Saturday, January 9, 2016
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The Princeton Tigers travel to Palestra to play the Penn Quakers on Saturday, January 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has Princeton as 5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 146.
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The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 9-4 and a road record of 4-3. They are 2-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-3. The Quakers have an overall record of 6-7 and a home record of 5-2. They have an over/under record of 3-2 and they are 4-2 against the spread.
Henry Caruso comes into this contest averaging 17.1 points per game while playing 28 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 6.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 59% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Devin Cannady averages 10.6 points per game in 19.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 2.3 rebounds per game for Princeton. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 92%.
Darien Nelson-Henry averages 12.4 points per game while playing 28.3 minutes per contest this year for the Quakers. He grabs 8.7 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Matt Howard averages 11.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.9 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 63%.
Princeton averages 77.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 84th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 89th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 113th in the country. They average 37.8 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per game which ranks them 106th and 84th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 25th with 10.8 per game. The Tigers allow 69.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 115th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 213th and 206th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 73rd and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 180th place in the country. They force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 261st in the Division 1.
Penn averages 67.6 points per game this year which ranks them 266th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -1.6 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 170th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 28% which is good for 337th in the nation. They average 34.8 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per contest which ranks them 241st and 131st respectively. In the turnover department the Quakers rank 108th with 12.2 per game. The Quakers allow 69.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 119th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 149th and 23rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.9 rebounds a game which ranks 242nd and they give up 10.7 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the nation. The Quakers force 10.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 325th in college basketball.
Princeton Tigers Betting Trends
The Princeton Tigers are 2-3 against the spread
The Princeton Tigers are 2-3 against the over/under
Penn Quakers Betting Trends
The Penn Quakers are 4-2 against the spread
The Penn Quakers are 3-2 against the over/under
Princeton Tigers Injuries
11/20/15 F Hans Brase Knee out for season
Penn Quakers Injuries
11/13/15 G Tony Hicks Personal out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Princeton
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