Thursday, November 17, 2016
HP Field House
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The Xavier Musketeers travel to HP Field House to play the Missouri Tigers on Thursday, November 17, 2016. The opening line for this game has Xavier as 14 point favorites. The Musketeers come into this game with an overall record of 2-0. The Tigers have an overall record of 1-0 and a home record of 1-0.
Trevon Bluiett comes into this contest averaging 19 points per game while playing 33 minutes per night so far this season for the Musketeers. He pulls down 7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Edmond Sumner averages 18.5 points per game in 35 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game for Xavier. His field goal percentage is 62% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Frankie Hughes averages 23 points per game while playing 21 minutes per contest this year for the Tigers. He grabs 2 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 64% and his free throw percentage currently is at 25%. Russell Woods averages 12 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 17 minutes per contest. He also averages 3 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 100% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Xavier averages 85 points per contest this season which ranks them 61st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 18 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 50th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 131st in the country. They average 36.5 rebounds per game and 17 assists per game which ranks them 176th and 64th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 143rd with 13 per game. The Musketeers allow 67 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 106th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 137th and 261st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30 rebounds a game which ranks 47th and they give up 14.5 assists per contest which puts them in 236th place in the country. They force 20.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in Division 1.
Missouri averages 99 points per game this year which ranks them 8th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 55 and their shooting percentage is 63% as a team which has them sitting in the 2nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 50% which is good for 10th in the nation. They average 43 rebounds per game and 17 assists per contest which ranks them 47th and 58th respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 35th with 9 per game. The Tigers allow 44 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the country. They also allow a 27% shooting percentage and a 8% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 18th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 29 rebounds a game which ranks 40th and they give up 4 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the nation. The Tigers force 17 turnovers per game which ranks them 70th in college basketball.
Xavier Musketeers Betting Trends
The Xavier Musketeers are 1-0 against the spread
The Xavier Musketeers are 0-1 against the over/under
Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 1-0 against the spread
The Missouri Tigers are 1-0 against the over/under
Xavier Musketeers Injuries11/16/16 F Kaiser Gates Undisclosed "?" Thursday vs. Missouri
11/05/16 G Myles Davis Suspension out indefinitely
Missouri Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Missouri +14
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