Wednesday, December 9, 2015
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The Temple Owls travel to Palestra to play the Penn Quakers on Wednesday, December 9, 2015. The opening line for this game has Temple as 9.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 133.5.
The Owls come into this game with an overall record of 3-4 and a road record of 0-1. They are 4-2 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-2. The Quakers have an overall record of 4-4 and a home record of 3-1. They have an over/under record of 1-1 and they are 1-2 against the spread.
Quenton DeCosey comes into this contest averaging 13.7 points per game while playing 27.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Owls. He pulls down 5.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Jaylen Bond averages 11.3 points per game in 29 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 7.3 rebounds per game for Temple. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 56%.
Darien Nelson-Henry averages 15 points per game while playing 28.4 minutes per contest this year for the Quakers. He grabs 8.5 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Sam Jones averages 13.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Temple averages 69.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 219th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -2.6 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them ranked 284th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 177th in the country. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per game which ranks them 180th and 140th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 8.1 per game. The Owls allow 72.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 179th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 109th and 202nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.6 rebounds a game which ranks 271st and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 150th place in the country. They force 9.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 344th in the Division 1.
Penn averages 68.6 points per game this year which ranks them 243rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -3.6 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 169th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 28% which is good for 315th in the nation. They average 35.9 rebounds per game and 14.1 assists per contest which ranks them 198th and 129th respectively. In the turnover department the Quakers rank 121st with 12.2 per game. The Quakers allow 72.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 180th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 214th and 123rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.5 rebounds a game which ranks 208th and they give up 10.9 assists per contest which puts them in 56th place in the nation. The Quakers force 9.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 337th in college basketball.
Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 4-2 against the spread
The Temple Owls are 4-2 against the over/under
Penn Quakers Betting Trends
The Penn Quakers are 1-2 against the spread
The Penn Quakers are 1-1 against the over/under
Temple Owls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Penn Quakers Injuries
11/13/15 G Tony Hicks Personal out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Temple
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