Monday, December 5, 2016
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The Connecticut Huskies travel to Carrier Dome to play the Syracuse Orange on Monday, December 5, 2016. The opening line for this game has Syracuse as 5 point favorites.
The Huskies come into this game with an overall record of 3-4 and a road record of 1-0. They are 0-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-2. The Orange have an overall record of 4-2 and a home record of 4-0. They have an over/under record of 1-2 and they are 1-2 against the spread.
Jalen Adams comes into this contest averaging 18 points per game while playing 36.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Huskies. He pulls down 5 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 60%. 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%.
Andrew White III averages 17 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per contest this year for the Orange. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 70%. Tyler Lydon averages 10.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.1 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Connecticut averages 65.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 290th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -4.2 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 273rd. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 266th in the country. They average 36 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per game which ranks them 166th and 250th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 111th with 12.8 per game. The Huskies allow 69.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 121st in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 79th and 221st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.5 rebounds a game which ranks 297th and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 170th place in the country. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 152nd in Division 1.
Syracuse averages 75.8 points per game this year which ranks them 108th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 17.3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 49th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 19th in the nation. They average 39.8 rebounds per game and 17.2 assists per contest which ranks them 53rd and 26th respectively. In the turnover department the Orange rank 90th with 12.5 per game. The Orange allow 58.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the country. They also allow a 35% shooting percentage and a 24% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 3rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.2 rebounds a game which ranks 145th and they give up 14 assists per contest which puts them in 219th place in the nation. The Orange force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 233rd in college basketball.
The Huskies average 74.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 70 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -5.3 per contest. The Huskies have an offensive rating of 100.4 and they assist on 51.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Connecticut turns the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28.2%. The Huskies give up 79.7 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 75.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Orange score 86.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 70.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 3.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 33.8 points per game. The Orange have a rating on offense of 114 and 62.8% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 66.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 55%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Syracuse turns it over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 12.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.1% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 37.1%. The Orange give up 52.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 66.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Connecticut Huskies Betting Trends
The Connecticut Huskies are 0-5 against the spread
The Connecticut Huskies are 2-2 against the over/under
Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 1-2 against the spread
The Syracuse Orange are 1-2 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
Syracuse Orange Injuries
11/09/16 F Matthew Moyer Toe expected to redshirt
Guy's Pick: Take Syracuse -5
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