Friday, November 25, 2016
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The SMU Mustangs travel to Galen Center to play the USC Trojans on Friday, November 25, 2016. The opening line for this game has USC as 2 point favorites. The Mustangs come into this game with an overall record of 4-1 and a road record of 0-0. The Trojans have an overall record of 4-0 and a home record of 3-0.
Semi Ojeleye comes into this contest averaging 20.2 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Mustangs. He pulls down 7.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 73%. Shake Milton averages 12 points per game in 30.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game for SMU. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 92%.
Elijah Stewart averages 18.3 points per game while playing 30 minutes per contest this year for the Trojans. He grabs 7.8 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Shaqquan Aaron averages 12.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 0.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
SMU averages 75.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 122nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 13.8 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 70th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 64th in the country. They average 41.6 rebounds per game and 16.8 assists per game which ranks them 36th and 44th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 101st with 12.6 per game. The Mustangs allow 61.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 35th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 58th and 70th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 26.6 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 10.4 assists per contest which puts them in 55th place in the country. They force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 222nd in Division 1.
USC averages 77.5 points per game this year which ranks them 98th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 15 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 254th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 264th in the nation. They average 44.2 rebounds per game and 13 assists per contest which ranks them 18th and 178th respectively. In the turnover department the Trojans rank 38th with 11.2 per game. The Trojans allow 62.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 43rd in the country. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 31st and 113th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 39 rebounds a game which ranks 256th and they give up 12 assists per contest which puts them in 120th place in the nation. The Trojans force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 100th in college basketball.
SMU Mustangs Betting Trends
The SMU Mustangs are 3-1 against the spread
The SMU Mustangs are 2-2 against the over/under
USC Trojans Betting Trends
The USC Trojans are 2-1 against the spread
The USC Trojans are 0-3 against the over/under
SMU Mustangs Injuries
No key injuries to report
USC Trojans Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take USC -2
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