Sunday, December 18, 2016
Alaska Airlines Arena
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The Western Michigan Broncos travel to Alaska Airlines Arena to play the Washington Huskies on Sunday, December 18, 2016.
The Broncos come into this game with an overall record of 3-6 and a road record of 0-1. They are 3-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-2. The Huskies have an overall record of 4-5 and a home record of 3-2. They have an over/under record of 6-3 and they are 3-6 against the spread.
Thomas Wilder comes into this contest averaging 16.3 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Broncos. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Tucker Haymond averages 11.4 points per game in 28.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.2 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game for Western Michigan. His field goal percentage is 35% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Markelle Fultz averages 22.8 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per contest this year for the Huskies. He grabs 6.9 rebounds per game and has 6.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 67%. David Crisp averages 13.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.8 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Western Michigan averages 72.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 176th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -7.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 189th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 251st in the country. They average 33.6 rebounds per game and 12.1 assists per game which ranks them 262nd and 248th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 195th with 14 per game. The Broncos allow 80.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 291st in the nation. They also allow a 51% shooting percentage and a 41% average from behind the arc ranking them 340th and 325th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 89th and they give up 15.5 assists per contest which puts them in 282nd place in the country. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 97th in Division 1.
Washington averages 85.9 points per game this year which ranks them 15th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 53rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 11th in the nation. They average 40.1 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per contest which ranks them 43rd and 148th respectively. In the turnover department the Huskies rank 233rd with 14.4 per game. The Huskies allow 82.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 314th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 196th and 267th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 125th and they give up 15 assists per contest which puts them in 261st place in the nation. The Huskies force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 181st in college basketball.
The Broncos average 66.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 76 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -16.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -7 per contest. The Broncos have an offensive rating of 100.1 and they assist on 45.4% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 74.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. Western Michigan turns the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.8%. The Broncos give up 82.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 83 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Huskies score 93 ppg at home and they have averaged 75.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -14.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 9.2 points per game. The Huskies have a rating on offense of 111.9 and 44.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 76.8 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Washington turns it over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 38.5%. The Huskies give up 83.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 90.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Western Michigan Broncos Betting Trends
The Western Michigan Broncos are 3-4 against the spread
The Western Michigan Broncos are 5-2 against the over/under
Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 3-6 against the spread
The Washington Huskies are 6-3 against the over/under
Western Michigan Broncos Injuries
12/12/16 G Joeviair Kennedy Legal problems dismissed from team
11/30/16 G Ryan Wade Knee out for season
Washington Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Washington
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