Friday, November 25, 2016
Value City Arena
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The Marshall Thundering Herd travel to Value City Arena to play the Ohio State Buckeyes on Friday, November 25, 2016. The opening line for this game has Ohio State as 6 point favorites. The Thundering Herd come into this game with an overall record of 4-0. The Buckeyes have an overall record of 5-0 and a home record of 4-0.
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Jon Elmore comes into this contest averaging 19 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Thundering Herd. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Stevie Browning averages 15 points per game in 32.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 5.8 rebounds per game for Marshall. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 90%.
Jae'Sean Tate averages 13.2 points per game while playing 31 minutes per contest this year for the Buckeyes. He grabs 6.6 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage currently is at 46%. Kam Williams averages 13 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.4 rebounds per contest and 0.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 91%.
Marshall averages 83.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 44th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 16.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 86th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 137th in the country. They average 41.2 rebounds per game and 14 assists per game which ranks them 41st and 127th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 139th with 13 per game. The Thundering Herd allow 67.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 91st in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the arc ranking them 45th and 39th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.8 rebounds a game which ranks 280th and they give up 11 assists per contest which puts them in 74th place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 246th in Division 1.
Ohio State averages 72.6 points per game this year which ranks them 180th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 16 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 36th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 52nd in the nation. They average 38 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per contest which ranks them 117th and 69th respectively. In the turnover department the Buckeyes rank 221st with 14.4 per game. The Buckeyes allow 56.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the country. They also allow a 36% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 84th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 80th and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 77th place in the nation. The Buckeyes force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 158th in college basketball.
Marshall Thundering Herd Betting Trends
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 2-0 against the spread
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 1-1 against the over/under
Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 1-3 against the spread
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 1-3 against the over/under
Marshall Thundering Herd Injuries
11/24/16 G Noah Frampton Shoulder "?" Friday vs. Ohio State
11/24/16 F Ryan Taylor Suspension expected to miss Friday vs. Ohio State
Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
11/24/16 F Keita Bates-Diop Ankle "?" Friday vs. Marshall
Josh's Pick: Take Ohio State -6
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