Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Tom Gola Arena
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The Temple Owls travel to Tom Gola Arena to play the La Salle Explorers on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. The opening line for this game has Temple as 9.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 132.5.
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The Owls come into this game with an overall record of 9-7 and a road record of 3-2. They are 9-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-6. The Explorers have an overall record of 5-10 and a home record of 4-4. They have an over/under record of 5-6 and they are 4-8 against the spread.
Quenton DeCosey comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Owls. He pulls down 5.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 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 8.4 rebounds per game for Temple. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 40%.
Jordan Price averages 21.9 points per game while playing 35.9 minutes per contest this year for the Explorers. He grabs 5 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 68%. Cleon Roberts averages 12.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Temple averages 68.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 249th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them ranked 316th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 277th in the country. They average 37.7 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per game which ranks them 105th and 199th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 9.1 per game. The Owls allow 68.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 102nd in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 73rd and 67th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.4 rebounds a game which ranks 265th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 113th place in the country. They force 10.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 321st in the Division 1.
La Salle averages 65.4 points per game this year which ranks them 302nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -9.6 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 291st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 214th in the nation. They average 29.7 rebounds per game and 12.1 assists per contest which ranks them 343rd and 242nd respectively. In the turnover department the Explorers rank 90th with 12 per game. The Explorers allow 75.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 232nd in the country. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 274th and 278th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38.6 rebounds a game which ranks 278th and they give up 16.1 assists per contest which puts them in 320th place in the nation. The Explorers force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 137th in college basketball.
Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 9-5 against the spread
The Temple Owls are 8-6 against the over/under
La Salle Explorers Betting Trends
The La Salle Explorers are 4-8 against the spread
The La Salle Explorers are 5-6 against the over/under
Temple Owls Injuries
No key injuries to report
La Salle Explorers Injuries
01/19/16 F Yevgen Sakhniuk Illness out indefinitely
01/05/16 G Rohan Brown Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Temple
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