Saturday, December 10, 2016
Ted Constant Convocation Center
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The VCU Rams travel to Ted Constant Convocation Center to play the Old Dominion Monarchs on Saturday, December 10, 2016.
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The Rams come into this game with an overall record of 6-3 and a road record of 1-0. They are 2-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-2. The Monarchs have an overall record of 5-3 and a home record of 2-0. They have an over/under record of 1-7 and they are 5-3 against the spread.
JeQuan Lewis comes into this contest averaging 14.3 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Rams. He pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Justin Tillman averages 11.4 points per game in 21.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.4 assists per contest and 6.3 rebounds per game for VCU. His field goal percentage is 61% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Brandan Stith averages 13.4 points per game while playing 26.6 minutes per contest this year for the Monarchs. He grabs 8 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 54%. Ahmad Caver averages 11 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 31% and his free throw percentage is 58%.
VCU averages 72 points per contest this season which ranks them 185th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 67th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 122nd in the country. They average 33.3 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per game which ranks them 269th and 76th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 229th with 14.4 per game. The Rams allow 65.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 54th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 151st and 125th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 51st and they give up 10.6 assists per contest which puts them in 33rd place in the country. They force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 40th in Division 1.
Old Dominion averages 58.6 points per game this year which ranks them 343rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 1 and their shooting percentage is 35% as a team which has them sitting in the 346th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 331st in the nation. They average 42.8 rebounds per game and 12.1 assists per contest which ranks them 14th and 240th respectively. In the turnover department the Monarchs rank 173rd with 13.8 per game. The Monarchs allow 57.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 36th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37 rebounds a game which ranks 228th and they give up 9.8 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the nation. The Monarchs force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 117th in college basketball.
The Rams average 66.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 66.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -0.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -3.3 per contest. The Rams have an offensive rating of 102.5 and they assist on 58.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. VCU turns the ball over an average of 18.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 12.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 27.1%. The Rams give up 67.4 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 70 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Monarchs score 60.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 52.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 0.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 9.5 points per game. The Monarchs have a rating on offense of 89.2 and 61.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 64.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 39%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 43% and they attempt 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. Old Dominion turns it over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 37.9%. The Monarchs give up 51 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 52 points per game in their past 3 contests.
VCU Rams Betting Trends
The VCU Rams are 2-4 against the spread
The VCU Rams are 4-2 against the over/under
Old Dominion Monarchs Betting Trends
The Old Dominion Monarchs are 5-3 against the spread
The Old Dominion Monarchs are 1-7 against the over/under
VCU Rams Injuries
No key injuries to report
Old Dominion Monarchs Injuries
12/02/16 F Zoran Talley Suspension out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Old Dominion
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