Tuesday, December 1, 2015
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The Marshall Thundering Herd travel to Convocation Center to play the Ohio Bobcats on Tuesday, December 1, 2015. The opening line for this game has Ohio as 9.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 164.
The Thundering Herd come into this game with an overall record of 0-3 and a road record of 0-2. They are 1-2 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-2. The Bobcats have an overall record of 3-2 and a home record of 2-0. They have an over/under record of 3-0 and they are 4-0 against the spread.
Stevie Browning comes into this contest averaging 14.7 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Thundering Herd. He pulls down 5 rebounds per game and dishes out 4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 29% while his free throw percentage is currently at 89%. Ryan Taylor averages 13.3 points per game in 28.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 6.7 rebounds per game for Marshall. His field goal percentage is 59% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Jaaron Simmons averages 15.8 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per contest this year for the Bobcats. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 76%. Kenny Kaminski averages 14.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 100%.
Marshall averages 70 points per contest this season which ranks them 217th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -16 and their shooting percentage is 36% as a team which has them ranked 342nd. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 266th in the country. They average 34.3 rebounds per game and 14 assists per game which ranks them 233rd and 134th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 232nd with 14 per game. The Thundering Herd allow 86 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 330th in the nation. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 294th and 276th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48 rebounds a game which ranks 348th and they give up 15.3 assists per contest which puts them in 272nd place in the country. They force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 69th in the Division 1.
Ohio averages 84.4 points per game this year which ranks them 32nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.8 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 45th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 49th in the nation. They average 35 rebounds per game and 15 assists per contest which ranks them 216th and 87th respectively. In the turnover department the Bobcats rank 311th with 15.6 per game. The Bobcats allow 78.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 269th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 236th and 200th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 11.6 assists per contest which puts them in 97th place in the nation. The Bobcats force 11.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 280th in college basketball.
Marshall Thundering Herd Betting Trends
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 1-2 against the spread
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 1-2 against the over/under
Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 4-0 against the spread
The Ohio Bobcats are 3-0 against the over/under
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
Ohio Bobcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
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