Saturday, January 14, 2017
John M. Belk Arena
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The VCU Rams travel to John M. Belk Arena to play the Davidson Wildcats on Saturday, January 14, 2017.
The Rams come into this game with an overall record of 14-3 and a road record of 4-0. They are 6-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-5. The Wildcats have an overall record of 8-7 and a home record of 4-2. They have an over/under record of 6-7 and they are 5-8 against the spread.
JeQuan Lewis comes into this contest averaging 15.4 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Rams. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Justin Tillman averages 10.8 points per game in 23.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.4 assists per contest and 7.5 rebounds per game for VCU. His field goal percentage is 58% for the year while his free throw percentage is 61%.
Jack Gibbs averages 21 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per contest this year for the Wildcats. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Peyton Aldridge averages 20.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.1 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
VCU averages 75.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 93rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.2 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 32nd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 125th in the country. They average 35.2 rebounds per game and 16.5 assists per game which ranks them 203rd and 37th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 198th with 13.8 per game. The Rams allow 65.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 44th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 119th and 163rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.1 rebounds a game which ranks 53rd and they give up 10.4 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the country. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in Division 1.
Davidson averages 75 points per game this year which ranks them 115th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 213th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 222nd in the nation. They average 37.8 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per contest which ranks them 93rd and 58th respectively. In the turnover department the Wildcats rank 68th with 12.1 per game. The Wildcats allow 70.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 132nd in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 77th and 304th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 207th and they give up 13.6 assists per contest which puts them in 187th place in the nation. The Wildcats force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 287th in college basketball.
The Rams average 70.9 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 86.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 1.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 18 per contest. The Rams have an offensive rating of 107.7 and they assist on 59.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. VCU turns the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 12.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 30.7%. The Rams give up 69 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 68.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Wildcats score 79.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 66.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 0.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 11.8 points per game. The Wildcats have a rating on offense of 107.6 and 62.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.8 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 48% of their shots. Davidson turns it over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28.4%. The Wildcats give up 68 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 66.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
VCU Rams Betting Trends
The VCU Rams are 6-7 against the spread
The VCU Rams are 8-5 against the over/under
Davidson Wildcats Betting Trends
The Davidson Wildcats are 5-8 against the spread
The Davidson Wildcats are 6-7 against the over/under
VCU Rams Injuries
01/03/17 G De'Riante Jenkins Foot expected to miss 6 weeks
Davidson Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Davidson
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