UT Arlington at Gonzaga College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/18/2018
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
McCarthey Athletic Center
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The UT Arlington Mavericks travel to McCarthey Athletic Center to play the Gonzaga Bulldogs on Tuesday, December 18, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Gonzaga as 28.5 point favorites.
UT Arlington comes into this game with an overall record of 3-7. They currently have a point differential of -4.3 as they are averaging 65.2 points per game while giving up 69.5 per contest. Gonzaga has an overall record of 9-2. They are averaging 93.7 points per game and surrendering 78.7, good for a point differential of 15.0.
Valuable UT Arlington Mavericks Betting Trends
The UT Arlington Mavericks are 4-5-0 against the spread
The UT Arlington Mavericks are 1-8-0 against the over/under
Important Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 7-4-0 against the spread
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 8-3-0 against the over/under
Key UT Arlington Mavericks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Gonzaga Bulldogs Injuries
11/26/18 G Geno Crandall Hand is out indefinitely
10/31/18 F Killian Tillie Ankle is out indefinitely
Brian Warren comes into this contest averaging 14.9 points per game while playing 29.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 1.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 77%. Edric Dennis averages 14.0 points per game in 27.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 5.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 37% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Rui Hachimura averages 21.7 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.5 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Zach Norvell Jr. averages 17.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.0 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
UT Arlington averages 65.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 328th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -4.3 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team, which has them ranked 321st. Behind the arc they shoot 25% which is good for 347th in the nation. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 10.7 assists per game, which ranks them 207th and 326th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 25th with 16.4 per game. The Mavericks allow 69.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 131st in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the arc, ranking them 234th and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 97th and they give up 12.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 167th place in Division 1. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 192nd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Gonzaga is 4th in the country with 93.7 points per game this year. They are 2nd in Division 1 in shooting at 52%, while their average scoring margin is 15.0. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 43rd in the nation. They are 71st in the NCAA in rebounding with 39.2 boards per game, and 8th in assists per contest with 19.3. The Bulldogs are 317th in turnovers per game with 11.4. The Bulldogs surrender 78.7 points per contest, which ranks them 302nd in D-1. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 159th and 204th in those defensive statistics. They rank 103rd with 11.9 assists allowed per contest and 173rd with 35.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 108th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.9 per game.
The Mavericks have an offensive rating of 92.5, which is ranked 327th. They are 201st in college basketball in pace with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 45% is 326th. As a unit they are 311th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 107th in D-1. UT Arlington is 18th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 20.1 times per 100 possessions.
Gonzaga is 342nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions. The Bulldogs are 1st in the country in offensive rating with 123.8. In terms of pace they are 31st in Division 1 with 75.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 59% is 7th. As a team they are 4th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 221st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's UT Arlington/Gonzaga college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Gonzaga -28.5
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