Thursday, February 25, 2016
Ted Constant Convocation Center
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The UTEP Miners travel to Ted Constant Convocation Center to play the Old Dominion Monarchs on Thursday, February 25, 2016. The opening line for this game has Old Dominion as 9 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
The Miners come into this game with an overall record of 17-11 and a road record of 2-7. They are 13-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 15-8. The Monarchs have an overall record of 15-12 and a home record of 9-4. They have an over/under record of 10-11 and they are 7-15 against the spread.
Lee Moore comes into this contest averaging 15.1 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Miners. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Earvin Morris averages 13 points per game in 25.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game for UTEP. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Trey Freeman averages 21.4 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year for the Monarchs. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Aaron Bacote averages 12.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.6 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
UTEP averages 76.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 78th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 61st. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 113th in the country. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 16 assists per game which ranks them 150th and 34th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 170th with 12.7 per game. The Miners allow 74.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 241st in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 108th and 160th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.2 rebounds a game which ranks 312th and they give up 14.6 assists per contest which puts them in 270th place in the country. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 55th in the Division 1.
Old Dominion averages 67.1 points per game this year which ranks them 289th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 192nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 337th in the nation. They average 37.8 rebounds per game and 12.9 assists per contest which ranks them 84th and 193rd respectively. In the turnover department the Monarchs rank 2nd with 9.1 per game. The Monarchs allow 62.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 39th and 35th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 82nd and they give up 10.7 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the nation. The Monarchs force 11 turnovers per game which ranks them 308th in college basketball.
The Miners average 74.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 86 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -3.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 7.7 per contest. The Miners have an offensive rating of 104.8 and they assist on 58.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 73 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. UTEP turns the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 25.5%. The Miners give up 77.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 78.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Monarchs score 72 ppg at home and they have averaged 63.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -7.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 12.3 points per game. The Monarchs have a rating on offense of 106.3 and 50.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 62.6 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 47%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they attempt 3 pointers on 23% of their shots. Old Dominion turns it over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 35.4%. The Monarchs give up 59.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 71 points per game in their past 3 contests.
UTEP Miners Betting Trends
The UTEP Miners are 13-10 against the spread
The UTEP Miners are 15-8 against the over/under
Old Dominion Monarchs Betting Trends
The Old Dominion Monarchs are 7-15 against the spread
The Old Dominion Monarchs are 10-11 against the over/under
UTEP Miners Injuries
12/13/15 C Matt Willms Foot out for season
12/04/15 G Josh McSwiggan Eligibility out for season
Old Dominion Monarchs Injuries
12/12/15 G Ambrose Mosley Dismissed has left the team
01/06/16 C Payton Pervier Dismissed has left the team
Tony's Pick: Take UTEP
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