Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Value City Arena
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The Northern Illinois Huskies travel to Value City Arena to play the Ohio State Buckeyes on Wednesday, December 16, 2015. The opening line for this game has Ohio State as 10.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 135.
The Huskies come into this game with an overall record of 7-1 and a road record of 1-1. They are 4-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-3. The Buckeyes have an overall record of 4-5 and a home record of 4-3. They have an over/under record of 3-6 and they are 4-5 against the spread.
Aaric Armstead comes into this contest averaging 12.6 points per game while playing 27.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Huskies. He pulls down 5.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 70%. Marshawn Wilson averages 12.4 points per game in 16.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 2.6 rebounds per game for Northern Illinois. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Marc Loving averages 16.8 points per game while playing 35.1 minutes per contest this year for the Buckeyes. He grabs 6.9 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Jae'Sean Tate averages 12 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.3 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 50%.
Northern Illinois averages 72.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 154th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 174th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 74th in the country. They average 40.3 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per game which ranks them 58th and 113th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 64th with 11.5 per game. The Huskies allow 65 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 46th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 134th and 318th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32 rebounds a game which ranks 38th and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 165th place in the country. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 115th in the Division 1.
Ohio State averages 72.4 points per game this year which ranks them 163rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 6.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 60th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 178th in the nation. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per contest which ranks them 151st and 244th respectively. In the turnover department the Buckeyes rank 256th with 14.2 per game. The Buckeyes allow 66.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 67th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 71st and 232nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 73rd and they give up 9.9 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the nation. The Buckeyes force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 142nd in college basketball.
Northern Illinois Huskies Betting Trends
The Northern Illinois Huskies are 4-1 against the spread
The Northern Illinois Huskies are 2-3 against the over/under
Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 4-5 against the spread
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 3-6 against the over/under
Northern Illinois Huskies Injuries
12/03/15 G Darrell Bowie Shoulder out indefinitely
11/27/15 G Dontel Highsmith Knee out indefinitely
Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
12/05/15 F Mickey Mitchell Eligibility out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Northern Illinois
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