Ohio vs Villanova NCAA Basketball Tips 11/16/2019
Game: Ohio Bobcats vs Villanova Wildcats
Date: Saturday, November 16, 2019
Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA
Odds/Point Spread: Villanova -20
The Ohio Bobcats travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Villanova Wildcats on Saturday, November 16, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Villanova as 20 point favorites.
Ohio heads into this matchup with a mark of 3-0. They currently have a point differential of 19.7 as they are averaging 78.0 points per contest while giving up 58.3 per game. Villanova has an overall mark of 1-1. They are averaging 74.0 points per contest and giving up 65.0, which is a point differential of 9.0.
Valuable Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 2-0-0 against the spread
The Ohio Bobcats are 1-1-0 against the over/under
Important Villanova Wildcats Betting Trends
The Villanova Wildcats are 1-1-0 against the spread
The Villanova Wildcats are 1-1-0 against the over/under
Key Ohio Bobcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Villanova Wildcats Injuries
11/07/19 G Bryan Antoine Shoulder is out indefinitely
Ben Vander Plas averages 14.0 points per game in 29.3 minutes per contest. He averages 3.0 assists per contest and 5.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 65% for the year while his free throw percentage is 43%. Jason Preston comes into this contest averaging 18.0 points per game while playing 36.7 minutes per night. He pulls down 9.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 9.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Cole Swider averages 14.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 24.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.0 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage is 100%. Jeremiah Robinson-Earl averages 16.0 points per game while playing 32.0 minutes per contest. He grabs 9.5 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 100%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bobcats allow 58.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 51st in Division 1. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the arc, ranking them 88th and 75th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 29.7 rebounds a game which ranks 37th, and they give up 10.3 assists per contest which puts them in 87th place in the NCAA. They force 16.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 225th in the nation. Ohio averages 78.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 122nd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 19.7 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team, which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 46% which is good for 9th in D-1. They average 33.7 rebounds per game and 19.0 assists per contest, which ranks them 275th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 151st with 14.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats surrender 65.0 points per contest, which ranks them 133rd in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 237th and 245th in those defensive statistics. They rank 277th with 14.5 assists allowed per contest, and 48th with 30.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wildcats are 107th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per game. Villanova is 170th in the country with 74.0 points per game this year. They are 236th in the D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 9.0. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 104th in the nation. They are 40th in the country in rebounding with 44.5 boards per game and 72nd in assists per contest with 16.0. The Wildcats are 143rd in turnovers per game with 14.5.
The Bobcats are 56th in the nation in offensive rating with 113. In terms of pace they are 262nd in the country with 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 62% is 10th. As a team they are 18th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 63% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 42nd in Division 1. Ohio is 106th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.7 times per 100 possessions.
Villanova is 169th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 102.8, which is ranked 171st. They are 175th in D-1 in pace with 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 175th. As a unit they are 221st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 37th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Ohio/Villanova college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Villanova -20
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