Eastern Michigan at Northern Illinois College Basketball Parlay 1/13/2018
Saturday, January 13, 2018
NIU Convocation Center
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The Eastern Michigan Eagles head to NIU Convocation Center to take on the Northern Illinois Huskies on Saturday, January 13, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Eastern Michigan as 1 point favorites.
Eastern Michigan heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-6. They currently have a point differential of 5.9 as they are averaging 76.3 points per contest while giving up 70.4 per game. Northern Illinois has an overall mark of 8-8. They are averaging 74.3 points per contest and giving up 72.6, which is a point differential of 1.7.
Valuable Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 6-4 against the spread this season
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 5-5 against the over/under this year
Important Northern Illinois Huskies Betting Trends
The Northern Illinois Huskies are 6-6 against the spread this season
The Northern Illinois Huskies are 5-7 against the over/under this year
Key Eastern Michigan Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Northern Illinois Huskies Injuries
11/14/17 F Jaylen Key Shoulder is out indefinitely
James Thompson IV averages 15.8 points per contest in 33.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.4 assists per game and 11.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 67% for the season while his free throw percentage is 59%. Elijah Minnie averages 17.5 points per contest while playing 31.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Levi Bradley averages 14.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.9 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.2 rebounds per game and dishes 0.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 86%. Eugene German scores 19.5 points per contest while playing 29.7 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.6 rebounds per contest and has 2.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Eagles allow 70.4 points per contest which is 133rd in Division 1. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 90th and 188th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 193rd, and they allow 16.0 assists per game which puts them in 316th place in the country. They force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 309th in the nation. Eastern Michigan averages 76.3 points per contest this year, which is 135th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 5.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 71st. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 255th in college basketball. They average 35.9 boards per contest and 13.6 assists per game, which ranks them 184th and 191st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 168th with 13.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Huskies give up 72.6 points per game, which ranks them 192nd in the country. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 224th and 240th in those defensive statistics. They rank 265th with 14.6 dimes allowed per game and 256th with 36.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Huskies are 254th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.8 per contest this year. Northern Illinois is 186th in Division 1 with 74.3 points per contest this season. They are 150th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 1.7. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 181st in D-1. They are 213th in college basketball in rebounding with 35.4 boards per contest and 339th in assists per game with 10.8. The Huskies are 301st in turnovers per contest with 11.8.
The Eagles are 126th in the country in defensive rating with 99, and their offensive rating of 107.3 is ranked 127th. They are 213th in college basketball in pace with 70 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 119th. As a unit they are 135th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 253rd in D-1. Eastern Michigan is 168th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 125th in the country.
Northern Illinois is 298th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 234th in Division 1. The Huskies are 201st in the nation in defensive rating with 102.2, and their offensive rating of 104.6 is ranked 182nd. They are 151st in D-1 in pace with 71.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 225th. As a unit they are 218th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shot attempts, ranking 334th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Eastern Michigan -1 and over 151 total points
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