Saint Joseph's at Davidson NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 2/15/2019
Friday, February 15, 2019
John M. Belk Arena
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The Saint Joseph's Hawks travel to John M. Belk Arena to play the Davidson Wildcats on Friday, February 15, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Davidson as 11.5 point favorites.
Saint Joseph's comes into this game with an overall record of 11-14. They currently have a point differential of -2.7 as they are averaging 69.6 points per game while giving up 72.2 per contest. Davidson has an overall record of 18-6. They are averaging 71.0 points per game and surrendering 64.8, good for a point differential of 6.2.
Valuable Saint Joseph's Hawks Betting Trends
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 8-16-1 against the spread
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 11-14-0 against the over/under
Important Davidson Wildcats Betting Trends
The Davidson Wildcats are 13-10-0 against the spread
The Davidson Wildcats are 9-13-1 against the over/under
Key Saint Joseph's Hawks Injuries
02/12/19 F Markell Lodge Hand is out for season
01/14/19 G Lamarr Kimble Hand is out indefinitely
01/12/19 F Pierfrancesco Oliva Knee is out for season
Key Davidson Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jared Bynum averages 11.5 points per game in 36.5 minutes per contest. He averages 4.4 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%. Charlie Brown comes into this contest averaging 19.9 points per game while playing 35.7 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Jon Axel Gudmundsson averages 16.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 36.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.9 rebounds per contest and 4.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Kellan Grady averages 17.2 points per game while playing 36.9 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hawks allow 72.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 201st in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 191st and 278th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.7 rebounds a game which ranks 271st, and they give up 15.4 assists per contest which puts them in 319th place in the NCAA. They force 10.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the nation. Saint Joseph's averages 69.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 269th in the country. Their average scoring margin is -2.7 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 323rd. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 244th in D-1. They average 34.7 rebounds per game and 11.7 assists per contest, which ranks them 220th and 299th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 348th with 9.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats surrender 64.8 points per contest, which ranks them 37th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 29th and 78th in those defensive statistics. They rank 142nd with 12.7 assists allowed per contest, and 142nd with 34.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wildcats are 37th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.4 per game. Davidson is 229th in the country with 71.0 points per game this year. They are 171st in the D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 6.2. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 163rd in the nation. They are 202nd in the country in rebounding with 35.1 boards per game and 102nd in assists per contest with 14.5. The Wildcats are 322nd in turnovers per game with 11.1.
The Hawks have an offensive rating of 101.9, which is ranked 225th. They are 243rd in college basketball in pace with 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 293rd. As a unit they are 291st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 46th in D-1. Saint Joseph's is 349th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions.
Davidson is 283rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats are 121st in the country in offensive rating with 106.3. In terms of pace they are 318th in Division 1 with 66.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 100th. As a team they are 103rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 48% of their shots, ranking 12th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Saint Joseph's/Davidson college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Davidson -11.5
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