Monday, November 21, 2016
Value City Arena
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The Western Carolina Catamounts travel to Value City Arena to play the Ohio State Buckeyes on Monday, November 21, 2016. The opening line for this game has Ohio State as point favorites. The Catamounts come into this game with an overall record of 1-3 and a road record of 0-2. The Buckeyes have an overall record of 3-0 and a home record of 2-0.
Devin Peterson comes into this contest averaging 12 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Catamounts. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is currently at 71%. Deriece Parks averages 11.8 points per game in 26.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game for Western Carolina. His field goal percentage is 35% for the year while his free throw percentage is 100%.
Jae'Sean Tate averages 15 points per game while playing 30 minutes per contest this year for the Buckeyes. He grabs 6 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage currently is at 43%. Kam Williams averages 12.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.3 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Western Carolina averages 55 points per contest this season which ranks them 338th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -30.7 and their shooting percentage is 31% as a team which has them ranked 345th. Behind the arc they shoot 24% which is good for 327th in the country. They average 37.7 rebounds per game and 11 assists per game which ranks them 142nd and 259th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 183rd with 14 per game. The Catamounts allow 85.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 307th in the nation. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 283rd and 241st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.7 rebounds a game which ranks 321st and they give up 16 assists per contest which puts them in 273rd place in the country. They force 10.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 325th in Division 1.
Ohio State averages 73 points per game this year which ranks them 178th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team which has them sitting in the 33rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 62nd in the nation. They average 38 rebounds per game and 16 assists per contest which ranks them 138th and 79th respectively. In the turnover department the Buckeyes rank 193rd with 14 per game. The Buckeyes allow 66 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 80th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 97th and 153rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32 rebounds a game which ranks 68th and they give up 14 assists per contest which puts them in 221st place in the nation. The Buckeyes force 10.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 324th in college basketball.
Western Carolina Catamounts Betting Trends
The Western Carolina Catamounts are 0-2 against the spread
The Western Carolina Catamounts are 1-1 against the over/under
Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 0-3 against the spread
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 1-2 against the over/under
Western Carolina Catamounts Injuries
No key injuries to report
Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
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Tony's Pick: Take Ohio State -4
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