Sunday, January 24, 2016
John Paul Jones Arena
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The Syracuse Orange travel to John Paul Jones Arena to play the Virginia Cavaliers on Sunday, January 24, 2016. The opening line for this game has Virginia as 9.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
The Orange come into this game with an overall record of 13-7 and a road record of 2-3. They are 9-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-10. The Cavaliers have an overall record of 14-4 and a home record of 9-0. They have an over/under record of 8-8 and they are 7-9 against the spread.
Michael Gbinije comes into this contest averaging 17.1 points per game while playing 37.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Orange. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 64%. Trevor Cooney averages 14 points per game in 37.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 2.5 rebounds per game for Syracuse. His field goal percentage is 36% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Malcolm Brogdon averages 16.8 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per contest this year for the Cavaliers. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Anthony Gill averages 14.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.1 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Syracuse averages 70.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 200th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.5 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 260th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 136th in the country. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game which ranks them 121st and 134th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 60th with 11.6 per game. The Orange allow 64.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 36th and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.7 rebounds a game which ranks 251st and they give up 15.2 assists per contest which puts them in 293rd place in the country. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 119th in the Division 1.
Virginia averages 72.9 points per game this year which ranks them 165th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 11.7 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 9th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 16th in the nation. They average 33 rebounds per game and 14.6 assists per contest which ranks them 291st and 93rd respectively. In the turnover department the Cavaliers rank 2nd with 9 per game. The Cavaliers allow 61.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 137th and 214th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 27.9 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 9.9 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the nation. The Cavaliers force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 240th in college basketball.
Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 9-10 against the spread
The Syracuse Orange are 9-10 against the over/under
Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers are 7-9 against the spread
The Virginia Cavaliers are 8-8 against the over/under
Syracuse Orange Injuries
No key injuries to report
Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Syracuse
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