Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Bud Walton Arena
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The Auburn Tigers travel to Bud Walton Arena to play the Arkansas Razorbacks on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. The opening line for this game has Arkansas as 13.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 151.
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The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 9-15 and a road record of 1-9. They are 9-14 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-13. The Razorbacks have an overall record of 12-13 and a home record of 11-2. They have an over/under record of 9-12 and they are 12-9 against the spread.
Kareem Canty comes into this contest averaging 18.3 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Tyler Harris averages 13.8 points per game in 28.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 7.7 rebounds per game for Auburn. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Anthlon Bell averages 16.2 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per contest this year for the Razorbacks. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Moses Kingsley averages 16 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.1 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Auburn averages 71.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 198th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -6.2 and their shooting percentage is 39% as a team which has them ranked 333rd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 213th in the country. They average 36.8 rebounds per game and 11.5 assists per game which ranks them 136th and 277th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 241st with 13.4 per game. The Tigers allow 77.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 289th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 213th and 115th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 41 rebounds a game which ranks 337th and they give up 13.8 assists per contest which puts them in 220th place in the country. They force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 137th in the Division 1.
Arkansas averages 79.5 points per game this year which ranks them 35th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 120th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 10th in the nation. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 16.2 assists per contest which ranks them 118th and 28th respectively. In the turnover department the Razorbacks rank 49th with 11.3 per game. The Razorbacks allow 75.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 260th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 161st and 232nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37 rebounds a game which ranks 237th and they give up 13.8 assists per contest which puts them in 223rd place in the nation. The Razorbacks force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 44th in college basketball.
The Tigers average 64 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 52.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -14.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -21.7 per contest. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 97.8 and they assist on 48.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.7 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they shoot 3 pointers on 45% of their shots. Auburn turns the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 47.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28.1%. The Tigers give up 78.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 74 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Razorbacks score 85.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 63.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -10 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 12.6 points per game. The Razorbacks have a rating on offense of 108.3 and 57.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.6 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 26% of their shots. Arkansas turns it over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.7%. The Razorbacks give up 73.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 73.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 9-14 against the spread
The Auburn Tigers are 10-13 against the over/under
Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 12-9 against the spread
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 9-12 against the over/under
Auburn Tigers Injuries
12/22/15 G Tahj Shamsid-Deen Shoulder out for season
11/11/15 F Danjel Purifoy Eligibility out indefinitely
02/16/16 F Tyler Harris Back probable Wednesday vs. Arkansas
02/12/16 G Kareem Canty Personal out for season
01/15/16 C Trayvon Reed Academics out for season
01/01/16 G T.J. Dunans Knee out indefinitely
Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Auburn
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