Tuesday, November 22, 2016
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The Arkansas Razorbacks travel to Williams Arena to play the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Tuesday, November 22, 2016. The opening line for this game has Minnesota as 1 point favorites.
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The Razorbacks come into this game with an overall record of 3-0. They are 1-2 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-2. The Golden Gophers have an overall record of 4-0 and a home record of 4-0. They have an over/under record of 2-1 and they are 2-1 against the spread.
Dusty Hannahs comes into this contest averaging 17.7 points per game while playing 25.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Razorbacks. He pulls down 2.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Jaylen Barford averages 12 points per game in 26.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game for Arkansas. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 50%.
Amir Coffey averages 15.8 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per contest this year for the Golden Gophers. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Dupree McBrayer averages 14.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.5 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage is 60%.
Arkansas averages 84.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 48th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 12.7 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 75th. Behind the arc they shoot 44% which is good for 19th in the country. They average 37.3 rebounds per game and 17.7 assists per game which ranks them 143rd and 37th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 178th with 13.7 per game. The Razorbacks allow 71.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 151st in the nation. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 45th and 224th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.7 rebounds a game which ranks 214th and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 91st place in the country. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 86th in Division 1.
Minnesota averages 85.5 points per game this year which ranks them 43rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 14.8 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 70th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 232nd in the nation. They average 43.2 rebounds per game and 17 assists per contest which ranks them 31st and 55th respectively. In the turnover department the Golden Gophers rank 93rd with 12.2 per game. The Golden Gophers allow 70.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 136th in the country. They also allow a 36% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 199th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38.2 rebounds a game which ranks 226th and they give up 10 assists per contest which puts them in 55th place in the nation. The Golden Gophers have scored 84.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 12.7 per contest. The Razorbacks have an offensive rating of 118.2 and they assist on 66.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 77 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 59%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 61% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Arkansas turns the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.3%. The Razorbacks have surrendered 71.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Golden Gophers score 85.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 85.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 15.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 14.8 points per game. The Golden Gophers have a rating on offense of 111.8 and 59.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 76 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 43% of their shots. Minnesota turns it over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32.9%. The Golden Gophers give up 70.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 69.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 1-2 against the spread
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 1-2 against the over/under
Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Trends
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 2-1 against the spread
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 2-1 against the over/under
Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
11/11/16 G RJ Glasper Shoulder out indefinitely
Minnesota Golden Gophers Injuries
11/08/16 F Davonte Fitzgerald Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Minnesota -1
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