Friday, December 4, 2015
Cam Henderson Center
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The Akron Zips travel to Cam Henderson Center to play the Marshall Thundering Herd on Friday, December 4, 2015. The opening line for this game has Akron as 8 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 149.
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The Zips come into this game with an overall record of 5-2 and a road record of 1-2. They are 2-2 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-3. The Thundering Herd have an overall record of 0-4 and a home record of 0-1. They have an over/under record of 1-3 and they are 1-3 against the spread.
Antino Jackson comes into this contest averaging 12 points per game while playing 28.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Zips. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 34% while his free throw percentage is currently at 100%. Reggie McAdams averages 10.9 points per game in 26.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.7 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for Akron. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
James Kelly averages 14 points per game while playing 25.3 minutes per contest this year for the Thundering Herd. He grabs 8.8 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Stevie Browning averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 4.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 31% and his free throw percentage is 89%.
Akron averages 71.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 190th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.7 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 235th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 94th in the country. They average 41.2 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game which ranks them 53rd and 134th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 152nd with 12.7 per game. The Zips allow 67.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 84th in the nation. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 29th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 41.5 rebounds a game which ranks 309th and they give up 10.2 assists per contest which puts them in 32nd place in the country. They force 11.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 281st in the Division 1.
Marshall averages 70 points per game this year which ranks them 213th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -15.8 and their shooting percentage is 38% as a team which has them sitting in the 326th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 28% which is good for 297th in the nation. They average 33.5 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per contest which ranks them 266th and 167th respectively. In the turnover department the Thundering Herd rank 261st with 14.2 per game. The Thundering Herd allow 85.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 332nd in the country. They also allow a 49% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 311th and 279th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 46.8 rebounds a game which ranks 347th and they give up 13.5 assists per contest which puts them in 192nd place in the nation. The Thundering Herd force 16 turnovers per game which ranks them 31st in college basketball.
Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 2-2 against the spread
The Akron Zips are 1-3 against the over/under
Marshall Thundering Herd Betting Trends
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 1-3 against the spread
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 1-3 against the over/under
Akron Zips Injuries
11/24/15 G Jimond Ivey Knee "?" Friday vs. Marshall
11/17/15 G Noah Robotham Knee out indefinitely
Marshall Thundering Herd Injuries
11/30/15 G Aleksa Nikolic Sinus expected to miss 10 weeks
11/18/15 G Jon Elmore Academics likely out until December 14
Josh's Pick: Take Akron
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