Saturday, November 19, 2016
Curb Event Center
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The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers travel to Curb Event Center to play the Belmont Bruins on Saturday, November 19, 2016. The opening line for this game has Belmont as 5.5 point favorites. The Hilltoppers come into this game with an overall record of 2-0 . The Bruins have an overall record of 0-1.
Que Johnson comes into this contest averaging 15 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Hilltoppers. He pulls down 8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is currently at 60%. Pancake Thomas averages 14.5 points per game in 35 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3 assists per contest and 1.1 rebounds per game for Western Kentucky. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 100%.
Evan Bradds averages 19 points per game while playing 31 minutes per contest this year for the Bruins. He grabs 8 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 60%. Amanze Egekeze averages 18 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 70% and his free throw percentage is 100%.
Western Kentucky averages 76.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 136th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 97th. Behind the arc they shoot 50% which is good for 8th in the country. They average 40 rebounds per game and 11 assists per game which ranks them 97th and 255th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 232nd with 15 per game. The Hilltoppers allow 66.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 100th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 78th and 178th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.5 rebounds a game which ranks 170th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 129th place in the country. They force 11 turnovers per game which ranks them 281st in Division 1.
Belmont averages 66 points per game this year which ranks them 253rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -14 and their shooting percentage is 35% as a team which has them sitting in the 302nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 22% which is good for 316th in the nation. They average 33 rebounds per game and 15 assists per contest which ranks them 261st and 93rd respectively. In the turnover department the Bruins rank 27th with 9 per game. The Bruins allow 80 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 240th in the country. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 50% average from behind the arc ranking them 230th and 332nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 41 rebounds a game which ranks 263rd and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 195th place in the nation. The Bruins force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 177th in college basketball.
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Betting Trends
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 0-1 against the spread
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 0-1 against the over/under
Belmont Bruins Betting Trends
The Belmont Bruins are 0-1 against the spread
The Belmont Bruins are 0-1 against the over/under
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Injuries
11/15/16 F Willie Carmichael Suspension out indefinitely
Belmont Bruins Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Belmont -5.5
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