Saturday, January 2, 2016
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The Rutgers Scarlet Knights travel to Kohl Center to play the Wisconsin Badgers on Saturday, January 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Wisconsin as 18 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 143.
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The Scarlet Knights come into this game with an overall record of 6-8 and a road record of 0-2. They are 5-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-6. The Badgers have an overall record of 8-6 and a home record of 6-4. They have an over/under record of 8-6 and they are 4-10 against the spread.
Corey Sanders comes into this contest averaging 14.2 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Scarlet Knights. He pulls down 2.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. DeShawn Freeman averages 13.1 points per game in 28.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game for Rutgers. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Nigel Hayes averages 16.3 points per game while playing 36.5 minutes per contest this year for the Badgers. He grabs 6.4 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage currently is at 71%. Bronson Koenig averages 13.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Rutgers averages 69.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 215th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -3.5 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 219th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 154th in the country. They average 38 rebounds per game and 11.3 assists per game which ranks them 107th and 281st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 263rd with 14.2 per game. The Scarlet Knights allow 73.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 197th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 175th and 99th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.8 rebounds a game which ranks 293rd and they give up 13.8 assists per contest which puts them in 208th place in the country. They force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 176th in the Division 1.
Wisconsin averages 69.4 points per game this year which ranks them 224th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4.7 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 243rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 197th in the nation. They average 39.3 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per contest which ranks them 66th and 255th respectively. In the turnover department the Badgers rank 53rd with 11.4 per game. The Badgers allow 64.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 40th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 129th and 275th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31.6 rebounds a game which ranks 28th and they give up 10.4 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the nation. The Badgers force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 278th in college basketball.
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 5-3 against the spread
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 2-6 against the over/under
Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 4-10 against the spread
The Wisconsin Badgers are 8-6 against the over/under
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Injuries
12/19/15 C Shaquille Doorson Foot out indefinitely
12/19/15 F Ibrahima Diallo Foot out indefinitely
12/11/15 F DeShawn Freeman Knee out indefinitely
Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
12/14/15 G Riley Dearring Personal has left team
12/04/15 G Brevin Pritzl Foot out indefinitely
11/13/15 F Andy Van Vliet Eligibility out for season
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