Villanova vs Ohio State Expert NCAA Basketball Picks Against the Spread 11/13/2019
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center
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The Villanova Wildcats travel to Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center to play the Ohio State Buckeyes on Wednesday, November 13, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Ohio State as 2.5 point favorites.
Villanova comes into this game with an overall record of 1-0. They currently have a point differential of 43 as they are averaging 97 points per game while giving up 54.0 per contest. Ohio State has an overall record of 2-0. They are averaging 70 points per game and surrendering 56, good for a point differential of 14.
Valuable Villanova Wildcats Betting Trends
The Villanova Wildcats are 1-0-0 against the spread
The Villanova Wildcats are 1-0-0 against the over/under
Important Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 1-1-0 against the spread
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 0-2-0 against the over/under
Key Villanova Wildcats Injuries
11/07/19 G Bryan Antoine Shoulder is out indefinitely
Key Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
11/08/19 F Andre Wesson Eye is out indefinitely
11/05/19 G Musa Jallow Ankle is out indefinitely
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl comes into this contest averaging 24 points per game while playing 27 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 13 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 77% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 100%. Saddiq Bey averages 22 points per game in 24 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 64% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Kyle Young averages 12 points per game while playing 23 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 9 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 77% and his free throw percentage is at 50%. D.J. Carton averages 11 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 73% and his free throw percentage is 40%.
Useful Team Statistics
Villanova averages 97 points per contest this season, which ranks them 10th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 43 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a team, which has them ranked 39th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 59th in the nation. They average 54 rebounds per game and 22 assists per game, which ranks them 5th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 61st with 17 per game. The Wildcats allow 54 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 35th in the country. They also allow a 31% shooting percentage and a 23% average from behind the arc, ranking them 26th and 41st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 26 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 11 assists per contest, which puts them in 124th place in Division 1. They force 17 turnovers per game which ranks them 242nd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Ohio State is 219th in the country with 70 points per game this year. They are 165th in Division 1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 14. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 125th in the nation. They are 82nd in the NCAA in rebounding with 43 boards per game, and 161st in assists per contest with 14. The Buckeyes are 146th in turnovers per game with 15. The Buckeyes surrender 56 points per contest, which ranks them 49th in D-1. Their defense allows a 33% shooting percentage and a 21% average from 3-point range, ranking them 39th and 24th in those defensive statistics. They rank 101st with 10 assists allowed per contest and 195th with 37 rebounds surrendered per game. The Buckeyes are 107th in country in forcing turnovers with 13 per game.
The Wildcats are 31st in the nation in offensive rating with 118.3. In terms of pace they are 31st in the country with 81.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 61% is 27th. As a team they are 21st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 63% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 72nd in Division 1. Villanova is 121st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.2 times per 100 possessions.
Ohio State is 122nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.2 times per 100 possessions. The Buckeyes are 173rd in the country in offensive rating with 100. In terms of pace they are 264th in Division 1 with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 146th. As a team they are 165th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 162nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Villanova/Ohio State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Ohio State -2.5
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