Friday, January 6, 2017
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The Oakland Golden Grizzlies travel to Athletics-Recreation Center to play the Valparaiso Crusaders on Friday, January 6, 2017. The opening line for this game has Valparaiso as 3.5 point favorites.
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The Golden Grizzlies come into this game with an overall record of 12-3 and a road record of 2-1. They are 7-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-10. The Crusaders have an overall record of 11-3 and a home record of 7-1. They have an over/under record of 5-6 and they are 6-5 against the spread.
Martez Walker comes into this contest averaging 17.7 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Golden Grizzlies. He pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Jalen Hayes averages 13.5 points per game in 26 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game for Oakland. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Alec Peters averages 25 points per game while playing 36.5 minutes per contest this year for the Crusaders. He grabs 10.4 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 93%. Shane Hammink averages 15.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 3.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Oakland averages 79.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 52nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 142nd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 180th in the country. They average 38.3 rebounds per game and 17 assists per game which ranks them 83rd and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 149th with 13.2 per game. The Golden Grizzlies allow 68.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 79th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 51st and 100th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.9 rebounds a game which ranks 219th and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 144th place in the country. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 36th in Division 1.
Valparaiso averages 75.5 points per game this year which ranks them 111th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 200th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 260th in the nation. They average 38.5 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per contest which ranks them 76th and 237th respectively. In the turnover department the Crusaders rank 267th with 14.7 per game. The Crusaders allow 71.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 149th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 126th and 85th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 83rd and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 131st place in the nation. The Crusaders force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 163rd in college basketball.
The Golden Grizzlies average 74 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 81 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 4.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 12.3 per contest. The Golden Grizzlies have an offensive rating of 106.9 and they assist on 64.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 75 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 37% of their shots. Oakland turns the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.3% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28.9%. The Golden Grizzlies give up 69.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 68.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Crusaders score 78.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 76.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 7.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 10.4 points per game. The Crusaders have a rating on offense of 104.3 and 50.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Valparaiso turns it over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33.1%. The Crusaders give up 68.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 69 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Oakland Golden Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Oakland Golden Grizzlies are 7-5 against the spread
The Oakland Golden Grizzlies are 2-10 against the over/under
Valparaiso Crusaders Betting Trends
The Valparaiso Crusaders are 6-5 against the spread
The Valparaiso Crusaders are 5-6 against the over/under
Oakland Golden Grizzlies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Valparaiso Crusaders Injuries
12/22/16 F Jubril Adekoya Academics out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Valparaiso -3.5
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