Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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The Louisville Cardinals travel to Cassell Coliseum to play the Virginia Tech Hokies on Wednesday, January 27, 2016. The opening line for this game has Louisville as 9.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Cardinals come into this game with an overall record of 16-3 and a road record of 2-3. They are 8-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-8. The Hokies have an overall record of 12-8 and a home record of 9-4. They have an over/under record of 8-6 and they are 8-6 against the spread.
Damion Lee comes into this contest averaging 16.6 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Cardinals. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Trey Lewis averages 12.2 points per game in 28.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game for Louisville. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Zach LeDay averages 16 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per contest this year for the Hokies. He grabs 8.4 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Seth Allen averages 13.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Louisville averages 80.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 33rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 21.6 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 14th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 153rd in the country. They average 41.9 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game which ranks them 11th and 165th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 58th with 11.5 per game. The Cardinals allow 58.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the nation. They also allow a 36% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 24th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.7 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 9.9 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the country. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 44th in the Division 1.
Virginia Tech averages 76.7 points per game this year which ranks them 89th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 105th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 167th in the nation. They average 36.9 rebounds per game and 12.4 assists per contest which ranks them 136th and 224th respectively. In the turnover department the Hokies rank 172nd with 12.8 per game. The Hokies allow 72.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 179th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 120th and 83rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.8 rebounds a game which ranks 207th and they give up 12.8 assists per contest which puts them in 149th place in the nation. The Hokies force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 105th in college basketball.
Louisville Cardinals Betting Trends
The Louisville Cardinals are 8-7 against the spread
The Louisville Cardinals are 7-8 against the over/under
Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Trends
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 8-6 against the spread
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 8-6 against the over/under
Louisville Cardinals Injuries
12/20/15 C Mangok Mathiang Foot expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Virginia Tech Hokies Injuries
12/28/15 G Chris Clarke Foot out indefinitely
11/10/15 G Ahmed Hill Thigh out indefinitely
01/03/16 G Ty Outlaw Illness out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Louisville
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