UAB at Old Dominion College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/3/2018
Saturday, February 3, 2018
Ted Constant Convocation Center
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The UAB Blazers travel to Ted Constant Convocation Center to play the Old Dominion Monarchs on Saturday, February 3, 2018. The opening line for this game has Old Dominion as 5.5 point favorites.
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UAB comes into this game with an overall record of 15-8. They currently have a point differential of 10.2 as they are averaging 78.7 points per game while giving up 68.4 per contest. Old Dominion has an overall record of 16-5. They are averaging 73.4 points per game and surrendering 63.0, good for a point differential of 10.3.
Valuable UAB Blazers Betting Trends
The UAB Blazers are 8-9 against the spread this season
The UAB Blazers are 7-8 against the over/under this year
Important Old Dominion Monarchs Betting Trends
The Old Dominion Monarchs are 8-11 against the spread this season
The Old Dominion Monarchs are 12-7 against the over/under this year
Key UAB Blazers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Old Dominion Monarchs Injuries
11/10/17 F Alassane Kah Back is out indefinitely
11/10/17 F Greg McClinton Knee is out for season
Chris Cokley averages 18.6 points per game while playing 28.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 9.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is at 84%. Zack Bryant averages 13 points per game in 31.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.1 assists per contest and 2.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Ahmad Caver averages 14.6 points per game while playing 38.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 69%. B.J. Stith averages 14.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
UAB averages 78.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 67th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.2 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team, which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 35%, which is good for 166th in the country. They average 38.6 rebounds per game and 17.4 assists per game, which ranks them 52nd and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 235th with 12.6 per game. The Blazers allow 68.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 81st in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 61st and 155th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.0 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 13.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 147th place in college basketball. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 134th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Old Dominion is 196th in the country with 73.4 points per game this year. They are 202nd in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 10.3. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 235th in college basketball. They are 51st in the nation in rebounding with 38.6 boards per game, and 110th in assists per contest with 14.8. The Monarchs are 343rd in turnovers per game with 10.3. The Monarchs surrender 63.0 points per contest, which ranks them 12th in the country. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 25th and 275th in those defensive statistics. They rank 140th with 13.0 assists allowed per contest and 112th with 33.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Monarchs are 254th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.5 per game this season.
The Blazers are 44th in the nation in offensive rating with 112.2, and their defensive rating of 97.6 is ranked 73rd. In terms of pace they are 220th in the country with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 41st. As a team they are 43rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 289th in Division 1. UAB is 226th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 112th in the nation.
Old Dominion is 345th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 65th in the nation. The Monarchs are 85th in the country in offensive rating with 109.1, and their defensive rating of 93.7 is ranked 21st. In terms of pace they are 321st in Division 1 with 66.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 252nd. As a team they are 255th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 309th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's UAB/Old Dominion college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Old Dominion -5.5
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