Saturday, December 5, 2015
Bryce Jordan Center
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The Eastern Michigan Eagles travel to Bryce Jordan Center to play the Penn State Nittany Lions on Saturday, December 5, 2015. The opening line for this game has Penn State as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Eagles come into this game with an overall record of 5-2 and a road record of 1-2. They are 1-2 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-1. The Nittany Lions have an overall record of 4-2 and a home record of 3-1. They have an over/under record of 1-4 and they are 2-3 against the spread.
Raven Lee comes into this contest averaging 17 points per game while playing 25 minutes per night so far this season for the Eagles. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 27% while his free throw percentage is currently at 90%. Willie Mangum averages 15.4 points per game in 27.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 2.9 rebounds per game for Eastern Michigan. His field goal percentage is 37% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Shep Garner averages 15.5 points per game while playing 35.7 minutes per contest this year for the Nittany Lions. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 56%. Brandon Taylor averages 14.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.5 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 63%.
Eastern Michigan averages 74 points per contest this season which ranks them 149th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -1.8 and their shooting percentage is 39% as a team which has them ranked 297th. Behind the arc they shoot 27% which is good for 336th in the country. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per game which ranks them 148th and 237th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 57th with 11 per game. The Eagles allow 75.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 234th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 71st and 212th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.8 rebounds a game which ranks 347th and they give up 17.5 assists per contest which puts them in 324th place in the country. They force 16 turnovers per game which ranks them 31st in the Division 1.
Penn State averages 64.2 points per game this year which ranks them 303rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -1.2 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them sitting in the 265th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 179th in the nation. They average 35 rebounds per game and 9.3 assists per contest which ranks them 213th and 336th respectively. In the turnover department the Nittany Lions rank 12th with 9.5 per game. The Nittany Lions allow 65.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 50th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 129th and 308th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 148th and they give up 11.8 assists per contest which puts them in 101st place in the nation. The Nittany Lions force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 216th in college basketball.
Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 1-2 against the spread
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 2-1 against the over/under
Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Trends
The Penn State Nittany Lions are 2-3 against the spread
The Penn State Nittany Lions are 1-4 against the over/under
Eastern Michigan Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Penn State Nittany Lions Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Eastern Michigan
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