Bowling Green at Eastern Michigan College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/6/2018
Saturday, January 6, 2018
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The Bowling Green Falcons travel to Convocation Center to play the Eastern Michigan Eagles on Saturday, January 6, 2018. The opening line for this game has Bowling Green as 1.5 point favorites.
Bowling Green comes into this game with an overall record of 9-5. They currently have a point differential of 1.4 as they are averaging 81.6 points per game while giving up 80.2 per contest. Eastern Michigan has an overall record of 9-5. They are averaging 76.5 points per game and surrendering 69.9, good for a point differential of 6.6.
Valuable Bowling Green Falcons Betting Trends
The Bowling Green Falcons are 2-5 against the spread this season
The Bowling Green Falcons are 3-3 against the over/under this year
Important Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 5-3 against the spread this season
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 4-4 against the over/under this year
Key Bowling Green Falcons Injuries
11/10/17 F Matiss Kulackovskis Knee is out for season
Key Eastern Michigan Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Justin Turner averages 16.3 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 82%. Dylan Frye averages 13.7 points per game in 29 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Elijah Minnie averages 17.1 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.1 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 90%. Paul Jackson averages 15.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 2 rebounds per contest and 4.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
Bowling Green averages 81.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 53rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 253rd. Behind the arc they shoot 38%, which is good for 77th in the country. They average 39.5 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per game, which ranks them 49th and 159th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 274th with 12.2 per game. The Falcons allow 80.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 324th in Division 1. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 245th and 265th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.8 rebounds a game which ranks 305th and they give up 15.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 300th place in college basketball. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 165th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Eastern Michigan is 136th in the country with 76.5 points per game this year. They are 86th in D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 6.6. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 264th in college basketball. They are 178th in the nation in rebounding with 36.2 boards per game, and 201st in assists per contest with 13.6. The Eagles are 192nd in turnovers per game with 13.2. The Eagles surrender 69.9 points per contest, which ranks them 120th in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 102nd and 224th in those defensive statistics. They rank 308th with 15.9 assists allowed per contest and 209th with 35.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Eagles are 311th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.2 per game this season.
The Falcons are 264th in the country in defensive rating with 105.1, and their offensive rating of 106.8 is ranked 143rd. They are 35th in college basketball in pace with 75 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 243rd. As a unit they are 211th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 223rd in D-1. Bowling Green is 321st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 248th in the country.
Eastern Michigan is 196th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 136th in the nation. The Eagles are 128th in the country in offensive rating with 107.5, and their defensive rating of 98.2 is ranked 123rd. In terms of pace they are 196th in Division 1 with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 128th. As a team they are 144th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 263rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Bowling Green/Eastern Michigan college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Eastern Michigan +1.5
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