Tuesday, February 7, 2017
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The Western Michigan Broncos head to Millett Hall to take on the Miami RedHawks on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. The opening line for this game has Western Michigan as 1 point favorites.
The Broncos come into this game with an overall record of 7-15 and a road record of 0-9. They are 11-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-7. The RedHawks have an overall record of 9-14 and a home record of 9-5. They have an over/under record of 11-9 and they are 10-9 against the spread.
Thomas Wilder comes into this contest averaging 18.4 points per game while playing 31.3 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 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Tucker Haymond averages 14.4 points per game in 30.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 4.4 rebounds per game for Western Michigan. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
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Michael Weathers averages 17 points per game while playing 27.9 minutes per contest this year for the RedHawks. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Logan McLane averages 12.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.8 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Western Michigan averages 75 points per contest this season which ranks them 120th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 98th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 46th in the country. They average 33.4 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game which ranks them 284th and 162nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 136th with 12.9 per game. The Broncos allow 80 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 314th in the nation. They also allow a 50% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 348th and 337th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 47th and they give up 15.6 assists per contest which puts them in 317th place in the country. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 186th in Division 1.
Miami averages 71.4 points per game this year which ranks them 209th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 211th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 250th in the nation. They average 33.6 rebounds per game and 11.3 assists per contest which ranks them 274th and 296th respectively. In the turnover department the RedHawks rank 296th with 14.7 per game. The RedHawks allow 76.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 255th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 161st and 236th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38.2 rebounds a game which ranks 299th and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 114th place in the nation. The RedHawks force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 48th in college basketball.
The Broncos average 69 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 83.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -12.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -1.7 per contest. The Broncos have an offensive rating of 105.8 and they assist on 47.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Western Michigan turns the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.3% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.9%. The Broncos give up 81.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 85 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The RedHawks score 70.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 63.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -10.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -0.4 points per game. The RedHawks have a rating on offense of 99.5 and 46.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.3 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 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Miami turns it over an average of 18.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 47.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 26.8%. The RedHawks give up 70.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 74.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Western Michigan Broncos Betting Trends
The Western Michigan Broncos are 11-8 against the spread
The Western Michigan Broncos are 12-7 against the over/under
Miami RedHawks Betting Trends
The Miami RedHawks are 10-9 against the spread
The Miami RedHawks are 11-9 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
Miami RedHawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Western Michigan -1
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