Prairie View A&M at Fairleigh Dickinson NCAA Tournament Picks & Predictions 3/19/2019
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
University of Dayton Arena
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The Prairie View A&M Panthers travel to University of Dayton Arena to play the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Fairleigh Dickinson as 1 point favorites.
Prairie View A&M comes into this game with an overall record of 19-12. They currently have a point differential of 2.5 as they are averaging 75.0 points per game while giving up 72.5 per contest. Fairleigh Dickinson has an overall record of 17-13. They are averaging 75.4 points per game and surrendering 71.3, good for a point differential of 4.2.
Valuable Prairie View A&M Panthers Betting Trends
The Prairie View A&M Panthers are 18-13-2 against the spread
The Prairie View A&M Panthers are 17-13-0 against the over/under
Important Fairleigh Dickinson Knights Betting Trends
The Fairleigh Dickinson Knights are 18-13-0 against the spread
The Fairleigh Dickinson Knights are 13-14-1 against the over/under
Key Prairie View A&M Panthers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Fairleigh Dickinson Knights Injuries
No key injuries to report
Gary Blackston comes into this contest averaging 15.2 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 65%. Devonte Patterson averages 13.0 points per game in 26.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 4.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Darnell Edge averages 16.4 points per game while playing 37.0 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 89%. Jahlil Jenkins averages 13.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 4.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Useful Team Statistics
Prairie View A&M averages 75.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 111th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 2.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 211th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 317th in the nation. They average 33.1 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per game, which ranks them 290th and 247th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 195th with 12.7 per game. The Panthers allow 72.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 209th in the country. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 279th and 38th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.5 rebounds a game which ranks 306th and they give up 12.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 154th place in Division 1. They force 18.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 349th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Fairleigh Dickinson is 103rd in the country with 75.4 points per game this year. They are 29th in Division 1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 4.2. They shoot 40% from 3-point range, which is good for 5th in the nation. They are 296th in the NCAA in rebounding with 32.9 boards per game, and 116th in assists per contest with 14.1. The Knights are 124th in turnovers per game with 13.4. The Knights surrender 71.3 points per contest, which ranks them 177th in D-1. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 209th and 185th in those defensive statistics. They rank 187th with 13.2 assists allowed per contest and 110th with 33.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Knights are 293rd in country in forcing turnovers with 14.7 per game.
The Panthers have an offensive rating of 103.4, which is ranked 176th. They are 46th in college basketball in pace with 72.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 269th. As a unit they are 253rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 294th in D-1. Prairie View A&M is 254th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions.
Fairleigh Dickinson is 95th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions. The Knights are 75th in the country in offensive rating with 108.3. In terms of pace they are 208th in Division 1 with 68.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 35th. As a team they are 28th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 281st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Prairie View A&M/Fairleigh Dickinson college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Fairleigh Dickinson -1
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