Saturday, February 18, 2017
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The Bowling Green Falcons travel to Convocation Center to play the Ohio Bobcats on Saturday, February 18, 2017. The opening line for this game has Ohio as 11 point favorites.
The Falcons come into this game with an overall record of 11-15 and a road record of 2-9. They are 11-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 14-10. The Bobcats have an overall record of 16-8 and a home record of 10-3. They have an over/under record of 11-8 and they are 10-10 against the spread.
Zack Denny comes into this contest averaging 12.6 points per game while playing 27.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Falcons. He pulls down 5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Wesley Alcegaire averages 12 points per game in 27.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 3 rebounds per game for Bowling Green. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 57%.
Jordan Dartis averages 13.6 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per contest this year for the Bobcats. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Jaaron Simmons averages 14.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 6.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Bowling Green averages 74.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 131st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -3.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 256th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 158th in the country. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per game which ranks them 168th and 231st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 144th with 13 per game. The Falcons allow 77.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 290th in the nation. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 308th and 234th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.7 rebounds a game which ranks 285th and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 152nd place in the country. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 40th in Division 1.
Ohio averages 77.7 points per game this year which ranks them 61st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 6.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 117th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 17th in the nation. They average 36.9 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per contest which ranks them 102nd and 135th respectively. In the turnover department the Bobcats rank 116th with 12.7 per game. The Bobcats allow 71.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 139th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 46th and 46th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38.3 rebounds a game which ranks 307th and they give up 10.9 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the nation. The Bobcats force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 180th in college basketball.
The Falcons average 73.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 79 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -6.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -7.7 per contest. The Falcons have an offensive rating of 100.9 and they assist on 48.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 73.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Bowling Green turns the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28.8%. The Falcons give up 80.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 86.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bobcats score 77.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 81.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 0 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 11.2 points per game. The Bobcats have a rating on offense of 107.1 and 52.8% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.6 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 42% of their shots. Ohio turns it over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.1% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 25%. The Bobcats give up 66.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 81.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Bowling Green Falcons Betting Trends
The Bowling Green Falcons are 11-12 against the spread
The Bowling Green Falcons are 14-10 against the over/under
Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 10-10 against the spread
The Ohio Bobcats are 11-8 against the over/under
Bowling Green Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Ohio Bobcats Injuries
01/20/17 F Antonio Campbell Foot out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Ohio -11
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