Temple at Saint Joseph's College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/1/2018
Saturday, December 1, 2018
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The Temple Owls travel to Hagan Arena to play the Saint Joseph's Hawks on Saturday, December 1, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Saint Joseph's as 5 point favorites.
Temple heads into this matchup with a mark of 6-1. They currently have a point differential of 7.9 as they are averaging 75.1 points per contest while giving up 67.3 per game. Saint Joseph's has an overall record of 4-3. They are averaging 81.0 points per game and surrendering 76.0, good for a point differential of 5.0.
Valuable Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 2-4-1 against the spread
The Temple Owls are 3-4-0 against the over/under
Important Saint Joseph's Hawks Betting Trends
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 3-3-1 against the spread
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 5-2-0 against the over/under
Key Temple Owls Injuries
11/09/18 F Arashma Parks Shoulder is out indefinitely
Key Saint Joseph's Hawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Levan Shawn Alston comes into this contest averaging 17.4 points per game while playing 35.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 91%. Quinton Rose averages 17.4 points per game in 32.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 3.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 54%.
Charlie Brown averages 24.1 points per game while playing 33.0 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 0.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is at 82%. Lamarr Kimble averages 18.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 3.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
Temple averages 75.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 184th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 7.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 203rd. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 262nd in the nation. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 16.0 assists per game, which ranks them 226th and 71st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 298th with 11.6 per game. The Owls allow 67.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 97th in the country. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc, ranking them 284th and 331st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.1 rebounds a game which ranks 100th and they give up 11.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 79th place in Division 1. They force 17.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 318th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Saint Joseph's is 74th in the country with 81.0 points per game this year. They are 183rd in Division 1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 5.0. They shoot 40% from 3-point range, which is good for 35th in the nation. They are 283rd in the NCAA in rebounding with 33.6 boards per game, and 166th in assists per contest with 14.1. The Hawks are 350th in turnovers per game with 8.0. The Hawks surrender 76.0 points per contest, which ranks them 265th in D-1. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 41% average from 3-point range, ranking them 301st and 334th in those defensive statistics. They rank 265th with 14.4 assists allowed per contest and 174th with 35.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hawks are 61st in country in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per game.
The Owls are 153rd in the nation in offensive rating with 106.5. In terms of pace they are 206th in the country with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 224th. As a team they are 238th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 224th in Division 1. Temple is 305th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions.
Saint Joseph's is 350th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 10.2 times per 100 possessions. The Hawks are 36th in the country in offensive rating with 115. In terms of pace they are 207th in Division 1 with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 119th. As a team they are 86th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 82nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Temple/Saint Joseph's college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Saint Joseph's -5
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