Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Stuart C. Siegel Center
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The Davidson Wildcats travel to Stuart C. Siegel Center to play the VCU Rams on Wednesday, March 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has VCU as 10 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Wildcats come into this game with an overall record of 17-10 and a road record of 3-8. They are 9-16 against the spread and their over/under record is 13-13. The Rams have an overall record of 21-8 and a home record of 14-2. They have an over/under record of 11-12 and they are 17-7 against the spread.
Jack Gibbs comes into this contest averaging 24.7 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Wildcats. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Peyton Aldridge averages 15.3 points per game in 33.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 6.5 rebounds per game for Davidson. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Melvin Johnson averages 18.2 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per contest this year for the Rams. He grabs 2.6 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Korey Billbury averages 11 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 63%.
Davidson averages 80.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 25th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 138th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 120th in the country. They average 34.9 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per game which ranks them 224th and 53rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 19th with 10.4 per game. The Wildcats allow 78.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 309th in the nation. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 288th and 197th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.1 rebounds a game which ranks 310th and they give up 13.8 assists per contest which puts them in 224th place in the country. They force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 256th in the Division 1.
VCU averages 77.7 points per game this year which ranks them 56th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 10.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 87th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 43rd in the nation. They average 36.6 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per contest which ranks them 134th and 80th respectively. In the turnover department the Rams rank 85th with 11.7 per game. The Rams allow 67.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 57th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 194th and 210th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.7 rebounds a game which ranks 114th and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 140th place in the nation. The Rams force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in college basketball.
The Wildcats average 77.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 82 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -6.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 2.7 per contest. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 111.4 and they assist on 56.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72 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 45% of their shots. Davidson turns the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 6.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 47.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 25.9%. The Wildcats give up 83.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 79.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Rams score 80.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 75 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 3.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 17.6 points per game. The Rams have a rating on offense of 110.3 and 52.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. VCU turns it over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 13.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33.2%. The Rams give up 63.2 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 71.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Davidson Wildcats Betting Trends
The Davidson Wildcats are 9-16 against the spread
The Davidson Wildcats are 13-13 against the over/under
VCU Rams Betting Trends
The VCU Rams are 17-7 against the spread
The VCU Rams are 11-12 against the over/under
Davidson Wildcats Injuries
11/21/15 F Dusan Kovacevic Knee out for season
11/21/15 G KiShawn Pritchett Knee out for season
01/02/16 F Jake Belford Concussion out for season
VCU Rams Injuries
11/13/15 G Samir Doughty Eligibility out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Davidson
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