Saturday, November 19, 2016
Bob Devaney Sports Center
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The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs travel to Bob Devaney Sports Center to play the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Saturday, November 19, 2016. The opening line for this game has Nebraska as 7 point favorites. The Bulldogs come into this game with an overall record of 1-1 and a road record of 0-1. The Cornhuskers have an overall record of 2-0 and a home record of 2-0.
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Jacobi Boykins comes into this contest averaging 16 points per game while playing 23 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulldogs. He pulls down 1.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is currently at 67%. Derric Jean averages 14 points per game in 32 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game for Louisiana Tech. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Tai Webster averages 15 points per game while playing 25.5 minutes per contest this year for the Cornhuskers. He grabs 5 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Glynn Watson Jr. averages 14.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3 rebounds per contest and 5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 67% and his free throw percentage is 100%.
Louisiana Tech averages 81.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 90th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 88th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 222nd in the country. They average 32.5 rebounds per game and 13 assists per game which ranks them 268th and 165th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 146th with 13 per game. The Bulldogs allow 70.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 143rd in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 205th and 236th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 147th and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 189th place in the country. They force 20 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in Division 1.
Nebraska averages 83 points per game this year which ranks them 79th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 22 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 82nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 55% which is good for 5th in the nation. They average 43 rebounds per game and 13 assists per contest which ranks them 47th and 159th respectively. In the turnover department the Cornhuskers rank 65th with 11 per game. The Cornhuskers allow 61 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 45th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 136th and 105th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 29 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 14 assists per contest which puts them in 218th place in the nation. The Cornhuskers force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 156th in college basketball.
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are 1-0 against the spread
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are 1-0 against the over/under
Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 1-0 against the spread
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 1-0 against the over/under
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
11/13/16 F Nick Fuller Ankle "?"
11/12/16 G James Palmer Eligibility out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Nebraska -7
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