Tuesday, December 22, 2015
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The Virginia Tech Hokies travel to Hagan Arena to play the Saint Joseph's Hawks on Tuesday, December 22, 2015. The opening line for this game has Saint Joseph's as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 145.
The Hokies come into this game with an overall record of 8-3 and a road record of 1-0. They are 2-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-2. The Hawks have an overall record of 8-2 and a home record of 5-1. They have an over/under record of 5-5 and they are 6-4 against the spread.
Zach LeDay comes into this contest averaging 15.2 points per game while playing 27.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Hokies. He pulls down 9.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Seth Allen averages 13.9 points per game in 25.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game for Virginia Tech. His field goal percentage is 37% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
DeAndre Bembry averages 15.9 points per game while playing 36.7 minutes per contest this year for the Hawks. He grabs 7.9 rebounds per game and has 4.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 68%. Isaiah Miles averages 15.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.5 rebounds per contest and 0.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 91%.
Virginia Tech averages 80.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 49th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 14.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 80th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 149th in the country. They average 43 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game which ranks them 17th and 145th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 211th with 13.5 per game. The Hokies allow 66.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 65th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 58th and 107th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 63rd and they give up 12 assists per contest which puts them in 103rd place in the country. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 87th in the Division 1.
Saint Joseph's averages 73.2 points per game this year which ranks them 145th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 174th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 313th in the nation. They average 38.9 rebounds per game and 14.1 assists per contest which ranks them 82nd and 122nd respectively. In the turnover department the Hawks rank 24th with 10.5 per game. The Hawks allow 69.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 123rd in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 26th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 39.7 rebounds a game which ranks 278th and they give up 11.6 assists per contest which puts them in 76th place in the nation. The Hawks force 10 turnovers per game which ranks them 339th in college basketball.
Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Trends
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 2-3 against the spread
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 3-2 against the over/under
Saint Joseph's Hawks Betting Trends
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 6-4 against the spread
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 5-5 against the over/under
Virginia Tech Hokies Injuries
12/05/15 C Johnny Hamilton Suspension out indefinitely
11/10/15 G Ahmed Hill Thigh out indefinitely
Saint Joseph's Hawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Virginia Tech
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