Sunday, December 20, 2015
John M. Belk Arena
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The Pittsburgh Panthers travel to John M. Belk Arena to play the Davidson Wildcats on Sunday, December 20, 2015. The opening line for this game has Pittsburgh as 4.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Panthers come into this game with an overall record of 8-1 and a road record of 0-0. They are 3-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-3. The Wildcats have an overall record of 7-1 and a home record of 6-0. They have an over/under record of 4-3 and they are 2-5 against the spread.
Michael Young comes into this contest averaging 17.4 points per game while playing 26.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Panthers. He pulls down 8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 60% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Jamel Artis averages 15.1 points per game in 25.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game for Pittsburgh. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Jack Gibbs averages 25.3 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per contest this year for the Wildcats. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per game and has 4.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Brian Sullivan averages 17.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.9 rebounds per contest and 4.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Pittsburgh averages 85.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 17th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 21.6 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 15th. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 18th in the country. They average 40.5 rebounds per game and 20.1 assists per game which ranks them 50th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 31st with 10.8 per game. The Panthers allow 63.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 34th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 45th and 55th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.6 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 121st place in the country. They force 11.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 288th in the Division 1.
Davidson averages 86.6 points per game this year which ranks them 9th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 8.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 77th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 148th in the nation. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per contest which ranks them 183rd and 70th respectively. In the turnover department the Wildcats rank 4th with 9 per game. The Wildcats allow 78.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 285th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 138th and 163rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 44.7 rebounds a game which ranks 346th and they give up 12.4 assists per contest which puts them in 130th place in the nation. The Wildcats force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 149th in college basketball.
Pittsburgh Panthers Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 3-4 against the spread
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 4-3 against the over/under
Davidson Wildcats Betting Trends
The Davidson Wildcats are 2-5 against the spread
The Davidson Wildcats are 4-3 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Panthers Injuries
12/10/15 G Jonathan Milligan Redshirt out for season
Davidson Wildcats Injuries
12/19/15 F Jake Belford Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Pittsburgh
11/21/15 F Dusan Kovacevic Undisclosed out for season
11/21/15 G KiShawn Pritchett Undisclosed out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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