Saturday, December 5, 2015
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The Providence Friars travel to Ryan Center to play the Rhode Island Rams on Saturday, December 5, 2015. The opening line for this game has Rhode Island as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 143.
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The Friars come into this game with an overall record of 7-1 and a road record of 0-0. They are 4-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-4. The Rams have an overall record of 5-2 and a home record of 4-1. They have an over/under record of 2-3 and they are 2-3 against the spread.
Kris Dunn comes into this contest averaging 18.6 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Friars. He pulls down 6.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 73%. Ben Bentil averages 17.3 points per game in 33.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 7 rebounds per game for Providence. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Four McGlynn averages 13.3 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per contest this year for the Rams. He grabs 1.9 rebounds per game and has 0.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Kuran Iverson averages 12.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.9 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 51%.
Providence averages 76.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 113th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 101st. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 181st in the country. They average 34.8 rebounds per game and 17.5 assists per game which ranks them 226th and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 33rd with 10.5 per game. The Friars allow 68 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 98th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 214th and 223rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35 rebounds a game which ranks 123rd and they give up 16.5 assists per contest which puts them in 307th place in the country. They force 16 turnovers per game which ranks them 32nd in the Division 1.
Rhode Island averages 68.3 points per game this year which ranks them 249th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 10.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 144th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 149th in the nation. They average 35.4 rebounds per game and 10.3 assists per contest which ranks them 208th and 308th respectively. In the turnover department the Rams rank 141st with 12.6 per game. The Rams allow 57.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 73rd and 59th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.4 rebounds a game which ranks 51st and they give up 7.4 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the nation. The Rams force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 47th in college basketball.
Providence Friars Betting Trends
The Providence Friars are 4-3 against the spread
The Providence Friars are 3-4 against the over/under
Rhode Island Rams Betting Trends
The Rhode Island Rams are 2-3 against the spread
The Rhode Island Rams are 2-3 against the over/under
Providence Friars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Rhode Island Rams Injuries
11/16/15 G E.C. Matthews Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Providence
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