Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Stuart C. Siegel Center
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The Duquesne Dukes travel to Stuart C. Siegel Center to play the VCU Rams on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. The opening line for this game has VCU as 12 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 150.5.
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The Dukes come into this game with an overall record of 12-6 and a road record of 1-3. They are 6-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-5. The Rams have an overall record of 13-5 and a home record of 9-1. They have an over/under record of 5-7 and they are 10-3 against the spread.
Derrick Colter comes into this contest averaging 17.4 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Dukes. He pulls down 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Micah Mason averages 15.5 points per game in 33.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.2 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game for Duquesne. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Melvin Johnson averages 18.4 points per game while playing 30.4 minutes per contest this year for the Rams. He grabs 2.4 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 89%. Korey Billbury averages 12.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.2 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 59%.
Duquesne averages 78.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 65th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 73rd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 158th in the country. They average 40.1 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per game which ranks them 38th and 48th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 265th with 13.9 per game. The Dukes allow 75.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 240th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 59th and 336th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.1 rebounds a game which ranks 223rd and they give up 17.5 assists per contest which puts them in 339th place in the country. They force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 273rd in the Division 1.
VCU averages 76.9 points per game this year which ranks them 80th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 10.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 141st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 62nd in the nation. They average 36.8 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per contest which ranks them 140th and 83rd respectively. In the turnover department the Rams rank 74th with 11.7 per game. The Rams allow 66 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 47th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 186th and 170th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.2 rebounds a game which ranks 134th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 103rd place in the nation. The Rams force 17.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in college basketball.
Duquesne Dukes Betting Trends
The Duquesne Dukes are 6-5 against the spread
The Duquesne Dukes are 6-5 against the over/under
VCU Rams Betting Trends
The VCU Rams are 10-3 against the spread
The VCU Rams are 5-7 against the over/under
Duquesne Dukes Injuries
12/28/15 G Jeremiah Jones ACL out for season
VCU Rams Injuries
11/13/15 G Samir Doughty Eligibility out for season
01/10/16 G Jordan Burgess Hand out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Duquesne
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