Saturday, February 27, 2016
Dunkin' Donuts Center
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The DePaul Blue Demons travel to Dunkin' Donuts Center to play the Providence Friars on Saturday, February 27, 2016. The opening line for this game has Providence as 13.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Blue Demons come into this game with an overall record of 9-18 and a road record of 3-8. They are 9-16 against the spread and their over/under record is 13-13. The Friars have an overall record of 19-9 and a home record of 11-4. They have an over/under record of 16-11 and they are 13-14 against the spread.
Myke Henry comes into this contest averaging 14.2 points per game while playing 28.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Blue Demons. He pulls down 6.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Billy Garrett averages 13.2 points per game in 28.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.9 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game for DePaul. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Ben Bentil averages 20.7 points per game while playing 34 minutes per contest this year for the Friars. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per game and has 0.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Kris Dunn averages 17 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.9 rebounds per contest and 6.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
DePaul averages 68.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 273rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -5.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 124th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 213th in the country. They average 34.4 rebounds per game and 12.1 assists per game which ranks them 252nd and 242nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 319th with 14.4 per game. The Blue Demons allow 74.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 227th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 146th and 235th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 64th and they give up 14.9 assists per contest which puts them in 285th place in the country. They force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 246th in the Division 1.
Providence averages 73.3 points per game this year which ranks them 156th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.4 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 284th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 299th in the nation. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per contest which ranks them 109th and 42nd respectively. In the turnover department the Friars rank 108th with 12 per game. The Friars allow 69.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 121st in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 148th and 23rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.4 rebounds a game which ranks 259th and they give up 13.4 assists per contest which puts them in 189th place in the nation. The Friars force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in college basketball.
The Blue Demons average 66.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 69.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -7.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -6.7 per contest. The Blue Demons have an offensive rating of 98.6 and they assist on 49.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. DePaul turns the ball over an average of 19 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 30.7%. The Blue Demons give up 74.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 76 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Friars score 73.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 67 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -8.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 5.9 points per game. The Friars have a rating on offense of 102.5 and 62.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.5 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 47%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Providence turns it over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.4%. The Friars give up 67.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 75.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
DePaul Blue Demons Betting Trends
The DePaul Blue Demons are 9-16 against the spread
The DePaul Blue Demons are 13-13 against the over/under
Providence Friars Betting Trends
The Providence Friars are 13-14 against the spread
The Providence Friars are 16-11 against the over/under
DePaul Blue Demons Injuries
02/26/16 F Peter Ryckbosch Knee "?" Saturday vs. Providence
Providence Friars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take DePaul
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