Tuesday, February 2, 2016
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The Western Michigan Broncos travel to Savage Arena to play the Toledo Rockets on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Toledo as 6 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
The Broncos come into this game with an overall record of 9-12 and a road record of 0-6. They are 7-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-6. The Rockets have an overall record of 12-9 and a home record of 6-4. They have an over/under record of 9-9 and they are 8-9 against the spread.
Thomas Wilder comes into this contest averaging 18.4 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Broncos. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Tucker Haymond averages 17.4 points per game in 31.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game for Western Michigan. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Nathan Boothe averages 19.4 points per game while playing 31 minutes per contest this year for the Rockets. He grabs 9.1 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Jonathan Williams averages 17.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Western Michigan averages 73.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 151st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -1.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 228th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 134th in the country. They average 37.4 rebounds per game and 11.7 assists per game which ranks them 115th and 270th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 199th with 13.1 per game. The Broncos allow 74.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 233rd in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 213th and 209th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.1 rebounds a game which ranks 85th and they give up 13.8 assists per contest which puts them in 214th place in the country. They force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 290th in the Division 1.
Toledo averages 77.3 points per game this year which ranks them 74th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 81st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 142nd in the nation. They average 36.8 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per contest which ranks them 141st and 33rd respectively. In the turnover department the Rockets rank 53rd with 11.4 per game. The Rockets allow 72.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 180th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 154th and 308th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 111th and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 166th place in the nation. The Rockets force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 261st in college basketball.
The Broncos average 64.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 87.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -7.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 9 per contest. The Broncos have an offensive rating of 105.6 and they assist on 50.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. 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 16 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 30.5%. The Broncos give up 71.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 78.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Rockets score 79.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 65.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -5.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 9.4 points per game. The Rockets have a rating on offense of 110 and 60.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.1 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 39% of their shots. Toledo turns it over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 27.5%. The Rockets give up 70.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 70.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Western Michigan Broncos Betting Trends
The Western Michigan Broncos are 7-8 against the spread
The Western Michigan Broncos are 9-6 against the over/under
Toledo Rockets Betting Trends
The Toledo Rockets are 8-9 against the spread
The Toledo Rockets are 9-9 against the over/under
Western Michigan Broncos Injuries
12/21/15 F Connar Tava Foot out for season
Toledo Rockets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Western Michigan
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