Tuesday, January 12, 2016
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The Ball State Cardinals travel to University Arena to play the Western Michigan Broncos on Tuesday, January 12, 2016. The opening line for this game has Western Michigan as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Cardinals come into this game with an overall record of 10-5 and a road record of 0-4. They are 4-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-4. The Broncos have an overall record of 6-9 and a home record of 5-2. They have an over/under record of 5-4 and they are 4-5 against the spread.
Ryan Weber comes into this contest averaging 12.2 points per game while playing 27.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Cardinals. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Franko House averages 11.5 points per game in 25 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 5.7 rebounds per game for Ball State. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Thomas Wilder averages 17.5 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per contest this year for the Broncos. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Tucker Haymond averages 17.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.6 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Ball State averages 69.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 224th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 194th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 133rd in the country. They average 37.9 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game which ranks them 100th and 154th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 128th with 12.4 per game. The Cardinals allow 64.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 36th and 186th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.9 rebounds a game which ranks 121st and they give up 11.9 assists per contest which puts them in 87th place in the country. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 240th in the Division 1.
Western Michigan averages 70.8 points per game this year which ranks them 198th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -3.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 209th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 273rd in the nation. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 11.1 assists per contest which ranks them 72nd and 299th respectively. In the turnover department the Broncos rank 288th with 14.3 per game. The Broncos allow 73.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 212th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 162nd and 141st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 65th and they give up 13.7 assists per contest which puts them in 204th place in the nation. The Broncos force 11 turnovers per game which ranks them 311th in college basketball.
Ball State Cardinals Betting Trends
The Ball State Cardinals are 4-5 against the spread
The Ball State Cardinals are 5-4 against the over/under
Western Michigan Broncos Betting Trends
The Western Michigan Broncos are 4-5 against the spread
The Western Michigan Broncos are 5-4 against the over/under
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Western Michigan Broncos Injuries
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