Monday, December 28, 2015
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The Penn Quakers travel to The Pavilion to play the Villanova Wildcats on Monday, December 28, 2015. The opening line for this game has Villanova as 26.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 134.
The Quakers come into this game with an overall record of 5-6 and a road record of 1-4. They are 3-2 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-2. The Wildcats have an overall record of 9-2 and a home record of 6-0. They have an over/under record of 3-7 and they are 7-3 against the spread.
Darien Nelson-Henry comes into this contest averaging 13.3 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Quakers. He pulls down 9.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Sam Jones averages 12.8 points per game in 27.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 4.5 rebounds per game for Penn. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Josh Hart averages 15 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per contest this year for the Wildcats. He grabs 7.4 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Ryan Arcidiacono averages 11.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.8 rebounds per contest and 4.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Penn averages 67.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 260th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -3.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 154th. Behind the arc they shoot 28% which is good for 335th in the country. They average 34.6 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game which ranks them 240th and 151st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 106th with 12.3 per game. The Quakers allow 70.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 156th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 182nd and 138th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.9 rebounds a game which ranks 232nd and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 64th place in the country. They force 10.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 335th in the Division 1.
Villanova averages 76.1 points per game this year which ranks them 99th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 16.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 89th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 247th in the nation. They average 35.9 rebounds per game and 16.8 assists per contest which ranks them 194th and 35th respectively. In the turnover department the Wildcats rank 8th with 9.8 per game. The Wildcats allow 59.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the country. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 174th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.9 rebounds a game which ranks 161st and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 50th place in the nation. The Wildcats force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 46th in college basketball.
Penn Quakers Betting Trends
The Penn Quakers are 3-2 against the spread
The Penn Quakers are 2-2 against the over/under
Villanova Wildcats Betting Trends
The Villanova Wildcats are 7-3 against the spread
The Villanova Wildcats are 3-7 against the over/under
Penn Quakers Injuries
11/13/15 G Tony Hicks Personal out for season
Villanova Wildcats Injuries
12/23/15 F Kris Jenkins Knee "?" Monday vs. Penn
12/19/15 G Donte DiVincenzo Foot expected to miss 4-6 weeks
11/10/15 F Tim Delaney Hip out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Penn
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