Thursday, February 18, 2016
Jenny Craig Pavilion
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The BYU Cougars travel to Jenny Craig Pavilion to play the San Diego Toreros on Thursday, February 18, 2016. The opening line for this game has BYU as 11.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 143.
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The Cougars come into this game with an overall record of 19-8 and a road record of 5-6. They are 14-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 14-10. The Toreros have an overall record of 8-17 and a home record of 5-5. They have an over/under record of 9-14 and they are 11-13 against the spread.
Chase Fischer comes into this contest averaging 18.6 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Cougars. He pulls down 2.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Nick Emery averages 16.1 points per game in 30.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 2.9 rebounds per game for BYU. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Duda Sanadze averages 11.8 points per game while playing 25.4 minutes per contest this year for the Toreros. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage currently is at 68%. Jito Kok averages 8.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.7 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 65%.
BYU averages 83.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 7th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 63rd. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 28th in the country. They average 41.3 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per game which ranks them 12th and 38th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 97th with 11.9 per game. The Cougars allow 74.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 221st in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 87th and 135th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 170th and they give up 13.9 assists per contest which puts them in 229th place in the country. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 194th in the Division 1.
San Diego averages 60.2 points per game this year which ranks them 344th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -8 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them sitting in the 331st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 28% which is good for 344th in the nation. They average 32.9 rebounds per game and 11.2 assists per contest which ranks them 293rd and 299th respectively. In the turnover department the Toreros rank 217th with 13.2 per game. The Toreros allow 68.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 83rd in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 217th and 280th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 158th and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 135th place in the nation. The Toreros force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 283rd in college basketball.
The Cougars average 82.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 94 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 5.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 18 per contest. The Cougars have an offensive rating of 113.1 and they assist on 53.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 74.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. BYU turns the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.7% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.8%. The Cougars give up 76.7 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 76 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Toreros score 60.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 55 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -12.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -1.8 points per game. The Toreros have a rating on offense of 92.2 and 51.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 65.8 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 45%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 48% and they attempt 3 pointers on 41% of their shots. San Diego turns it over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28%. The Toreros give up 62.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 67.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
BYU Cougars Betting Trends
The BYU Cougars are 14-9 against the spread
The BYU Cougars are 14-10 against the over/under
San Diego Toreros Betting Trends
The San Diego Toreros are 11-13 against the spread
The San Diego Toreros are 9-14 against the over/under
BYU Cougars Injuries
12/14/15 G Cory Calvert Personal has left team
San Diego Toreros Injuries
01/08/16 F Brandon Perry Personal out for season
Guy's Pick: Take BYU
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