Where: Wintrust Arena, Chicago, IL
When: Saturday, December 14, 2:00 PM. ET.
The DePaul Blue Demons will be trying to bounce back from their loss to Buffalo when they take on the UIC Flames on Saturday afternoon.
Flames Going For Third Consecutive WinThe Flames have played well since they snapped their second three-game losing streak of the season, winning their last two games. They will try to make it three wins in a row and snap their two-game losing streak to DePaul when they face the Blue Demons on Saturday.
Here's the quick recap of today's win over Purdue Fort Wayne.— UIC FL🔥MES 🏀 (@UICFlamesMBB) December 8, 2019
For more reaction from Coach McClain, Jaime, and Michael, and the full highlights, visit https://t.co/jsa1IAFovi. pic.twitter.com/yDrK7wbPve
UIC has struggled offensively this season, averaging 65 points per game. The team is shooting 40 percent from the field and 32 percent from three-point range. They finished with 62 points in their last game and will need to play better if they want to defeat the Blue Demons.
Michael Diggins led the way for the Flames with 25 points and five rebounds. Jamie Ahale finished with 19 points and five rebounds, while Godwin Boahen added 13 points and 12 rebounds for the Flames.
UIC has also struggled defensively, holding opponents to 72.7 points per game. They played well in their last game, giving up 49 points. They will need a similar performance if they want to snap their losing streak against the Blue Demons.
Blue Demons Going For 10th Win In 11 GamesThe Blue Demons had their nine-game winning streak snapped by Buffalo in their last game thanks to a cold shooting night by the team. They will try to bounce back from the loss and pick up their 10th win in their last 11 games when they face the Flames on Saturday.
DePaul has played well offensively, averaging 76.1 points per game. The team is shooting 47 percent from the field and 35 percent from three-point range. They were held to 69 points in their last game after shooting 41 percent from the field and being outrebounded by 13.
Jalen Coleman-Lands led the way for the Blue Demons with 17 points, four rebounds, and three steals. Paul Reed finished with 15 points, 18 rebounds, four steals, and five blocks, while Romeo Weems added 13 points and three rebounds for the Blue Demons.
DePaul has also played well defensively, holding opponents to 64.4 points per game. They gave up 74 points in their last game and will need to do a better job if they want to get the win on Saturday.
The top supporting trends for this game, found on Oddsshark.com, are: UIC is:
- 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games against DePaul.
The top supporting trends for this game, found on Oddsshark.com, are: DePaul is:
- 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
- 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.