Saturday, January 30, 2016
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The Bowling Green Falcons travel to McGuirk Arena to play the Central Michigan Chippewas on Saturday, January 30, 2016. The opening line for this game has Central Michigan as 6.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
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The Falcons come into this game with an overall record of 13-7 and a road record of 6-2. They are 9-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-9. The Chippewas have an overall record of 11-9 and a home record of 9-1. They have an over/under record of 6-7 and they are 5-7 against the spread.
Spencer Parker comes into this contest averaging 14 points per game while playing 27.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Falcons. He pulls down 5.9 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 69%. Zack Denny averages 12.7 points per game in 28.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 7 rebounds per game for Bowling Green. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 60%.
Braylon Rayson averages 16.7 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per contest this year for the Chippewas. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Chris Fowler averages 15.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 6.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Bowling Green averages 71.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 189th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 177th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 52nd in the country. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 11.5 assists per game which ranks them 100th and 281st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 154th with 12.7 per game. The Falcons allow 71.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 170th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 89th and 263rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.8 rebounds a game which ranks 208th and they give up 9.9 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the country. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 228th in the Division 1.
Central Michigan averages 75 points per game this year which ranks them 121st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 0.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 165th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 147th in the nation. They average 34 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per contest which ranks them 268th and 167th respectively. In the turnover department the Chippewas rank 15th with 10.2 per game. The Chippewas allow 74.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 231st in the country. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 279th and 191st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.5 rebounds a game which ranks 200th and they give up 14.1 assists per contest which puts them in 232nd place in the nation. The Chippewas force 10.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 320th in college basketball.
The Falcons average 74.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 70.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 0.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -3 per contest. The Falcons have an offensive rating of 104.7 and they assist on 48.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Bowling Green turns the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 29.7%. The Falcons give up 73.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 73.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Chippewas score 79.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 70 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 11.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 7.1 points per game. The Chippewas have a rating on offense of 112.5 and 52% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 48% of their shots. Central Michigan turns it over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28.2%. The Chippewas give up 72.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 58.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Bowling Green Falcons Betting Trends
The Bowling Green Falcons are 9-7 against the spread
The Bowling Green Falcons are 7-9 against the over/under
Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 5-7 against the spread
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 6-7 against the over/under
Bowling Green Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Central Michigan Chippewas Injuries
11/13/15 F Blake Hibbitts Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Bowling Green
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