Saturday, January 2, 2016
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The South Florida Bulls travel to Moody Coliseum to play the SMU Mustangs on Saturday, January 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has SMU as 25.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 143.
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The Bulls come into this game with an overall record of 3-11 and a road record of 0-3. They are 4-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-4. The Mustangs have an overall record of 12-0 and a home record of 7-0. They have an over/under record of 6-2 and they are 4-4 against the spread.
Jahmal McMurray comes into this contest averaging 13.4 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulls. He pulls down 2.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is currently at 63%. Angel Nunez averages 9.8 points per game in 29.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 5.6 rebounds per game for South Florida. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 62%.
Nic Moore averages 16.2 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per contest this year for the Mustangs. He grabs 2.5 rebounds per game and has 5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Jordan Tolbert averages 12.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.2 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
South Florida averages 64.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 310th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -7.3 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 268th. Behind the arc they shoot 27% which is good for 347th in the country. They average 40.9 rebounds per game and 10.1 assists per game which ranks them 34th and 334th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 332nd with 15.4 per game. The Bulls allow 71.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 164th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 95th and 72nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.1 rebounds a game which ranks 168th and they give up 14.1 assists per contest which puts them in 231st place in the country. They force 9.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 350th in the Division 1.
SMU averages 83.8 points per game this year which ranks them 20th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 21 and their shooting percentage is 53% as a team which has them sitting in the 3rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 45% which is good for 3rd in the nation. They average 42.2 rebounds per game and 19.2 assists per contest which ranks them 15th and 9th respectively. In the turnover department the Mustangs rank 67th with 11.8 per game. The Mustangs allow 62.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 142nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 28.1 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 13.2 assists per contest which puts them in 171st place in the nation. The Mustangs force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 233rd in college basketball.
South Florida Bulls Betting Trends
The South Florida Bulls are 4-5 against the spread
The South Florida Bulls are 5-4 against the over/under
SMU Mustangs Betting Trends
The SMU Mustangs are 4-4 against the spread
The SMU Mustangs are 6-2 against the over/under
South Florida Bulls Injuries
12/14/15 G Roddy Peters Foot out indefinitely
12/05/15 G Troy Holston Jr ACL out for season
01/01/16 G Jahmal McMurray Ankle injured last game, probable Saturday vs. SMU
01/01/16 G Jake Bodway Back "?" Saturday vs. SMU
SMU Mustangs Injuries
12/23/15 G Sedrick Barefield Personal expected to transfer
11/12/15 G Ben Emelogu Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take South Florida
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