Arizona vs Baylor College Basketball Betting Tips 12/7/2019
Game: Arizona Wildcats vs Baylor Bears
Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019
Location: Ferrell Center in Waco, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Baylor -2
The Arizona Wildcats head to Ferrell Center to take on the Baylor Bears on Saturday, December 7, 2019. The opening line for this game has Baylor as 2 point favorites.
Arizona comes into this game with an overall record of 9-0. They currently have a point differential of 22.3 as they are averaging 87.1 points per game while giving up 64.8 per contest. Baylor has an overall record of 6-1. They are averaging 79.9 points per game and surrendering 61.9, good for a point differential of 18.0.
Valuable Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 5-4-0 against the spread this season
The Arizona Wildcats are 4-5-0 against the over/under this year
Important Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 4-3-0 against the spread this season
The Baylor Bears are 4-3-0 against the over/under this year
Key Arizona Wildcats Injuries
12/02/19 F Stone Gettings Concussion is questionable
11/22/19 G Devonaire Doutrive Dismissed is out indefinitely
11/05/19 G Brandon Williams Knee is out for season
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
12/05/19 F Tristan Clark Foot is questionable
Zeke Nnaji comes into this game averaging 17.1 points per contest while playing 26.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is 79%. Nico Mannion averages 15.3 points per contest in 29.0 minutes per game. He averages 5.8 assists per game and 2.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Jared Butler scores 19.4 points per contest while playing 28.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.6 rebounds per contest and has 3.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 91%. MaCio Teague averages 14.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.7 rebounds per game and has 3.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
Arizona averages 87.1 points per contest, which is 4th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 22.3 and their shooting percentage is 53% as a unit, which has them ranked 2nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 43%, which is good for 5th in the nation. They average 36.2 boards per contest and 18.0 assists per game, which ranks them 198th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 282nd with 12.1 per game. The Wildcats allow 64.8 points per contest, which is 105th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 62nd and 212th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.3 rebounds a game which ranks 49th, and they allow 12.1 assists per game which puts them in 160th place in the country. They force 17.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 313th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Baylor is 48th in the nation with 79.9 points per contest this season. They are 127th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 18.0. They shoot 40% from beyond the arc, which is good for 22nd in the NCAA. They are 91st in D-1 in rebounding with 38.7 boards per contest and 65th in assists per game with 15.7. The Bears are 299th in turnovers per contest with 11.9. The Bears give up 61.9 points per game, which ranks them 51st in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 127th and 228th in those defensive statistics. They rank 190th with 12.6 dimes allowed per game and 64th with 32.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Bears are 309th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 17.3 per contest this year.
The Wildcats are 2nd in the nation in offensive rating with 119.1. In terms of pace they are 79th in the country with 73.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 60% is 4th. As a team they are 4th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 286th in Division 1. Arizona is 292nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions.
Baylor is 309th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions. The Bears are 22nd in the country in offensive rating with 113.2. In terms of pace they are 184th in Division 1 with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 88th. As a team they are 94th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 145th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Arizona/Baylor college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Arizona +2
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