Thursday, January 28, 2016
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
The Old Dominion Monarchs travel to FAU Arena to play the Florida Atlantic Owls on Thursday, January 28, 2016. The opening line for this game has Old Dominion as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Monarchs come into this game with an overall record of 10-10 and a road record of 1-5. They are 3-13 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-7. The Owls have an overall record of 5-15 and a home record of 3-2. They have an over/under record of 6-12 and they are 7-9 against the spread.
Trey Freeman comes into this contest averaging 20 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Monarchs. He pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Aaron Bacote averages 14.3 points per game in 24.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 2.4 rebounds per game for Old Dominion. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Adonis Filer averages 10 points per game while playing 26.8 minutes per contest this year for the Owls. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. C.J. Turman averages 9.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 7 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Old Dominion averages 67 points per contest this season which ranks them 288th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 163rd. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 312th in the country. They average 37.3 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game which ranks them 115th and 158th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 5th with 9.5 per game. The Monarchs allow 61.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 36th and 86th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 77th and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 46th place in the country. They force 11.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 304th in the Division 1.
Florida Atlantic averages 62.7 points per game this year which ranks them 334th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -9.2 and their shooting percentage is 39% as a team which has them sitting in the 328th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 293rd in the nation. They average 33.2 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per contest which ranks them 291st and 263rd respectively. In the turnover department the Owls rank 66th with 11.7 per game. The Owls allow 71.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 173rd in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 211th and 38th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 40.3 rebounds a game which ranks 319th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 104th place in the nation. The Owls force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 274th in college basketball.
The Monarchs average 59.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 68 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -4.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 0 per contest. The Monarchs have an offensive rating of 106.9 and they assist on 53.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 62.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 25% of their shots. Old Dominion turns the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 35.3%.
The Owls score 56.3 ppg at home and they have averaged 68.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 0.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 0 points per game. The Owls have a rating on offense of 93.2 and 52.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.9 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 45%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 49% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Florida Atlantic turns it over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 46.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 22.9%.
Old Dominion Monarchs Betting Trends
The Old Dominion Monarchs are 3-13 against the spread
The Old Dominion Monarchs are 8-7 against the over/under
Florida Atlantic Owls Betting Trends
The Florida Atlantic Owls are 7-9 against the spread
The Florida Atlantic Owls are 6-12 against the over/under
Old Dominion Monarchs Injuries
12/12/15 G Ambrose Mosley Dismissed has left the team
01/23/16 F Nik Biberaj Concussion "?" Thursday vs. Fla Atlantic
01/06/16 C Payton Pervier Dismissed has left the team
Florida Atlantic Owls Injuries
12/22/15 C C.J. Turman Dismissed has left the team
Josh's Pick: Take Old Dominion
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Josh Schonwald
Get all of this Weeks College Basketball Picks
Get all of this Weeks guaranteed Expert College Basketball Picks