Tuesday, February 7, 2017
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The Central Michigan Chippewas travel to Convocation Center to play the Ohio Bobcats on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. The opening line for this game has Ohio as 8.5 point favorites.
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The Chippewas come into this game with an overall record of 15-8 and a road record of 4-5. They are 10-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 14-5. The Bobcats have an overall record of 14-7 and a home record of 10-2. They have an over/under record of 8-8 and they are 8-9 against the spread.
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Marcus Keene comes into this contest averaging 30.2 points per game while playing 36.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Chippewas. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Braylon Rayson averages 20.3 points per game in 36.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 4.9 rebounds per game for Central Michigan. His field goal percentage is 37% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Kenny Kaminski averages 12.9 points per game while playing 27.3 minutes per contest this year for the Bobcats. He grabs 2.6 rebounds per game and has 0.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Jaaron Simmons averages 14.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 6.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Central Michigan averages 87.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 3rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0.3 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 251st. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 77th in the country. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 12 assists per game which ranks them 92nd and 264th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 11.1 per game. The Chippewas allow 87.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 349th in the nation. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 272nd and 53rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.7 rebounds a game which ranks 346th and they give up 13.9 assists per contest which puts them in 216th place in the country. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 231st in Division 1.
Ohio averages 77.2 points per game this year which ranks them 69th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 109th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 22nd in the nation. They average 36.9 rebounds per game and 14 assists per contest which ranks them 107th and 124th respectively. In the turnover department the Bobcats rank 95th with 12.4 per game. The Bobcats allow 69.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 98th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 43rd and 12th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38.6 rebounds a game which ranks 310th and they give up 10.8 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the nation. The Bobcats force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 196th in college basketball.
The Chippewas average 84.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 94 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -5.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 0.3 per contest. The Chippewas have an offensive rating of 114.2 and they assist on 41.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 78 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 52% of their shots. Central Michigan turns the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 29.4%. The Chippewas give up 90.4 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 93.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bobcats score 76.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 88.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 11.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 13.2 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 72.1 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 41% of their shots. Ohio turns it over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 24.9%. The Bobcats give up 63.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 77.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 10-8 against the spread
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 14-5 against the over/under
Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 8-9 against the spread
The Ohio Bobcats are 8-8 against the over/under
Central Michigan Chippewas Injuries
No key injuries to report
Ohio Bobcats Injuries
01/20/17 F Antonio Campbell Foot out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Ohio -8.5
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