Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Harry A. Gampel Pavilion
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The Temple Owls travel to Harry A. Gampel Pavilion to play the Connecticut Huskies on Wednesday, January 11, 2017.
The Owls come into this game with an overall record of 10-7 and a road record of 1-4. They are 9-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-5. The Huskies have an overall record of 6-9 and a home record of 3-4. They have an over/under record of 3-8 and they are 3-9 against the spread.
Obi Enechionyia comes into this contest averaging 14.6 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Owls. He pulls down 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 70%. Levan Shawn Alston averages 12.6 points per game in 34.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.3 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game for Temple. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Jalen Adams averages 15.5 points per game while playing 36.4 minutes per contest this year for the Huskies. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per game and has 5.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 70%. Rodney Purvis averages 13.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 34% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Temple averages 71.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 198th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0.6 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 274th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 158th in the country. They average 35.6 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per game which ranks them 185th and 109th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 11.2 per game. The Owls allow 70.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 131st in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 89th and 193rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.6 rebounds a game which ranks 296th and they give up 13.9 assists per contest which puts them in 205th place in the country. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 223rd in Division 1.
Connecticut averages 63.1 points per game this year which ranks them 326th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -1.5 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 292nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 326th in the nation. They average 38 rebounds per game and 12.1 assists per contest which ranks them 85th and 257th respectively. In the turnover department the Huskies rank 141st with 13.1 per game. The Huskies allow 64.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 34th in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 40th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.6 rebounds a game which ranks 255th and they give up 11 assists per contest which puts them in 31st place in the nation. The Huskies force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 301st in college basketball.
The Owls average 70.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 66.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -6.3 per contest. The Owls have an offensive rating of 102.4 and they assist on 57.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Temple turns the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 47.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 27.4%. The Owls give up 75.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 72.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Huskies score 61 ppg at home and they have averaged 61.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 1.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 1 points per game. The Huskies have a rating on offense of 97 and 52.9% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 66 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Connecticut turns it over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.1%. The Huskies give up 60 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 60 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 9-5 against the spread
The Temple Owls are 10-5 against the over/under
Connecticut Huskies Betting Trends
The Connecticut Huskies are 3-9 against the spread
The Connecticut Huskies are 3-8 against the over/under
Temple Owls Injuries
11/08/16 G Trey Lowe Upper Body expected to redshirt01/07/17 G Josh Brown Achilles out indefinitely
Connecticut Huskies Injuries
11/22/16 G Terry Larrier Knee out for season11/20/16 F Mamadou Diarra Knee out for season11/18/16 G Alterique Gilbert Shoulder out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Connecticut
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