Friday, February 5, 2016
James A. Rhodes Arena
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The Central Michigan Chippewas travel to James A. Rhodes Arena to play the Akron Zips on Friday, February 5, 2016. The opening line for this game has Akron as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
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The Chippewas come into this game with an overall record of 13-9 and a road record of 2-5. They are 7-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-8. The Zips have an overall record of 18-4 and a home record of 10-0. They have an over/under record of 8-8 and they are 10-6 against the spread.
Braylon Rayson comes into this contest averaging 16.7 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Chippewas. He pulls down 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Chris Fowler averages 16 points per game in 35.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.3 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game for Central Michigan. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Isaiah Johnson averages 12.5 points per game while playing 24.5 minutes per contest this year for the Zips. He grabs 7.6 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 62%. Antino Jackson averages 11.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3 rebounds per contest and 4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 33% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Central Michigan averages 75.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 100th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 114th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 104th in the country. They average 33.7 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game which ranks them 269th and 156th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 13th with 10.1 per game. The Chippewas allow 73.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 209th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 247th and 151st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.7 rebounds a game which ranks 222nd and they give up 12.9 assists per contest which puts them in 153rd place in the country. They force 11.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 303rd in the Division 1.
Akron averages 75.5 points per game this year which ranks them 110th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 214th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 32nd in the nation. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 14.6 assists per contest which ranks them 121st and 88th respectively. In the turnover department the Zips rank 33rd with 11 per game. The Zips allow 68 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 80th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 91st and 5th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.4 rebounds a game which ranks 244th and they give up 11.7 assists per contest which puts them in 72nd place in the nation. The Zips force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 252nd in college basketball.
The Chippewas average 71.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 77.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -4.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 18.7 per contest. The Chippewas have an offensive rating of 113.3 and they assist on 51.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 47% of their shots. Central Michigan turns the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 27.5%. The Chippewas give up 76.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 59 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Zips score 78.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 76.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 10.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 13.3 points per game. The Zips have a rating on offense of 110.1 and 57.8% 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 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 49% of their shots. Akron turns it over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.2%. The Zips give up 64.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 66 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 7-7 against the spread
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 7-8 against the over/under
Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 10-6 against the spread
The Akron Zips are 8-8 against the over/under
Central Michigan Chippewas Injuries
11/13/15 F Blake Hibbitts Knee out for season
Akron Zips Injuries
02/04/16 G Aaron Jackson Shoulder "?" Friday vs. Central Michigan
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