Saturday, December 10, 2016
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The DePaul Blue Demons travel to Liacouras Center to play the Temple Owls on Saturday, December 10, 2016.
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The Blue Demons come into this game with an overall record of 5-2 and a road record of 0-1. They are 2-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-2. The Owls have an overall record of 6-3 and a home record of 3-2. They have an over/under record of 5-3 and they are 6-2 against the spread.
Eli Cain comes into this contest averaging 19.4 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Blue Demons. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is currently at 69%. Billy Garrett averages 12.6 points per game in 27.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game for DePaul. His field goal percentage is 33% for the year while his free throw percentage is 94%.
Obi Enechionyia averages 19 points per game while playing 35.8 minutes per contest this year for the Owls. He grabs 7.8 rebounds per game and has 0.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Levan Shawn Alston averages 12.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 4.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
DePaul averages 71.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 188th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 107th. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 319th in the country. They average 35.4 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per game which ranks them 185th and 209th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 172nd with 13.7 per game. The Blue Demons allow 68.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 104th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 70th and 113th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.1 rebounds a game which ranks 141st and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 179th place in the country. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 187th in Division 1.
Temple averages 76.1 points per game this year which ranks them 98th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 147th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 49th in the nation. They average 35.8 rebounds per game and 15.9 assists per contest which ranks them 171st and 52nd respectively. In the turnover department the Owls rank 20th with 10.8 per game. The Owls allow 72.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 170th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 149th and 274th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.2 rebounds a game which ranks 231st and they give up 14.7 assists per contest which puts them in 251st place in the nation. The Owls force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 190th in college basketball.
The Blue Demons average 64 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 73.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -16 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 1.7 per contest. The Blue Demons have an offensive rating of 105.5 and they assist on 50.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. DePaul turns the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.6%. The Blue Demons give up 80 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 72 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Owls score 74 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 5.2 points per game. The Owls have a rating on offense of 108.4 and 58.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.3 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 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Temple turns it over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28.7%. The Owls give up 68.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 66.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
DePaul Blue Demons Betting Trends
The DePaul Blue Demons are 2-4 against the spread
The DePaul Blue Demons are 4-2 against the over/under
Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 6-2 against the spread
The Temple Owls are 5-3 against the over/under
DePaul Blue Demons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Temple Owls Injuries
11/08/16 G Trey Lowe Upper Body expected to redshirt
Tony's Pick: Take Temple
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