Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Value City Arena
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The Air Force Falcons travel to Value City Arena to play the Ohio State Buckeyes on Tuesday, December 8, 2015. The opening line for this game has Ohio State as 12.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 135.5.
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The Falcons come into this game with an overall record of 6-2 and a road record of 1-2. They are 4-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-1. The Buckeyes have an overall record of 3-4 and a home record of 3-3. They have an over/under record of 3-4 and they are 3-4 against the spread.
Trevor Lyons comes into this contest averaging 15.3 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Falcons. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 66%. Hayden Graham averages 14.9 points per game in 36.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.4 assists per contest and 8.9 rebounds per game for Air Force. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Marc Loving averages 17 points per game while playing 34.9 minutes per contest this year for the Buckeyes. He grabs 6.6 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Keita Bates-Diop averages 12.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.6 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 92%.
Air Force averages 72.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 174th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 152nd. Behind the arc they shoot 28% which is good for 320th in the country. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per game which ranks them 135th and 59th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 132nd with 12.4 per game. The Falcons allow 70 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 145th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 118th and 133rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.6 rebounds a game which ranks 211th and they give up 13.9 assists per contest which puts them in 219th place in the country. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 110th in the Division 1.
Ohio State averages 74.7 points per game this year which ranks them 134th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7.4 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 38th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 103rd in the nation. They average 39 rebounds per game and 12 assists per contest which ranks them 95th and 222nd respectively. In the turnover department the Buckeyes rank 285th with 14.7 per game. The Buckeyes allow 67.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 83rd in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 32nd and 238th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.6 rebounds a game which ranks 79th and they give up 9.6 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the nation. The Buckeyes force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 217th in college basketball.
Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
The Air Force Falcons are 4-1 against the spread
The Air Force Falcons are 4-1 against the over/under
Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 3-4 against the spread
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 3-4 against the over/under
Air Force Falcons Injuries
12/02/15 F Ryan Manning Knee out for season
Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
12/05/15 F Mickey Mitchell Eligibility out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Air Force
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