Buffalo at Central Michigan College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/6/2018
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
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The Buffalo Bulls travel to McGuirk Arena to play the Central Michigan Chippewas on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. The opening line for this game has Buffalo as 5 point favorites.
Buffalo comes into this game with an overall record of 17-6. They currently have a point differential of 7.3 as they are averaging 83.3 points per game while giving up 76.0 per contest. Central Michigan has an overall mark of 14-8. They are averaging 78.7 points per contest and giving up 71.0, which is a point differential of 7.7.
Valuable Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls are 11-6 against the spread this season
The Buffalo Bulls are 11-8 against the over/under this year
Important Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 12-6 against the spread this season
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 9-8 against the over/under this year
Key Buffalo Bulls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Central Michigan Chippewas Injuries
No key injuries to report
Nick Perkins averages 16.3 points per game in 27.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 6.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%. C.J. Massinburg averages 18.1 points per game while playing 34 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Cecil Williams averages 14.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.5 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 78%. Shawn Roundtree averages 15 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulls allow 76.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 273rd in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 134th and 217th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.1 rebounds a game which ranks 279th, and they give up 11.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 45th place in the country. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 266th in college basketball. Buffalo averages 83.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 22nd in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 7.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 110th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 124th in D-1. They average 38.6 rebounds per game and 16.8 assists per game, which ranks them 48th and 31st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 180th with 13.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Chippewas surrender 71.0 points per contest, which ranks them 145th in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 117th and 156th in those defensive statistics. They rank 117th with 12.6 assists allowed per contest, and 171st with 34.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Chippewas are 228th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per game this season. Central Michigan is 68th in Division 1 with 78.7 points per game this year. They are 241st in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 7.7. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 208th in the nation. They are 89th in college basketball in rebounding with 37.6 boards per game and 195th in assists per contest with 13.5. The Chippewas are 265th in turnovers per game with 12.2.
The Bulls are 148th in the country in defensive rating with 100.9, and their offensive rating of 110.6 is ranked 67th. They are 21st in college basketball in pace with 74.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 82nd. As a unit they are 103rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 76th in D-1. Buffalo is 276th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 87th in the country.
Central Michigan is 285th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 156th in Division 1. The Chippewas are 122nd in the nation in defensive rating with 99.9, and their offensive rating of 110.6 is ranked 68th. They are 189th in D-1 in pace with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 161st. As a unit they are 110th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 48% of their shot attempts, ranking 11th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Buffalo/Central Michigan college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Central Michigan +5
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