Vanderbilt at Mississippi State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/16/2018
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
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The Vanderbilt Commodores travel to Humphrey Coliseum to play the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. The opening line for this game has Mississippi State as 4.5 point favorites.
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Vanderbilt comes into this game with an overall record of 6-11. They currently have a point differential of 0.2 as they are averaging 71.5 points per game while giving up 71.3 per contest. Mississippi State has an overall record of 13-4. They are averaging 74.9 points per game and surrendering 64.7, good for a point differential of 10.2.
Valuable Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 1-12 against the spread this season
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 5-9 against the over/under this year
Important Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 3-9 against the spread this season
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 3-9 against the over/under this year
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
01/02/18 C Schnider Herard Transferred is out for season
Matthew Fisher-Davis averages 11.9 points per game in 27.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 5.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%. Jeff Roberson averages 15.1 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is at 88%.
Aric Holman averages 11.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 21.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.8 rebounds per contest and 0.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is 67%. Quinndary Weatherspoon averages 14.4 points per game while playing 30 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.7 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Commodores allow 71.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 155th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 190th and 73rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 124th, and they give up 10.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 24th place in the country. They force 10.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in college basketball. Vanderbilt averages 71.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 247th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 0.2 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 309th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 284th in D-1. They average 36.0 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per game, which ranks them 184th and 277th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 281st with 12.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs surrender 64.7 points per contest, which ranks them 28th in the country. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 17th and 79th in those defensive statistics. They rank 37th with 11.1 assists allowed per contest, and 168th with 34.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 259th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.8 per game this season. Mississippi State is 167th in Division 1 with 74.9 points per game this year. They are 104th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 10.2. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 336th in the nation. They are 36th in college basketball in rebounding with 39.8 boards per game and 188th in assists per contest with 13.7. The Bulldogs are 110th in turnovers per game with 14.2.
The Commodores are 163rd in the nation in offensive rating with 105.3, and their defensive rating of 104.9 is ranked 260th. In terms of pace they are 307th in the country with 67.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 269th. As a team they are 217th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shots, ranking 18th in Division 1. Vanderbilt is 254th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 127th in the nation.
Mississippi State is 122nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 20th in Division 1. The Bulldogs are 14th in the nation in defensive rating with 91.2, and their offensive rating of 105.6 is ranked 155th. They are 162nd in D-1 in pace with 70.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 147th. As a unit they are 186th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 151st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Vanderbilt/Mississippi State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Mississippi State -4.5
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