Tuesday, January 3, 2017
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The Central Michigan Chippewas travel to Convocation Center to play the Eastern Michigan Eagles on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.
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The Chippewas come into this game with an overall record of 10-3 and a road record of 3-1. They are 6-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-2. The Eagles have an overall record of 8-5 and a home record of 6-0. They have an over/under record of 5-1 and they are 4-2 against the spread.
Marcus Keene comes into this contest averaging 30.7 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Chippewas. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Braylon Rayson averages 17.5 points per game in 35.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game for Central Michigan. His field goal percentage is 35% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Willie Mangum averages 17.2 points per game while playing 24.9 minutes per contest this year for the Eagles. He grabs 2.2 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 67%. Ray Lee averages 17 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.3 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Central Michigan averages 87.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 8th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 224th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 99th in the country. They average 35.9 rebounds per game and 12.3 assists per game which ranks them 175th and 251st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 9.6 per game. The Chippewas allow 85 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 337th in the nation. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 257th and 98th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.8 rebounds a game which ranks 342nd and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 124th place in the country. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 158th in Division 1.
Eastern Michigan averages 79 points per game this year which ranks them 57th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -2.3 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 200th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 289th in the nation. They average 35.2 rebounds per game and 13.1 assists per contest which ranks them 218th and 188th respectively. In the turnover department the Eagles rank 133rd with 13 per game. The Eagles allow 81.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 311th in the country. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 281st and 215th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.1 rebounds a game which ranks 226th and they give up 18.9 assists per contest which puts them in 345th place in the nation. The Eagles force 17.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in college basketball.
The Chippewas average 84.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 89.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -3.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -2.7 per contest. The Chippewas have an offensive rating of 115.2 and they assist on 39.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 79.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 52% of their shots. Central Michigan turns the ball over an average of 10.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.3% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28.7%. The Chippewas give up 88 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 92.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Eagles score 96 ppg at home and they have averaged 76.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -10 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 21.5 points per game. The Eagles have a rating on offense of 111.2 and 46.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73.8 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Eastern Michigan turns it over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 15.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 36.3%. The Eagles give up 74.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 86.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 6-3 against the spread
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 7-2 against the over/under
Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 4-2 against the spread
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 5-1 against the over/under
Central Michigan Chippewas Injuries
12/20/16 F Cecil Williams Ankle injured last game, "?" Wednesday vs. Montana State
Eastern Michigan Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Eastern Michigan
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