Akron at Western Michigan College Basketball Picks & Parlay 1/2/2018
Tuesday, January 2, 2018
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The Akron Zips head to University Arena to take on the Western Michigan Broncos on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.
Valuable Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 5-5 against the spread this season
The Akron Zips are 4-6 against the over/under this year
Important Western Michigan Broncos Betting Trends
The Western Michigan Broncos are 4-6 against the spread this season
The Western Michigan Broncos are 4-6 against the over/under this year
Key Akron Zips Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Western Michigan Broncos Injuries
12/01/17 C Seth Dugan Foot is out indefinitely
Malcolm Duvivier averages 14.2 points per contest in 33 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.8 assists per game and 2.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 44%. Daniel Utomi averages 18.6 points per contest while playing 34.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Josh Davis averages 9.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26 minutes per game. He also hauls in 7.8 rebounds per game and dishes 1.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 72%. Thomas Wilder scores 18.1 points per contest while playing 29.2 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.6 rebounds per contest and has 4.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Zips allow 72.0 points per contest which is 181st in Division 1. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 240th and 208th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 95th, and they allow 13.4 assists per game which puts them in 179th place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 97th in the nation. Akron averages 73.3 points per contest this year, which is 214th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 1.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 200th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 56th in college basketball. They average 35.1 boards per contest and 14.2 assists per game, which ranks them 220th and 169th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 86th with 14.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Broncos give up 71.3 points per game, which ranks them 168th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 132nd and 252nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 126th with 12.4 dimes allowed per game and 184th with 35.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Broncos are 232nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.5 per contest this year. Western Michigan is 148th in Division 1 with 76.2 points per contest this season. They are 199th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 4.8. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 118th in D-1. They are 148th in college basketball in rebounding with 37.1 boards per contest and 191st in assists per game with 13.9. The Broncos are 273rd in turnovers per contest with 12.3.
The Zips are 203rd in the nation in offensive rating with 103.7, and their defensive rating of 101.9 is ranked 207th. In terms of pace they are 189th in the country with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 107th. As a team they are 142nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shots, ranking 20th in Division 1. Akron is 56th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 251st in the nation.
Western Michigan is 279th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 203rd in the nation. The Broncos are 138th in the country in offensive rating with 107.5, and their defensive rating of 100.7 is ranked 184th. In terms of pace they are 183rd in Division 1 with 70.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 182nd. As a team they are 186th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 148th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Akron and over the total points
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