Monday, November 23, 2015
Dean Smith Center
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The Northwestern Wildcats travel to Dean Smith Center to play the North Carolina Tar Heels on Monday, November 23, 2015. The opening line for this game has North Carolina as 11 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 148.5. The Wildcats come into this game with an overall record of 3-0 and they have yet to play a road game. The Tar Heels have an overall record of 3-1 and a home record of 2-0.
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Bryant McIntosh comes into this contest averaging 21.3 points per game while playing 36.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Wildcats. He pulls down 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. Tre Demps averages 15.3 points per game in 40 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4 assists per contest and 2 rebounds per game for Northwestern. His field goal percentage is 36% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Kennedy Meeks averages 14.8 points per game while playing 25.5 minutes per contest this year for the Tar Heels. He grabs 10 rebounds per game and has 1 assist per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage currently is at 54%. Brice Johnson averages 14.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.3 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Northwestern averages 80.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 80th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 73rd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 127th in the country. They average 38 rebounds per game and 18 assists per game which ranks them 148th and 34th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 26th with 9 per game. The Wildcats allow 69.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 127th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 104th and 227th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.3 rebounds a game which ranks 155th and they give up 15.3 assists per contest which puts them in 261st place in the country. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 215th in the Division 1.
North Carolina averages 82 points per game this year which ranks them 66th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 16.8 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 36th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 166th in the nation. They average 44 rebounds per game and 17.2 assists per contest which ranks them 42nd and 48th respectively. In the turnover department the Tar Heels rank 66th with 10.8 per game. The Tar Heels allow 65.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 67th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 87th and 204th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31.5 rebounds a game which ranks 49th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 119th place in the nation. The Tar Heels force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 233rd in college basketball.
Northwestern Wildcats Betting Trends
The Northwestern Wildcats are 0-2 against the spread
The Northwestern Wildcats are 2-0 against the over/under
North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Trends
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 2-2 against the spread
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 2-2 against the over/under
Northwestern Wildcats Injuries
11/22/15 F Gavin Skelly Ankle injured last game, "?" Monday vs. North Carolina
11/11/15 F Vic Law Shoulder out for season
North Carolina Tar Heels Injuries
11/10/15 G Marcus Paige Hand expected to miss 3-4 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Northwestern
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