UTEP at Arizona College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/14/2018
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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The UTEP Miners head to McKale Center to take on the Arizona Wildcats on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. The opening line for this game has Arizona as 20 point favorites.
UTEP heads into this matchup with a mark of 1-1. They currently have a point differential of 0.0 as they are averaging 79.5 points per contest while giving up 79.5 per game. Arizona has an overall mark of 2-0. They are averaging 86.0 points per contest and giving up 60.5, which is a point differential of 25.5.
Valuable UTEP Miners Betting Trends
The UTEP Miners are 0-1-0 against the spread this season
The UTEP Miners are 1-0-0 against the over/under this year
Important Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 1-1-0 against the spread this season
The Arizona Wildcats are 0-1-1 against the over/under this year
Key UTEP Miners Injuries
11/13/18 G Nigel Hawkins Hand is questionable Wednesday vs Arizona
Key Arizona Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Evan Gilyard comes into this game averaging 24.5 points per contest while playing 39.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is 44%. Efe Odigie averages 18.0 points per contest in 22.5 minutes per game. He averages 2.0 assists per game and 7.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% for the season while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Brandon Randolph scores 17.5 points per contest while playing 28.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.0 rebounds per contest and has 2.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 92%. Chase Jeter averages 13.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 21.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 8.0 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 67% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
UTEP averages 79.5 points per contest, which is 161st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 0.0 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 126th. From 3-point territory they shoot 46%, which is good for 25th in the nation. They average 35.0 boards per contest and 12.5 assists per game, which ranks them 243rd and 228th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 154th with 14.0 per game. The Miners allow 79.5 points per contest, which is 272nd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 138th and 177th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 40.5 rebounds a game which ranks 276th, and they allow 11.5 assists per game which puts them in 138th place in the country. They force 10.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 34th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Arizona is 87th in the nation with 86.0 points per contest this season. They are 133rd in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 25.5. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 201st in the NCAA. They are 35th in D-1 in rebounding with 47.0 boards per contest and 169th in assists per game with 14.5. The Wildcats are 300th in turnovers per contest with 10.0. The Wildcats give up 60.5 points per game, which ranks them 59th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 35% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 48th and 178th in those defensive statistics. They rank 45th with 8.5 dimes allowed per game and 188th with 36.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Wildcats are 158th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.5 per contest this year.
The Miners have an offensive rating of 103.2, which is ranked 198th. They are 70th in college basketball in pace with 77 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 91st. As a unit they are 116th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 188th in D-1. UTEP is 141st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions.
Arizona is 304th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.7 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 116.2, which is ranked 87th. They are 131st in D-1 in pace with 74.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 146th. As a unit they are 122nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 233rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's UTEP/Arizona college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take UTEP +20
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