Thursday, January 5, 2017
Cam Henderson Center
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The Old Dominion Monarchs travel to Cam Henderson Center to play the Marshall Thundering Herd on Thursday, January 5, 2017.
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The Monarchs come into this game with an overall record of 9-5 and a road record of 2-1. They are 7-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-11. The Thundering Herd have an overall record of 9-6 and a home record of 7-0. They have an over/under record of 9-3 and they are 9-3 against the spread.
Ahmad Caver comes into this contest averaging 11.4 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Monarchs. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 30% while his free throw percentage is currently at 57%. Brandan Stith averages 11.1 points per game in 27.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 8.4 rebounds per game for Old Dominion. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 60%.
Jon Elmore averages 20.1 points per game while playing 34 minutes per contest this year for the Thundering Herd. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 6.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Stevie Browning averages 17.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 3.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Old Dominion averages 59.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 343rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.7 and their shooting percentage is 37% as a team which has them ranked 343rd. Behind the arc they shoot 28% which is good for 337th in the country. They average 40.4 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per game which ranks them 23rd and 179th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 87th with 12.4 per game. The Monarchs allow 56.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 33rd and 99th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.9 rebounds a game which ranks 131st and they give up 9.4 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the country. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 89th in Division 1.
Marshall averages 89.1 points per game this year which ranks them 6th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 39th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 25th in the nation. They average 36.9 rebounds per game and 17.1 assists per contest which ranks them 131st and 21st respectively. In the turnover department the Thundering Herd rank 142nd with 13.1 per game. The Thundering Herd allow 86.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 344th in the country. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 252nd and 172nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 41.4 rebounds a game which ranks 335th and they give up 15.4 assists per contest which puts them in 280th place in the nation. The Thundering Herd force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 183rd in college basketball.
The Monarchs average 58 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 57 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -1.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 0.7 per contest. The Monarchs have an offensive rating of 92.8 and they assist on 64.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 63.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 41%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 44% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Old Dominion turns the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 11.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 38.4%. The Monarchs give up 59.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 56.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Thundering Herd score 90.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 96.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 11.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 13.5 points per game. The Thundering Herd have a rating on offense of 113 and 56.8% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 77.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 56%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they attempt 3 pointers on 42% of their shots. Marshall turns it over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 47.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 26.1%. The Thundering Herd give up 77.2 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 84.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Old Dominion Monarchs Betting Trends
The Old Dominion Monarchs are 7-6 against the spread
The Old Dominion Monarchs are 2-11 against the over/under
Marshall Thundering Herd Betting Trends
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 9-3 against the spread
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 9-3 against the over/under
Old Dominion Monarchs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Marshall Thundering Herd Injuries
12/02/16 G Noah Frampton Shoulder out indefinitely
01/02/17 F Terrence Thompson Abdominal "?"
Guy's Pick: Take Marshall
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