Saturday, January 23, 2016
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The Ball State Cardinals travel to Convocation Center to play the Eastern Michigan Eagles on Saturday, January 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has Eastern Michigan as 6.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Cardinals come into this game with an overall record of 12-6 and a road record of 1-4. They are 5-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-6. The Eagles have an overall record of 10-8 and a home record of 7-2. They have an over/under record of 8-3 and they are 5-6 against the spread.
Ryan Weber comes into this contest averaging 13.1 points per game while playing 27.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Cardinals. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Franko House averages 11.2 points per game in 25.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game for Ball State. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Raven Lee averages 15.8 points per game while playing 25.7 minutes per contest this year for the Eagles. He grabs 1.9 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. James Thompson IV averages 15.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.9 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 71% and his free throw percentage is 66%.
Ball State averages 68.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 253rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 198th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 87th in the country. They average 36.6 rebounds per game and 14.1 assists per game which ranks them 151st and 120th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 147th with 12.5 per game. The Cardinals allow 64.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 45th and 187th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.2 rebounds a game which ranks 87th and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 59th place in the country. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 225th in the Division 1.
Eastern Michigan averages 76.2 points per game this year which ranks them 95th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -1.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 159th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 327th in the nation. They average 33.9 rebounds per game and 11.5 assists per contest which ranks them 270th and 278th respectively. In the turnover department the Eagles rank 103rd with 12.1 per game. The Eagles allow 78 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 290th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 127th and 302nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 40.5 rebounds a game which ranks 321st and they give up 15.6 assists per contest which puts them in 311th place in the nation. The Eagles force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in college basketball.
Ball State Cardinals Betting Trends
The Ball State Cardinals are 5-7 against the spread
The Ball State Cardinals are 6-6 against the over/under
Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 5-6 against the spread
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 8-3 against the over/under
Ball State Cardinals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Eastern Michigan Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Ball State
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