Washington at Auburn College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/9/2018
Friday, November 9, 2018
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The Washington Huskies travel to Auburn Arena to play the Auburn Tigers on Friday, November 9, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Auburn as 9 point favorites.
Washington comes into this game after finishing last season with an overall record of 20-11. They had a point differential of 1.6 as they averaged 74.6 points per game while giving up 73.0 per contest. Auburn had an overall mark of 25-6 last year. They averaged 81.9 points per contest and gave up 73.2, which was a point differential of 8.7.
Valuable Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies were 16-15-1 against the spread last season
The Washington Huskies were 12-17-0 against the over/under last year
Important Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers were 19-13-0 against the spread last season
The Auburn Tigers were 15-14-0 against the over/under last year
Key Washington Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Auburn Tigers Injuries
11/08/18 C Austin Wiley Foot is questionable Friday vs Washington U
11/01/18 F Danjel Purifoy Eligibility is out 9 games
Noah Dickerson averaged 15.5 points per game in 26.9 minutes per contest last season. He averaged 0.9 assists per contest and 8.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage was 57% for the year while his free throw percentage was 79%. Jaylen Nowell comes into this contest after averaging 16.0 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per night last season. He pulled down 4.0 rebounds per game and dished out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage was 36% while his free throw percentage was at 80%.
Bryce Brown averaged 15.9 points per game last season and he saw the court an average of 31.2 minutes per contest. He also averaged 2.0 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage was 40% and his free throw percentage was 78%. Jared Harper averaged 13.2 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per contest last year. He grabbed 2.4 rebounds per game and had 5.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage was 36% and his free throw percentage finished at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Huskies allowed 73.0 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 188th in Division 1. They also allowed a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 221st and 99th in those defensive categories. Opponents averaged 35.3 rebounds a game which ranked 202nd, and they gave up 15.7 assists per contest which put them in 318th place in the nation. They forced 15.1 turnovers per game which ranked them 320th in the country. Washington averaged 74.6 points per contest last season, which ranked them 155th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin was 1.6 and their shooting percentage was 46% as a team, which had them ranked 121st. Behind the arc they shot 35% which was good for 197th in D-1. They averaged 32.8 rebounds per game and 11.7 assists per game, which ranked them 307th and 306th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they ranked 134th with 13.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers surrendered 73.2 points per contest, which ranked them 194th in the nation. Their defense allowed a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 100th and 196th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 138th with 12.9 assists allowed per contest, and 213th with 35.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tigers were 325th in the NCAA in forcing turnovers with 15.2 per game last season. Auburn was 27th in the country with 81.9 points per game last year. They were 260th in Division 1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin was 8.7. They shot 36% from 3-point range, which was good for 141st in D-1. They were 63rd in the nation in rebounding with 37.9 boards per game and 135th in assists per contest with 14.1. The Tigers were 249th in turnovers per game with 12.1.
The Huskies were 183rd in the nation last year in offensive rating with 104.4. In terms of pace they were 116th in the country with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% was 157th. As a team they were 145th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 269th in Division 1. Washington was 136th in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions.
Auburn was 310th in the country in turnovers last year, as they turned the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers had an offensive rating of 111.4, which was ranked 42nd. They were 31st in D-1 in pace with 73.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% was 193rd. As a unit they were 112th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 57th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Washington/Auburn college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Auburn -9
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