St. Mary's vs Wisconsin NCAA Basketball Tips 11/5/2019
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
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The St. Mary's Gaels travel to Sanford Pentagon to play the Wisconsin Badgers on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Wisconsin as 1 point favorites.
St. Mary's comes into this game after finishing last season with an overall record of 20-11. They had a point differential of 8.2 as they averaged 72.4 points per game while giving up 64.3 per contest. Wisconsin had an overall mark of 22-9 last year. They averaged 68.6 points per contest and gave up 61.7, which was a point differential of 6.9.
Valuable St. Mary's Gaels Betting Trends
The St. Mary's Gaels were 19-15-0 against the spread last season
The St. Mary's Gaels were 14-17-0 against the over/under last year
Important Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers were 16-17-1 against the spread last season
The Wisconsin Badgers were 13-17-1 against the over/under last year
Key St. Mary's Gaels Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
11/04/19 C Owen Hamilton Back is out indefinitely
Malik Fitts averaged 15.2 points per game in 30.7 minutes per contest last season. He averaged 0.9 assists per contest and 7.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage was 48% for the year while his free throw percentage was 77%. Jordan Ford comes into this contest after averaging 21.1 points per game while playing 36.9 minutes per night last season. He pulled down 2.8 rebounds per game and dished out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage was 39% while his free throw percentage was at 80%.
D'Mitrik Trice averaged 11.6 points per game last season and he saw the court an average of 32.5 minutes per contest. He also averaged 2.8 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage was 38% and his free throw percentage was 75%. Brad Davison averaged 10.5 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per contest last year. He grabbed 3.3 rebounds per game and had 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage was 39% and his free throw percentage finished at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Gaels allowed 64.3 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 26th in Division 1. They also allowed a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 182nd and 64th in those defensive categories. Opponents averaged 29.1 rebounds a game which ranked 2nd, and they gave up 10.1 assists per contest which put them in 12th place in the nation. They forced 10.5 turnovers per game which ranked them 13th in the country. St. Mary's averaged 72.4 points per contest last season, which ranked them 172nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin was 8.2 and their shooting percentage was 47% as a team, which had them ranked 44th. Behind the arc they shot 38% which was good for 35th in D-1. They averaged 34.7 rebounds per game and 10.0 assists per game, which ranked them 215th and 346th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they ranked 336th with 10.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Badgers surrendered 61.7 points per contest, which ranked them 9th in the nation. Their defense allowed a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 16th and 38th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 15th with 10.4 assists allowed per contest, and 212th with 35.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Badgers were 52nd in the NCAA in forcing turnovers with 11.4 per game last season. Wisconsin was 276th in the country with 68.6 points per game last year. They were 148th in Division 1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin was 6.9. They shot 36% from 3-point range, which was good for 101st in D-1. They were 186th in the nation in rebounding with 35.2 boards per game and 237th in assists per contest with 12.6. The Badgers were 345th in turnovers per game with 9.6.
The Gaels had an offensive rating of 112.2, which was ranked 24th. They were 346th in college basketball in pace with 64.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% was 56th. As a unit they were 61st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 264th in D-1. St. Mary's was 320th in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions.
Wisconsin was 341st in the country in turnovers last year, as they turned the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions. The Badgers had an offensive rating of 103.9, which was ranked 164th. They were 338th in D-1 in pace with 64.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% was 165th. As a unit they were 232nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 278th in the country.
Who will win tonight's St. Mary's/Wisconsin college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Wisconsin -1
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