Saturday, February 13, 2016
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The Vanderbilt Commodores travel to Auburn Arena to play the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, February 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has Vanderbilt as 6 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Commodores come into this game with an overall record of 14-10 and a road record of 1-7. They are 10-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-12. The Tigers have an overall record of 9-14 and a home record of 7-4. They have an over/under record of 9-13 and they are 9-13 against the spread.
Wade Baldwin comes into this contest averaging 14.7 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Commodores. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Damian Jones averages 13.4 points per game in 25.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 6.7 rebounds per game for Vanderbilt. His field goal percentage is 57% for the year while his free throw percentage is 55%.
Kareem Canty averages 18.3 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year for the Tigers. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 5.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Tyler Harris averages 14.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.8 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 66%.
Vanderbilt averages 76.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 82nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 74th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 23rd in the country. They average 38.6 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per game which ranks them 61st and 78th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 138th with 12.5 per game. The Commodores allow 67 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 56th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.8 rebounds a game which ranks 270th and they give up 9.6 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the country. They force 10.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 331st in the Division 1.
Auburn averages 72 points per game this year which ranks them 182nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -5.2 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them sitting in the 321st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 190th in the nation. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 11.5 assists per contest which ranks them 140th and 283rd respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 242nd with 13.5 per game. The Tigers allow 77.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 284th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 206th and 123rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 40.8 rebounds a game which ranks 335th and they give up 13.5 assists per contest which puts them in 195th place in the nation. The Tigers force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 120th in college basketball.
The Commodores average 72.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 80.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 0.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 8.3 per contest. The Commodores have an offensive rating of 108.5 and they assist on 57.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Vanderbilt turns the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 6.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 27.1%. The Commodores give up 72 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 72 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Tigers score 80.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 56 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -16 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 4.6 points per game. The Tigers have a rating on offense of 98.6 and 48.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.6 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 45% of their shots. Auburn turns it over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 47.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28.5%. The Tigers give up 76.2 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 72 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 10-12 against the spread
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 9-12 against the over/under
Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 9-13 against the spread
The Auburn Tigers are 9-13 against the over/under
Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
No key injuries to report
Auburn Tigers Injuries
12/22/15 G Tahj Shamsid-Deen Shoulder out for season
11/11/15 F Danjel Purifoy Eligibility out indefinitely
02/06/16 G Kareem Canty Suspension out indefinitely
01/15/16 C Trayvon Reed Academics out for season
01/01/16 G T.J. Dunans Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Vanderbilt
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