Davidson at Saint Joseph's Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 1/15/2019
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
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The Davidson Wildcats head to Hagan Arena to take on the Saint Joseph's Hawks on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. The opening line for this game has Davidson as 3.5 point favorites.
Davidson comes into this game with an overall record of 12-4. They currently have a point differential of 5.8 as they are averaging 73.0 points per game while giving up 67.2 per contest. Saint Joseph's has an overall mark of 7-9. They are averaging 71.1 points per contest and giving up 73.3, which is a point differential of -2.2.
Valuable Davidson Wildcats Betting Trends
The Davidson Wildcats are 8-7-0 against the spread this season
The Davidson Wildcats are 6-9-0 against the over/under this year
Important Saint Joseph's Hawks Betting Trends
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 5-10-1 against the spread this season
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 7-9-0 against the over/under this year
Key Davidson Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Saint Joseph's Hawks Injuries
01/12/19 F Pierfrancesco Oliva Knee is out indefinitely
Kellan Grady comes into this game averaging 19.2 points per contest while playing 36.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 80%. Jon Axel Gudmundsson averages 16.3 points per contest in 35.1 minutes per game. He averages 4.4 assists per game and 6.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Charlie Brown scores 20.1 points per contest while playing 33.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.7 rebounds per contest and has 0.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Lamarr Kimble averages 16.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 35.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.4 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Davidson averages 73.0 points per contest, which is 200th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 5.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 185th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 253rd in the nation. They average 35.5 boards per contest and 14.5 assists per game, which ranks them 201st and 124th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 296th with 11.8 per game. The Wildcats allow 67.2 points per contest, which is 80th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 66th and 161st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 166th, and they allow 13.1 assists per game which puts them in 180th place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 106th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Saint Joseph's is 249th in the nation with 71.1 points per contest this season. They are 306th in the country in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -2.2. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 237th in the NCAA. They are 257th in D-1 in rebounding with 34.5 boards per contest and 309th in assists per game with 11.5. The Hawks are 350th in turnovers per contest with 9.3. The Hawks give up 73.3 points per game, which ranks them 228th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 206th and 308th in those defensive statistics. They rank 276th with 14.7 dimes allowed per game and 259th with 36.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Hawks are 24th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.1 per contest this year.
The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 105.7, which is ranked 144th. They are 269th in college basketball in pace with 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 147th. As a unit they are 144th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 48% of their shot attempts, ranking 12th in D-1. Davidson is 267th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions.
Saint Joseph's is 349th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions. The Hawks are 219th in the country in offensive rating with 102.4. In terms of pace they are 228th in Division 1 with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 278th. As a team they are 259th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 73rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Davidson/Saint Joseph's college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Davidson -3.5
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