Tuesday, January 26, 2016
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The Ball State Cardinals travel to Alumni Arena to play the Buffalo Bulls on Tuesday, January 26, 2016. The opening line for this game has Buffalo as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Cardinals come into this game with an overall record of 13-6 and a road record of 2-4. They are 6-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-6. The Bulls have an overall record of 10-9 and a home record of 6-2. They have an over/under record of 8-9 and they are 7-7 against the spread.
Ryan Weber comes into this contest averaging 12.6 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Cardinals. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Franko House averages 11.4 points per game in 25.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 5.4 rebounds per game for Ball State. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Lamonte Bearden averages 12.5 points per game while playing 28.2 minutes per contest this year for the Bulls. He grabs 2.1 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Blake Hamilton averages 11.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.2 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Ball State averages 69.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 229th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 195th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 80th in the country. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per game which ranks them 122nd and 111th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 210th with 13.2 per game. The Cardinals allow 65.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 36th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 36th and 137th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 97th and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 52nd place in the country. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 205th in the Division 1.
Buffalo averages 74 points per game this year which ranks them 144th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -2 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 250th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 295th in the nation. They average 39.3 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per contest which ranks them 49th and 218th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulls rank 313th with 14.6 per game. The Bulls allow 76 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 249th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 168th and 155th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 187th and they give up 13.4 assists per contest which puts them in 189th place in the nation. The Bulls force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 209th in college basketball.
Ball State Cardinals Betting Trends
The Ball State Cardinals are 6-7 against the spread
The Ball State Cardinals are 7-6 against the over/under
Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls are 7-7 against the spread
The Buffalo Bulls are 8-9 against the over/under
Ball State Cardinals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Buffalo Bulls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Ball State
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