Tuesday, February 16, 2016
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The Eastern Michigan Eagles travel to Convocation Center to play the Ohio Bobcats on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has Ohio as 5.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 136.
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The Eagles come into this game with an overall record of 13-12 and a road record of 3-9. They are 8-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-7. The Bobcats have an overall record of 16-8 and a home record of 11-2. They have an over/under record of 11-6 and they are 11-7 against the spread.
James Thompson IV comes into this contest averaging 16 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Eagles. He pulls down 11.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 67% while his free throw percentage is currently at 70%. Raven Lee averages 15.1 points per game in 23.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 1.5 rebounds per game for Eastern Michigan. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Antonio Campbell averages 17 points per game while playing 26.4 minutes per contest this year for the Bobcats. He grabs 9.5 rebounds per game and has 0.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Jaaron Simmons averages 14 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.9 rebounds per contest and 7.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Eastern Michigan averages 76.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 84th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -0.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 211th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 328th in the country. They average 35.1 rebounds per game and 11.2 assists per game which ranks them 215th and 299th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 132nd with 12.4 per game. The Eagles allow 77.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 280th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 104th and 260th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.9 rebounds a game which ranks 319th and they give up 14.8 assists per contest which puts them in 282nd place in the country. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the Division 1.
Ohio averages 77 points per game this year which ranks them 69th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 38th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 36th in the nation. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per contest which ranks them 181st and 135th respectively. In the turnover department the Bobcats rank 189th with 13 per game. The Bobcats allow 73.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 213th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 153rd and 266th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 65th and they give up 11.7 assists per contest which puts them in 67th place in the nation. The Bobcats force 10.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 320th in college basketball.
The Eagles average 73.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 72 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -7.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 3.3 per contest. The Eagles have an offensive rating of 106.4 and they assist on 44.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 73 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Eastern Michigan turns the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 13.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.9%. The Eagles give up 81.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 68.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bobcats score 76.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 82 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 11 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 7.1 points per game. The Bobcats have a rating on offense of 110 and 52.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 55%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Ohio turns it over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 6.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.1% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 26.3%. The Bobcats give up 69.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 71 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 8-10 against the spread
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 11-7 against the over/under
Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 11-7 against the spread
The Ohio Bobcats are 11-6 against the over/under
Eastern Michigan Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Ohio Bobcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Eastern Michigan
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