Vanderbilt at Arkansas NCAA Basketball Picks Against the Spread 2/5/2019
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Bud Walton Arena
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The Vanderbilt Commodores head to Bud Walton Arena to take on the Arkansas Razorbacks on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. The opening line for this game has Arkansas as 9 point favorites.
Vanderbilt comes into this game with an overall record of 9-12. They currently have a point differential of 0.7 as they are averaging 74.2 points per game while giving up 73.6 per contest. Arkansas has an overall record of 13-8. They are averaging 78.3 points per game and surrendering 72.9, good for a point differential of 5.4.
Valuable Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 7-14-0 against the spread this season
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 10-9-2 against the over/under this year
Important Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 11-10-0 against the spread this season
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 7-13-1 against the over/under this year
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
11/23/18 G Darius Garland Ankle is out for season
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
11/09/18 G Khalil Garland Medical is out indefinitely
01/19/19 G Jordan Phillips Transferred has left team
Simisola Shittu comes into this game averaging 12.0 points per contest while playing 27.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 67% while his free throw percentage is 62%. Saben Lee averages 13.6 points per contest in 31.0 minutes per game. He averages 3.9 assists per game and 3.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Daniel Gafford scores 16.4 points per contest while playing 28.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 8.8 rebounds per contest and has 0.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 67% and his free throw percentage is at 57%. Isaiah Joe averages 14.0 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.5 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
Vanderbilt averages 74.2 points per contest, which is 152nd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 0.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 203rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 227th in the nation. They average 36.5 boards per contest and 12.4 assists per game, which ranks them 133rd and 261st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 128th with 13.7 per game. The Commodores allow 73.6 points per contest, which is 238th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 148th and 85th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 215th, and they allow 12.0 assists per game which puts them in 97th place in the country. They force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 39th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Arkansas is 66th in the nation with 78.3 points per contest this season. They are 159th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 5.4. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 206th in the NCAA. They are 173rd in D-1 in rebounding with 35.8 boards per contest and 24th in assists per game with 16.6. The Razorbacks are 122nd in turnovers per contest with 13.8. The Razorbacks give up 72.9 points per game, which ranks them 216th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 44th and 74th in those defensive statistics. They rank 154th with 12.8 dimes allowed per game and 329th with 39.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Razorbacks are 334th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 16.8 per contest this year.
The Commodores are 175th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.9. In terms of pace they are 118th in the country with 71.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 189th. As a team they are 158th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 96th in Division 1. Vanderbilt is 133rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions.
Arkansas is 197th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions. The Razorbacks have an offensive rating of 104.5, which is ranked 162nd. They are 37th in D-1 in pace with 74 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 163rd. As a unit they are 189th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 186th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Vanderbilt/Arkansas college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Vanderbilt +9
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