Saturday, January 9, 2016
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The East Carolina Pirates travel to Liacouras Center to play the Temple Owls on Saturday, January 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has Temple as 11 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Pirates come into this game with an overall record of 8-7 and a road record of 0-5. They are 6-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-6. The Owls have an overall record of 7-6 and a home record of 3-2. They have an over/under record of 6-5 and they are 6-5 against the spread.
B.J. Tyson comes into this contest averaging 14.6 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Pirates. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Caleb White averages 13.7 points per game in 32.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for East Carolina. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Quenton DeCosey averages 14.9 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per contest this year for the Owls. He grabs 6.2 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Jaylen Bond averages 9.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.4 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 42%.
East Carolina averages 70.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 213th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 204th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 182nd in the country. They average 36.9 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per game which ranks them 144th and 94th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 199th with 13.3 per game. The Pirates allow 66.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 59th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 75th and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.2 rebounds a game which ranks 89th and they give up 15.5 assists per contest which puts them in 293rd place in the country. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 209th in the Division 1.
Temple averages 68.4 points per game this year which ranks them 244th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -1.4 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them sitting in the 305th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 286th in the nation. They average 37 rebounds per game and 12.3 assists per contest which ranks them 141st and 230th respectively. In the turnover department the Owls rank 1st with 8.8 per game. The Owls allow 69.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 131st in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 98th and 125th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.7 rebounds a game which ranks 232nd and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 112th place in the nation. The Owls force 10.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 339th in college basketball.
East Carolina Pirates Betting Trends
The East Carolina Pirates are 6-3 against the spread
The East Carolina Pirates are 4-6 against the over/under
Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 6-5 against the spread
The Temple Owls are 6-5 against the over/under
East Carolina Pirates Injuries
12/20/15 C Deng Riak Shoulder out for season
12/20/15 F Marshall Guilmette Undisclosed out for season
01/05/16 F Michael Zangari Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Temple
Temple Owls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take East Carolina
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