Thursday, November 17, 2016
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The Rutgers Scarlet Knights travel to Allstate Arena to play the DePaul Blue Demons on Thursday, November 17, 2016. The opening line for this game has DePaul as 4 point favorites. The Scarlet Knights come into this game with an overall record of 2-0. The Blue Demons have an overall record of 1-0 and a home record of 1-0.
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Nigel Johnson comes into this contest averaging 14.5 points per game while playing 24.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Scarlet Knights. He pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 71%. C.J. Gettys averages 12 points per game in 19 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 7.5 rebounds per game for Rutgers. His field goal percentage is 67% for the year while his free throw percentage is 57%.
Eli Cain averages 21 points per game while playing 28 minutes per contest this year for the Blue Demons. He grabs 2 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Darrick Wood averages 13 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26 minutes per contest. He also averages 3 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage is 50%.
Rutgers averages 87 points per contest this season which ranks them 49th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 21 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 148th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 91st in the country. They average 56 rebounds per game and 18 assists per game which ranks them 3rd and 44th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 290th with 17 per game. The Scarlet Knights allow 66 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 95th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 87th and 127th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30 rebounds a game which ranks 52nd and they give up 14 assists per contest which puts them in 226th place in the country. They force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 202nd in Division 1.
DePaul averages 78 points per game this year which ranks them 129th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 108th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 27% which is good for 259th in the nation. They average 33 rebounds per game and 15 assists per contest which ranks them 247th and 97th respectively. In the turnover department the Blue Demons rank 261st with 16 per game. The Blue Demons allow 72 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 152nd in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 135th and 213th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 39 rebounds a game which ranks 234th and they give up 11 assists per contest which puts them in 122nd place in the nation. The Blue Demons force 17 turnovers per game which ranks them 65th in college basketball.
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 1-0 against the spread
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 1-0 against the over/under
DePaul Blue Demons Betting Trends
The DePaul Blue Demons are 0-1 against the spread
The DePaul Blue Demons are 1-0 against the over/under
Rutgers Scarlet Knights InjuriesNo key injuries to report
DePaul Blue Demons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take DePaul -4
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