Friday, January 22, 2016
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The Valparaiso Crusaders travel to Nutter Center to play the Wright State Raiders on Friday, January 22, 2016. The opening line for this game has Valparaiso as 8.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Crusaders come into this game with an overall record of 16-3 and a road record of 7-3. They are 10-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-9. The Raiders have an overall record of 11-8 and a home record of 8-1. They have an over/under record of 7-9 and they are 8-7 against the spread.
Alec Peters comes into this contest averaging 17.5 points per game while playing 30.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Crusaders. He pulls down 7.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Tevonn Walker averages 11.7 points per game in 23.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game for Valparaiso. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Mark Alstork averages 12.4 points per game while playing 25.6 minutes per contest this year for the Raiders. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. JT Yoho averages 11.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.1 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 61%.
Valparaiso averages 74.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 126th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 12.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 167th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 128th in the country. They average 41.6 rebounds per game and 12.2 assists per game which ranks them 18th and 228th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 188th with 13 per game. The Crusaders allow 62.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 91st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.9 rebounds a game which ranks 45th and they give up 10.7 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the country. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 125th in the Division 1.
Wright State averages 66.6 points per game this year which ranks them 291st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 1.3 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 222nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 72nd in the nation. They average 31.8 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per contest which ranks them 321st and 171st respectively. In the turnover department the Raiders rank 75th with 11.8 per game. The Raiders allow 65.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 37th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 139th and 43rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.7 rebounds a game which ranks 113th and they give up 10.8 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the nation. The Raiders force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 122nd in college basketball.
Valparaiso Crusaders Betting Trends
The Valparaiso Crusaders are 10-5 against the spread
The Valparaiso Crusaders are 7-9 against the over/under
Wright State Raiders Betting Trends
The Wright State Raiders are 8-7 against the spread
The Wright State Raiders are 7-9 against the over/under
Valparaiso Crusaders Injuries
11/15/15 C Derrik Smits Ankle out for season
01/21/16 F Alec Peters Head probable Friday vs. Wright State
Wright State Raiders Injuries
12/19/15 G Brandon Neel Leg out for season
12/19/15 F Steven Davis Foot out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Valparaiso
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