Rutgers at Ohio State College Basketball Game Picks 2/2/2019
Saturday, February 2, 2019
Value City Arena
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The Rutgers Scarlet Knights head to Value City Arena to take on the Ohio State Buckeyes on Saturday, February 2, 2019. The opening line for this game has Ohio State as 10 point favorites.
Rutgers comes into this game with an overall record of 11-9. They currently have a point differential of 1.0 as they are averaging 67.2 points per game while giving up 66.2 per contest. Ohio State has an overall record of 13-7. They are averaging 73.1 points per game and surrendering 65.3, good for a point differential of 7.8.
Valuable Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 10-10-0 against the spread this season
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 10-9-1 against the over/under this year
Important Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 8-12-0 against the spread this season
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 9-10-1 against the over/under this year
Key Rutgers Scarlet Knights Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
11/07/18 C Micah Potter Transferred is out for season
Eugene Omoruyi comes into this game averaging 13.9 points per contest while playing 27.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 70%. Geo Baker averages 13.6 points per contest in 34.2 minutes per game. He averages 4.1 assists per game and 2.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 37% for the season while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Kaleb Wesson scores 14.8 points per contest while playing 24.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.9 rebounds per contest and has 1.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 73%. C.J. Jackson averages 12.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.3 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
Rutgers averages 67.2 points per contest, which is 312th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 1.0 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 328th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 299th in the nation. They average 39.7 boards per contest and 12.2 assists per game, which ranks them 27th and 277th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 162nd with 13.4 per game. The Scarlet Knights allow 66.2 points per contest, which is 48th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 92nd and 226th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.1 rebounds a game which ranks 186th, and they allow 12.4 assists per game which puts them in 117th place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 120th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Ohio State is 184th in the nation with 73.1 points per contest this season. They are 138th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 7.8. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 128th in the NCAA. They are 208th in D-1 in rebounding with 35.2 boards per contest and 108th in assists per game with 14.5. The Buckeyes are 207th in turnovers per contest with 13.0. The Buckeyes give up 65.3 points per game, which ranks them 35th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 42nd and 124th in those defensive statistics. They rank 34th with 10.8 dimes allowed per game and 63rd with 32.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Buckeyes are 161st in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per contest this year.
The Scarlet Knights have an offensive rating of 98, which is ranked 295th. They are 266th in college basketball in pace with 68.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 334th. As a unit they are 337th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 284th in D-1. Rutgers is 178th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions.
Ohio State is 154th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions. The Buckeyes have an offensive rating of 107.4, which is ranked 102nd. They are 273rd in D-1 in pace with 68 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 133rd. As a unit they are 102nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 151st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Rutgers/Ohio State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Rutgers +10
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