UNI vs Missouri State Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/11/2020
Game: UNI Panthers vs Missouri State Bears
Date: Saturday, January 11, 2020
Location: JQH Arena in Springfield, MO
Odds/Point Spread: Missouri State +2
The UNI Panthers travel to JQH Arena to play the Missouri State Bears on Saturday, January 11, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has UNI as 2 point favorites.
UNI heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-2. They currently have a point differential of 11.7 as they are averaging 76.0 points per contest while giving up 64.3 per game. Missouri State has an overall mark of 8-8. They are averaging 67.0 points per contest and giving up 64.0, which is a point differential of 3.0.
Valuable UNI Panthers Betting Trends
The UNI Panthers are 9-4-0 against the spread
The UNI Panthers are 7-5-1 against the over/under
Important Missouri State Bears Betting Trends
The Missouri State Bears are 9-7-0 against the spread
The Missouri State Bears are 6-10-0 against the over/under
Key UNI Panthers Injuries
01/08/20 G Spencer Haldeman Ankle is questionable
Key Missouri State Bears Injuries
12/21/19 F Jared Ridder Shoulder is out for season
11/14/19 F Tyem Freeman Knee is out indefinitely
Trae Berhow averages 14.3 points per game in 29.9 minutes per contest. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 5.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%. AJ Green comes into this contest averaging 18.1 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is at 91%.
Tulio Da Silva averages 10.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.6 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 65%. Keandre Cook averages 14.9 points per game while playing 34.9 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Panthers allow 64.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 75th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 127th and 164th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.3 rebounds a game which ranks 16th, and they give up 8.9 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the NCAA. They force 11.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the nation. UNI averages 76.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 88th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 11.7 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 31st. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 55th in D-1. They average 38.0 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per contest, which ranks them 99th and 275th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 265th with 12.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bears surrender 64.0 points per contest, which ranks them 71st in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 140th and 52nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 30th with 10.1 assists allowed per contest, and 19th with 30.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bears are 42nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per game. Missouri State is 286th in the country with 67.0 points per game this year. They are 187th in the D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 3.0. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 135th in the nation. They are 146th in the country in rebounding with 36.8 boards per game and 294th in assists per contest with 11.6. The Bears are 61st in turnovers per game with 15.1.
The Panthers have an offensive rating of 113.3, which is ranked 5th. They are 318th in college basketball in pace with 66.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 16th. As a unit they are 13th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 42nd in D-1. UNI is 230th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions.
Missouri State is 38th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.3 times per 100 possessions. The Bears are 217th in the country in offensive rating with 99.8. In terms of pace they are 307th in Division 1 with 67.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 206th. As a team they are 188th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 249th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's UNI/Missouri State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Missouri State +2
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