Saturday, February 20, 2016
Cam Henderson Center
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The Old Dominion Monarchs travel to Cam Henderson Center to play the Marshall Thundering Herd on Saturday, February 20, 2016. The opening line for this game has Marshall as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Monarchs come into this game with an overall record of 15-11 and a road record of 5-5. They are 7-14 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-10. The Thundering Herd have an overall record of 14-12 and a home record of 8-3. They have an over/under record of 15-10 and they are 15-9 against the spread.
Trey Freeman comes into this contest averaging 21.4 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Monarchs. He pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Aaron Bacote averages 13.2 points per game in 25.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 2.6 rebounds per game for Old Dominion. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
James Kelly averages 20.7 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per contest this year for the Thundering Herd. He grabs 10 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Jon Elmore averages 14.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 5.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Old Dominion averages 67.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 291st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 189th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 334th in the country. They average 37.9 rebounds per game and 13.1 assists per game which ranks them 82nd and 176th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 9 per game. The Monarchs allow 61.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 26th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 78th and they give up 10.5 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the country. They force 11 turnovers per game which ranks them 310th in the Division 1.
Marshall averages 85.1 points per game this year which ranks them 2nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 1.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 59th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 202nd in the nation. They average 37.8 rebounds per game and 16.8 assists per contest which ranks them 84th and 16th respectively. In the turnover department the Thundering Herd rank 219th with 13.2 per game. The Thundering Herd allow 83.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 342nd in the country. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 284th and 215th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 41.1 rebounds a game which ranks 339th and they give up 13.7 assists per contest which puts them in 206th place in the nation. The Thundering Herd force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 124th in college basketball.
The Monarchs average 62.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 64 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -1.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 4.7 per contest. The Monarchs have an offensive rating of 106.8 and they assist on 51.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 62.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they shoot 3 pointers on 24% of their shots. Old Dominion turns the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 35.8%. The Monarchs give up 63.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 59.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Thundering Herd score 85.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 97.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 12 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 10.2 points per game. The Thundering Herd have a rating on offense of 108.7 and 55% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 77.9 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 45% of their shots. Marshall turns it over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 47.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 26.4%. The Thundering Herd give up 75.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 85.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Old Dominion Monarchs Betting Trends
The Old Dominion Monarchs are 7-14 against the spread
The Old Dominion Monarchs are 10-10 against the over/under
Marshall Thundering Herd Betting Trends
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 15-9 against the spread
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 15-10 against the over/under
Old Dominion Monarchs Injuries
12/12/15 G Ambrose Mosley Dismissed has left the team
01/06/16 C Payton Pervier Dismissed has left the team
Marshall Thundering Herd Injuries
12/09/15 G Aleksa Nikolic Facial out for season
12/09/15 G Noah Frampton Shoulder redshirt
Josh's Pick: Take Old Dominion
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