Saturday, December 19, 2015
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The Auburn Tigers travel to Cintas Center to play the Xavier Musketeers on Saturday, December 19, 2015. The opening line for this game has Xavier as 16.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 143.
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The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 5-2 and a road record of 1-1. They are 4-2 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-1. The Musketeers have an overall record of 10-0 and a home record of 6-0. They have an over/under record of 7-3 and they are 7-3 against the spread.
Kareem Canty comes into this contest averaging 19.3 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 2.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Tyler Harris averages 17 points per game in 30 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 9.1 rebounds per game for Auburn. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Trevon Bluiett averages 14.6 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per contest this year for the Musketeers. He grabs 7.9 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 70%. Myles Davis averages 11.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 93%.
Auburn averages 87.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 6th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 64th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 30th in the country. They average 39.9 rebounds per game and 15.4 assists per game which ranks them 63rd and 62nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 150th with 12.7 per game. The Tigers allow 77.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 268th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 189th and 83rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.7 rebounds a game which ranks 256th and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 177th place in the country. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 72nd in the Division 1.
Xavier averages 81.4 points per game this year which ranks them 45th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 18.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 114th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 89th in the nation. They average 43 rebounds per game and 16 assists per contest which ranks them 19th and 54th respectively. In the turnover department the Musketeers rank 118th with 12.3 per game. The Musketeers allow 63.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 63rd and 46th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 29.8 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 10.9 assists per contest which puts them in 48th place in the nation. The Musketeers force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 50th in college basketball.
Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 4-2 against the spread
The Auburn Tigers are 5-1 against the over/under
Xavier Musketeers Betting Trends
The Xavier Musketeers are 7-3 against the spread
The Xavier Musketeers are 7-3 against the over/under
Auburn Tigers Injuries
12/18/15 G Kareem Canty Ankle injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Xavier
12/18/15 G New Williams Knee probable Saturday vs. Xavier
12/18/15 G Tahj Shamsid-Deen Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Xavier
12/18/15 G TJ Lang Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Xavier
11/11/15 F Danjel Purifoy Eligibility out indefinitely
Xavier Musketeers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Auburn
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