Saturday, February 13, 2016
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The Western Michigan Broncos travel to Stroh Center to play the Bowling Green Falcons on Saturday, February 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has Bowling Green as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
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The Broncos come into this game with an overall record of 9-15 and a road record of 0-8. They are 8-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-8. The Falcons have an overall record of 13-11 and a home record of 6-6. They have an over/under record of 8-12 and they are 9-11 against the spread.
Thomas Wilder comes into this contest averaging 18.4 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Broncos. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Tucker Haymond averages 16.2 points per game in 31 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 5.2 rebounds per game for Western Michigan. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Spencer Parker averages 13.9 points per game while playing 28.6 minutes per contest this year for the Falcons. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 68%. Zack Denny averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.3 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Western Michigan averages 71.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 196th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -2.7 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 257th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 132nd in the country. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 11.5 assists per game which ranks them 151st and 286th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 150th with 12.6 per game. The Broncos allow 74.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 220th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 211th and 239th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 101st and they give up 13.8 assists per contest which puts them in 216th place in the country. They force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 277th in the Division 1.
Bowling Green averages 70 points per game this year which ranks them 227th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -1.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 220th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 85th in the nation. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 10.9 assists per contest which ranks them 116th and 312th respectively. In the turnover department the Falcons rank 170th with 12.8 per game. The Falcons allow 71.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 163rd in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 94th and 312th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.5 rebounds a game which ranks 208th and they give up 10.5 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the nation. The Falcons force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 216th in college basketball.
The Broncos average 64.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 59 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -9.1 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -10.7 per contest. The Broncos have an offensive rating of 104.2 and they assist on 50.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.9 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 34% of their shots. Western Michigan turns the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.7% while their offensive rebound percentage is 29.8%. The Broncos give up 73.7 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 69.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Falcons score 68.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 61 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -9 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -2.9 points per game. The Falcons have a rating on offense of 102.4 and 47.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.1 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 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Bowling Green turns it over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 29.5%. The Falcons give up 71 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 70 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Western Michigan Broncos Betting Trends
The Western Michigan Broncos are 8-10 against the spread
The Western Michigan Broncos are 10-8 against the over/under
Bowling Green Falcons Betting Trends
The Bowling Green Falcons are 9-11 against the spread
The Bowling Green Falcons are 8-12 against the over/under
Western Michigan Broncos Injuries
12/21/15 F Connar Tava Foot out for season
Bowling Green Falcons Injuries
02/09/16 F Garrett Mayleben Concussion "?"
Josh's Pick: Take Western Michigan
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