Saturday, February 13, 2016
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The BYU Cougars travel to Leavey Center to play the Santa Clara Broncos on Saturday, February 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has BYU as 8.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Cougars come into this game with an overall record of 17-8 and a road record of 3-6. They are 12-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-10. The Broncos have an overall record of 8-16 and a home record of 5-7. They have an over/under record of 15-7 and they are 11-10 against the spread.
Chase Fischer comes into this contest averaging 18.3 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Cougars. He pulls down 2.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Kyle Collinsworth averages 14.9 points per game in 34.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.3 assists per contest and 8 rebounds per game for BYU. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Jared Brownridge averages 19.9 points per game while playing 36 minutes per contest this year for the Broncos. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. KJ Feagin averages 11.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.5 rebounds per contest and 4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
BYU averages 82 points per contest this season which ranks them 15th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 99th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 69th in the country. They average 41.2 rebounds per game and 15.5 assists per game which ranks them 16th and 54th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 111th with 12.1 per game. The Cougars allow 74 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 217th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 110th and 189th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 159th and they give up 14.1 assists per contest which puts them in 237th place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 175th in the Division 1.
Santa Clara averages 67.1 points per game this year which ranks them 288th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -5.4 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 264th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 162nd in the nation. They average 33.5 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per contest which ranks them 282nd and 204th respectively. In the turnover department the Broncos rank 93rd with 11.9 per game. The Broncos allow 72.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 180th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 119th and 149th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.4 rebounds a game which ranks 248th and they give up 14 assists per contest which puts them in 233rd place in the nation. The Broncos force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 256th in college basketball.
The Cougars average 78.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 76.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 1.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 5.7 per contest. The Cougars have an offensive rating of 111.2 and they assist on 53.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 73.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. BYU turns the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.7% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32%. The Cougars give up 76.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 71 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Broncos score 65.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 81 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -4.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -4.8 points per game. The Broncos have a rating on offense of 98.8 and 54.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 66.5 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Santa Clara turns it over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 6.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 25.4%. The Broncos give up 70 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 85.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
BYU Cougars Betting Trends
The BYU Cougars are 12-9 against the spread
The BYU Cougars are 12-10 against the over/under
Santa Clara Broncos Betting Trends
The Santa Clara Broncos are 11-10 against the spread
The Santa Clara Broncos are 15-7 against the over/under
BYU Cougars Injuries
12/14/15 G Cory Calvert Personal has left team
02/10/16 G Chase Fischer Shoulder "?" Thursday vs San Francisco
01/13/16 G Jake Toolson Illness out for season
Santa Clara Broncos Injuries
11/29/15 F Tony Lewis Leg out indefinitely
01/30/16 G Jarvis Pugh Knee out indefinitely
01/02/16 F Evan Wardlow Wrist out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take BYU
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