Tuesday, March 15, 2016
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The Vanderbilt Commodores travel to UD Arena to play the Wichita State Shockers on Tuesday, March 15, 2016. The opening line for this game has Wichita State as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 136.
The Commodores come into this game with an overall record of 19-12 and a road record of 3-9. They are 15-15 against the spread and their over/under record is 15-13. The Shockers have an overall record of 23-7 and a home record of 14-1. They have an over/under record of 14-14 and they are 18-12 against the spread.
Wade Baldwin comes into this contest averaging 14.3 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Commodores. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Damian Jones averages 14.2 points per game in 26.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 6.9 rebounds per game for Vanderbilt. His field goal percentage is 60% for the year while his free throw percentage is 55%.
Ron Baker averages 14.2 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per contest this year for the Shockers. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Fred VanVleet averages 12 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 5.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Vanderbilt averages 76.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 74th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 59th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 21st in the country. They average 38.6 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per game which ranks them 57th and 63rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 76th with 11.6 per game. The Commodores allow 67.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 58th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 6th and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.2 rebounds a game which ranks 256th and they give up 10.3 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the country. They force 9.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 339th in the Division 1.
Wichita State averages 73.1 points per game this year which ranks them 158th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 13.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 198th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 252nd in the nation. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per contest which ranks them 85th and 94th respectively. In the turnover department the Shockers rank 9th with 9.8 per game. The Shockers allow 59.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 75th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.9 rebounds a game which ranks 50th and they give up 9.2 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the nation. The Shockers force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in college basketball.
The Commodores average 73.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 72.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 2 per contest. The Commodores have an offensive rating of 110.2 and they assist on 56.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. 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 14.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 6.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 27.4%. The Commodores give up 71.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 70.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Shockers score 75.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 64 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 6.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 19.6 points per game. The Shockers have a rating on offense of 110 and 57.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 66 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 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Wichita State turns it over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32%. The Shockers give up 56.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 57.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 15-15 against the spread
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 15-13 against the over/under
Wichita State Shockers Betting Trends
The Wichita State Shockers are 18-12 against the spread
The Wichita State Shockers are 14-14 against the over/under
Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
No key injuries to report
Wichita State Shockers Injuries
03/13/16 G Landry Shamet Foot expected to miss 10-12 weeks
Josh 's Pick: Take Vanderbilt
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