Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Harry A. Gampel Pavilion
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The Temple Owls travel to Harry A. Gampel Pavilion to play the Connecticut Huskies on Tuesday, January 5, 2016. The opening line for this game has Connecticut as 11 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Owls come into this game with an overall record of 6-6 and a road record of 2-1. They are 5-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-4. The Huskies have an overall record of 10-3 and a home record of 7-0. They have an over/under record of 5-3 and they are 5-3 against the spread.
Quenton DeCosey comes into this contest averaging 14.9 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Owls. He pulls down 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Obi Enechionyia averages 10 points per game in 22 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.5 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game for Temple. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Rodney Purvis averages 15.8 points per game while playing 30.4 minutes per contest this year for the Huskies. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 53%. Daniel Hamilton averages 13.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.5 rebounds per contest and 5.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Temple averages 69.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 220th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -1.7 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them ranked 303rd. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 293rd in the country. They average 36.8 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per game which ranks them 160th and 200th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 8.8 per game. The Owls allow 71.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 153rd in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 136th and 175th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38 rebounds a game which ranks 242nd and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 132nd place in the country. They force 10.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 334th in the Division 1.
Connecticut averages 80.3 points per game this year which ranks them 44th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 16 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 10th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 37th in the nation. They average 38 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per contest which ranks them 101st and 73rd respectively. In the turnover department the Huskies rank 64th with 11.7 per game. The Huskies allow 64.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 35th in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 44th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.1 rebounds a game which ranks 51st and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 45th place in the nation. The Huskies force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 215th in college basketball.
Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 5-5 against the spread
The Temple Owls are 6-4 against the over/under
Connecticut Huskies Betting Trends
The Connecticut Huskies are 5-3 against the spread
The Connecticut Huskies are 5-3 against the over/under
Temple Owls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Connecticut Huskies Injuries
12/22/15 C Amida Brimah Finger out 6-8 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Temple
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