Saturday, January 30, 2016
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The Xavier Musketeers travel to Allstate Arena to play the DePaul Blue Demons on Saturday, January 30, 2016. The opening line for this game has Xavier as 10.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Musketeers come into this game with an overall record of 18-2 and a road record of 5-1. They are 13-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-9. The Blue Demons have an overall record of 7-13 and a home record of 3-5. They have an over/under record of 7-12 and they are 7-11 against the spread.
Trevon Bluiett comes into this contest averaging 15.4 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Musketeers. He pulls down 6.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Myles Davis averages 11 points per game in 29 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game for Xavier. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Myke Henry averages 14.3 points per game while playing 28.7 minutes per contest this year for the Blue Demons. He grabs 6.3 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage currently is at 76%. Billy Garrett averages 13.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 3.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Xavier averages 79.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 43rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 12.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 94th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 125th in the country. They average 41.5 rebounds per game and 15.9 assists per game which ranks them 15th and 40th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 186th with 13.1 per game. The Musketeers allow 67.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 65th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 38th and 23rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.4 rebounds a game which ranks 37th and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 182nd place in the country. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 84th in the Division 1.
DePaul averages 68.5 points per game this year which ranks them 259th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -3.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 111th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 152nd in the nation. They average 34.8 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per contest which ranks them 236th and 212th respectively. In the turnover department the Blue Demons rank 275th with 13.9 per game. The Blue Demons allow 72.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 186th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 113th and 212th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 44th and they give up 13.7 assists per contest which puts them in 204th place in the nation. The Blue Demons force 11.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 298th in college basketball.
The Musketeers average 76.9 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 77 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 8.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 2 per contest. The Musketeers have an offensive rating of 111.7 and they assist on 60.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Xavier turns the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 56.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 37.1%. The Musketeers give up 68.7 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 75 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Blue Demons score 71.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 63.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -8 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -0.9 points per game. The Blue Demons have a rating on offense of 100 and 51.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.1 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 30% of their shots. DePaul turns it over an average of 18.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 6.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32%. The Blue Demons give up 72.2 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 71.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Xavier Musketeers Betting Trends
The Xavier Musketeers are 13-7 against the spread
The Xavier Musketeers are 11-9 against the over/under
DePaul Blue Demons Betting Trends
The DePaul Blue Demons are 7-11 against the spread
The DePaul Blue Demons are 7-12 against the over/under
Xavier Musketeers Injuries
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DePaul Blue Demons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Xavier
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