Saturday, December 19, 2015
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The North Carolina State Wolfpack travel to Mizzou Arena to play the Missouri Tigers on Saturday, December 19, 2015. The opening line for this game has North Carolina State as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 143.
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The Wolfpack come into this game with an overall record of 7-3 and a road record of 1-0. They are 4-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-3. The Tigers have an overall record of 5-4 and a home record of 5-0. They have an over/under record of 6-2 and they are 6-2 against the spread.
Anthony Barber comes into this contest averaging 21.1 points per game while playing 38 minutes per night so far this season for the Wolfpack. He pulls down 5.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Caleb Martin averages 14.3 points per game in 35.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game for North Carolina State. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Kevin Puryear averages 13 points per game while playing 26.6 minutes per contest this year for the Tigers. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 0.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Terrence Phillips averages 9.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 3.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
North Carolina State averages 78 points per contest this season which ranks them 81st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 188th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 238th in the country. They average 43.8 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per game which ranks them 14th and 185th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 19th with 10.3 per game. The Wolfpack allow 71.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 159th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 84th and 278th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37 rebounds a game which ranks 187th and they give up 12.9 assists per contest which puts them in 156th place in the country. They force 11.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 285th in the Division 1.
Missouri averages 69.9 points per game this year which ranks them 209th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -2.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 161st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 223rd in the nation. They average 33.7 rebounds per game and 12 assists per contest which ranks them 273rd and 238th respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 128th with 12.4 per game. The Tigers allow 72.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 186th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 107th and 186th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 166th and they give up 13.1 assists per contest which puts them in 167th place in the nation. The Tigers force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 290th in college basketball.
North Carolina State Wolfpack Betting Trends
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 4-3 against the spread
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 4-3 against the over/under
Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 6-2 against the spread
The Missouri Tigers are 6-2 against the over/under
North Carolina State Wolfpack Injuries
12/18/15 G Cody Martin Ankle injured last game, doubtful Saturday vs. Missouri
11/15/15 G Terry Henderson Ankle expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Missouri Tigers Injuries
11/14/15 G Matravian Payne Academics has left team
Josh's Pick: Take North Carolina State
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