Wagner at Baylor College Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/13/2018
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
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The Wagner Seahawks travel to Ferrell Center to play the Baylor Bears on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. The opening line for this game has Baylor as 19.5 point favorites.
Wagner heads into this matchup with a mark of 21-8. They currently have a point differential of 6.7 as they are averaging 74.7 points per contest while giving up 68.0 per game. Baylor has an overall mark of 18-13. They are averaging 75.4 points per contest and giving up 69.8, which is a point differential of 5.7.
Valuable Wagner Seahawks Betting Trends
The Wagner Seahawks are 5-4 against the spread this season
The Wagner Seahawks are 5-0 against the over/under this year
Important Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 14-11 against the spread this season
The Baylor Bears are 9-14 against the over/under this year
Key Wagner Seahawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
11/13/17 F Leonard Allen Personal is out indefinitely
Blake Francis averages 17.1 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 1.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is at 80%. JoJo Cooper averages 14.5 points per game in 36.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.3 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Manu Lecomte averages 16 points per game while playing 34 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.2 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 89%. Jo Acuil averages 14 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.8 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
Wagner averages 74.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 151st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 255th. Behind the arc they shoot 36%, which is good for 148th in the country. They average 39.1 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per game, which ranks them 21st and 184th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 97th with 13.7 per game. The Seahawks allow 68.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 64th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 28th and 207th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.6 rebounds a game which ranks 106th and they give up 11.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 35th place in college basketball. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 279th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Baylor is 125th in the country with 75.4 points per game this year. They are 78th in D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 5.7. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 152nd in college basketball. They are 52nd in the nation in rebounding with 38.2 boards per game, and 96th in assists per contest with 14.8. The Bears are 115th in turnovers per game with 13.5. The Bears surrender 69.8 points per contest, which ranks them 104th in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 51st and 100th in those defensive statistics. They rank 269th with 14.5 assists allowed per contest and 46th with 32.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bears are 72nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.7 per game this season.
The Seahawks are 41st in the country in defensive rating with 97.5, and their offensive rating of 107 is ranked 124th. They are 188th in college basketball in pace with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 227th. As a unit they are 213th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 131st in D-1. Wagner is 135th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 39th in the country.
Baylor is 114th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 49th in Division 1. The Bears are 114th in the nation in defensive rating with 100.7, and their offensive rating of 108.9 is ranked 93rd. They are 229th in D-1 in pace with 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 146th. As a unit they are 125th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 318th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Wagner/Baylor college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Baylor -19.5
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