SMU at South Florida NCAA Basketball Tips 3/10/2019
Sunday, March 10, 2019
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The SMU Mustangs travel to Yuengling Center to play the South Florida Bulls on Sunday, March 10, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has South Florida as 3 point favorites.
SMU heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-16. They currently have a point differential of 1.6 as they are averaging 71.7 points per contest while giving up 70.0 per game. South Florida has an overall mark of 19-11. They are averaging 72.3 points per contest and giving up 66.2, which is a point differential of 6.0.
Valuable SMU Mustangs Betting Trends
The SMU Mustangs are 11-17-1 against the spread
The SMU Mustangs are 15-12-2 against the over/under
Important South Florida Bulls Betting Trends
The South Florida Bulls are 18-10-1 against the spread
The South Florida Bulls are 13-16-0 against the over/under
Key SMU Mustangs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key South Florida Bulls Injuries
11/09/18 F Madut Akec Stress Fracture is out indefinitely
Ethan Chargois averages 12.3 points per game in 28.1 minutes per contest. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%. Jahmal McMurray comes into this contest averaging 18.0 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per night. He pulls down 2.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Laquincy Rideau averages 12.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 5.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 56%. David Collins averages 15.3 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mustangs allow 70.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 149th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 134th and 257th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.0 rebounds a game which ranks 121st, and they give up 15.3 assists per contest which puts them in 316th place in the NCAA. They force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 66th in the nation. SMU averages 71.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 209th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 1.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 229th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 231st in D-1. They average 35.9 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per contest, which ranks them 149th and 138th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 325th with 10.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulls surrender 66.2 points per contest, which ranks them 51st in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 66th and 34th in those defensive statistics. They rank 171st with 12.9 assists allowed per contest, and 38th with 31.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulls are 325th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.7 per game. South Florida is 187th in the country with 72.3 points per game this year. They are 249th in the D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 6.0. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 256th in the nation. They are 26th in the country in rebounding with 39.1 boards per game and 146th in assists per contest with 13.8. The Bulls are 8th in turnovers per game with 16.3.
The Mustangs are 85th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.8. In terms of pace they are 310th in the country with 66.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 216th. As a team they are 225th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 99th in Division 1. SMU is 325th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions.
South Florida is 24th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.2 times per 100 possessions. The Bulls have an offensive rating of 102.3, which is ranked 211th. They are 187th in D-1 in pace with 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 257th. As a unit they are 259th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 189th in the country.
Who will win tonight's SMU/South Florida college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take South Florida -3
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