Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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The Arkansas Razorbacks travel to Memorial Gymnasium to play the Vanderbilt Commodores on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. The opening line for this game has Vanderbilt as 2 point favorites.
The Razorbacks come into this game with an overall record of 15-4 and a road record of 2-2. They are 8-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-8. The Commodores have an overall record of 9-10 and a home record of 6-3. They have an over/under record of 8-8 and they are 9-8 against the spread.
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Daryl Macon comes into this contest averaging 14.1 points per game while playing 25.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Razorbacks. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. Dusty Hannahs averages 13.9 points per game in 23.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 1.8 rebounds per game for Arkansas. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 91%.
Matthew Fisher-Davis averages 16.4 points per game while playing 30.2 minutes per contest this year for the Commodores. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Luke Kornet averages 13.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.2 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Arkansas averages 82.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 23rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 62nd. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 65th in the country. They average 38.2 rebounds per game and 15.5 assists per game which ranks them 66th and 57th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 81st with 12.3 per game. The Razorbacks allow 73.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 195th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 80th and 101st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 164th and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 119th place in the country. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 191st in Division 1.
Vanderbilt averages 72.4 points per game this year which ranks them 184th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 1.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 190th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 25th in the nation. They average 34.9 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per contest which ranks them 212th and 137th respectively. In the turnover department the Commodores rank 108th with 12.7 per game. The Commodores allow 70.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 131st in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 177th and 251st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 78th and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 131st place in the nation. The Commodores force 10.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 332nd in college basketball.
The Razorbacks average 75.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 84.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 0.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 11.3 per contest. The Razorbacks have an offensive rating of 113.3 and they assist on 54.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. Arkansas turns the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 34.6%. The Razorbacks give up 75 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 73 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Commodores score 79.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 70.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -6 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 9.8 points per game. The Commodores have a rating on offense of 107.3 and 57.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.5 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 46% of their shots. Vanderbilt turns it over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 6.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 27.8%. The Commodores give up 69.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 76.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 8-9 against the spread
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 9-8 against the over/under
Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 9-8 against the spread
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 8-8 against the over/under
Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
11/11/16 G RJ Glasper Shoulder out indefinitely
Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
12/20/16 G Phillip McGloin Personal has left team
12/14/16 G Larry Austin Jr. Eligibility out for season
12/13/16 G Camron Justice Personal expected to transfer
Guy's Pick: Take Vanderbilt -2
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