Saturday, January 30, 2016
Frank Erwin Center
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The Vanderbilt Commodores travel to Frank Erwin Center to play the Texas Longhorns on Saturday, January 30, 2016. The opening line for this game has Texas as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 139.
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The Commodores come into this game with an overall record of 12-8 and a road record of 1-5. They are 9-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-10. The Longhorns have an overall record of 13-7 and a home record of 10-1. They have an over/under record of 9-9 and they are 8-11 against the spread.
Wade Baldwin comes into this contest averaging 15 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Commodores. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Damian Jones averages 13 points per game in 25 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 6.8 rebounds per game for Vanderbilt. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 59%.
Isaiah Taylor averages 15.8 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per contest this year for the Longhorns. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 4.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Cameron Ridley averages 12.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26 minutes per contest. He also averages 10 rebounds per contest and 0.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage is 39%.
Vanderbilt averages 76.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 83rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 77th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 15th in the country. They average 38.6 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per game which ranks them 69th and 96th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 119th with 12.2 per game. The Commodores allow 66 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 45th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.5 rebounds a game which ranks 239th and they give up 9.2 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the country. They force 11.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 307th in the Division 1.
Texas averages 73.2 points per game this year which ranks them 157th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 171st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 199th in the nation. They average 36.5 rebounds per game and 11.6 assists per contest which ranks them 159th and 274th respectively. In the turnover department the Longhorns rank 26th with 10.8 per game. The Longhorns allow 67.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 73rd in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 28th and 93rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.2 rebounds a game which ranks 232nd and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 44th place in the nation. The Longhorns force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 157th in college basketball.
The Commodores average 73.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 68.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 2.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -1.3 per contest. The Commodores have an offensive rating of 108.6 and they assist on 56.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.9 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 37% of their shots. Vanderbilt turns the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 6.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 26.6%. The Commodores give up 70.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 69.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Longhorns score 76.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 64.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 5 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 11.9 points per game. The Longhorns have a rating on offense of 106.3 and 45.9% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Texas turns it over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.3%. The Longhorns give up 64.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 59.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 9-9 against the spread
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 7-10 against the over/under
Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 8-11 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 9-9 against the over/under
Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
No key injuries to report
Texas Longhorns Injuries
12/28/15 C Cameron Ridley Foot out indefinitely
01/29/16 F Shaquille Cleare Shoulder is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
Guy's Pick: Take Vanderbilt
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