South Florida at Temple College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/12/2019
Saturday, January 12, 2019
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The South Florida Bulls head to Liacouras Center to take on the Temple Owls on Saturday, January 12, 2019. The opening line for this game has Temple as 10.5 point favorites.
South Florida comes into this game with an overall record of 12-3. They currently have a point differential of 10.0 as they are averaging 74.4 points per game while giving up 64.4 per contest. Temple has an overall record of 12-3. They are averaging 74.5 points per game and surrendering 69.3, good for a point differential of 5.1.
Valuable South Florida Bulls Betting Trends
The South Florida Bulls are 10-4-0 against the spread this season
The South Florida Bulls are 6-8-0 against the over/under this year
Important Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 5-7-2 against the spread this season
The Temple Owls are 6-8-0 against the over/under this year
Key South Florida Bulls Injuries
11/09/18 F Madut Akec Stress Fracture is out indefinitely
Key Temple Owls Injuries
11/09/18 F Arashma Parks Shoulder is out indefinitely
David Collins comes into this game averaging 14.5 points per contest while playing 31.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is 68%. Laquincy Rideau averages 13.7 points per contest in 30.4 minutes per game. He averages 5.5 assists per game and 3.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 51%.
Shizz Alston Jr. scores 18.9 points per contest while playing 36.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.8 rebounds per contest and has 5.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is at 92%. Quinton Rose averages 16.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 34.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.3 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Useful Team Statistics
South Florida averages 74.4 points per contest, which is 170th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 10.0 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 213th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 255th in the nation. They average 40.3 boards per contest and 13.9 assists per game, which ranks them 32nd and 160th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 20th with 16.3 per game. The Bulls allow 64.4 points per contest, which is 35th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 72nd and 54th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.9 rebounds a game which ranks 48th, and they allow 12.3 assists per game which puts them in 119th place in the country. They force 17.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 341st in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Temple is 168th in the nation with 74.5 points per contest this season. They are 212th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 5.1. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 306th in the NCAA. They are 267th in D-1 in rebounding with 34.5 boards per contest and 98th in assists per game with 14.9. The Owls are 328th in turnovers per contest with 11.1. The Owls give up 69.3 points per game, which ranks them 125th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 279th and 273rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 127th with 12.3 dimes allowed per game and 178th with 34.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Owls are 284th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.6 per contest this year.
The Bulls are 227th in the nation in offensive rating with 102.1. In terms of pace they are 121st in the country with 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 241st. As a team they are 249th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 274th in Division 1. South Florida is 42nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.8 times per 100 possessions.
Temple is 332nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions. The Owls have an offensive rating of 105.1, which is ranked 160th. They are 219th in D-1 in pace with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 239th. As a unit they are 235th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 210th in the country.
Who will win tonight's South Florida/Temple college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take South Florida +10.5
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