Davidson at UMass NCAA Basketball Tips 2/9/2019
Saturday, February 9, 2019
William D. Mullins Memorial Center
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The Davidson Wildcats travel to William D. Mullins Memorial Center to play the UMass Minutemen on Saturday, February 9, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Davidson as 5 point favorites.
Davidson heads into this matchup with a mark of 17-5. They currently have a point differential of 6.4 as they are averaging 71.5 points per contest while giving up 65.1 per game. UMass has an overall mark of 8-15. They are averaging 71.3 points per contest and giving up 72.7, which is a point differential of -1.4.
Valuable Davidson Wildcats Betting Trends
The Davidson Wildcats are 12-9-0 against the spread
The Davidson Wildcats are 8-12-1 against the over/under
Important UMass Minutemen Betting Trends
The UMass Minutemen are 9-14-0 against the spread
The UMass Minutemen are 12-11-0 against the over/under
Key Davidson Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key UMass Minutemen Injuries
11/06/18 G Jaylen Franklin Personal is out indefinitely
02/06/19 G Luwane Pipkins Knee is questionable
02/06/19 G Tre Wood Undisclosed is questionable
Jon Axel Gudmundsson averages 16.5 points per game in 36.0 minutes per contest. He averages 4.3 assists per contest and 7.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%. Kellan Grady comes into this contest averaging 17.3 points per game while playing 36.7 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 35% while his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Carl Pierre averages 10.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.0 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 72%. Luwane Pipkins averages 16.8 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 5.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 35% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats allow 65.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 36th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 33rd and 73rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 154th, and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 147th place in the NCAA. They force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 46th in the nation. Davidson averages 71.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 222nd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 6.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 178th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 155th in D-1. They average 35.1 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per contest, which ranks them 206th and 108th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 317th with 11.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Minutemen surrender 72.7 points per contest, which ranks them 213th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 205th and 234th in those defensive statistics. They rank 303rd with 15.1 assists allowed per contest, and 108th with 33.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Minutemen are 86th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per game. UMass is 227th in the country with 71.3 points per game this year. They are 207th in the D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -1.4. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 185th in the nation. They are 233rd in the country in rebounding with 34.6 boards per game and 107th in assists per contest with 14.4. The Minutemen are 156th in turnovers per game with 13.4.
The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 106.2, which is ranked 122nd. They are 303rd in college basketball in pace with 67 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 105th. As a unit they are 107th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 49% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in D-1. Davidson is 282nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions.
UMass is 128th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions. The Minutemen are 196th in the country in offensive rating with 103. In terms of pace they are 214th in Division 1 with 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 193rd. As a team they are 201st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 108th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Davidson/UMass college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take UMass +5
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