Sunday, January 31, 2016
USF Sun Dome
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The Temple Owls travel to USF Sun Dome to play the South Florida Bulls on Sunday, January 31, 2016. The opening line for this game has Temple as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
The Owls come into this game with an overall record of 11-8 and a road record of 4-3. They are 11-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-8. The Bulls have an overall record of 5-17 and a home record of 3-10. They have an over/under record of 8-9 and they are 9-8 against the spread.
Quenton DeCosey comes into this contest averaging 15.7 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Owls. He pulls down 6.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Jaylen Bond averages 9.9 points per game in 29.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 8.1 rebounds per game for Temple. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 37%.
Jahmal McMurray averages 15 points per game while playing 35.2 minutes per contest this year for the Bulls. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 71%. Angel Nunez averages 9.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.7 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Temple averages 69 points per contest this season which ranks them 244th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 306th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 230th in the country. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 12.9 assists per game which ranks them 130th and 186th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 9.3 per game. The Owls allow 68 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 82nd in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 71st and 15th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.8 rebounds a game which ranks 259th and they give up 12.3 assists per contest which puts them in 109th place in the country. They force 10.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 319th in the Division 1.
South Florida averages 63.5 points per game this year which ranks them 328th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -6.5 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 273rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 28% which is good for 347th in the nation. They average 39.8 rebounds per game and 10 assists per contest which ranks them 41st and 339th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulls rank 320th with 14.6 per game. The Bulls allow 70 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 132nd in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 32nd and 17th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36 rebounds a game which ranks 179th and they give up 13.9 assists per contest which puts them in 215th place in the nation. The Bulls force 9.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 349th in college basketball.
The Owls average 66.9 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 70.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -2.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 6.3 per contest. The Owls have an offensive rating of 103.1 and they assist on 52.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 65.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Temple turns the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 30.7%. The Owls give up 69.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 64.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bulls score 64.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 66 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 4 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -4.7 points per game. The Bulls have a rating on offense of 94.3 and 42.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 45%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 49% and they attempt 3 pointers on 25% of their shots. South Florida turns it over an average of 18.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 6.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 35.2%. The Bulls give up 69.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 62 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 11-6 against the spread
The Temple Owls are 9-8 against the over/under
South Florida Bulls Betting Trends
The South Florida Bulls are 9-8 against the spread
The South Florida Bulls are 8-9 against the over/under
Temple Owls Injuries
01/30/16 F Jaylen Bond Back "?" Sunday vs. South Florida
South Florida Bulls Injuries
12/14/15 G Roddy Peters Foot out indefinitely
12/05/15 G Troy Holston Jr ACL out for season
01/30/16 F Chris Perry Suspension doubtful Sunday vs. Temple
Tony's Pick: Take Temple
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