Tuesday, January 19, 2016
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The Central Michigan Chippewas travel to Convocation Center to play the Northern Illinois Huskies on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. The opening line for this game has Northern Illinois as 4.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Chippewas come into this game with an overall record of 9-8 and a road record of 1-4. They are 3-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-4. The Huskies have an overall record of 14-3 and a home record of 11-0. They have an over/under record of 6-6 and they are 7-4 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 15.1 points per game in 34.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.3 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game for Central Michigan. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Marin Maric averages 13.8 points per game while playing 26.2 minutes per contest this year for the Huskies. He grabs 8.6 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 68%. Travon Baker averages 11.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 4.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Central Michigan averages 76.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 99th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -2.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 183rd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 137th in the country. They average 34.3 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game which ranks them 260th and 159th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 14th with 10.1 per game. The Chippewas allow 78.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 292nd in the nation. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 307th and 278th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.1 rebounds a game which ranks 227th and they give up 14.6 assists per contest which puts them in 257th place in the country. They force 10.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 320th in the Division 1.
Northern Illinois averages 72.2 points per game this year which ranks them 175th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4.7 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 223rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 71st in the nation. They average 39.1 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per contest which ranks them 55th and 119th respectively. In the turnover department the Huskies rank 237th with 13.5 per game. The Huskies allow 67.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 82nd in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 56th and 263rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 73rd and they give up 12.5 assists per contest which puts them in 129th place in the nation. The Huskies force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 67th in college basketball.
Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 3-6 against the spread
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 6-4 against the over/under
Northern Illinois Huskies Betting Trends
The Northern Illinois Huskies are 7-4 against the spread
The Northern Illinois Huskies are 6-6 against the over/under
Central Michigan Chippewas Injuries
11/13/15 F Blake Hibbitts Knee out for season
01/18/16 G Braylon Rayson Personal missed last game, probable 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 Central Michigan
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