Saturday, January 16, 2016
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The Harvard Crimson travel to Burr Gymnasium to play the Howard Bison on Saturday, January 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has Harvard as 2 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Crimson come into this game with an overall record of 8-8 and a road record of 1-5. They are 5-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-4. The Bison have an overall record of 8-9 and a home record of 5-2. They have an over/under record of 1-1 and they are 1-1 against the spread.
Zena Edosomwan comes into this contest averaging 13.6 points per game while playing 27.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Crimson. He pulls down 10.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 50%. Agunwa Okolie averages 9.5 points per game in 29.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 4.6 rebounds per game for Harvard. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
James Daniel averages 28.5 points per game while playing 36.1 minutes per contest this year for the Bison. He grabs 2.2 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. James Miller averages 15 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Harvard averages 69.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 234th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 51st. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 10th in the country. They average 35.8 rebounds per game and 16.4 assists per game which ranks them 195th and 31st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 306th with 14.6 per game. The Crimson allow 67.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 75th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 40th and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.7 rebounds a game which ranks 111th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 101st place in the country. They force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 279th in the Division 1.
Howard averages 72.9 points per game this year which ranks them 162nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -5.5 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them sitting in the 321st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 256th in the nation. They average 37.8 rebounds per game and 8.4 assists per contest which ranks them 103rd and 348th respectively. In the turnover department the Bison rank 241st with 13.7 per game. The Bison allow 78.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 292nd in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 188th and 102nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 41.1 rebounds a game which ranks 327th and they give up 14.6 assists per contest which puts them in 257th place in the nation. The Bison force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 87th in college basketball.
Harvard Crimson Betting Trends
The Harvard Crimson are 5-5 against the spread
The Harvard Crimson are 6-4 against the over/under
Howard Bison Betting Trends
The Howard Bison are 1-1 against the spread
The Howard Bison are 1-1 against the over/under
Harvard Crimson Injuries
12/22/15 G Matt Fraschilla Knee out for season
Howard Bison Injuries
12/10/15 G James Miller Hand expected to miss 4 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Harvard
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