Arkansas at Auburn College Basketball Game Picks 2/20/2019
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
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The Arkansas Razorbacks head to Auburn Arena to take on the Auburn Tigers on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. The opening line for this game has Auburn as 12.5 point favorites.
Arkansas comes into this game with an overall record of 14-11. They currently have a point differential of 3.7 as they are averaging 76.9 points per game while giving up 73.2 per contest. Auburn has an overall record of 17-8. They are averaging 81.7 points per game and surrendering 67.9, good for a point differential of 13.8.
Valuable Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 11-14-0 against the spread this season
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 8-16-1 against the over/under this year
Important Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 12-11-1 against the spread this season
The Auburn Tigers are 12-11-1 against the over/under this year
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
11/09/18 G Khalil Garland Medical is out indefinitely
01/19/19 G Jordan Phillips Transferred has left team
Key Auburn Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Daniel Gafford comes into this game averaging 16.6 points per contest while playing 28.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 8.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 60%. Mason Jones averages 14.4 points per contest in 30.8 minutes per game. He averages 2.9 assists per game and 4.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Bryce Brown scores 16.2 points per contest while playing 31.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.1 rebounds per contest and has 1.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 84%. Jared Harper averages 15.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.9 rebounds per game and has 6.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Arkansas averages 76.9 points per contest, which is 79th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 3.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 162nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 223rd in the nation. They average 34.9 boards per contest and 16.1 assists per game, which ranks them 211th and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 112th with 13.8 per game. The Razorbacks allow 73.2 points per contest, which is 228th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 76th and 116th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 38.6 rebounds a game which ranks 328th, and they allow 13.0 assists per game which puts them in 168th place in the country. They force 16.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 333rd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Auburn is 24th in the nation with 81.7 points per contest this season. They are 138th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 13.8. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 58th in the NCAA. They are 106th in D-1 in rebounding with 36.8 boards per contest and 66th in assists per game with 15.0. The Tigers are 179th in turnovers per contest with 13.1. The Tigers give up 67.9 points per game, which ranks them 83rd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 90th and 199th in those defensive statistics. They rank 83rd with 11.9 dimes allowed per game and 174th with 34.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Tigers are 348th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 18.3 per contest this year.
The Razorbacks are 168th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.2. In terms of pace they are 45th in the country with 73.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 180th. As a team they are 184th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 198th in Division 1. Arkansas is 176th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions.
Auburn is 261st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 114.3, which is ranked 15th. They are 120th in D-1 in pace with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 66th. As a unit they are 76th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shot attempts, ranking 15th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Arkansas/Auburn college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Arkansas +12.5
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