Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center
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The Eastern Michigan Eagles travel to Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center to play the Kent State Golden Flashes on Tuesday, January 26, 2016. The opening line for this game has Kent State as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Eagles come into this game with an overall record of 10-9 and a road record of 3-6. They are 5-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-3. The Golden Flashes have an overall record of 14-5 and a home record of 8-1. They have an over/under record of 11-4 and they are 7-8 against the spread.
James Thompson IV comes into this contest averaging 15.6 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Eagles. He pulls down 11.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 70% while his free throw percentage is currently at 69%. Raven Lee averages 15 points per game in 24.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 1.8 rebounds per game for Eastern Michigan. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Jimmy Hall averages 15.8 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per contest this year for the Golden Flashes. He grabs 7.2 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 73%. Xavier Pollard averages 13.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Eastern Michigan averages 76.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 82nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -1.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 184th. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 340th in the country. They average 34.1 rebounds per game and 11.4 assists per game which ranks them 260th and 287th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 136th with 12.4 per game. The Eagles allow 78.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 297th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 135th and 305th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 40.9 rebounds a game which ranks 326th and they give up 15.6 assists per contest which puts them in 312th place in the country. They force 16 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the Division 1.
Kent State averages 74.8 points per game this year which ranks them 127th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 2.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 116th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 302nd in the nation. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 12.4 assists per contest which ranks them 124th and 220th respectively. In the turnover department the Golden Flashes rank 39th with 11.1 per game. The Golden Flashes allow 72.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 178th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 204th and 257th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.1 rebounds a game which ranks 83rd and they give up 13.9 assists per contest which puts them in 219th place in the nation. The Golden Flashes force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 160th in college basketball.
Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 5-7 against the spread
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 9-3 against the over/under
Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Trends
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 7-8 against the spread
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 11-4 against the over/under
Eastern Michigan Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Kent State Golden Flashes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Eastern Michigan
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