Lipscomb at Davidson NIT College Basketball Game Picks 3/19/2019
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
John M. Belk Arena
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The Lipscomb Bisons head to John M. Belk Arena to take on the Davidson Wildcats on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. The opening line for this game has Davidson as 1.5 point favorites.
Lipscomb heads into this matchup with a mark of 23-6. They currently have a point differential of 14.4 as they are averaging 83.4 points per contest while giving up 69.0 per game. Davidson has an overall mark of 23-8. They are averaging 70.5 points per contest and giving up 64.8, which is a point differential of 5.7.
Valuable Lipscomb Bisons Betting Trends
The Lipscomb Bisons are 15-15-0 against the spread this season
The Lipscomb Bisons are 13-12-2 against the over/under this year
Important Davidson Wildcats Betting Trends
The Davidson Wildcats are 17-15-0 against the spread this season
The Davidson Wildcats are 14-15-1 against the over/under this year
Key Lipscomb Bisons Injuries
11/09/18 F Jaxon Strates ACL is out for season
Key Davidson Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Garrison Mathews comes into this game averaging 20.1 points per contest while playing 29.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 85%. Rob Marberry averages 14.6 points per contest in 23.9 minutes per game. He averages 1.9 assists per game and 4.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 62% for the season while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Jon Axel Gudmundsson scores 17.2 points per contest while playing 36.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.3 rebounds per contest and has 4.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 82%. Kellan Grady averages 16.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 37.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.4 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Lipscomb averages 83.4 points per contest, which is 9th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 14.4 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 19th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 50th in the nation. They average 37.5 boards per contest and 17.3 assists per game, which ranks them 69th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 139th with 13.3 per game. The Bisons allow 69.0 points per contest, which is 114th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 50th and 43rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 75th, and they allow 11.9 assists per game which puts them in 81st place in the country. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 324th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Davidson is 234th in the nation with 70.5 points per contest this season. They are 149th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 5.7. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 139th in the NCAA. They are 201st in D-1 in rebounding with 35.0 boards per contest and 91st in assists per game with 14.4. The Wildcats are 315th in turnovers per contest with 11.0. The Wildcats give up 64.8 points per game, which ranks them 32nd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 27th and 74th in those defensive statistics. They rank 116th with 12.4 dimes allowed per game and 112th with 33.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Wildcats are 30th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.1 per contest this year.
The Bisons are 39th in the nation in offensive rating with 111.4. In terms of pace they are 13th in the country with 74.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 23rd. As a team they are 14th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 152nd in Division 1. Lipscomb is 202nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions.
Davidson is 269th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats are 111th in the country in offensive rating with 106.6. In terms of pace they are 321st in Division 1 with 65.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 81st. As a team they are 89th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shots, ranking 18th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Lipscomb/Davidson college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Lipscomb +1.5
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