0 boards per contest and 8.0 assists per game, which ranks them 178th and 302nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 128th with 14.5 per game. The Cardinal allow 66.5 points per contest, which is 155th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 24% average from 3-point range, ranking them 155th and 88th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.5 rebounds a game which ranks 110th, and they allow 8.0 assists per game which puts them in 69th place in the country. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 226th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
North Carolina is 16th in the nation with 97.0 points per contest this season. They are 92nd in the country in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 30.0. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 184th in the NCAA. They are 13th in D-1 in rebounding with 49.5 boards per contest and 32nd in assists per game with 19.5. The Tar Heels are 160th in turnovers per contest with 13.5. The Tar Heels give up 67.0 points per game, which ranks them 156th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 37% shooting percentage and a 25% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 100th and 93rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 109th with 10.0 dimes allowed per game and 115th with 32.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Tar Heels are 166th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per contest this year.
The Cardinal have an offensive rating of 115.9, which is ranked 70th. They are 153rd in college basketball in pace with 72.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 81st. As a unit they are 58th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shot attempts, ranking 293rd in D-1. Stanford is 124th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions.
North Carolina is 232nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions. The Tar Heels have an offensive rating of 126, which is ranked 28th. They are 59th in D-1 in pace with 77.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 82nd. As a unit they are 88th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 265th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Stanford/North Carolina college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Stanford +18.5
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