USC at Stanford College Basketball Game Picks 2/13/2019
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
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The USC Trojans head to Maples Pavilion to take on the Stanford Cardinal on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. The opening line for this game has Stanford as 1 point favorites.
USC comes into this game with an overall record of 13-11. They currently have a point differential of 3.8 as they are averaging 76.8 points per game while giving up 73.0 per contest. Stanford has an overall record of 12-11. They are averaging 72.4 points per game and surrendering 72.4, good for a point differential of 0.0.
Valuable USC Trojans Betting Trends
The USC Trojans are 11-13-0 against the spread this season
The USC Trojans are 10-14-0 against the over/under this year
Important Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 9-11-3 against the spread this season
The Stanford Cardinal are 11-12-0 against the over/under this year
Key USC Trojans Injuries
12/18/18 G Charles O'Bannon, Jr. Finger is out for season
01/06/19 G Jordan Usher Transferred has left team
Key Stanford Cardinal Injuries
02/12/19 G Daejon Davis Head is questionable Wednesday vs USC
Bennie Boatwright comes into this game averaging 17.6 points per contest while playing 33.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 74%. Nick Rakocevic averages 15.6 points per contest in 30.8 minutes per game. He averages 1.4 assists per game and 9.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% for the season while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Kezie Okpala scores 17.5 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.9 rebounds per contest and has 2.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 70%. Daejon Davis averages 12.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.1 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
USC averages 76.8 points per contest, which is 88th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 3.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 122nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 71st in the nation. They average 36.5 boards per contest and 16.1 assists per game, which ranks them 128th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 279th with 12.0 per game. The Trojans allow 73.0 points per contest, which is 222nd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 82nd and 136th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 38.2 rebounds a game which ranks 318th, and they allow 14.2 assists per game which puts them in 261st place in the country. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 203rd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Stanford is 192nd in the nation with 72.4 points per contest this season. They are 100th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 0.0. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 249th in the NCAA. They are 193rd in D-1 in rebounding with 35.4 boards per contest and 267th in assists per game with 12.3. The Cardinal are 29th in turnovers per contest with 15.5. The Cardinal give up 72.4 points per game, which ranks them 207th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 185th and 128th in those defensive statistics. They rank 39th with 11.0 dimes allowed per game and 155th with 34.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Cardinal are 84th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per contest this year.
The Trojans have an offensive rating of 104.8, which is ranked 155th. They are 65th in college basketball in pace with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 143rd. As a unit they are 188th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 294th in D-1. USC is 306th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions.
Stanford is 31st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.1 times per 100 possessions. The Cardinal are 250th in the country in offensive rating with 100.9. In terms of pace they are 95th in Division 1 with 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 139th. As a team they are 135th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 224th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's USC/Stanford college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take USC +1
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