Tuesday, February 16, 2016
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The Toledo Rockets travel to McGuirk Arena to play the Central Michigan Chippewas on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has Central Michigan as 2 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Rockets come into this game with an overall record of 16-9 and a road record of 6-4. They are 12-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-11. The Chippewas have an overall record of 13-12 and a home record of 11-2. They have an over/under record of 8-10 and they are 7-9 against the spread.
Nathan Boothe comes into this contest averaging 18.9 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Rockets. He pulls down 9.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Jonathan Williams averages 17.8 points per game in 30.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game for Toledo. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Braylon Rayson averages 15.8 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per contest this year for the Chippewas. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Chris Fowler averages 15.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 6.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Toledo averages 78.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 48th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 58th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 74th in the country. They average 36.9 rebounds per game and 16.5 assists per game which ranks them 132nd and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 59th with 11.5 per game. The Rockets allow 70.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 137th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 136th and 327th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 62nd and they give up 12.9 assists per contest which puts them in 158th place in the country. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 233rd in the Division 1.
Central Michigan averages 74.8 points per game this year which ranks them 122nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 0.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 163rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 146th in the nation. They average 33.5 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per contest which ranks them 274th and 147th respectively. In the turnover department the Chippewas rank 6th with 9.6 per game. The Chippewas allow 74.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 228th in the country. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 270th and 239th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.1 rebounds a game which ranks 241st and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 162nd place in the nation. The Chippewas force 11.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 307th in college basketball.
The Rockets average 75.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 82 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 2.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 20.3 per contest. The Rockets have an offensive rating of 112.2 and they assist on 61.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Toledo turns the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 6.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28.5%. The Rockets give up 72.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 61.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Chippewas score 78.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 68.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -10.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 7.7 points per game. The Chippewas have a rating on offense of 112.3 and 52.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.8 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 47% of their shots. Central Michigan turns it over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 27.3%. The Chippewas give up 70.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 79.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Toledo Rockets Betting Trends
The Toledo Rockets are 12-9 against the spread
The Toledo Rockets are 11-11 against the over/under
Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 7-9 against the spread
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 8-10 against the over/under
Toledo Rockets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Central Michigan Chippewas Injuries
11/13/15 F Blake Hibbitts Knee out for season
02/15/16 G Braylon Rayson Undisclosed injured last game, probable Tuesday vs. Toledo
Josh's Pick: Take Toledo
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