Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum
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The Temple Owls travel to Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum to play the East Carolina Pirates on Wednesday, January 27, 2016. The opening line for this game has Temple as 4 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Owls come into this game with an overall record of 11-7 and a road record of 4-2. They are 11-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-7. The Pirates have an overall record of 9-11 and a home record of 7-3. They have an over/under record of 8-7 and they are 7-7 against the spread.
Quenton DeCosey comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Owls. He pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Devin Coleman averages 10.1 points per game in 26.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game for Temple. His field goal percentage is 37% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
B.J. Tyson averages 15.1 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per contest this year for the Pirates. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Caleb White averages 14.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Temple averages 69.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 234th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.2 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 304th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 247th in the country. They average 36.9 rebounds per game and 12.9 assists per game which ranks them 132nd and 188th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 9.1 per game. The Owls allow 68.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 91st in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 72nd and 26th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.1 rebounds a game which ranks 266th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 104th place in the country. They force 10.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 314th in the Division 1.
East Carolina averages 69.5 points per game this year which ranks them 233rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 193rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 156th in the nation. They average 34.5 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per contest which ranks them 245th and 76th respectively. In the turnover department the Pirates rank 184th with 13 per game. The Pirates allow 70.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 142nd in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 167th and 68th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35 rebounds a game which ranks 129th and they give up 16.9 assists per contest which puts them in 336th place in the nation. The Pirates force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 193rd in college basketball.
Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 11-5 against the spread
The Temple Owls are 9-7 against the over/under
East Carolina Pirates Betting Trends
The East Carolina Pirates are 7-7 against the spread
The East Carolina Pirates are 8-7 against the over/under
Temple Owls Injuries
01/26/16 F Jaylen Bond Back "?" Wednesday vs. East Carolina
East Carolina Pirates Injuries
12/20/15 C Deng Riak Shoulder out for season
12/20/15 F Marshall Guilmette Undisclosed out for season
01/26/16 G Caleb White Concussion "?" Wednesday vs. Temple
Guy's Pick: Take Temple
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