Sunday, December 13, 2015
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The Yale Bulldogs travel to Galen Center to play the USC Trojans on Sunday, December 13, 2015. The opening line for this game has USC as 8 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 145.
The Bulldogs come into this game with an overall record of 5-4 and a road record of 1-4. They are 2-2 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-2. The Trojans have an overall record of 7-2 and a home record of 5-0. They have an over/under record of 3-6 and they are 6-3 against the spread.
Makai Mason comes into this contest averaging 16.6 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulldogs. He pulls down 2.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Justin Sears averages 16.3 points per game in 29.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 6.8 rebounds per game for Yale. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Jordan McLaughlin averages 13.1 points per game while playing 27.8 minutes per contest this year for the Trojans. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 67%. Julian Jacobs averages 12.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.1 rebounds per contest and 5.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Yale averages 72 points per contest this season which ranks them 177th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 179th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 185th in the country. They average 42.6 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per game which ranks them 25th and 83rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 274th with 14.6 per game. The Bulldogs allow 67 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 86th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 153rd and 93rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.4 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 12.4 assists per contest which puts them in 134th place in the country. They force 11.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 293rd in the Division 1.
USC averages 82.3 points per game this year which ranks them 37th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 11.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 93rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 69th in the nation. They average 42.7 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per contest which ranks them 23rd and 58th respectively. In the turnover department the Trojans rank 177th with 13.2 per game. The Trojans allow 70.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 150th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 33rd and 104th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 39.4 rebounds a game which ranks 268th and they give up 12 assists per contest which puts them in 102nd place in the nation. The Trojans force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 136th in college basketball.
Yale Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Yale Bulldogs are 2-2 against the spread
The Yale Bulldogs are 2-2 against the over/under
USC Trojans Betting Trends
The USC Trojans are 6-3 against the spread
The USC Trojans are 3-6 against the over/under
Yale Bulldogs Injuries
12/12/15 G Landon Russell Undisclosed "?" Sunday vs. USC
USC Trojans Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Yale
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