Saturday, January 9, 2016
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The San Francisco Dons travel to Marriott Center to play the BYU Cougars on Saturday, January 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has BYU as 17.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 145.
The Dons come into this game with an overall record of 9-6 and a road record of 2-3. They are 7-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-8. The Cougars have an overall record of 11-5 and a home record of 8-0. They have an over/under record of 9-4 and they are 8-4 against the spread.
Devin Watson comes into this contest averaging 20 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Dons. He pulls down 2.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Tim Derksen averages 14.9 points per game in 31.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 6.9 rebounds per game for San Francisco. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Chase Fischer averages 17.7 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per contest this year for the Cougars. He grabs 2.4 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Kyle Collinsworth averages 15.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.2 rebounds per contest and 7.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
San Francisco averages 74.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 132nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 128th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 75th in the country. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per game which ranks them 76th and 208th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 218th with 13.5 per game. The Dons allow 73.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 209th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 144th and 237th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 116th and they give up 12.4 assists per contest which puts them in 123rd place in the country. They force 10.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 312th in the Division 1.
BYU averages 82.9 points per game this year which ranks them 22nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 9.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 67th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 28th in the nation. They average 41.4 rebounds per game and 15.6 assists per contest which ranks them 24th and 57th respectively. In the turnover department the Cougars rank 122nd with 12.4 per game. The Cougars allow 73.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 206th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 129th and 276th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.7 rebounds a game which ranks 114th and they give up 14.2 assists per contest which puts them in 233rd place in the nation. The Cougars force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 216th in college basketball.
San Francisco Dons Betting Trends
The San Francisco Dons are 7-6 against the spread
The San Francisco Dons are 5-8 against the over/under
BYU Cougars Betting Trends
The BYU Cougars are 8-4 against the spread
The BYU Cougars are 9-4 against the over/under
San Francisco Dons Injuries
No key injuries to report
BYU Cougars Injuries
12/22/15 G Jake Toolson Illness out indefinitely
12/14/15 G Cory Calvert Personal has left team
Josh's Pick: Take San Francisco
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