San Diego at BYU NCAA Basketball Betting Tips 3/2/2019
Saturday, March 2, 2019
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The San Diego Toreros travel to Marriott Center to play the BYU Cougars on Saturday, March 2, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has BYU as 6 point favorites.
San Diego comes into this game with an overall record of 18-12. They currently have a point differential of 3.7 as they are averaging 72.9 points per game while giving up 69.2 per contest. BYU has an overall record of 18-12. They are averaging 79.4 points per game and surrendering 76.1, good for a point differential of 3.3.
Valuable San Diego Toreros Betting Trends
The San Diego Toreros are 15-14-0 against the spread
The San Diego Toreros are 9-19-1 against the over/under
Important BYU Cougars Betting Trends
The BYU Cougars are 13-17-0 against the spread
The BYU Cougars are 14-15-1 against the over/under
Key San Diego Toreros Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key BYU Cougars Injuries
03/01/19 G Jahshire Hardnett Hand is questionable Saturday vs San Diego
Isaiah Pineiro comes into this contest averaging 19.2 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 9.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 80%. Olin Carter III averages 15.9 points per game in 34.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 2.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Yoeli Childs averages 21.2 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 9.6 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 70%. TJ Haws averages 17.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 5.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Useful Team Statistics
San Diego averages 72.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 171st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 3.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 78th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 151st in the nation. They average 34.0 rebounds per game and 15.0 assists per game, which ranks them 255th and 65th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 212th with 12.8 per game. The Toreros allow 69.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 121st in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 226th and 124th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.0 rebounds a game which ranks 44th and they give up 11.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 45th place in Division 1. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 84th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
BYU is 42nd in the country with 79.4 points per game this year. They are 50th in Division 1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 3.3. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 235th in the nation. They are 203rd in the NCAA in rebounding with 35.0 boards per game, and 51st in assists per contest with 15.4. The Cougars are 321st in turnovers per game with 11.1. The Cougars surrender 76.1 points per contest, which ranks them 283rd in D-1. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 197th and 301st in those defensive statistics. They rank 225th with 13.6 assists allowed per contest and 257th with 36.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cougars are 137th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per game.
The Toreros are 145th in the nation in offensive rating with 105.5. In terms of pace they are 253rd in the country with 68 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 86th. As a team they are 74th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 138th in Division 1. San Diego is 157th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions.
BYU is 333rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions. The Cougars have an offensive rating of 109.4, which is ranked 62nd. They are 77th in D-1 in pace with 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 85th. As a unit they are 60th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 230th in the country.
Who will win tonight's San Diego/BYU college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take BYU -6
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