Thursday, November 17, 2016
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The Western Michigan Broncos travel to TD Arena to play the Villanova Wildcats on Thursday, November 17, 2016. The opening line for this game has Villanova as 23 point favorites. The Broncos come into this game with an overall record of 1-1 and a road record of 0-1. The Wildcats have an overall record of 2-0 and a home record of 1-0.
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Tucker Haymond comes into this contest averaging 16 points per game while playing 29 minutes per night so far this season for the Broncos. He pulls down 5 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 32% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Thomas Wilder averages 12.5 points per game in 28.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game for Western Michigan. His field goal percentage is 33% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Josh Hart averages 18.5 points per game while playing 30 minutes per contest this year for the Wildcats. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 50%. Jalen Brunson averages 13.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 64% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Western Michigan averages 60 points per contest this season which ranks them 292nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -17 and their shooting percentage is 36% as a team which has them ranked 292nd. Behind the arc they shoot 20% which is good for 316th in the country. They average 40 rebounds per game and 5 assists per game which ranks them 109th and 333rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 251st with 16 per game. The Broncos allow 77 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 209th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 176th and 212th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34 rebounds a game which ranks 116th and they give up 14 assists per contest which puts them in 224th place in the country. They force 11 turnovers per game which ranks them 275th in Division 1.
Villanova averages 83.5 points per game this year which ranks them 73rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 21.5 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 74th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 97th in the nation. They average 41.5 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per contest which ranks them 79th and 145th respectively. In the turnover department the Wildcats rank 41st with 9.5 per game. The Wildcats allow 62 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 59th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 26% average from behind the arc ranking them 92nd and 85th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33 rebounds a game which ranks 94th and they give up 19 assists per contest which puts them in 315th place in the nation. The Wildcats force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 179th in college basketball.
Western Michigan Broncos Betting Trends
The Western Michigan Broncos are 0-1 against the spread
The Western Michigan Broncos are 0-1 against the over/under
Villanova Wildcats Betting Trends
The Villanova Wildcats are 2-0 against the spread
The Villanova Wildcats are 1-1 against the over/under
Western Michigan Broncos InjuriesNo key injuries to report
Villanova Wildcats Injuries
11/14/16 F Tim Delaney Hip "?" Thursday vs. Western Michigan
11/12/16 F Omari Spellman Eligibility out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Villanova -23
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