Tuesday, January 3, 2017
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The Western Michigan Broncos travel to Convocation Center to play the Ohio Bobcats on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.
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The Broncos come into this game with an overall record of 4-8 and a road record of 0-3. They are 5-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-3. The Bobcats have an overall record of 8-3 and a home record of 7-0. They have an over/under record of 1-5 and they are 2-5 against the spread.
Thomas Wilder comes into this contest averaging 16.8 points per game while playing 30 minutes per night so far this season for the Broncos. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Tucker Haymond averages 13.2 points per game in 29 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.4 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game for Western Michigan. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Antonio Campbell averages 18 points per game while playing 26.7 minutes per contest this year for the Bobcats. He grabs 10.1 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 62%. Kenny Kaminski averages 13.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Western Michigan averages 73.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 145th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -4.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 136th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 96th in the country. They average 34.2 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per game which ranks them 260th and 178th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 180th with 13.6 per game. The Broncos allow 78.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 282nd in the nation. They also allow a 50% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 341st and 286th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 77th and they give up 15.8 assists per contest which puts them in 293rd place in the country. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 124th in Division 1.
Ohio averages 75.8 points per game this year which ranks them 98th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 180th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 37th in the nation. They average 39.6 rebounds per game and 14.6 assists per contest which ranks them 47th and 101st respectively. In the turnover department the Bobcats rank 134th with 13 per game. The Bobcats allow 67.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 77th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 60th and 100th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.8 rebounds a game which ranks 257th and they give up 10.8 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the nation. The Bobcats force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 202nd in college basketball.
The Broncos average 69.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 78 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -14.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 3.3 per contest. The Broncos have an offensive rating of 100.9 and they assist on 45.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 74.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. Western Michigan turns the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32%. The Broncos give up 84 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 74.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bobcats score 77 ppg at home and they have averaged 69.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 6.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 14.7 points per game. The Bobcats have a rating on offense of 103.7 and 55.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 41% of their shots. Ohio turns it over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 6.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 26.2%. The Bobcats give up 62.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 63 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Western Michigan Broncos Betting Trends
The Western Michigan Broncos are 5-4 against the spread
The Western Michigan Broncos are 6-3 against the over/under
Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 2-5 against the spread
The Ohio Bobcats are 1-5 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
Ohio Bobcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Ohio
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