Saturday, December 12, 2015
Cam Henderson Center
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The Eastern Kentucky Colonels travel to Cam Henderson Center to play the Marshall Thundering Herd on Saturday, December 12, 2015. The opening line for this game has Marshall as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 147.
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The Colonels come into this game with an overall record of 7-3 and a road record of 1-3. They are 4-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-2. The Thundering Herd have an overall record of 1-6 and a home record of 1-2. They have an over/under record of 3-4 and they are 1-6 against the spread.
Jarelle Reischel comes into this contest averaging 18.9 points per game while playing 28.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Colonels. He pulls down 8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Javontae Hawkins averages 18.8 points per game in 29.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 4.5 rebounds per game for Eastern Kentucky. His field goal percentage is 57% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
James Kelly averages 15.9 points per game while playing 28.1 minutes per contest this year for the Thundering Herd. He grabs 9.6 rebounds per game and has 0.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 63%. Ryan Taylor averages 15.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.9 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is 59%.
Eastern Kentucky averages 86.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 8th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.6 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 15th. Behind the arc they shoot 43% which is good for 12th in the country. They average 32.3 rebounds per game and 16.3 assists per game which ranks them 298th and 41st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 245th with 14.1 per game. The Colonels allow 83.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 321st in the nation. They also allow a 49% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 327th and 286th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 159th and they give up 18.3 assists per contest which puts them in 340th place in the country. They force 16.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the Division 1.
Marshall averages 73 points per game this year which ranks them 161st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -12.9 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them sitting in the 280th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 26% which is good for 338th in the nation. They average 36 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per contest which ranks them 192nd and 142nd respectively. In the turnover department the Thundering Herd rank 248th with 14.1 per game. The Thundering Herd allow 85.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 340th in the country. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 290th and 307th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 46.1 rebounds a game which ranks 348th and they give up 15 assists per contest which puts them in 258th place in the nation. The Thundering Herd force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 68th in college basketball.
Eastern Kentucky Colonels Betting Trends
The Eastern Kentucky Colonels are 4-1 against the spread
The Eastern Kentucky Colonels are 3-2 against the over/under
Marshall Thundering Herd Betting Trends
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 1-6 against the spread
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 3-4 against the over/under
Eastern Kentucky Colonels Injuries
No key injuries to report
Marshall Thundering Herd Injuries
12/09/15 G Aleksa Nikolic Facial out for season
12/09/15 G Noah Frampton Shoulder redshirt
12/09/15 G Jon Elmore Academics out until December 14
Tony's Pick: Take Eastern Kentucky
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