Thursday, December 22, 2016
Tad Smith Coliseum
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The South Alabama Jaguars travel to Tad Smith Coliseum to play the Ole Miss Rebels on Thursday, December 22, 2016.
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The Jaguars come into this game with an overall record of 7-5 and a road record of 2-2. They are 3-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-5. The Rebels have an overall record of 8-3 and a home record of 6-1. They have an over/under record of 5-5 and they are 5-6 against the spread.
Georgi Boyanov comes into this contest averaging 12.7 points per game while playing 25.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Jaguars. He pulls down 6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 63% while his free throw percentage is currently at 68%. Ken Williams averages 12.3 points per game in 30 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.4 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for South Alabama. His field goal percentage is 35% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Deandre Burnett averages 19 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per contest this year for the Rebels. He grabs 2.5 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 35% and his free throw percentage currently is at 92%. Sebastian Saiz averages 14.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 11.7 rebounds per contest and 0.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
South Alabama averages 70.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 225th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 197th. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 334th in the country. They average 35 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per game which ranks them 218th and 178th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 216th with 14.1 per game. The Jaguars allow 69.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 108th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 119th and 119th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36 rebounds a game which ranks 180th and they give up 13.6 assists per contest which puts them in 189th place in the country. They force 16.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in Division 1.
Ole Miss averages 80.1 points per game this year which ranks them 52nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 2.8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 206th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 108th in the nation. They average 41.3 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per contest which ranks them 18th and 166th respectively. In the turnover department the Rebels rank 287th with 15.3 per game. The Rebels allow 77.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 248th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 120th and 322nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 162nd and they give up 16.5 assists per contest which puts them in 309th place in the nation. The Rebels force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 195th in college basketball.
The Jaguars average 73.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 69.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -8.3 per contest. The Jaguars have an offensive rating of 100.3 and they assist on 51.4% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. South Alabama turns the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.8%. The Jaguars give up 70.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 77.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Rebels score 79 ppg at home and they have averaged 73 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 5.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 3.6 points per game. The Rebels have a rating on offense of 107.4 and 51.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Ole Miss turns it over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 36.9%. The Rebels give up 75.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 67.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
South Alabama Jaguars Betting Trends
The South Alabama Jaguars are 3-5 against the spread
The South Alabama Jaguars are 3-5 against the over/under
Ole Miss Rebels Betting Trends
The Ole Miss Rebels are 5-6 against the spread
The Ole Miss Rebels are 5-5 against the over/under
South Alabama Jaguars Injuries
11/25/16 G John Pettway Redshirt out for season
Ole Miss Rebels Injuries
11/18/16 F Nate Morris Suspension out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Ole Miss
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