Saturday, February 6, 2016
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The Vermont Catamounts travel to SEFCU Arena to play the Albany Great Danes on Saturday, February 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has Albany as 6 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 145.
The Catamounts come into this game with an overall record of 14-10 and a road record of 6-6. They are 1-2 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-0. The Great Danes have an overall record of 18-6 and a home record of 10-0. They have an over/under record of 1-1 and they are 2-0 against the spread.
Trae Bell-Haynes comes into this contest averaging 12.2 points per game while playing 28.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Catamounts. He pulls down 2.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Ethan O'Day averages 11.9 points per game in 28.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 6.2 rebounds per game for Vermont. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 56%.
Peter Hooley averages 13 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per contest this year for the Great Danes. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Evan Singletary averages 12.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Vermont averages 71.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 191st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 51st. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 93rd in the country. They average 34.8 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per game which ranks them 236th and 202nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 224th with 13.3 per game. The Catamounts allow 71.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 155th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 172nd and 331st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34 rebounds a game which ranks 85th and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 137th place in the country. They force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 250th in the Division 1.
Albany averages 73.5 points per game this year which ranks them 154th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 99th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 229th in the nation. They average 37 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per contest which ranks them 128th and 214th respectively. In the turnover department the Great Danes rank 200th with 13.1 per game. The Great Danes allow 66 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 42nd in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 142nd and 40th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31.3 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 101st place in the nation. The Great Danes force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 122nd in college basketball.
The Catamounts average 69.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 70.7 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 7.3 per contest. The Catamounts have an offensive rating of 105.1 and they assist on 51.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Vermont turns the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28.8%. The Catamounts give up 71.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 63.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Great Danes score 76.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 80 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 14.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 13.8 points per game. The Great Danes have a rating on offense of 109.1 and 50.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Albany turns it over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 34.5%. The Great Danes give up 62.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 65.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Vermont Catamounts Betting Trends
The Vermont Catamounts are 1-2 against the spread
The Vermont Catamounts are 3-0 against the over/under
Albany Great Danes Betting Trends
The Albany Great Danes are 2-0 against the spread
The Albany Great Danes are 1-1 against the over/under
Vermont Catamounts Injuries
12/24/15 G Dre Wills Suspension eligible to return Jan 18
11/25/15 F Kurt Steidl Ankle "?"
Albany Great Danes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Vermont
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