Wake Forest at Louisville College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/27/2018
Saturday, January 27, 2018
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The Wake Forest Demon Deacons travel to KFC Yum! Center to play the Louisville Cardinals on Saturday, January 27, 2018.
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Valuable Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Trends
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 6-12 against the spread this season
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 5-13 against the over/under this year
Important Louisville Cardinals Betting Trends
The Louisville Cardinals are 9-8 against the spread this season
The Louisville Cardinals are 10-7 against the over/under this year
Key Wake Forest Demon Deacons Injuries
01/26/18 G Keyshawn Woods Knee is doubtful Saturday vs Louisville
Key Louisville Cardinals Injuries
11/22/17 G Brian Bowen II Suspension is out for season
Doral Moore averages 10.2 points per game in 23.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.4 assists per contest and 8.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 73% for the year while his free throw percentage is 45%. Bryant Crawford averages 15.7 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 91%.
Quentin Snider averages 13.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 4.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 88%. Deng Adel averages 15.7 points per game while playing 34 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Demon Deacons allow 73.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 225th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc, ranking them 147th and 332nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 145th, and they give up 14.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 263rd place in the country. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 139th in college basketball. Wake Forest averages 74.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 172nd in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 0.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 200th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 61st in D-1. They average 36.2 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game, which ranks them 160th and 204th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 147th with 13.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cardinals surrender 68.5 points per contest, which ranks them 85th in the country. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 5th and 8th in those defensive statistics. They rank 18th with 10.4 assists allowed per contest, and 300th with 38.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cardinals are 259th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per game this season. Louisville is 90th in Division 1 with 77.7 points per game this year. They are 153rd in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 9.2. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 213th in the nation. They are 34th in college basketball in rebounding with 39.5 boards per game and 213th in assists per contest with 13.2. The Cardinals are 247th in turnovers per game with 12.5.
The Demon Deacons are 148th in the nation in offensive rating with 105.6, and their defensive rating of 104.9 is ranked 257th. In terms of pace they are 186th in the country with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 191st. As a team they are 166th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 224th in Division 1. Wake Forest is 137th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 226th in the nation.
Louisville is 278th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 44%, which is 7th in Division 1. The Cardinals are 36th in the nation in defensive rating with 94.6, and their offensive rating of 107.3 is ranked 116th. They are 155th in D-1 in pace with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 174th. As a unit they are 160th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 233rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Wake Forest/Louisville college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Louisville
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