Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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The Western Michigan Broncos head to Savage Arena to take on the Toledo Rockets on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. The opening line for this game has Toledo as 5.5 point favorites.
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The Broncos come into this game with an overall record of 11-15 and a road record of 1-9. They are 15-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 15-8. The Rockets have an overall record of 14-13 and a home record of 10-2. They have an over/under record of 15-10 and they are 14-11 against the spread.
Thomas Wilder comes into this contest averaging 18.9 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Broncos. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Tucker Haymond averages 14.8 points per game in 31.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game for Western Michigan. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
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Jonathan Williams averages 20 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per contest this year for the Rockets. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Steve Taylor averages 15.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 12 rebounds per contest and 3.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 49%.
Western Michigan averages 76 points per contest this season which ranks them 97th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -2.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 94th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 58th in the country. They average 33.8 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per game which ranks them 256th and 182nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 118th with 12.6 per game. The Broncos allow 78.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 293rd in the nation. They also allow a 50% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 346th and 317th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 41st and they give up 14.8 assists per contest which puts them in 279th place in the country. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 171st in Division 1.
Toledo averages 80.3 points per game this year which ranks them 33rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 1.8 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 11th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 68th in the nation. They average 36.5 rebounds per game and 15.9 assists per contest which ranks them 117th and 39th respectively. In the turnover department the Rockets rank 231st with 13.8 per game. The Rockets allow 78.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 299th in the country. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 310th and 66th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 94th and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 175th place in the nation. The Rockets force 10.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 336th in college basketball.
The Broncos average 69.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 84.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -10.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 9 per contest. The Broncos have an offensive rating of 107.3 and they assist on 48.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.3 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 15.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.9%. The Broncos give up 80 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 75.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Rockets score 80.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 77 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 7.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 11.9 points per game. The Rockets have a rating on offense of 111.6 and 57.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.6 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 56%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they attempt 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Toledo turns it over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 5.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 29.8%. The Rockets give up 69 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 69.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Western Michigan Broncos Betting Trends
The Western Michigan Broncos are 15-8 against the spread
The Western Michigan Broncos are 15-8 against the over/under
Toledo Rockets Betting Trends
The Toledo Rockets are 14-11 against the spread
The Toledo Rockets are 15-10 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
Toledo Rockets Injuries
12/02/16 G Daniel Dzierzawski Dismissed dismissed from team
01/09/17 C Zach Garber Foot expected to miss 3-4 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Western Michigan +5.5
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