Saturday, December 5, 2015
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The Temple Owls travel to Kohl Center to play the Wisconsin Badgers on Saturday, December 5, 2015. The opening line for this game has Wisconsin as 8 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Owls come into this game with an overall record of 3-3 and a road record of 0-0. They are 4-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-2. The Badgers have an overall record of 5-3 and a home record of 3-1. They have an over/under record of 5-3 and they are 2-6 against the spread.
Quenton DeCosey comes into this contest averaging 15.5 points per game while playing 29.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Owls. He pulls down 6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Jaylen Bond averages 11.2 points per game in 28.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 6.8 rebounds per game for Temple. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 56%.
Bronson Koenig averages 15.6 points per game while playing 36.4 minutes per contest this year for the Badgers. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 91%. Nigel Hayes averages 14.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.6 rebounds per contest and 4.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Temple averages 71.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 195th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -0.3 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them ranked 266th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 177th in the country. They average 37.7 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per game which ranks them 142nd and 122nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 8.3 per game. The Owls allow 71.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 165th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 94th and 135th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.8 rebounds a game which ranks 267th and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 152nd place in the country. They force 9.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 341st in the Division 1.
Wisconsin averages 71.4 points per game this year which ranks them 193rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4.9 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 215th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 270th in the nation. They average 39.6 rebounds per game and 12.1 assists per contest which ranks them 79th and 219th respectively. In the turnover department the Badgers rank 52nd with 11 per game. The Badgers allow 66.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 73rd in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 41% average from behind the arc ranking them 192nd and 333rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31.1 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 10.5 assists per contest which puts them in 47th place in the nation. The Badgers force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 248th in college basketball.
Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 4-1 against the spread
The Temple Owls are 3-2 against the over/under
Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 2-6 against the spread
The Wisconsin Badgers are 5-3 against the over/under
Temple Owls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
12/04/15 G Brevin Pritzl Foot is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs. Temple
11/13/15 F Andy Van Vliet Eligibility out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Temple
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