Akron at Bowling Green NCAA Basketball Betting Tips 2/19/2019
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
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The Akron Zips travel to Stroh Center to play the Bowling Green Falcons on Tuesday, February 19, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Bowling Green as 4 point favorites.
Akron comes into this game with an overall record of 14-11. They currently have a point differential of 7.2 as they are averaging 69.5 points per game while giving up 62.3 per contest. Bowling Green has an overall mark of 18-7. They are averaging 79.2 points per contest and giving up 70.6, which is a point differential of 8.5.
Valuable Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 11-12-0 against the spread
The Akron Zips are 6-17-0 against the over/under
Important Bowling Green Falcons Betting Trends
The Bowling Green Falcons are 15-7-1 against the spread
The Bowling Green Falcons are 13-10-0 against the over/under
Key Akron Zips Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Bowling Green Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Daniel Utomi comes into this contest averaging 14.2 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 71%. Loren Jackson averages 13.6 points per game in 32.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.0 assists per contest and 2.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 34% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Justin Turner averages 18.8 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Demajeo Wiggins averages 13.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 11.2 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Akron averages 69.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 270th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 7.2 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 321st. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 319th in the nation. They average 36.3 rebounds per game and 12.0 assists per game, which ranks them 132nd and 286th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 305th with 11.5 per game. The Zips allow 62.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 28th and 21st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.3 rebounds a game which ranks 319th and they give up 10.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 14th place in Division 1. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 233rd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Bowling Green is 46th in the country with 79.2 points per game this year. They are 173rd in Division 1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 8.5. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 57th in the nation. They are 3rd in the NCAA in rebounding with 41.9 boards per game, and 177th in assists per contest with 13.5. The Falcons are 258th in turnovers per game with 12.3. The Falcons surrender 70.6 points per contest, which ranks them 156th in D-1. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 39th and 164th in those defensive statistics. They rank 43rd with 11.2 assists allowed per contest and 173rd with 34.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Falcons are 180th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per game.
The Zips are 228th in the nation in offensive rating with 101.9. In terms of pace they are 269th in the country with 67.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 289th. As a team they are 300th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 48% of their shots, ranking 11th in Division 1. Akron is 299th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions.
Bowling Green is 310th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions. The Falcons have an offensive rating of 108.2, which is ranked 81st. They are 49th in D-1 in pace with 72.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 173rd. As a unit they are 189th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 266th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Akron/Bowling Green college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Bowling Green -4
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