Saint Joseph's at Davidson Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 3/15/2019
Friday, March 15, 2019
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The Saint Joseph's Hawks travel to Barclays Center to play the Davidson Wildcats on Friday, March 15, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Davidson as 6 point favorites.
Saint Joseph's comes into this game with an overall record of 13-18. They currently have a point differential of -2.1 as they are averaging 70.2 points per game while giving up 72.3 per contest. Davidson has an overall mark of 23-8. They are averaging 71.4 points per contest and giving up 64.9, which is a point differential of 6.5.
Valuable Saint Joseph's Hawks Betting Trends
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 11-19-1 against the spread
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 14-17-0 against the over/under
Important Davidson Wildcats Betting Trends
The Davidson Wildcats are 16-14-0 against the spread
The Davidson Wildcats are 14-15-1 against the over/under
Key Saint Joseph's Hawks Injuries
02/12/19 F Markell Lodge Hand is out for season
01/12/19 F Pierfrancesco Oliva Knee is out for season
Key Davidson Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jared Bynum averages 11.3 points per game in 36.6 minutes per contest. He averages 4.6 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%. Charlie Brown comes into this contest averaging 18.8 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Kellan Grady averages 17.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 37.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Jon Axel Gudmundsson averages 17.2 points per game while playing 36.7 minutes per contest. He grabs 7.3 rebounds per game and has 4.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hawks allow 72.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 203rd in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 178th and 283rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.7 rebounds a game which ranks 272nd, and they give up 15.4 assists per contest which puts them in 324th place in the NCAA. They force 10.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the nation. Saint Joseph's averages 70.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 247th in the country. Their average scoring margin is -2.1 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 327th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 274th in D-1. They average 34.7 rebounds per game and 12.1 assists per contest, which ranks them 223rd and 275th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 348th with 9.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats surrender 64.9 points per contest, which ranks them 32nd in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 23rd and 80th in those defensive statistics. They rank 125th with 12.5 assists allowed per contest, and 100th with 33.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wildcats are 35th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.2 per game. Davidson is 209th in the country with 71.4 points per game this year. They are 103rd in the D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 6.5. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 108th in the nation. They are 218th in the country in rebounding with 34.8 boards per game and 89th in assists per contest with 14.5. The Wildcats are 313th in turnovers per game with 11.1.
The Hawks have an offensive rating of 102, which is ranked 218th. They are 209th in college basketball in pace with 68.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 304th. As a unit they are 291st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 35th in D-1. Saint Joseph's is 349th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions.
Davidson is 259th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats are 90th in the country in offensive rating with 107.7. In terms of pace they are 318th in Division 1 with 66.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 49th. As a team they are 54th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shots, ranking 17th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Saint Joseph's/Davidson college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Davidson -6
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