Monday, February 15, 2016
John Paul Jones Arena
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The North Carolina State Wolfpack travel to John Paul Jones Arena to play the Virginia Cavaliers on Monday, February 15, 2016. The opening line for this game has Virginia as 12.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 134.
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The Wolfpack come into this game with an overall record of 13-12 and a road record of 3-5. They are 12-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 13-9. The Cavaliers have an overall record of 20-5 and a home record of 12-0. They have an over/under record of 10-13 and they are 11-12 against the spread.
Anthony Barber comes into this contest averaging 24.1 points per game while playing 38.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Wolfpack. He pulls down 4.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 87%. Maverick Rowan averages 13.1 points per game in 33.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game for North Carolina State. His field goal percentage is 36% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Malcolm Brogdon averages 17.7 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per contest this year for the Cavaliers. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Anthony Gill averages 14.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.8 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
North Carolina State averages 76.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 90th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 201st. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 174th in the country. They average 40.7 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per game which ranks them 21st and 257th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 30th with 10.9 per game. The Wolfpack allow 73.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 201st in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 120th and 305th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 162nd and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 168th place in the country. They force 10.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 328th in the Division 1.
Virginia averages 71 points per game this year which ranks them 206th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 11.2 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 6th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 13th in the nation. They average 32 rebounds per game and 14.6 assists per contest which ranks them 319th and 83rd respectively. In the turnover department the Cavaliers rank 5th with 9.4 per game. The Cavaliers allow 59.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 79th and 180th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 28.2 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 9.9 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the nation. The Cavaliers force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 229th in college basketball.
The Wolfpack average 72.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 84 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 2.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -0.3 per contest. The Wolfpack have an offensive rating of 110 and they assist on 45.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. North Carolina State turns the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 6.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.3% while their offensive rebound percentage is 37.2%. The Wolfpack give up 69.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 84.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Cavaliers score 72.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 64.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 10.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 14.2 points per game. The Cavaliers have a rating on offense of 114.7 and 56.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 61.6 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 55%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. Virginia turns it over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.1% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 29.5%. The Cavaliers give up 58 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 54 points per game in their past 3 contests.
North Carolina State Wolfpack Betting Trends
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 12-9 against the spread
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 13-9 against the over/under
Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers are 11-12 against the spread
The Virginia Cavaliers are 10-13 against the over/under
North Carolina State Wolfpack Injuries
01/05/16 G Terry Henderson Ankle out indefinitely
Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take North Carolina State
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