Tuesday, January 10, 2017
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The Syracuse Orange travel to Cassell Coliseum to play the Virginia Tech Hokies on Tuesday, January 10, 2017.
The Orange come into this game with an overall record of 10-6 and a road record of 0-2. They are 5-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-6. The Hokies have an overall record of 12-3 and a home record of 9-0. They have an over/under record of 6-4 and they are 6-5 against the spread.
Andrew White III comes into this contest averaging 16.1 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Orange. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Tyler Lydon averages 13.5 points per game in 32.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 7.8 rebounds per game for Syracuse. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Zach LeDay averages 16.4 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per contest this year for the Hokies. He grabs 7.4 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Ahmed Hill averages 15.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Syracuse averages 76.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 85th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 90th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 18th in the country. They average 38.4 rebounds per game and 17.5 assists per game which ranks them 79th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 112th with 12.6 per game. The Orange allow 65.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 47th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 51st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.6 rebounds a game which ranks 213th and they give up 15.8 assists per contest which puts them in 303rd place in the country. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 115th in Division 1.
Virginia Tech averages 83.3 points per game this year which ranks them 20th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 11.3 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 23rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 19th in the nation. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 16.4 assists per contest which ranks them 151st and 41st respectively. In the turnover department the Hokies rank 101st with 12.5 per game. The Hokies allow 72.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 157th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 130th and 46th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 153rd and they give up 12.3 assists per contest which puts them in 107th place in the nation. The Hokies force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 153rd in college basketball.
The Orange average 60.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 76 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -12 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 3.7 per contest. The Orange have an offensive rating of 111.7 and they assist on 65.4% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Syracuse turns the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 12.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 34%. The Orange give up 72.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 72.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Hokies score 88.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 81.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -9 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 19.7 points per game. The Hokies have a rating on offense of 112.8 and 56.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73.9 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 37% of their shots. Virginia Tech turns it over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 6.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 26.8%. The Hokies give up 69 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 90.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 5-6 against the spread
The Syracuse Orange are 5-6 against the over/under
Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Trends
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 6-5 against the spread
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 6-4 against the over/under
Syracuse Orange Injuries
12/17/16 C Paschal Chukwu Eye out indefinitely
11/09/16 F Matthew Moyer Toe expected to redshirt
Virginia Tech Hokies Injuries
12/10/16 C Johnny Hamilton Thumb out for season
11/11/16 F Kerry Blackshear Jr. Shin out indefinitely
01/09/17 G Seth Allen Concussion "?" Tuesday vs. Syracuse
Josh's Pick: Take Virginia Tech
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