Hawaii vs Illinois Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 11/18/2019
Game: Hawaii Warriors vs Illinois Fighting Illini
Date: Monday, November 18, 2019
Location: State Farm Center in Champaign, IL
Odds/Point Spread: Illinois -15.5
The Hawaii Warriors head to State Farm Center to take on the Illinois Fighting Illini on Monday, November 18, 2019. The opening line for this game has Illinois as 15.5 point favorites.
Hawaii comes into this game with an overall record of 3-1. They currently have a point differential of 5 as they are averaging 73.8 points per game while giving up 68.8 per contest. Illinois has an overall record of 2-1. They are averaging 76.7 points per game and surrendering 77.0, good for a point differential of -0.3.
Valuable Hawaii Warriors Betting Trends
The Hawaii Warriors are 2-2-0 against the spread this season
The Hawaii Warriors are 3-1-0 against the over/under this year
Important Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Trends
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 1-2-0 against the spread this season
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 2-1-0 against the over/under this year
Key Hawaii Warriors Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Illinois Fighting Illini Injuries
No key injuries to report
Eddie Stansberry comes into this game averaging 20.0 points per contest while playing 39.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 94%. Samuta Avea averages 12.5 points per contest in 35.5 minutes per game. He averages 2.3 assists per game and 4.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 37% for the season while his free throw percentage is 100%.
Andres Feliz scores 19.0 points per contest while playing 34.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 9.0 rebounds per contest and has 3.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 82%. Ayo Dosunmu averages 15.0 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.0 rebounds per game and has 4.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
Hawaii averages 73.8 points per contest, which is 169th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 5.0 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 130th. From 3-point territory they shoot 40%, which is good for 41st in the nation. They average 33.0 boards per contest and 15.8 assists per game, which ranks them 294th and 81st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 237th with 12.8 per game. The Warriors allow 68.8 points per contest, which is 184th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 150th and 230th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.0 rebounds a game which ranks 126th, and they allow 8.8 assists per game which puts them in 29th place in the country. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 65th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Illinois is 133rd in the nation with 76.7 points per contest this season. They are 135th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -0.3. They shoot 29% from beyond the arc, which is good for 261st in the NCAA. They are 30th in D-1 in rebounding with 44.3 boards per contest and 264th in assists per game with 11.7. The Fighting Illini are 5th in turnovers per contest with 20.7. The Fighting Illini give up 77.0 points per game, which ranks them 291st in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 42% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 297th and 332nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 288th with 15.0 dimes allowed per game and 10th with 27.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Fighting Illini are 165th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per contest this year.
The Warriors are 143rd in the nation in offensive rating with 105. In terms of pace they are 235th in the country with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 97th. As a team they are 83rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 138th in Division 1. Hawaii is 194th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions.
Illinois is 15th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 22.3 times per 100 possessions. The Fighting Illini are 197th in the country in offensive rating with 100. In terms of pace they are 111th in Division 1 with 73.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 199th. As a team they are 171st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shots, ranking 334th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Hawaii/Illinois college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Hawaii +15.5
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