Friday, November 18, 2016
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The Ball State Cardinals travel to Coleman Coliseum to play the Alabama Crimson Tide on Friday, November 18, 2016. The opening line for this game has Alabama as 9 point favorites. The Cardinals come into this game with an overall record of 1-1 and a road record of 1-0. The Crimson Tide have an overall record of 1-1 and a home record of 1-1.
Tayler Persons comes into this contest averaging 23.5 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Cardinals. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Franko House averages 22 points per game in 32 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 10 rebounds per game for Ball State. His field goal percentage is 59% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Corban Collins averages 15 points per game while playing 30 minutes per contest this year for the Crimson Tide. He grabs 2.5 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Dazon Ingram averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 75% and his free throw percentage is 50%.
Ball State averages 79.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 106th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 148th. Behind the arc they shoot 43% which is good for 38th in the country. They average 42 rebounds per game and 15.5 assists per game which ranks them 57th and 83rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 273rd with 16 per game. The Cardinals allow 72 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 153rd in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the arc ranking them 138th and 88th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36 rebounds a game which ranks 156th and they give up 10.5 assists per contest which puts them in 87th place in the country. They force 16 turnovers per game which ranks them 104th in Division 1.
Alabama averages 71 points per game this year which ranks them 203rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 6 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 203rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 175th in the nation. They average 39.5 rebounds per game and 12 assists per contest which ranks them 110th and 186th respectively. In the turnover department the Crimson Tide rank 63rd with 11 per game. The Crimson Tide allow 65 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 83rd in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 44% average from behind the arc ranking them 91st and 310th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 143rd and they give up 9 assists per contest which puts them in 43rd place in the nation. The Crimson Tide force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 257th in college basketball.
Ball State Cardinals Betting Trends
The Ball State Cardinals are 1-1 against the spread
The Ball State Cardinals are 2-0 against the over/under
Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 1-1 against the spread
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 1-1 against the over/under
Ball State Cardinals InjuriesNo key injuries to report
Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
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Tony's Pick: Take Alabama -9
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