Pittsburgh at Syracuse NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 3/13/2019
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
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The Pittsburgh Panthers travel to Spectrum Center to play the Syracuse Orange on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Syracuse as 7 point favorites.
Pittsburgh heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-18. They currently have a point differential of 1.4 as they are averaging 69.9 points per contest while giving up 68.5 per game. Syracuse has an overall mark of 19-12. They are averaging 69.5 points per contest and giving up 65.3, which is a point differential of 4.2.
Valuable Pittsburgh Panthers Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 14-16-1 against the spread
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 14-17-0 against the over/under
Important Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 17-14-0 against the spread
The Syracuse Orange are 12-19-0 against the over/under
Key Pittsburgh Panthers Injuries
12/14/18 C Peace Ilegomah Transferred is out for season
03/11/19 G Khameron Davis Head is questionable Tuesday vs Boston College
Key Syracuse Orange Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jared Wilson-Frame averages 12.2 points per game in 30.9 minutes per contest. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%. Xavier Johnson comes into this contest averaging 15.6 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Elijah Hughes averages 13.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 74%. Tyus Battle averages 17.2 points per game while playing 36.3 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Panthers allow 68.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 97th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 42nd and 134th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.9 rebounds a game which ranks 279th, and they give up 13.9 assists per contest which puts them in 248th place in the NCAA. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 299th in the nation. Pittsburgh averages 69.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 252nd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 1.4 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 295th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 262nd in D-1. They average 36.5 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per contest, which ranks them 115th and 283rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 105th with 13.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Orange surrender 65.3 points per contest, which ranks them 38th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 17th and 65th in those defensive statistics. They rank 295th with 14.9 assists allowed per contest, and 293rd with 37.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Orange are 322nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.6 per game. Syracuse is 260th in the country with 69.5 points per game this year. They are 285th in the D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 4.2. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 286th in the nation. They are 205th in the country in rebounding with 34.9 boards per game and 275th in assists per contest with 12.1. The Orange are 250th in turnovers per game with 12.3.
The Panthers are 254th in the nation in offensive rating with 100.7. In terms of pace they are 194th in the country with 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 305th. As a team they are 286th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 213th in Division 1. Pittsburgh is 109th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions.
Syracuse is 215th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions. The Orange are 191st in the country in offensive rating with 102.9. In terms of pace they are 275th in Division 1 with 67.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 266th. As a team they are 267th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 83rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Pittsburgh/Syracuse college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Syracuse -7
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