UMass vs Davidson Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/1/2020
Game: UMass Minutemen vs Davidson Wildcats
Date: Saturday, February 1, 2020
Location: John M. Belk Arena in Davidson, NC
Odds/Point Spread: Davidson -10
The UMass Minutemen travel to John M. Belk Arena to play the Davidson Wildcats on Saturday, February 1, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Davidson as 10 point favorites.
UMass comes into this game with an overall record of 9-12. They currently have a point differential of -2.0 as they are averaging 70.6 points per game while giving up 72.6 per contest. Davidson has an overall mark of 10-10. They are averaging 71.8 points per contest and giving up 68.3, which is a point differential of 3.5.
Valuable UMass Minutemen Betting Trends
The UMass Minutemen are 12-9-0 against the spread
The UMass Minutemen are 12-9-0 against the over/under
Important Davidson Wildcats Betting Trends
The Davidson Wildcats are 8-12-0 against the spread
The Davidson Wildcats are 6-13-1 against the over/under
Key UMass Minutemen Injuries
12/19/19 G T.J. Weeks Abdominal is out for season
01/02/20 G John Buggs III ACL is out for season
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
Tre Mitchell comes into this contest averaging 15.6 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 69%. Carl Pierre averages 14.0 points per game in 33.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Kellan Grady averages 15.8 points per game while playing 36.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Jon Axel Gudmundsson averages 14.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.1 rebounds per contest and 4.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
UMass averages 70.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 204th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -2.0 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 223rd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 109th in the nation. They average 32.9 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game, which ranks them 305th and 168th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 141st with 13.7 per game. The Minutemen allow 72.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 259th in the country. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 293rd and 95th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.4 rebounds a game which ranks 284th and they give up 14.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 296th place in Division 1. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 251st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Davidson is 163rd in the country with 71.8 points per game this year. They are 147th in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 3.5. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 99th in the nation. They are 304th in the NCAA in rebounding with 32.9 boards per game, and 192nd in assists per contest with 13.1. The Wildcats are 335th in turnovers per game with 11.0. The Wildcats surrender 68.3 points per contest, which ranks them 154th in D-1. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 204th and 220th in those defensive statistics. They rank 160th with 12.3 assists allowed per contest and 134th with 34.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wildcats are 66th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.2 per game.
The Minutemen have an offensive rating of 98.9, which is ranked 238th. They are 130th in college basketball in pace with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 181st. As a unit they are 187th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 91st in D-1. UMass is 131st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions.
Davidson is 314th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats are 80th in the country in offensive rating with 106.2. In terms of pace they are 329th in Division 1 with 65.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 86th. As a team they are 81st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 34th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's UMass/Davidson college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Davidson -10
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