Saturday, January 16, 2016
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The Central Michigan Chippewas travel to Alumni Arena to play the Buffalo Bulls on Saturday, January 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has Buffalo as 3 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 9-7 and a road record of 1-3. They are 3-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-3. The Bulls have an overall record of 8-8 and a home record of 5-2. They have an over/under record of 7-7 and they are 5-6 against the spread.
Braylon Rayson comes into this contest averaging 17.4 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Chippewas. He pulls down 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Chris Fowler averages 15.4 points per game in 33.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.3 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game for Central Michigan. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Lamonte Bearden averages 12.9 points per game while playing 28.6 minutes per contest this year for the Bulls. He grabs 2.1 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Willie Conner averages 11.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.3 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Central Michigan averages 77.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 75th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -1.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 150th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 114th in the country. They average 34.6 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per game which ranks them 243rd and 160th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 13th with 10.2 per game. The Chippewas allow 78.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 296th in the nation. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 303rd and 260th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.6 rebounds a game which ranks 198th and they give up 14.2 assists per contest which puts them in 240th place in the country. They force 10.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 336th in the Division 1.
Buffalo averages 74 points per game this year which ranks them 141st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -3.1 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 269th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 281st in the nation. They average 39.1 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per contest which ranks them 59th and 254th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulls rank 312th with 14.7 per game. The Bulls allow 77.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 274th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 180th and 108th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.6 rebounds a game which ranks 239th and they give up 13.5 assists per contest which puts them in 186th place in the nation. The Bulls force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 173rd in college basketball.
Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 3-5 against the spread
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 6-3 against the over/under
Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls are 5-6 against the spread
The Buffalo Bulls are 7-7 against the over/under
Central Michigan Chippewas Injuries
11/13/15 F Blake Hibbitts Knee out for season
Buffalo Bulls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Central Michigan
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