Ohio vs Baylor College Basketball Game Picks 11/21/2019
Game: Ohio Bobcats vs Baylor Bears
Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019
Location: HTC Center in Conway, SC
Odds/Point Spread: Baylor -14.5
The Ohio Bobcats head to HTC Center to take on the Baylor Bears on Thursday, November 21, 2019. The opening line for this game has Baylor as 14.5 point favorites.
Ohio comes into this game with an overall record of 3-1. They currently have a point differential of 8.8 as they are averaging 72.0 points per game while giving up 63.3 per contest. Baylor has an overall mark of 2-1. They are averaging 80.3 points per contest and giving up 63.7, which is a point differential of 16.7.
Valuable Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 2-1-0 against the spread this season
The Ohio Bobcats are 2-1-0 against the over/under this year
Important Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 1-2-0 against the spread this season
The Baylor Bears are 2-1-0 against the over/under this year
Key Ohio Bobcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jason Preston comes into this game averaging 17.5 points per contest while playing 36.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 9.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 58% while his free throw percentage is 82%. Ben Vander Plas averages 15.3 points per contest in 30.5 minutes per game. He averages 2.5 assists per game and 6.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 61% for the season while his free throw percentage is 39%.
Jared Butler scores 21.0 points per contest while playing 31.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.3 rebounds per contest and has 3.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is at 100%. MaCio Teague averages 12.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.7 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 50%.
Useful Team Statistics
Ohio averages 72.0 points per contest, which is 201st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 8.8 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 59th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 46th in the nation. They average 35.8 boards per contest and 17.0 assists per game, which ranks them 221st and 49th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 121st with 14.8 per game. The Bobcats allow 63.3 points per contest, which is 114th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 38% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 79th and 208th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.3 rebounds a game which ranks 48th, and they allow 12.3 assists per game which puts them in 174th place in the country. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 104th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Baylor is 77th in the nation with 80.3 points per contest this season. They are 151st in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 16.7. They shoot 42% from beyond the arc, which is good for 25th in the NCAA. They are 81st in D-1 in rebounding with 41.0 boards per contest and 19th in assists per game with 18.7. The Bears are 147th in turnovers per contest with 14.3. The Bears give up 63.7 points per game, which ranks them 119th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 171st and 155th in those defensive statistics. They rank 202nd with 12.7 dimes allowed per game and 77th with 32.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Bears are 292nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 17.7 per contest this year.
The Bobcats are 144th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.3. In terms of pace they are 268th in the country with 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 43rd. As a team they are 60th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 70th in Division 1. Ohio is 80th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.1 times per 100 possessions.
Baylor is 194th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions. The Bears are 114th in the country in offensive rating with 106.6. In terms of pace they are 62nd in Division 1 with 75.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 98th. As a team they are 120th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 144th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Ohio/Baylor college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Ohio +14.5
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