Friday, December 18, 2015
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The Central Michigan Chippewas travel to Marriott Center to play the BYU Cougars on Friday, December 18, 2015. The opening line for this game has BYU as 11.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 159.5.
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The Chippewas come into this game with an overall record of 5-4 and a road record of 0-1. They are 0-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-2. The Cougars have an overall record of 6-3 and a home record of 6-0. They have an over/under record of 3-3 and they are 4-2 against the spread.
Chris Fowler comes into this contest averaging 17 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Chippewas. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 60% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Braylon Rayson averages 16.6 points per game in 33.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game for Central Michigan. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Nick Emery averages 16 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per contest this year for the Cougars. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 87%. Kyle Collinsworth averages 14.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.9 rebounds per contest and 7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 63%.
Central Michigan averages 73.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 144th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -3.6 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 239th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 173rd in the country. They average 34.3 rebounds per game and 12 assists per game which ranks them 252nd and 233rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 77th with 11.7 per game. The Chippewas allow 76.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 253rd in the nation. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 254th and 112th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.7 rebounds a game which ranks 223rd and they give up 14.3 assists per contest which puts them in 228th place in the country. They force 10.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 317th in the Division 1.
BYU averages 78.9 points per game this year which ranks them 70th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 6.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 131st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 140th in the nation. They average 44.2 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per contest which ranks them 8th and 82nd respectively. In the turnover department the Cougars rank 265th with 14.4 per game. The Cougars allow 72.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 179th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 66th and 194th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.6 rebounds a game which ranks 220th and they give up 13.4 assists per contest which puts them in 182nd place in the nation. The Cougars force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 172nd in college basketball.
Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 0-4 against the spread
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 2-2 against the over/under
BYU Cougars Betting Trends
The BYU Cougars are 4-2 against the spread
The BYU Cougars are 3-3 against the over/under
Central Michigan Chippewas Injuries
11/13/15 F Blake Hibbitts Knee out for season
BYU Cougars Injuries
12/14/15 G Cory Calvert Personal has left team12/12/15 F Jamal Aytes Ankle "?" Friday vs. Central Michigan
Josh's Pick: Take Central Michigan
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