Tuesday, February 16, 2016
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The Bowling Green Falcons travel to Convocation Center to play the Northern Illinois Huskies on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has Northern Illinois as 6 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 13-12 and a road record of 6-4. They are 9-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-12. The Huskies have an overall record of 17-8 and a home record of 14-1. They have an over/under record of 12-8 and they are 11-8 against the spread.
Spencer Parker comes into this contest averaging 14 points per game while playing 28.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Falcons. He pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 69%. Zack Denny averages 12 points per game in 29.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 7.1 rebounds per game for Bowling Green. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 64%.
Marin Maric averages 12.8 points per game while playing 27.1 minutes per contest this year for the Huskies. He grabs 8.4 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 68%. Aaric Armstead averages 11.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.6 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Bowling Green averages 69.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 232nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -1.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 215th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 101st in the country. They average 36.9 rebounds per game and 11 assists per game which ranks them 133rd and 309th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 169th with 12.7 per game. The Falcons allow 71.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 166th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 108th and 309th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.5 rebounds a game which ranks 212th and they give up 10.5 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the country. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 201st in the Division 1.
Northern Illinois averages 71.3 points per game this year which ranks them 200th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 1.4 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 264th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 143rd in the nation. They average 38.2 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per contest which ranks them 73rd and 155th respectively. In the turnover department the Huskies rank 225th with 13.3 per game. The Huskies allow 70 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 124th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 86th and 270th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34 rebounds a game which ranks 90th and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 139th place in the nation. The Huskies force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 74th in college basketball.
The Falcons average 71.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 62.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -0.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -8.3 per contest. The Falcons have an offensive rating of 102.1 and they assist on 47.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Bowling Green turns the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51% while their offensive rebound percentage is 29%. The Falcons give up 72.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 70.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Huskies score 75.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 74.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -3.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 7.4 points per game. The Huskies have a rating on offense of 105.3 and 57.9% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Northern Illinois turns it over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 34%. The Huskies give up 68 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 78 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Bowling Green Falcons Betting Trends
The Bowling Green Falcons are 9-12 against the spread
The Bowling Green Falcons are 9-12 against the over/under
Northern Illinois Huskies Betting Trends
The Northern Illinois Huskies are 11-8 against the spread
The Northern Illinois Huskies are 12-8 against the over/under
Bowling Green Falcons Injuries
02/15/16 F Garrett Mayleben Concussion "?" Tuesday vs. No Illinois
Northern Illinois Huskies Injuries
12/03/15 G Darrell Bowie Shoulder out indefinitely
11/27/15 G Dontel Highsmith Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Bowling Green
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