Saturday, February 6, 2016
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The Oakland Golden Grizzlies travel to Wolstein Center to play the Cleveland State Vikings on Saturday, February 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has Oakland as 9 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Golden Grizzlies come into this game with an overall record of 16-8 and a road record of 8-4. They are 15-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-8. The Vikings have an overall record of 7-17 and a home record of 4-6. They have an over/under record of 10-12 and they are 7-14 against the spread.
Kay Felder comes into this contest averaging 25.2 points per game while playing 37 minutes per night so far this season for the Golden Grizzlies. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Jalen Hayes averages 13.2 points per game in 29.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.7 assists per contest and 8.5 rebounds per game for Oakland. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Rob Edwards averages 12.2 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per contest this year for the Vikings. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 68%. Demonte Flannigan averages 10.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 22.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 61%.
Oakland averages 87 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 65th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 20th in the country. They average 39.7 rebounds per game and 15.5 assists per game which ranks them 38th and 54th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 71st with 11.7 per game. The Golden Grizzlies allow 79.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 312th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 148th and 215th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.6 rebounds a game which ranks 211th and they give up 16.1 assists per contest which puts them in 325th place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 182nd in the Division 1.
Vikings averages 61.9 points per game this year which ranks them 339th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -8.5 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 294th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 319th in the nation. They average 32.5 rebounds per game and 10.5 assists per contest which ranks them 306th and 328th respectively. In the turnover department the Vikings rank 251st with 13.6 per game. The Vikings allow 70.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 136th in the country. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 314th and 313th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.7 rebounds a game which ranks 112th and they give up 14.5 assists per contest which puts them in 260th place in the nation. The Vikings force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 121st in college basketball.
The Golden Grizzlies average 87.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 93.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 8.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 19.7 per contest. The Golden Grizzlies have an offensive rating of 115.4 and they assist on 53.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 75.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Oakland turns the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.5%. The Golden Grizzlies give up 79.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 74 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Vikings score 63.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 61.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -11.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -5 points per game. The Vikings have a rating on offense of 94.5 and 46.9% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 65.9 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 46%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 49% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Cleveland State turns it over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.8%. The Vikings give up 68.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 73.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Oakland Golden Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Oakland Golden Grizzlies are 15-4 against the spread
The Oakland Golden Grizzlies are 11-8 against the over/under
Cleveland State Vikings Betting Trends
The Cleveland State Vikings are 7-14 against the spread
The Cleveland State Vikings are 10-12 against the over/under
Oakland Golden Grizzlies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Cleveland State Vikings Injuries
01/15/16 G Myles Hamilton Disciplinary has been dismissed
01/07/16 G Daniel Levitt ACL out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Oakland
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