Thursday, November 17, 2016
Matthew Knight Arena
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The Valparaiso Crusaders travel to Matthew Knight Arena to play the Oregon Ducks on Thursday, November 17, 2016. The opening line for this game has Oregon as 11 point favorites. The Crusaders come into this game with an overall record of 3-0. The Ducks have an overall record of 1-1 and a home record of 1-0.
Alec Peters comes into this contest averaging 26.3 points per game while playing 34.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Crusaders. He pulls down 10.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 92%. Shane Hammink averages 18.7 points per game in 32.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.7 assists per contest and 7.7 rebounds per game for Valparaiso. His field goal percentage is 61% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Tyler Dorsey averages 15 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per contest this year for the Ducks. He grabs 2 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 100%. Chris Boucher averages 13 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Valparaiso averages 78.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 120th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 17 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 204th. Behind the arc they shoot 21% which is good for 312th in the country. They average 43 rebounds per game and 10.5 assists per game which ranks them 54th and 251st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 86th with 11.5 per game. The Crusaders allow 61.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 55th in the nation. They also allow a 33% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 37th and 118th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 153rd and they give up 8.5 assists per contest which puts them in 36th place in the country. They force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 135th in Division 1.
Oregon averages 70 points per game this year which ranks them 208th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -1.5 and their shooting percentage is 39% as a team which has them sitting in the 239th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 26% which is good for 272nd in the nation. They average 37 rebounds per game and 13 assists per contest which ranks them 171st and 168th respectively. In the turnover department the Ducks rank 162nd with 13.5 per game. The Ducks allow 71.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 148th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 42% average from behind the arc ranking them 151st and 296th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 146th and they give up 16 assists per contest which puts them in 273rd place in the nation. The Ducks force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 244th in college basketball.
Valparaiso Crusaders Betting Trends
The Valparaiso Crusaders are 0-1 against the spread
The Valparaiso Crusaders are 0-1 against the over/under
Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 0-2 against the spread
The Oregon Ducks are 1-1 against the over/under
Valparaiso Crusaders Injuries11/16/16 G Tevonn Walker Mouth probable Thursday vs. Oregon
Oregon Ducks Injuries
11/15/16 F M.J. Cage Knee out indefinitely
11/14/16 F Dillon Brooks Foot out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Oregon -11
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