Ball State vs Washington NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 12/22/2019
Game: Ball State Cardinals vs Washington Huskies
Date: Sunday, December 22, 2019
Location: Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu, HI
Odds/Point Spread: Washington -6.5
The Ball State Cardinals travel to Stan Sheriff Center to play the Washington Huskies on Sunday, December 22, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Washington as 6.5 point favorites.
Ball State comes into this game with an overall record of 6-4. They currently have a point differential of 14.9 as they are averaging 74.2 points per game while giving up 59.3 per contest. Washington has an overall mark of 8-2. They are averaging 74.0 points per contest and giving up 64.0, which is a point differential of 10.0.
Valuable Ball State Cardinals Betting Trends
The Ball State Cardinals are 5-4-0 against the spread
The Ball State Cardinals are 3-5-1 against the over/under
Important Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 5-5-0 against the spread
The Washington Huskies are 4-4-2 against the over/under
Key Ball State Cardinals Injuries
12/19/19 G K.J. Walton Ankle is questionable
11/17/19 F Zach Gunn Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Washington Huskies Injuries
12/19/19 G Marcus Tsohonis Illness is questionable
12/19/19 C Bryan Penn-Johnson Flu is questionable
Tahjai Teague averages 13.6 points per game in 26.1 minutes per contest. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 7.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 56%. Ishmael El-Amin comes into this contest averaging 14.3 points per game while playing 28.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 60% while his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Jaden McDaniels averages 14.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.1 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Isaiah Stewart averages 18.0 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per contest. He grabs 8.4 rebounds per game and has 0.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cardinals allow 59.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in Division 1. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 20th and 207th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 86th, and they give up 10.7 assists per contest which puts them in 65th place in the NCAA. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 193rd in the nation. Ball State averages 74.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 130th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 14.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 109th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 52nd in D-1. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 16.0 assists per contest, which ranks them 134th and 49th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 273rd with 12.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Huskies surrender 64.0 points per contest, which ranks them 82nd in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 75th and 182nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 266th with 13.9 assists allowed per contest, and 88th with 32.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Huskies are 209th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.7 per game. Washington is 139th in the country with 74.0 points per game this year. They are 52nd in the D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 10.0. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 191st in the nation. They are 201st in the country in rebounding with 35.6 boards per game and 135th in assists per contest with 14.1. The Huskies are 84th in turnovers per game with 14.9.
The Cardinals are 94th in the nation in offensive rating with 106.2. In terms of pace they are 205th in the country with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 48th. As a team they are 102nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shots, ranking 16th in Division 1. Ball State is 262nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions.
Washington is 72nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.5 times per 100 possessions. The Huskies have an offensive rating of 102.9, which is ranked 163rd. They are 112th in D-1 in pace with 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 87th. As a unit they are 63rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 275th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Ball State/Washington college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Washington -6.5
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