Tuesday, January 19, 2016
James A. Rhodes Arena
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The Eastern Michigan Eagles travel to James A. Rhodes Arena to play the Akron Zips on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. The opening line for this game has Akron as 6 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
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The Eagles come into this game with an overall record of 10-7 and a road record of 3-5. They are 4-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-3. The Zips have an overall record of 13-4 and a home record of 7-0. They have an over/under record of 4-7 and they are 6-5 against the spread.
Raven Lee comes into this contest averaging 16.3 points per game while playing 25.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Eagles. He pulls down 1.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. James Thompson IV averages 15.5 points per game in 30.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 11.2 rebounds per game for Eastern Michigan. His field goal percentage is 71% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Antino Jackson averages 11.8 points per game while playing 28.9 minutes per contest this year for the Zips. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 35% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Isaiah Johnson averages 11.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.1 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is 55%.
Eastern Michigan averages 75.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 115th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -1.6 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 189th. Behind the arc they shoot 28% which is good for 343rd in the country. They average 34.2 rebounds per game and 11.4 assists per game which ranks them 261st and 286th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 125th with 12.3 per game. The Eagles allow 76.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 271st in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 119th and 272nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 41.2 rebounds a game which ranks 328th and they give up 15.4 assists per contest which puts them in 299th place in the country. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the Division 1.
Akron averages 74.3 points per game this year which ranks them 136th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.8 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 252nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 81st in the nation. They average 39 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per contest which ranks them 61st and 111th respectively. In the turnover department the Zips rank 40th with 11.1 per game. The Zips allow 68.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 100th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 26% average from behind the arc ranking them 53rd and 1st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 39.6 rebounds a game which ranks 300th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 67th place in the nation. The Zips force 11.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 293rd in college basketball.
Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 4-6 against the spread
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 7-3 against the over/under
Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 6-5 against the spread
The Akron Zips are 4-7 against the over/under
Eastern Michigan Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Akron Zips Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Eastern Michigan
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