Friday, February 26, 2016
James A. Rhodes Arena
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The Bowling Green Falcons travel to James A. Rhodes Arena to play the Akron Zips on Friday, February 26, 2016. The opening line for this game has Akron as 13 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
The Falcons come into this game with an overall record of 14-14 and a road record of 6-6. They are 10-14 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-13. The Zips have an overall record of 21-7 and a home record of 12-0. They have an over/under record of 13-8 and they are 12-9 against the spread.
Spencer Parker comes into this contest averaging 14.5 points per game while playing 29.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Falcons. He pulls down 5.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Zack Denny averages 11.6 points per game in 28.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 6.9 rebounds per game for Bowling Green. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Isaiah Johnson averages 13.5 points per game while playing 24.9 minutes per contest this year for the Zips. He grabs 7.5 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage currently is at 64%. Antino Jackson averages 12 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Bowling Green averages 70.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 226th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -2.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 195th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 120th in the country. They average 36.6 rebounds per game and 11.3 assists per game which ranks them 140th and 294th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 183rd with 12.8 per game. The Falcons allow 72.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 191st in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 139th and 324th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36 rebounds a game which ranks 184th and they give up 10.8 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the country. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 216th in the Division 1.
Akron averages 76.3 points per game this year which ranks them 92nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 189th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 15th in the nation. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per contest which ranks them 150th and 96th respectively. In the turnover department the Zips rank 46th with 11.2 per game. The Zips allow 70.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 127th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 117th and 4th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37 rebounds a game which ranks 237th and they give up 12.1 assists per contest which puts them in 101st place in the nation. The Zips force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 293rd in college basketball.
The Falcons average 70.9 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 73.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -2.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -6.7 per contest. The Falcons have an offensive rating of 102.4 and they assist on 47.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Bowling Green turns the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.1% while their offensive rebound percentage is 29%. The Falcons give up 73.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 80.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Zips score 79.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 73.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -4 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 12.3 points per game. The Zips have a rating on offense of 110.8 and 56.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.6 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 49% of their shots. Akron turns it over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 29.2%. The Zips give up 67.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 77.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Bowling Green Falcons Betting Trends
The Bowling Green Falcons are 10-14 against the spread
The Bowling Green Falcons are 11-13 against the over/under
Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 12-9 against the spread
The Akron Zips are 13-8 against the over/under
Bowling Green Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Akron Zips Injuries
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