Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Value City Arena
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The Rutgers Scarlet Knights travel to Value City Arena to play the Ohio State Buckeyes on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has Ohio State as 18 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 134.5.
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The Scarlet Knights come into this game with an overall record of 6-11 and a road record of 0-4. They are 5-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-6. The Buckeyes have an overall record of 11-6 and a home record of 9-3. They have an over/under record of 7-11 and they are 8-9 against the spread.
Corey Sanders comes into this contest averaging 13.3 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Scarlet Knights. He pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. DeShawn Freeman averages 13.1 points per game in 28.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game for Rutgers. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Marc Loving averages 14.7 points per game while playing 34 minutes per contest this year for the Buckeyes. He grabs 5.9 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Keita Bates-Diop averages 11.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.1 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Rutgers averages 67.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 262nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -7.9 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 275th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 200th in the country. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 11 assists per game which ranks them 206th and 304th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 223rd with 13.5 per game. The Scarlet Knights allow 75.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 244th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 234th and 120th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 40.4 rebounds a game which ranks 309th and they give up 13.6 assists per contest which puts them in 199th place in the country. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 204th in the Division 1.
Ohio State averages 71.1 points per game this year which ranks them 191st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 6.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 89th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 189th in the nation. They average 39.2 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per contest which ranks them 58th and 203rd respectively. In the turnover department the Buckeyes rank 249th with 13.8 per game. The Buckeyes allow 64.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 163rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 164th and they give up 10.9 assists per contest which puts them in 34th place in the nation. The Buckeyes force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 188th in college basketball.
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 5-6 against the spread
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 5-6 against the over/under
Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 8-9 against the spread
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 7-11 against the over/under
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Injuries
12/19/15 C Shaquille Doorson Foot out indefinitely
12/19/15 F Ibrahima Diallo Foot out indefinitely
12/11/15 F DeShawn Freeman Knee out indefinitely
01/12/16 F Greg Lewis Knee "?" Wednesday vs. Ohio State
01/12/16 F Jonathan Laurent Concussion "?" Wednesday vs. Ohio State
Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
12/17/15 G Austin Grandstaff Personal has left team
Tony's Pick: Take Rutgers
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