UT Martin at Bowling Green College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/30/2018
Sunday, December 30, 2018
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The UT Martin Skyhawks travel to Stroh Center to play the Bowling Green Falcons on Sunday, December 30, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Bowling Green as 9.5 point favorites.
UT Martin comes into this game with an overall record of 5-5. They currently have a point differential of -1.9 as they are averaging 77.3 points per game while giving up 79.2 per contest. Bowling Green has an overall mark of 7-5. They are averaging 76.3 points per contest and giving up 69.6, which is a point differential of 6.7.
Valuable UT Martin Skyhawks Betting Trends
The UT Martin Skyhawks are 1-7-0 against the spread
The UT Martin Skyhawks are 4-4-0 against the over/under
Important Bowling Green Falcons Betting Trends
The Bowling Green Falcons are 5-5-0 against the spread
The Bowling Green Falcons are 3-7-0 against the over/under
Key UT Martin Skyhawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Bowling Green Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Quintin Dove averages 11.0 points per game in 20.4 minutes per contest. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 4.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 60% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%. Derek Hawthorne comes into this contest averaging 12.7 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Demajeo Wiggins averages 14.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 12.2 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 70%. Justin Turner averages 19.3 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per game and has 3.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 66%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Skyhawks allow 79.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 314th in Division 1. They also allow a 49% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 339th and 263rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.1 rebounds a game which ranks 269th, and they give up 16.0 assists per contest which puts them in 323rd place in the NCAA. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 231st in the nation. UT Martin averages 77.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 108th in the country. Their average scoring margin is -1.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 211th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 292nd in D-1. They average 35.0 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per contest, which ranks them 245th and 52nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 232nd with 12.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Falcons surrender 69.6 points per contest, which ranks them 137th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 46th and 275th in those defensive statistics. They rank 113th with 12.2 assists allowed per contest, and 109th with 33.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Falcons are 64th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per game. Bowling Green is 137th in the country with 76.3 points per game this year. They are 216th in the D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 6.7. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 271st in the nation. They are 2nd in the country in rebounding with 45.4 boards per game and 250th in assists per contest with 12.6. The Falcons are 168th in turnovers per game with 13.6.
The Skyhawks have an offensive rating of 104.9, which is ranked 166th. They are 64th in college basketball in pace with 73.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 245th. As a unit they are 252nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 234th in D-1. UT Martin is 277th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions.
Bowling Green is 232nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions. The Falcons have an offensive rating of 103.9, which is ranked 182nd. They are 75th in D-1 in pace with 73.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 254th. As a unit they are 277th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 291st in the country.
Who will win tonight's UT Martin/Bowling Green college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Bowling Green -9.5
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