Tuesday, January 17, 2017
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The Western Michigan Broncos travel to Convocation Center to play the Eastern Michigan Eagles on Tuesday, January 17, 2017.
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The Broncos come into this game with an overall record of 6-10 and a road record of 0-5. They are 8-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-5. The Eagles have an overall record of 11-6 and a home record of 7-1. They have an over/under record of 5-5 and they are 7-3 against the spread.
Thomas Wilder comes into this contest averaging 16.9 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Broncos. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Tucker Haymond averages 14.2 points per game in 30 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.2 assists per contest and 4.4 rebounds per game for Western Michigan. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Willie Mangum averages 16.2 points per game while playing 24.7 minutes per contest this year for the Eagles. He grabs 2.5 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 72%. Ray Lee averages 15.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.4 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Western Michigan averages 74.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 140th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -4.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 100th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 50th in the country. They average 33.3 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game which ranks them 297th and 162nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 142nd with 13.1 per game. The Broncos allow 78.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 288th in the nation. They also allow a 50% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 341st and 295th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33 rebounds a game which ranks 54th and they give up 15.9 assists per contest which puts them in 314th place in the country. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 179th in Division 1.
Eastern Michigan averages 76.8 points per game this year which ranks them 76th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 1.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 190th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 312th in the nation. They average 36.1 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per contest which ranks them 157th and 179th respectively. In the turnover department the Eagles rank 144th with 13.1 per game. The Eagles allow 74.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 230th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 132nd and 92nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.2 rebounds a game which ranks 239th and they give up 16.5 assists per contest which puts them in 330th place in the nation. The Eagles force 16.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in college basketball.
The Broncos average 67 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 80.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -15.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 4.3 per contest. The Broncos have an offensive rating of 103.9 and they assist on 47.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. Western Michigan turns the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.1%. The Broncos give up 82.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 76 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Eagles score 86.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 67.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 7.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 14 points per game. The Eagles have a rating on offense of 110.7 and 48.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.8 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 14.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 15% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.1% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 35.7%. The Eagles give up 72.2 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 59.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Western Michigan Broncos Betting Trends
The Western Michigan Broncos are 8-5 against the spread
The Western Michigan Broncos are 8-5 against the over/under
Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 7-3 against the spread
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 5-5 against the over/under
Western Michigan Broncos Injuries
12/12/16 G Joeviair Kennedy Legal problems dismissed from team
11/30/16 G Ryan Wade Knee out for season
Eastern Michigan Eagles Injuries
01/16/17 G Ray Lee Suspension missed last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Western Michigan
Tony's Pick: Take Eastern Michigan
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