Saturday, February 20, 2016
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The Toledo Rockets travel to Convocation Center to play the Eastern Michigan Eagles on Saturday, February 20, 2016. The opening line for this game has Eastern Michigan as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Rockets come into this game with an overall record of 16-10 and a road record of 6-5. They are 12-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-12. The Eagles have an overall record of 13-13 and a home record of 10-3. They have an over/under record of 11-8 and they are 8-11 against the spread.
Nathan Boothe comes into this contest averaging 19 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Rockets. He pulls down 9.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Jonathan Williams averages 17.8 points per game in 30.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game for Toledo. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
James Thompson IV averages 15.8 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per contest this year for the Eagles. He grabs 11.2 rebounds per game and has 0.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 67% and his free throw percentage currently is at 70%. Raven Lee averages 14.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.5 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Toledo averages 78 points per contest this season which ranks them 53rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 71st. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 135th in the country. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 16.3 assists per game which ranks them 118th and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 56th with 11.4 per game. The Rockets allow 70.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 141st in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 131st and 335th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 65th and they give up 12.8 assists per contest which puts them in 149th place in the country. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 227th in the Division 1.
Eastern Michigan averages 76 points per game this year which ranks them 101st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -1.6 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 214th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 323rd in the nation. They average 34.6 rebounds per game and 11 assists per contest which ranks them 243rd and 310th respectively. In the turnover department the Eagles rank 125th with 12.3 per game. The Eagles allow 77.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 292nd in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 114th and 277th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 40 rebounds a game which ranks 321st and they give up 15 assists per contest which puts them in 298th place in the nation. The Eagles force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in college basketball.
The Rockets average 75.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 77.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 1.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 12.7 per contest. The Rockets have an offensive rating of 111.4 and they assist on 60.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. 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 14.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28.3%. The Rockets give up 73.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 65 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Eagles score 80.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 70 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -0.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 9 points per game. The Eagles have a rating on offense of 106 and 44.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Eastern Michigan turns it over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 13% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32.4%. The Eagles give up 71.2 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 70.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Toledo Rockets Betting Trends
The Toledo Rockets are 12-10 against the spread
The Toledo Rockets are 11-12 against the over/under
Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 8-11 against the spread
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 11-8 against the over/under
Toledo Rockets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Eastern Michigan Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Toledo
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