Stanford at UNC Wilmington College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/9/2018
Friday, November 9, 2018
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The Stanford Cardinal head to Trask Coliseum to take on the UNC Wilmington Seahawks on Friday, November 9, 2018. The opening line for this game has Stanford as 3 point favorites.
Stanford comes into this game after finishing last season with an overall record of 17-14. They had a point differential of 0.9 as they averaged 75.9 points per game while giving up 74.9 per contest. UNC Wilmington had an overall mark of 10-20 last year. They averaged 79.4 points per contest and gave up 83.4, which was a point differential of -3.9.
Valuable Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal were 18-16-1 against the spread last season
The Stanford Cardinal were 13-16-2 against the over/under last year
Important UNC Wilmington Seahawks Betting Trends
The UNC Wilmington Seahawks were 11-17-1 against the spread last season
The UNC Wilmington Seahawks were 16-11-0 against the over/under last year
Key Stanford Cardinal Injuries
11/08/18 F Bryce Wills Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs NC Wilmington
11/08/18 F Kodye Pugh Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs NC Wilmington
Key UNC Wilmington Seahawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Daejon Davis comes into this game after averaging 10.7 points per contest while playing 30.7 minutes per night last year. He grabbed 4.4 rebounds per contest and distributed 4.8 assists per game. His FG percentage was 59% while his free throw percentage was 67%. Kezie Okpala averaged 10.0 points per contest in 28.5 minutes per game last year. He averaged 1.8 assists per game and 3.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage was 39% for the season while his free throw percentage was 68%.
Devontae Cacok scored 17.7 points per contest while playing 29.4 minutes per game last season. He hauled in 13.5 rebounds per contest and had 0.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage was 59% and his free throw percentage finished at 61%. Ty Taylor II averaged 13.6 points per game last year and he saw the court an average of 29.7 minutes per game. He also brought in 4.4 rebounds per game and had 1.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage was 39% and his free throw percentage was 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
Stanford averaged 75.9 points per contest last year, which was 111th in the country. Their average scoring margin was 0.9 and their shooting percentage was 46% as a unit, which had them ranked 100th. From 3-point territory they shot 37%, which was good for 85th in Division 1. They averaged 39.1 boards per contest and 13.4 assists per game, which ranked them 23rd and 187th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they were 26th with 15.0 per game. The Cardinal allowed 74.9 points per contest, which was 244th in the nation. They also surrendered a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 137th and 195th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents averaged 33.4 rebounds a game which ranked 94th, and they allowed 13.0 assists per game which put them in 146th place in the NCAA. They forced 11.6 turnovers per game which ranked them 59th in the country.
Useful Team Statistics
UNC Wilmington was 53rd in the nation with 79.4 points per contest last season. They were 231st in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin was -3.9. They shot 35% from beyond the arc, which was good for 195th in the country. They were 8th in the nation in rebounding with 40.9 boards per contest and 69th in assists per game with 15.2. The Seahawks were 176th in turnovers per contest with 12.9. The Seahawks gave up 83.4 points per game, which ranked them 342nd in the country. Their defense surrendered a 48% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 324th and 336th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 229th with 14.0 dimes allowed per game and 238th with 36.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Seahawks were 68th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.7 per contest last year.
The Cardinal had an offensive rating of 104.4, which was ranked 182nd. They were 67th in college basketball in pace with 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% was 144th. As a unit they were 129th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 310th in D-1. Stanford was 53rd in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions.
UNC Wilmington was 293rd in the country in turnovers last year, as they turned the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions. The Seahawks had an offensive rating of 106.1, which was ranked 135th. They were 32nd in D-1 in pace with 73.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% was 257th. As a unit they were 277th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 275th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Stanford/UNC Wilmington college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Stanford -3
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