Saturday, November 26, 2016
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The UNI Panthers travel to Cintas Center to play the Xavier Musketeers on Saturday, November 26, 2016. The opening line for this game has Xavier as 9.5 point favorites.
The Panthers come into this game with an overall record of 3-1. They are 2-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-2. The Musketeers have an overall record of 5-0 and a home record of 2-0. They have an over/under record of 2-2 and they are 3-1 against the spread.
Jeremy Morgan comes into this contest averaging 17 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Panthers. He pulls down 7.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 90%. Klint Carlson averages 12.5 points per game in 30.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game for UNI. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Trevon Bluiett averages 18.4 points per game while playing 35 minutes per contest this year for the Musketeers. He grabs 6 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. J.P. Macura averages 17.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 3.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 100%.
UNI averages 71.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 196th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 183rd. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 33rd in the country. They average 31.7 rebounds per game and 12 assists per game which ranks them 303rd and 225th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 151st with 13.3 per game. The Panthers allow 65.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 67th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 71st and 117th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 149th and they give up 9.7 assists per contest which puts them in 34th place in the country. They force 17.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in Division 1.
Xavier averages 80.6 points per game this year which ranks them 63rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 10.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 96th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 28% which is good for 311th in the nation. They average 39.8 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per contest which ranks them 67th and 109th respectively. In the turnover department the Musketeers rank 219th with 14.4 per game. The Musketeers allow 70.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 122nd in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 97th and 226th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 64th and they give up 14.6 assists per contest which puts them in 234th place in the nation. The Musketeers force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 34th in college basketball.
The Panthers average 71.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 71.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 5.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 5.7 per contest. The Panthers have an offensive rating of 102.9 and they assist on 52.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.8 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 56%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 49% of their shots. UNI turns the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 13.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 20.9%. The Panthers give up 65.7 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 65.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Musketeers score 85 ppg at home and they have averaged 77.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 5 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 18 points per game. The Musketeers have a rating on offense of 107.5 and 51.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Xavier turns it over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33%. The Musketeers give up 67 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 72.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
UNI Panthers Betting Trends
The UNI Panthers are 2-1 against the spread
The UNI Panthers are 1-2 against the over/under
Xavier Musketeers Betting Trends
The Xavier Musketeers are 3-1 against the spread
The Xavier Musketeers are 2-2 against the over/under
UNI Panthers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Xavier Musketeers Injuries
11/25/16 F Kaiser Gates Knee is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Northern Iowa
11/05/16 G Myles Davis Suspension out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Xavier -9.5
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