Washington at North Carolina Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 3/24/2019
Sunday, March 24, 2019
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The Washington Huskies head to Nationwide Arena to take on the North Carolina Tar Heels on Sunday, March 24, 2019. The opening line for this game has North Carolina as 12.5 point favorites.
Washington heads into this matchup with a mark of 24-7. They currently have a point differential of 5.4 as they are averaging 69.8 points per contest while giving up 64.4 per game. North Carolina has an overall mark of 26-5. They are averaging 86.1 points per contest and giving up 72.9, which is a point differential of 13.1.
Valuable Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 18-16-1 against the spread this season
The Washington Huskies are 10-21-0 against the over/under this year
Important North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Trends
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 21-11-2 against the spread this season
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 14-17-0 against the over/under this year
Key Washington Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key North Carolina Tar Heels Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jaylen Nowell comes into this game averaging 16.3 points per contest while playing 34.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 78%. Noah Dickerson averages 12.4 points per contest in 25.8 minutes per game. He averages 0.9 assists per game and 7.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 56% for the season while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Cameron Johnson scores 17.1 points per contest while playing 29.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.9 rebounds per contest and has 2.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Coby White averages 16.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.5 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington averages 69.8 points per contest, which is 254th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 5.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 128th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 170th in the nation. They average 31.6 boards per contest and 11.7 assists per game, which ranks them 329th and 289th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 137th with 13.3 per game. The Huskies allow 64.4 points per contest, which is 29th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 59th and 105th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.2 rebounds a game which ranks 131st, and they allow 13.1 assists per game which puts them in 183rd place in the country. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 336th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
North Carolina is 3rd in the nation with 86.1 points per contest this season. They are 62nd in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 13.1. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 72nd in the NCAA. They are 1st in D-1 in rebounding with 43.9 boards per contest and 2nd in assists per game with 19.0. The Tar Heels are 162nd in turnovers per contest with 13.1. The Tar Heels give up 72.9 points per game, which ranks them 217th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 52nd and 85th in those defensive statistics. They rank 262nd with 14.2 dimes allowed per game and 136th with 34.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Tar Heels are 265th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.1 per contest this year.
The Huskies are 170th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.6. In terms of pace they are 286th in the country with 67.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 125th. As a team they are 120th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 142nd in Division 1. Washington is 76th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions.
North Carolina is 291st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions. The Tar Heels are 22nd in the country in offensive rating with 112.7. In terms of pace they are 7th in Division 1 with 76.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 86th. As a team they are 87th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 248th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Washington/North Carolina college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Washington +12.5
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