Davidson at Saint Louis NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 1/26/2019
Saturday, January 26, 2019
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The Davidson Wildcats travel to Chaifetz Arena to play the Saint Louis Billikens on Saturday, January 26, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Saint Louis as 3 point favorites.
Davidson heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-5. They currently have a point differential of 6.1 as they are averaging 72.4 points per contest while giving up 66.3 per game. Saint Louis has an overall mark of 14-5. They are averaging 67.5 points per contest and giving up 63.0, which is a point differential of 4.5.
Valuable Davidson Wildcats Betting Trends
The Davidson Wildcats are 9-9-0 against the spread
The Davidson Wildcats are 7-10-1 against the over/under
Important Saint Louis Billikens Betting Trends
The Saint Louis Billikens are 8-11-0 against the spread
The Saint Louis Billikens are 6-12-1 against the over/under
Key Davidson Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Saint Louis Billikens Injuries
11/09/18 F Elliott Welmer Foot is out indefinitely
01/03/19 F Carte'Are Gordon Transferred has left team
Jon Axel Gudmundsson averages 15.6 points per game in 35.4 minutes per contest. He averages 4.4 assists per contest and 6.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%. Kellan Grady comes into this contest averaging 18.0 points per game while playing 36.8 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Tramaine Isabell averages 11.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 74%. Javon Bess averages 16.1 points per game while playing 36.1 minutes per contest. He grabs 7.2 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats allow 66.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 54th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 65th and 138th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 146th, and they give up 13.0 assists per contest which puts them in 174th place in the NCAA. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 80th in the nation. Davidson averages 72.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 210th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 6.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 186th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 202nd in D-1. They average 35.6 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per contest, which ranks them 192nd and 113th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 322nd with 11.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Billikens surrender 63.0 points per contest, which ranks them 21st in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 22nd and 18th in those defensive statistics. They rank 51st with 11.2 assists allowed per contest, and 137th with 34.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Billikens are 223rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per game. Saint Louis is 305th in the country with 67.5 points per game this year. They are 307th in the D-1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 4.5. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 321st in the nation. They are 21st in the country in rebounding with 40.4 boards per game and 219th in assists per contest with 13.1. The Billikens are 114th in turnovers per game with 14.0.
The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 105.7, which is ranked 136th. They are 269th in college basketball in pace with 68.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 126th. As a unit they are 140th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 48% of their shot attempts, ranking 11th in D-1. Davidson is 298th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions.
Saint Louis is 120th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions. The Billikens have an offensive rating of 97.2, which is ranked 299th. They are 210th in D-1 in pace with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 326th. As a unit they are 333rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 304th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Davidson/Saint Louis college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Saint Louis -3
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