Eastern Michigan at Rutgers College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/19/2018
Monday, November 19, 2018
Louis Brown Athletic Center
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The Eastern Michigan Eagles travel to Louis Brown Athletic Center to play the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Monday, November 19, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Rutgers as 4.5 point favorites.
Eastern Michigan comes into this game with an overall record of 4-1. They currently have a point differential of 3.4 as they are averaging 73.2 points per game while giving up 69.8 per contest. Rutgers has an overall mark of 2-1. They are averaging 83.3 points per contest and giving up 68.3, which is a point differential of 15.0.
Valuable Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 1-2-0 against the spread
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 1-2-0 against the over/under
Important Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 2-1-0 against the spread
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 2-0-1 against the over/under
Key Eastern Michigan Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Rutgers Scarlet Knights Injuries
No key injuries to report
Elijah Minnie averages 12.0 points per game in 25.0 minutes per contest. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 4.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%. Paul Jackson comes into this contest averaging 15.4 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per night. He pulls down 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Issa Thiam averages 12.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 25.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 40%. Eugene Omoruyi averages 16.7 points per game while playing 27.3 minutes per contest. He grabs 9.0 rebounds per game and has 3.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Eagles allow 69.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 166th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 139th and 158th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.2 rebounds a game which ranks 170th, and they give up 18.0 assists per contest which puts them in 335th place in the NCAA. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 134th in the nation. Eastern Michigan averages 73.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 244th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 3.4 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 107th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 257th in D-1. They average 40.0 rebounds per game and 12.2 assists per contest, which ranks them 102nd and 259th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 93rd with 15.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Scarlet Knights surrender 68.3 points per contest, which ranks them 141st in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 42% average from 3-point range, ranking them 158th and 336th in those defensive statistics. They rank 212th with 13.3 assists allowed per contest, and 145th with 34.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Scarlet Knights are 278th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 17.0 per game. Rutgers is 81st in the country with 83.3 points per game this year. They are 118th in the D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 15.0. They shoot 46% from 3-point range, which is good for 13th in the nation. They are 56th in the country in rebounding with 42.3 boards per game and 50th in assists per contest with 17.7. The Scarlet Knights are 85th in turnovers per game with 15.3.
The Eagles are 210th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.1. In terms of pace they are 219th in the country with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 174th. As a team they are 194th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shots, ranking 331st in Division 1. Eastern Michigan is 79th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.3 times per 100 possessions.
Rutgers is 133rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions. The Scarlet Knights are 92nd in the country in offensive rating with 112.1. In terms of pace they are 103rd in Division 1 with 74.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 79th. As a team they are 135th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 197th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Eastern Michigan/Rutgers college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Rutgers -4.5
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