Wednesday, November 23, 2016
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The Cleveland State Vikings travel to Rupp Arena to play the Kentucky Wildcats on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has Kentucky as 28.5 point favorites. The Vikings come into this game with an overall record of 1-2 and a road record of 0-1. The Wildcats have an overall record of 4-0 and a home record of 3-0.
Rob Edwards comes into this contest averaging 17 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Vikings. He pulls down 2.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Bobby Word averages 15 points per game in 33 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.7 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game for Cleveland State. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Isaiah Briscoe averages 18 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per contest this year for the Wildcats. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Malik Monk averages 15.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26 minutes per contest. He also averages 3 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 100%.
Cleveland State averages 71.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 195th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -4.3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 203rd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 148th in the country. They average 31.3 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per game which ranks them 298th and 184th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 226th with 14.7 per game. The Vikings allow 76 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 203rd in the nation. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 222nd and 129th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.3 rebounds a game which ranks 205th and they give up 16.3 assists per contest which puts them in 290th place in the country. They force 17.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 32nd in Division 1.
Kentucky averages 85.5 points per game this year which ranks them 44th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 25.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 105th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 28% which is good for 283rd in the nation. They average 39 rebounds per game and 16.8 assists per contest which ranks them 99th and 57th respectively. In the turnover department the Wildcats rank 81st with 12 per game. The Wildcats allow 60 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 32nd in the country. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 21% average from behind the arc ranking them 44th and 12th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.2 rebounds a game which ranks 199th and they give up 9.2 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the nation. The Wildcats force 21.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in college basketball.
Cleveland State Vikings Betting Trends
The Cleveland State Vikings are 1-2 against the spread
The Cleveland State Vikings are 2-1 against the over/under
Kentucky Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kentucky Wildcats are 3-1 against the spread
The Kentucky Wildcats are 2-2 against the over/under
Cleveland State Vikings Injuries
11/18/16 F Demonte Flannigan Chest "?"
11/18/16 G Gavin Peppers Achilles "?"
11/18/16 G Terrell Hales Hamstring "?"
Kentucky Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Kentucky
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