Tuesday, February 14, 2017
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The Ohio Bobcats head to Convocation Center to take on the Eastern Michigan Eagles on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. The opening line for this game has Eastern Michigan as 1 point favorites.
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The Bobcats come into this game with an overall record of 15-8 and a road record of 5-5. They are 9-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-8. The Eagles have an overall record of 13-12 and a home record of 8-4. They have an over/under record of 9-9 and they are 8-10 against the spread.
Jaaron Simmons comes into this contest averaging 15.3 points per game while playing 35.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Bobcats. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Jaaron Simmons averages 15.3 points per game in 35.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.9 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game for Ohio. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
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Willie Mangum averages 15.9 points per game while playing 25.9 minutes per contest this year for the Eagles. He grabs 2.6 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. James Thompson IV averages 14.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 11 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Ohio averages 77.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 60th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 109th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 12th in the country. They average 36.5 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game which ranks them 121st and 136th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 96th with 12.4 per game. The Bobcats allow 71.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 141st in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 54th and 53rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.5 rebounds a game which ranks 307th and they give up 10.9 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the country. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 178th in Division 1.
Eastern Michigan averages 74.6 points per game this year which ranks them 129th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -0.6 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 215th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 284th in the nation. They average 35.5 rebounds per game and 13.1 assists per contest which ranks them 179th and 190th respectively. In the turnover department the Eagles rank 134th with 12.9 per game. The Eagles allow 75.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 234th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 165th and 176th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 222nd and they give up 16.3 assists per contest which puts them in 331st place in the nation. The Eagles force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in college basketball.
The Bobcats average 77.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 83.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 0.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 2.3 per contest. The Bobcats have an offensive rating of 107.4 and they assist on 52.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 42% of their shots. Ohio turns the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 24.9%. The Bobcats give up 76.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 81.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Eagles score 81.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 67.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -13 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 4.6 points per game. The Eagles have a rating on offense of 108.2 and 48.9% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.8 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Eastern Michigan turns it over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 14% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 35.7%. The Eagles give up 76.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 80.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 9-10 against the spread
The Ohio Bobcats are 10-8 against the over/under
Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 8-10 against the spread
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 9-9 against the over/under
Ohio Bobcats Injuries
02/13/17 F Kenny Kaminski Knee injured last game, probable Tuesday vs. Eastern Michigan
01/20/17 F Antonio Campbell Foot out for season
Eastern Michigan Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Eastern Michigan -1
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