Saturday, December 12, 2015
John E. Worthen Arena
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The Pepperdine Waves travel to John E. Worthen Arena to play the Ball State Cardinals on Saturday, December 12, 2015. The opening line for this game has Ball State as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 147.
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The Waves come into this game with an overall record of 5-4 and a road record of 1-2. They are 2-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-6. The Cardinals have an overall record of 7-2 and a home record of 5-0. They have an over/under record of 2-3 and they are 2-3 against the spread.
Lamond Murray comes into this contest averaging 15.3 points per game while playing 25.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Waves. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. Stacy Davis averages 14 points per game in 33.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 7.8 rebounds per game for Pepperdine. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Ryan Weber averages 12.1 points per game while playing 27.1 minutes per contest this year for the Cardinals. He grabs 5 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Franko House averages 12 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.7 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Pepperdine averages 67.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 257th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 215th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 232nd in the country. They average 35 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per game which ranks them 226th and 187th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 146th with 12.6 per game. The Waves allow 67.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 96th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 238th and 20th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37 rebounds a game which ranks 192nd and they give up 13.6 assists per contest which puts them in 197th place in the country. They force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 63rd in the Division 1.
Ball State averages 69.1 points per game this year which ranks them 226th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 6.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 171st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 147th in the nation. They average 38.1 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per contest which ranks them 120th and 168th respectively. In the turnover department the Cardinals rank 154th with 12.8 per game. The Cardinals allow 62.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 51st and 186th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 67th and they give up 12.5 assists per contest which puts them in 136th place in the nation. The Cardinals force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 222nd in college basketball.
Pepperdine Waves Betting Trends
The Pepperdine Waves are 2-6 against the spread
The Pepperdine Waves are 2-6 against the over/under
Ball State Cardinals Betting Trends
The Ball State Cardinals are 2-3 against the spread
The Ball State Cardinals are 2-3 against the over/under
Pepperdine Waves Injuries
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Ball State Cardinals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Pepperdine
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