Saturday, January 16, 2016
Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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The Syracuse Orange travel to Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum to play the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Saturday, January 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has Wake Forest as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Orange come into this game with an overall record of 11-7 and a road record of 0-3. They are 7-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-8. The Demon Deacons have an overall record of 10-6 and a home record of 5-3. They have an over/under record of 7-7 and they are 5-8 against the spread.
Michael Gbinije comes into this contest averaging 17.3 points per game while playing 37.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Orange. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 64%. Trevor Cooney averages 13.3 points per game in 37.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 2.6 rebounds per game for Syracuse. His field goal percentage is 36% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Devin Thomas averages 16.9 points per game while playing 28.9 minutes per contest this year for the Demon Deacons. He grabs 10.4 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage currently is at 60%. Bryant Crawford averages 13.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.9 rebounds per contest and 4.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Syracuse averages 70.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 203rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.5 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 240th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 163rd in the country. They average 36.2 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per game which ranks them 176th and 135th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 73rd with 11.8 per game. The Orange allow 64.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 33rd in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 44th and 15th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.6 rebounds a game which ranks 240th and they give up 15.6 assists per contest which puts them in 302nd place in the country. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 122nd in the Division 1.
Wake Forest averages 77.8 points per game this year which ranks them 69th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 97th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 153rd in the nation. They average 39.3 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per contest which ranks them 54th and 130th respectively. In the turnover department the Demon Deacons rank 279th with 14.1 per game. The Demon Deacons allow 78.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 299th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 237th and 179th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 97th and they give up 12.9 assists per contest which puts them in 154th place in the nation. The Demon Deacons force 10.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 327th in college basketball.
Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 7-10 against the spread
The Syracuse Orange are 9-8 against the over/under
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Trends
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 5-8 against the spread
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 7-7 against the over/under
Syracuse Orange Injuries
No key injuries to report
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Injuries
11/14/15 C Andre Washington Redshirt out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Syracuse
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