Tuesday, January 5, 2016
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The VCU Rams travel to Hagan Arena to play the Saint Joseph's Hawks on Tuesday, January 5, 2016. The opening line for this game has Saint Joseph's as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Rams come into this game with an overall record of 9-5 and a road record of 1-1. They are 6-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-6. The Hawks have an overall record of 11-2 and a home record of 6-1. They have an over/under record of 6-6 and they are 8-4 against the spread.
Melvin Johnson comes into this contest averaging 18.6 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Rams. He pulls down 1.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 91%. Korey Billbury averages 12.3 points per game in 27.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 5.2 rebounds per game for VCU. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 62%.
Isaiah Miles averages 17.3 points per game while playing 35 minutes per contest this year for the Hawks. He grabs 8.6 rebounds per game and has 0.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 91%. DeAndre Bembry averages 16.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.8 rebounds per contest and 4.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
VCU averages 74.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 126th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 213th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 75th in the country. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per game which ranks them 142nd and 111th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 58th with 11.6 per game. The Rams allow 64.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 41st in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 178th and 238th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 158th and they give up 11.6 assists per contest which puts them in 69th place in the country. They force 17.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the Division 1.
Saint Joseph's averages 74.3 points per game this year which ranks them 134th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 200th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 245th in the nation. They average 40 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per contest which ranks them 43rd and 97th respectively. In the turnover department the Hawks rank 29th with 10.7 per game. The Hawks allow 68.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 111th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 33rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38.3 rebounds a game which ranks 251st and they give up 12.1 assists per contest which puts them in 99th place in the nation. The Hawks force 10.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 331st in college basketball.
VCU Rams Betting Trends
The VCU Rams are 6-3 against the spread
The VCU Rams are 3-6 against the over/under
Saint Joseph's Hawks Betting Trends
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 8-4 against the spread
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 6-6 against the over/under
VCU Rams Injuries
11/13/15 G Samir Doughty Eligibility out for season
Saint Joseph's Hawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take VCU
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