DePaul at Providence College Basketball Game Picks 1/27/2019
Sunday, January 27, 2019
Dunkin' Donuts Center
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The DePaul Blue Demons head to Dunkin' Donuts Center to take on the Providence Friars on Sunday, January 27, 2019. The opening line for this game has Providence as 6.5 point favorites.
DePaul comes into this game with an overall record of 11-7. They currently have a point differential of 4.3 as they are averaging 77.1 points per game while giving up 72.8 per contest. Providence has an overall mark of 12-7. They are averaging 73.6 points per contest and giving up 69.5, which is a point differential of 4.1.
Valuable DePaul Blue Demons Betting Trends
The DePaul Blue Demons are 9-9-0 against the spread this season
The DePaul Blue Demons are 10-7-1 against the over/under this year
Important Providence Friars Betting Trends
The Providence Friars are 9-10-0 against the spread this season
The Providence Friars are 10-9-0 against the over/under this year
Key DePaul Blue Demons Injuries
12/19/18 G Jalen Coleman-Lands Hand is out indefinitely
Key Providence Friars Injuries
01/25/19 G A.J. Reeves Foot is questionable Sunday vs DePaul
01/20/19 F Emmitt Holt Abdominal is out for season
Max Strus comes into this game averaging 17.9 points per contest while playing 36.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 73%. Eli Cain averages 12.9 points per contest in 34.6 minutes per game. He averages 3.9 assists per game and 3.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Alpha Diallo scores 16.8 points per contest while playing 36.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 8.4 rebounds per contest and has 3.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 68%. Nate Watson averages 11.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 22.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.5 rebounds per game and has 0.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is 60%.
Useful Team Statistics
DePaul averages 77.1 points per contest, which is 93rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 4.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 81st. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 270th in the nation. They average 38.7 boards per contest and 15.1 assists per game, which ranks them 54th and 72nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 138th with 13.8 per game. The Blue Demons allow 72.8 points per contest, which is 217th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 191st and 308th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.8 rebounds a game which ranks 42nd, and they allow 13.6 assists per game which puts them in 223rd place in the country. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 180th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Providence is 173rd in the nation with 73.6 points per contest this season. They are 237th in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 4.1. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 131st in the NCAA. They are 79th in D-1 in rebounding with 37.9 boards per contest and 69th in assists per game with 15.3. The Friars are 242nd in turnovers per contest with 12.6. The Friars give up 69.5 points per game, which ranks them 129th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 128th and 224th in those defensive statistics. They rank 91st with 12.1 dimes allowed per game and 186th with 35.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Friars are 214th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.1 per contest this year.
The Blue Demons are 115th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.3. In terms of pace they are 111th in the country with 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 142nd. As a team they are 135th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 291st in Division 1. DePaul is 159th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions.
Providence is 270th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions. The Friars have an offensive rating of 104.8, which is ranked 154th. They are 238th in D-1 in pace with 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 253rd. As a unit they are 261st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 303rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's DePaul/Providence college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take DePaul +6.5
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