Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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The Boston University Terriers travel to Alumni Hall to play the Navy Midshipmen on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. The opening line for this game has Navy as 2 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
The Terriers come into this game with an overall record of 12-11 and a road record of 6-7. They are 1-2 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-1. The Midshipmen have an overall record of 16-7 and a home record of 5-4. They have an over/under record of 0-2 and they are 0-2 against the spread.
Eric Fanning comes into this contest averaging 14.2 points per game while playing 24.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Terriers. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Cheddi Mosley averages 13.7 points per game in 28.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game for Boston University. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Shawn Anderson averages 13 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per contest this year for the Midshipmen. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 66%. Jace Hogan averages 9.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.2 rebounds per contest and 0.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Boston University averages 72.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 178th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -1.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 102nd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 124th in the country. They average 34.9 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per game which ranks them 235th and 147th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 270th with 13.9 per game. The Terriers allow 74 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 218th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 179th and 150th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36 rebounds a game which ranks 182nd and they give up 13.9 assists per contest which puts them in 222nd place in the country. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 208th in the Division 1.
Navy averages 66 points per game this year which ranks them 301st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 2.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 112th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 292nd in the nation. They average 34 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per contest which ranks them 267th and 266th respectively. In the turnover department the Midshipmen rank 180th with 13 per game. The Midshipmen allow 63 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 54th and 42nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 30 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 41st place in the nation. The Midshipmen force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 180th in college basketball.
The Terriers average 71.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 74 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -3.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 2.7 per contest. The Terriers have an offensive rating of 103.9 and they assist on 56% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Boston University turns the ball over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 27.5%. The Terriers give up 74.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 71.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Midshipmen score 61 ppg at home and they have averaged 67.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 0.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 0.8 points per game. The Midshipmen have a rating on offense of 101.7 and 54.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 64.5 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 26% of their shots. Navy turns it over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 34.8%. The Midshipmen give up 60.2 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 66.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Boston University Terriers Betting Trends
The Boston University Terriers are 1-2 against the spread
The Boston University Terriers are 2-1 against the over/under
Navy Midshipmen Betting Trends
The Navy Midshipmen are 0-2 against the spread
The Navy Midshipmen are 0-2 against the over/under
Boston University Terriers Injuries
11/23/15 G Cedric Hankerson Knee out for season
01/28/16 G Eric Johnson Undisclosed out indefinitely
01/28/16 G Will Goff Undisclosed out indefinitely
01/18/16 F Justin Alston Foot out for season
Navy Midshipmen Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Boston University
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