Wednesday, December 23, 2015
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The Northern Colorado Bears travel to Humphrey Coliseum to play the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Wednesday, December 23, 2015. The opening line for this game has Mississippi State as 14.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Bears come into this game with an overall record of 3-8 and a road record of 0-4. They are 4-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-3. The Bulldogs have an overall record of 5-5 and a home record of 4-1. They have an over/under record of 5-3 and they are 6-2 against the spread.
Dallas Anglin comes into this contest averaging 20 points per game while playing 28 minutes per night so far this season for the Bears. He pulls down 1.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 60% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Cameron Michael averages 16.8 points per game in 33.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 6 rebounds per game for Northern Colorado. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 93%.
Gavin Ware averages 17.7 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per contest this year for the Bulldogs. He grabs 7.9 rebounds per game and has 0.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 69% and his free throw percentage currently is at 71%. Craig Sword averages 13.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.9 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Northern Colorado averages 72.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 167th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -13.3 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 187th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 73rd in the country. They average 33.2 rebounds per game and 9.6 assists per game which ranks them 294th and 344th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 188th with 13.1 per game. The Bears allow 85.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 340th in the nation. They also allow a 49% shooting percentage and a 41% average from behind the arc ranking them 335th and 332nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.6 rebounds a game which ranks 177th and they give up 16.1 assists per contest which puts them in 307th place in the country. They force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 278th in the Division 1.
Mississippi State averages 77.7 points per game this year which ranks them 84th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 1.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 54th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 283rd in the nation. They average 34.9 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per contest which ranks them 226th and 150th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulldogs rank 104th with 12.2 per game. The Bulldogs allow 75.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 236th in the country. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 284th and 51st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 129th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 114th place in the nation. The Bulldogs force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 268th in college basketball.
Northern Colorado Bears Betting Trends
The Northern Colorado Bears are 4-5 against the spread
The Northern Colorado Bears are 6-3 against the over/under
Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 6-2 against the spread
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 5-3 against the over/under
Northern Colorado Bears Injuries
12/02/15 G Cameron Michael Concussion out indefinitely
Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
11/27/15 F Aric Holman Knee expected to miss 2-3 weeks
11/27/15 F Joe Strugg Shin out indefinitely
11/18/15 F Demetrius Houston Suspension out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Northern Colorado
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