Davidson vs Saint Joseph's Predictions, College Basketball Picks, Odds 2/18/2020
Game: Davidson Wildcats vs Saint Joseph's Hawks
Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Location: Hagan Arena in Philadelphia, PA
Odds/Point Spread: Saint Joseph's +7.5
The Davidson Wildcats travel to Hagan Arena to play the Saint Joseph's Hawks on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Davidson as 7.5 point favorites.
Davidson comes into this game with an overall record of 13-11. They currently have a point differential of 6.4 as they are averaging 73.1 points per game while giving up 66.7 per contest. Saint Joseph's has an overall mark of 4-21. They are averaging 69.0 points per contest and giving up 80.8, which is a point differential of -11.8.
Valuable Davidson Wildcats Betting Trends
The Davidson Wildcats are 11-13-0 against the spread
The Davidson Wildcats are 8-14-2 against the over/under
Important Saint Joseph's Hawks Betting Trends
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 10-14-1 against the spread
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 12-12-1 against the over/under
Key Davidson Wildcats Injuries
11/18/19 G KiShawn Pritchett Knee is out indefinitely
01/10/20 G David Czerapowicz Hip is out indefinitely
01/09/20 G Luke Frampton Personal is out for season
Key Saint Joseph's Hawks Injuries
11/27/19 F Taylor Funk Hand is out for season
02/17/20 G Ryan Daly Undisclosed is questionable Tuesday vs Davidson
02/17/20 F Chereef Knox Undisclosed is questionable Tuesday vs Davidson
Kellan Grady comes into this contest averaging 16.3 points per game while playing 35.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 78%. Jon Axel Gudmundsson averages 14.0 points per game in 35.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.7 assists per contest and 7.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Ryan Daly averages 20.3 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.5 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 75%. Cameron Brown averages 9.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 62%.
Useful Team Statistics
Davidson averages 73.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 123rd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 6.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 85th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 36th in the nation. They average 33.4 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per game, which ranks them 280th and 87th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 329th with 11.1 per game. The Wildcats allow 66.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 105th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 148th and 171st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.1 rebounds a game which ranks 87th and they give up 11.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 128th place in Division 1. They force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 37th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Saint Joseph's is 240th in the country with 69.0 points per game this year. They are 344th in Division 1 in shooting at 38%, while their average scoring margin is -11.8. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 315th in the nation. They are 112th in the NCAA in rebounding with 36.8 boards per game, and 223rd in assists per contest with 12.6. The Hawks are 100th in turnovers per game with 14.0. The Hawks surrender 80.8 points per contest, which ranks them 342nd in D-1. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 318th and 333rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 301st with 14.6 assists allowed per contest and 331st with 39.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hawks are 4th in country in forcing turnovers with 10.0 per game.
The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 108.9, which is ranked 38th. They are 329th in college basketball in pace with 65.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 34th. As a unit they are 31st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 26th in D-1. Davidson is 294th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions.
Saint Joseph's is 156th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions. The Hawks have an offensive rating of 95, which is ranked 311th. They are 54th in D-1 in pace with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 326th. As a unit they are 330th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 49% of their shot attempts, ranking 5th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Davidson/Saint Joseph's college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Saint Joseph's +7.5
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