Saturday, January 7, 2017
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The Vanderbilt Commodores travel to Coleman Coliseum to play the Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday, January 7, 2017.
The Commodores come into this game with an overall record of 8-6 and a road record of 1-2. They are 6-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-6. The Crimson Tide have an overall record of 8-5 and a home record of 5-1. They have an over/under record of 3-8 and they are 6-5 against the spread.
Matthew Fisher-Davis comes into this contest averaging 17.6 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Commodores. He pulls down 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Luke Kornet averages 12.6 points per game in 28.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 5.8 rebounds per game for Vanderbilt. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Dazon Ingram averages 9.9 points per game while playing 26.8 minutes per contest this year for the Crimson Tide. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage currently is at 67%. Braxton Key averages 9.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.1 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 52%.
Vanderbilt averages 73.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 157th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 175th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 11th in the country. They average 35.9 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per game which ranks them 176th and 91st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 176th with 13.5 per game. The Commodores allow 69.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 107th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 156th and 269th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 38th and they give up 12.4 assists per contest which puts them in 118th place in the country. They force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 303rd in Division 1.
Alabama averages 68.5 points per game this year which ranks them 258th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 183rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 296th in the nation. They average 38.3 rebounds per game and 12.2 assists per contest which ranks them 81st and 254th respectively. In the turnover department the Crimson Tide rank 194th with 13.7 per game. The Crimson Tide allow 61.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 43rd and 147th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 37th and they give up 9.5 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the nation. The Crimson Tide force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 53rd in college basketball.
The Commodores average 67.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 79.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 7 per contest. The Commodores have an offensive rating of 107.8 and they assist on 61.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 46% of their shots. Vanderbilt turns the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 6.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28.9%. The Commodores give up 74.4 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 72.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Crimson Tide score 76 ppg at home and they have averaged 72.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 16 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 16.7 points per game. The Crimson Tide have a rating on offense of 100.8 and 50% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68 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 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Alabama turns it over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.1% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32.8%. The Crimson Tide give up 59.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 56.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 6-6 against the spread
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 5-6 against the over/under
Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 6-5 against the spread
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 3-8 against the over/under
Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
12/20/16 G Phillip McGloin Personal has left team
12/14/16 G Larry Austin Jr. Eligibility out for season
12/13/16 G Camron Justice Personal expected to transfer
Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
12/17/16 G Nick King Lung out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Alabama
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