Washington at Minnesota College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/21/2018
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Vancouver Convention Centre
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The Washington Huskies head to Vancouver Convention Centre to take on the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Wednesday, November 21, 2018. The opening line for this game has Washington as 1 point favorites.
Washington heads into this matchup with a mark of 3-1. They currently have a point differential of 3.3 as they are averaging 71.8 points per contest while giving up 68.5 per game. Minnesota has an overall mark of 3-0. They are averaging 83.7 points per contest and giving up 69.7, which is a point differential of 14.0.
Valuable Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 1-3-0 against the spread this season
The Washington Huskies are 2-2-0 against the over/under this year
Important Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Trends
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 2-1-0 against the spread this season
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 2-1-0 against the over/under this year
Key Washington Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Minnesota Golden Gophers Injuries
11/08/18 G Marcus Carr Eligibility is out indefinitely
10/29/18 F Eric Curry Knee is out indefinitely
Jaylen Nowell comes into this game averaging 20.8 points per contest while playing 33.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 71%. Noah Dickerson averages 14.3 points per contest in 24.0 minutes per game. He averages 0.5 assists per game and 6.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Amir Coffey scores 14.7 points per contest while playing 28.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.0 rebounds per contest and has 4.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 74%. Dupree McBrayer averages 12.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.0 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington averages 71.8 points per contest, which is 257th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 3.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 168th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 271st in the nation. They average 32.3 boards per contest and 10.8 assists per game, which ranks them 307th and 307th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 262nd with 12.3 per game. The Huskies allow 68.5 points per contest, which is 140th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 178th and 219th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 130th, and they allow 14.5 assists per game which puts them in 265th place in the country. They force 15.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 208th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Minnesota is 67th in the nation with 83.7 points per contest this season. They are 13th in the country in shooting at 53%, while their average scoring margin is 14.0. They shoot 41% from beyond the arc, which is good for 33rd in the NCAA. They are 140th in D-1 in rebounding with 38.3 boards per contest and 18th in assists per game with 19.7. The Golden Gophers are 49th in turnovers per contest with 16.3. The Golden Gophers give up 69.7 points per game, which ranks them 160th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 154th and 124th in those defensive statistics. They rank 24th with 8.7 dimes allowed per game and 34th with 30.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Gophers are 101st in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per contest this year.
The Huskies are 207th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.2. In terms of pace they are 270th in the country with 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 206th. As a team they are 153rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 232nd in Division 1. Washington is 191st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions.
Minnesota is 52nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.3 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Gophers are 57th in the country in offensive rating with 114.6. In terms of pace they are 129th in Division 1 with 73.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 60% is 18th. As a team they are 28th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 269th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Washington/Minnesota college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Washington -1
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