Saturday, December 10, 2016
Value City Arena
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The Connecticut Huskies travel to Value City Arena to play the Ohio State Buckeyes on Saturday, December 10, 2016.
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The Huskies come into this game with an overall record of 4-4 and a road record of 1-0. They are 1-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-3. The Buckeyes have an overall record of 7-2 and a home record of 6-1. They have an over/under record of 4-3 and they are 3-4 against the spread.
Jalen Adams comes into this contest averaging 17.8 points per game while playing 36.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Huskies. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 62%. Terry Larrier averages 13.5 points per game in 26.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game for Connecticut. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 62%.
Jae'Sean Tate averages 14 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per contest this year for the Buckeyes. He grabs 7.8 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage currently is at 53%. Marc Loving averages 11.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Connecticut averages 63.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 317th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -3.3 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them ranked 306th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 290th in the country. They average 36.9 rebounds per game and 12 assists per game which ranks them 129th and 248th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 110th with 12.9 per game. The Huskies allow 67 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 76th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 36th and 151st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.9 rebounds a game which ranks 312th and they give up 12.4 assists per contest which puts them in 130th place in the country. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 162nd in Division 1.
Ohio State averages 75.8 points per game this year which ranks them 103rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 13.9 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 19th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 115th in the nation. They average 39.9 rebounds per game and 16.3 assists per contest which ranks them 49th and 43rd respectively. In the turnover department the Buckeyes rank 210th with 14.2 per game. The Buckeyes allow 61.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the country. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 126th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 86th and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 46th place in the nation. The Buckeyes force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 205th in college basketball.
The Huskies average 69 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 57.3 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 per contest. The Huskies have an offensive rating of 98 and they assist on 54.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Connecticut turns the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.3% while their offensive rebound percentage is 27.9%. The Huskies give up 72.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 59.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Buckeyes score 77.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 69.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 1.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 16.7 points per game. The Buckeyes have a rating on offense of 109.5 and 58.8% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 56%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Ohio State turns it over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.5%. The Buckeyes give up 60.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 68 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Connecticut Huskies Betting Trends
The Connecticut Huskies are 1-5 against the spread
The Connecticut Huskies are 2-3 against the over/under
Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 3-4 against the spread
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 4-3 against the over/under
Connecticut Huskies Injuries
11/22/16 G Terry Larrier Knee out for season
11/20/16 F Mamadou Diarra Knee out indefinitely
11/18/16 G Alterique Gilbert Shoulder out for season
Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Ohio State
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