Saturday, January 23, 2016
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The SMU Mustangs travel to Liacouras Center to play the Temple Owls on Saturday, January 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has SMU as 10 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
The Mustangs come into this game with an overall record of 18-0 and a road record of 5-0. They are 6-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-6. The Owls have an overall record of 10-7 and a home record of 5-2. They have an over/under record of 8-7 and they are 10-5 against the spread.
Nic Moore comes into this contest averaging 15.6 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Mustangs. He pulls down 2.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Ben Moore averages 13 points per game in 30.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 7.5 rebounds per game for SMU. His field goal percentage is 57% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Quenton DeCosey averages 15.6 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per contest this year for the Owls. He grabs 5.9 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Jaylen Bond averages 9.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.1 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 37%.
SMU averages 80 points per contest this season which ranks them 38th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 18.1 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 8th in the country. They average 40.3 rebounds per game and 18.1 assists per game which ranks them 35th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 94th with 12 per game. The Mustangs allow 61.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 102nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 28.7 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 12.4 assists per contest which puts them in 117th place in the country. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 199th in the Division 1.
Temple averages 68.3 points per game this year which ranks them 257th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 0.8 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them sitting in the 310th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 286th in the nation. They average 37.3 rebounds per game and 12.9 assists per contest which ranks them 117th and 193rd respectively. In the turnover department the Owls rank 1st with 8.9 per game. The Owls allow 67.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 77th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 57th and 42nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38.1 rebounds a game which ranks 260th and they give up 12.1 assists per contest which puts them in 94th place in the nation. The Owls force 10.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 318th in college basketball.
SMU Mustangs Betting Trends
The SMU Mustangs are 6-8 against the spread
The SMU Mustangs are 8-6 against the over/under
Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 10-5 against the spread
The Temple Owls are 8-7 against the over/under
SMU Mustangs Injuries
12/23/15 G Sedrick Barefield Personal expected to transfer
11/12/15 G Ben Emelogu Knee out for season
01/06/16 G Keith Frazier Personal has left the team
Temple Owls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take SMU
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