Wednesday, January 6, 2016
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The Eastern Michigan Eagles travel to McGuirk Arena to play the Central Michigan Chippewas on Wednesday, January 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has Central Michigan as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 143.
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The Eagles come into this game with an overall record of 8-5 and a road record of 2-4. They are 2-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-2. The Chippewas have an overall record of 7-6 and a home record of 7-0. They have an over/under record of 4-2 and they are 1-4 against the spread.
Willie Mangum comes into this contest averaging 14.5 points per game while playing 28.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Eagles. He pulls down 2.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. James Thompson IV averages 14.5 points per game in 28.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.5 assists per contest and 10.9 rebounds per game for Eastern Michigan. His field goal percentage is 68% for the year while his free throw percentage is 57%.
Braylon Rayson averages 16.2 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per contest this year for the Chippewas. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Chris Fowler averages 15.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 5.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Eastern Michigan averages 73 points per contest this season which ranks them 160th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -3.3 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 273rd. Behind the arc they shoot 27% which is good for 349th in the country. They average 35.8 rebounds per game and 12 assists per game which ranks them 197th and 240th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 89th with 12 per game. The Eagles allow 76.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 246th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 106th and 251st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.1 rebounds a game which ranks 341st and they give up 15.8 assists per contest which puts them in 302nd place in the country. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the Division 1.
Central Michigan averages 75.3 points per game this year which ranks them 115th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -2.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 206th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 105th in the nation. They average 35.2 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per contest which ranks them 225th and 163rd respectively. In the turnover department the Chippewas rank 43rd with 11.2 per game. The Chippewas allow 77.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 267th in the country. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 255th and 123rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.9 rebounds a game which ranks 200th and they give up 14.6 assists per contest which puts them in 252nd place in the nation. The Chippewas force 9.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 344th in college basketball.
Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 2-4 against the spread
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 4-2 against the over/under
Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 1-4 against the spread
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 4-2 against the over/under
Eastern Michigan Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Central Michigan Chippewas Injuries
11/13/15 F Blake Hibbitts Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Eastern Michigan
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