Bowling Green at Akron College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/13/2018
Saturday, January 13, 2018
James A. Rhodes Arena
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The Bowling Green Falcons travel to James A. Rhodes Arena to play the Akron Zips on Saturday, January 13, 2018. The opening line for this game has Akron as 3 point favorites.
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Bowling Green heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-5. They currently have a point differential of 2.0 as they are averaging 80.2 points per contest while giving up 78.2 per game. Akron has an overall record of 7-8. They are averaging 72.3 points per game and surrendering 73.7, good for a point differential of -1.4.
Valuable Bowling Green Falcons Betting Trends
The Bowling Green Falcons are 4-5 against the spread this season
The Bowling Green Falcons are 3-5 against the over/under this year
Important Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 6-7 against the spread this season
The Akron Zips are 5-8 against the over/under this year
Key Bowling Green Falcons Injuries
11/10/17 F Matiss Kulackovskis Knee is out for season
Key Akron Zips Injuries
No key injuries to report
Justin Turner averages 16.1 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is at 83%. Dylan Frye averages 13.5 points per game in 28.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 3.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Daniel Utomi averages 16.9 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.4 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Malcolm Duvivier averages 14.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.1 rebounds per contest and 3.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 46%.
Useful Team Statistics
Bowling Green averages 80.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 62nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.0 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 275th. Behind the arc they shoot 37%, which is good for 96th in the country. They average 39.7 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per game, which ranks them 39th and 132nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 242nd with 12.6 per game. The Falcons allow 78.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 304th in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 219th and 251st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.3 rebounds a game which ranks 299th and they give up 14.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 272nd place in college basketball. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 189th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Akron is 231st in the country with 72.3 points per game this year. They are 223rd in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -1.4. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 64th in college basketball. They are 254th in the nation in rebounding with 34.5 boards per game, and 185th in assists per contest with 13.7. The Zips are 98th in turnovers per game with 14.3. The Zips surrender 73.7 points per contest, which ranks them 210th in the country. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 280th and 192nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 207th with 13.7 assists allowed per contest and 110th with 33.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Zips are 75th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per game this season.
The Falcons are 208th in the country in defensive rating with 102.7, and their offensive rating of 105.3 is ranked 162nd. They are 38th in college basketball in pace with 74.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 257th. As a unit they are 235th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 214th in D-1. Bowling Green is 304th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 221st in the country.
Akron is 77th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 292nd in Division 1. The Zips are 262nd in the nation in defensive rating with 105, and their offensive rating of 103 is ranked 216th. They are 209th in D-1 in pace with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 139th. As a unit they are 158th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 32nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Bowling Green/Akron college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Akron -3
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