Florida Atlantic at Ohio State Free College Basketball Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 12/5/2016
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Value City Arena
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The Florida Atlantic Owls travel to Value City Arena to play the Ohio State Buckeyes on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has Ohio State as 14 point favorites.
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The Owls come into this game with an overall record of 2-5 and a road record of 0-2. They are 3-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-2. The Buckeyes have an overall record of 7-1 and a home record of 6-0. They have an over/under record of 3-3 and they are 3-3 against the spread.
Ronald Delph comes into this contest averaging 12.1 points per game while playing 26.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Owls. He pulls down 9.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 63% while his free throw percentage is currently at 58%. Jailyn Ingram averages 11.1 points per game in 26.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game for Florida Atlantic. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Jae'Sean Tate averages 14 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per contest this year for the Buckeyes. He grabs 7.9 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage currently is at 46%. Kam Williams averages 12.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.3 rebounds per contest and 0.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 92%.
Florida Atlantic averages 71.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 198th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -1.2 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 233rd. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 86th in the country. They average 36.2 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per game which ranks them 153rd and 176th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 130th with 13 per game. The Owls allow 72.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 169th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 41% average from behind the arc ranking them 166th and 326th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.7 rebounds a game which ranks 245th and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 63rd place in the country. They force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 162nd in Division 1.
Ohio State averages 75.6 points per game this year which ranks them 104th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 15.9 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team which has them sitting in the 8th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 59th in the nation. They average 39.6 rebounds per game and 16.4 assists per contest which ranks them 55th and 38th respectively. In the turnover department the Buckeyes rank 231st with 14.5 per game. The Buckeyes allow 59.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the country. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 102nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 60th and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 55th place in the nation. The Buckeyes force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 183rd in college basketball.
The Owls average 67.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 79.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -3.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 2.3 per contest. The Owls have an offensive rating of 105.4 and they assist on 52.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Florida Atlantic turns the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.1% while their offensive rebound percentage is 30.4%. The Owls give up 71 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 77.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Buckeyes score 77.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 80.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 15.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 19.8 points per game. The Buckeyes have a rating on offense of 110.6 and 59% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 58%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Ohio State turns it over an average of 18.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32.2%. The Buckeyes give up 57.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 65 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Florida Atlantic Owls Betting Trends
The Florida Atlantic Owls are 3-3 against the spread
The Florida Atlantic Owls are 3-2 against the over/under
Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 3-3 against the spread
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 3-3 against the over/under
Florida Atlantic Owls Injuries
11/11/16 G Justin Massey Eligibility expected to miss fall semester
Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
12/05/16 F Keita Bates-Diop Ankle "?" Tuesday vs. Fla Atlantic
12/05/16 C Trevor Thompson Ankle injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Fla Atlantic
Josh's Pick: Take Ohio State -14
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