Tuesday, March 1, 2016
James A. Rhodes Arena
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The Ohio Bobcats travel to James A. Rhodes Arena to play the Akron Zips on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. The opening line for this game has Akron as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Bobcats come into this game with an overall record of 19-9 and a road record of 4-5. They are 14-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 14-7. The Zips have an overall record of 22-7 and a home record of 13-0. They have an over/under record of 13-9 and they are 13-9 against the spread.
Antonio Campbell comes into this contest averaging 17.5 points per game while playing 27.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Bobcats. He pulls down 9.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 59% while his free throw percentage is currently at 73%. Jaaron Simmons averages 15 points per game in 35.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.7 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game for Ohio. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Isaiah Johnson averages 13.3 points per game while playing 24.7 minutes per contest this year for the Zips. He grabs 7.3 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage currently is at 64%. Antino Jackson averages 11.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 3.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Ohio averages 78.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 43rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 30th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 27th in the country. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 14 assists per game which ranks them 179th and 118th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 156th with 12.5 per game. The Bobcats allow 74.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 227th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 185th and 233rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 60th and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 56th place in the country. They force 10.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 325th in the Division 1.
Akron averages 76.7 points per game this year which ranks them 78th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 178th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 15th in the nation. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 14.6 assists per contest which ranks them 149th and 84th respectively. In the turnover department the Zips rank 46th with 11.2 per game. The Zips allow 69.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 110th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 115th and 5th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.6 rebounds a game which ranks 220th and they give up 12.1 assists per contest which puts them in 92nd place in the nation. The Zips force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 278th in college basketball.
The Bobcats average 77.9 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 87 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -1.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 4.7 per contest. The Bobcats have an offensive rating of 111.7 and they assist on 52.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 55%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Ohio turns the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 6.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.1% while their offensive rebound percentage is 26.5%. The Bobcats give up 79.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 82.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Zips score 80.3 ppg at home and they have averaged 76.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 4.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 14.2 points per game. The Zips have a rating on offense of 111.4 and 56.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.6 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 50% of their shots. Akron turns it over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 29.4%. The Zips give up 66.2 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 72 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 14-8 against the spread
The Ohio Bobcats are 14-7 against the over/under
Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 13-9 against the spread
The Akron Zips are 13-9 against the over/under
Ohio Bobcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Akron Zips Injuries
02/29/16 C Pat Forsythe Shoulder is downgraded to expected to miss Tuesday vs. Ohio
Josh's Pick: Take Ohio
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