Tuesday, January 12, 2016
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The Akron Zips travel to McGuirk Arena to play the Central Michigan Chippewas on Tuesday, January 12, 2016. The opening line for this game has Akron as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Zips come into this game with an overall record of 13-2 and a road record of 3-2. They are 6-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-6. The Chippewas have an overall record of 8-7 and a home record of 7-1. They have an over/under record of 5-3 and they are 2-5 against the spread.
Antino Jackson comes into this contest averaging 12 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Zips. He pulls down 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 35% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Isaiah Johnson averages 11.4 points per game in 25.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 8.1 rebounds per game for Akron. His field goal percentage is 57% for the year while his free throw percentage is 57%.
Braylon Rayson averages 16.9 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per contest this year for the Chippewas. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Chris Fowler averages 14.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 5.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Akron averages 74.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 126th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.4 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 266th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 59th in the country. They average 39.5 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per game which ranks them 53rd and 103rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 44th with 11.3 per game. The Zips allow 66.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 51st in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 25% average from behind the arc ranking them 31st and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.9 rebounds a game which ranks 300th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 68th place in the country. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 227th in the Division 1.
Central Michigan averages 76 points per game this year which ranks them 94th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -2.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 167th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 94th in the nation. They average 34.2 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per contest which ranks them 252nd and 148th respectively. In the turnover department the Chippewas rank 27th with 10.8 per game. The Chippewas allow 78.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 291st in the country. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 299th and 237th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 186th and they give up 14.2 assists per contest which puts them in 239th place in the nation. The Chippewas force 10.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 334th in college basketball.
Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 6-3 against the spread
The Akron Zips are 3-6 against the over/under
Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 2-5 against the spread
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 5-3 against the over/under
Akron Zips Injuries
No key injuries to report
Central Michigan Chippewas Injuries
11/13/15 F Blake Hibbitts Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Akron
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