Vanderbilt at Ole Miss College Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/3/2018
Saturday, March 3, 2018
The Pavilion at Ole Miss
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The Vanderbilt Commodores travel to The Pavilion at Ole Miss to play the Ole Miss Rebels on Saturday, March 3, 2018. The opening line for this game has Ole Miss as 3.5 point favorites.
Vanderbilt heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-19. They currently have a point differential of -1.6 as they are averaging 72.4 points per contest while giving up 74.0 per game. Ole Miss has an overall mark of 12-18. They are averaging 75.8 points per contest and giving up 77.8, which is a point differential of -2.0.
Valuable Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 7-19 against the spread this season
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 14-13 against the over/under this year
Important Ole Miss Rebels Betting Trends
The Ole Miss Rebels are 10-19 against the spread this season
The Ole Miss Rebels are 10-18 against the over/under this year
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
01/23/18 G Matthew Fisher-Davis Shoulder is out for season
Key Ole Miss Rebels Injuries
11/05/17 F Karlis Silins Knee is out indefinitely
Jeff Roberson averages 16.9 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is at 85%. Riley LaChance averages 14.1 points per game in 31.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.2 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Deandre Burnett averages 13.8 points per game while playing 28.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.1 rebounds per game and has 4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Terence Davis averages 13.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.2 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Vanderbilt averages 72.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 219th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -1.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 246th. Behind the arc they shoot 35%, which is good for 188th in the country. They average 33.8 rebounds per game and 12.1 assists per game, which ranks them 257th and 285th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 283rd with 11.8 per game. The Commodores allow 74.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 220th in Division 1. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 305th and 321st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.1 rebounds a game which ranks 85th and they give up 12.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 84th place in college basketball. They force 10.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Ole Miss is 123rd in the country with 75.8 points per game this year. They are 303rd in D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -2.0. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 326th in college basketball. They are 67th in the nation in rebounding with 37.9 boards per game, and 113th in assists per contest with 14.6. The Rebels are 310th in turnovers per game with 11.4. The Rebels surrender 77.8 points per contest, which ranks them 302nd in the country. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 168th and 294th in those defensive statistics. They rank 342nd with 16.5 assists allowed per contest and 322nd with 38.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Rebels are 109th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per game this season.
The Commodores are 115th in the nation in offensive rating with 108, and their defensive rating of 110.4 is ranked 320th. In terms of pace they are 316th in the country with 66.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 165th. As a team they are 128th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shots, ranking 18th in Division 1. Vanderbilt is 244th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 285th in the nation.
Ole Miss is 324th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 208th in Division 1. The Rebels are 294th in the nation in defensive rating with 108.4, and their offensive rating of 105.6 is ranked 150th. They are 125th in D-1 in pace with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 297th. As a unit they are 277th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 108th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Vanderbilt/Ole Miss college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Ole Miss -3.5
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