Saturday, January 2, 2016
Alex G. Spanos Center
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The BYU Cougars travel to Alex G. Spanos Center to play the Pacific Tigers on Saturday, January 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has BYU as 9 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 143.
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The Cougars come into this game with an overall record of 9-5 and a road record of 0-4. They are 6-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-3. The Tigers have an overall record of 3-9 and a home record of 3-3. They have an over/under record of 9-2 and they are 4-7 against the spread.
Chase Fischer comes into this contest averaging 17.6 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Cougars. He pulls down 2.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Nick Emery averages 15 points per game in 29.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for BYU. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 92%.
Alec Kobre averages 13.7 points per game while playing 27.2 minutes per contest this year for the Tigers. He grabs 1.3 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage currently is at 100%. Ray Bowles averages 13.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
BYU averages 81.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 32nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 68th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 56th in the country. They average 40.8 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per game which ranks them 38th and 56th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 172nd with 13 per game. The Cougars allow 75.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 226th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 144th and 293rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.2 rebounds a game which ranks 126th and they give up 14.1 assists per contest which puts them in 226th place in the country. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 214th in the Division 1.
Pacific averages 71.5 points per game this year which ranks them 187th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -6.7 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 208th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 263rd in the nation. They average 36.1 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per contest which ranks them 195th and 250th respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 232nd with 13.7 per game. The Tigers allow 78.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 277th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 201st and 294th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.9 rebounds a game which ranks 235th and they give up 13.5 assists per contest which puts them in 189th place in the nation. The Tigers force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 238th in college basketball.
BYU Cougars Betting Trends
The BYU Cougars are 6-4 against the spread
The BYU Cougars are 8-3 against the over/under
Pacific Tigers Betting Trends
The Pacific Tigers are 4-7 against the spread
The Pacific Tigers are 9-2 against the over/under
BYU Cougars Injuries
12/22/15 G Jake Toolson Illness out indefinitely
12/14/15 G Cory Calvert Personal has left team
Pacific Tigers Injuries
11/28/15 F Eric Thompson Suspension out indefinitely
01/01/16 C Sami Eleraky Academics is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. BYU
Guy's Pick: Take BYU
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