Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Value City Arena
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The Virginia Cavaliers travel to Value City Arena to play the Ohio State Buckeyes on Tuesday, December 1, 2015. The opening line for this game has Virginia as 8 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 131.
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The Cavaliers come into this game with an overall record of 5-1 and a road record of 0-1. They are 2-2 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-0. The Buckeyes have an overall record of 2-3 and a home record of 2-2. They have an over/under record of 2-3 and they are 1-4 against the spread.
Malcolm Brogdon comes into this contest averaging 16.7 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Cavaliers. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 70%. Anthony Gill averages 12.5 points per game in 23.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.3 assists per contest and 5.2 rebounds per game for Virginia. His field goal percentage is 57% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Marc Loving averages 16.6 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per contest this year for the Buckeyes. He grabs 6.2 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Keita Bates-Diop averages 12.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.6 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Virginia averages 81 points per contest this season which ranks them 58th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 22.7 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a team which has them ranked 14th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 66th in the country. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 17.3 assists per game which ranks them 147th and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 7.5 per game. The Cavaliers allow 58.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 59th and 126th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 27 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 9.3 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the country. They force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 239th in the Division 1.
Ohio State averages 75.2 points per game this year which ranks them 135th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 6.2 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 44th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 96th in the nation. They average 40 rebounds per game and 12 assists per contest which ranks them 74th and 216th respectively. In the turnover department the Buckeyes rank 331st with 16.2 per game. The Buckeyes allow 69 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 112th in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 35th and 144th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 142nd and they give up 9 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the nation. The Buckeyes force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 171st in college basketball.
Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers are 2-2 against the spread
The Virginia Cavaliers are 4-0 against the over/under
Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 1-4 against the spread
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 2-3 against the over/under
Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Virginia
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