UT Arlington at Missouri College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/4/2018
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
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The UT Arlington Mavericks travel to Mizzou Arena to play the Missouri Tigers on Tuesday, December 4, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Missouri as 12.5 point favorites.
UT Arlington comes into this game with an overall record of 3-5. They currently have a point differential of -2.6 as they are averaging 68.3 points per game while giving up 70.9 per contest. Missouri has an overall record of 4-3. They are averaging 65.6 points per game and surrendering 67.0, good for a point differential of -1.4.
Valuable UT Arlington Mavericks Betting Trends
The UT Arlington Mavericks are 3-4-0 against the spread
The UT Arlington Mavericks are 1-6-0 against the over/under
Important Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 2-5-0 against the spread
The Missouri Tigers are 3-4-0 against the over/under
Key UT Arlington Mavericks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Missouri Tigers Injuries
10/22/18 F Jontay Porter ACL is out for season
Brian Warren comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 79%. 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%.
Jordan Geist averages 13.3 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Mark Smith averages 12.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.6 rebounds per contest and 2.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 65%.
Useful Team Statistics
UT Arlington averages 68.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 299th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -2.6 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team, which has them ranked 317th. Behind the arc they shoot 23% which is good for 350th in the nation. They average 36.5 rebounds per game and 10.6 assists per game, which ranks them 192nd and 318th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 47th with 15.9 per game. The Mavericks allow 70.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 172nd in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the arc, ranking them 258th and 25th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 81st and they give up 13.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 220th place in Division 1. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 222nd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Missouri is 324th in the country with 65.6 points per game this year. They are 283rd in Division 1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -1.4. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 59th in the nation. They are 229th in the NCAA in rebounding with 35.4 boards per game, and 313th in assists per contest with 10.7. The Tigers are 157th in turnovers per game with 13.9. The Tigers surrender 67.0 points per contest, which ranks them 88th in D-1. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 203rd and 261st in those defensive statistics. They rank 125th with 12.0 assists allowed per contest and 56th with 31.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tigers are 40th in country in forcing turnovers with 11.6 per game.
The Mavericks have an offensive rating of 94.5, which is ranked 314th. They are 137th in college basketball in pace with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 45% is 325th. As a unit they are 303rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 95th in D-1. UT Arlington is 43rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19 times per 100 possessions.
Missouri is 85th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.1 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers are 253rd in the country in offensive rating with 99.8. In terms of pace they are 345th in Division 1 with 64.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 241st. As a team they are 255th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 147th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's UT Arlington/Missouri college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Missouri -12.5
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