Bowling Green at Central Michigan College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/12/2019
Saturday, January 12, 2019
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The Bowling Green Falcons travel to McGuirk Arena to play the Central Michigan Chippewas on Saturday, January 12, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Central Michigan as 1.5 point favorites.
Bowling Green comes into this game with an overall record of 10-5. They currently have a point differential of 9.0 as they are averaging 78.5 points per game while giving up 69.5 per contest. Central Michigan has an overall mark of 13-2. They are averaging 87.7 points per contest and giving up 75.1, which is a point differential of 12.7.
Valuable Bowling Green Falcons Betting Trends
The Bowling Green Falcons are 7-5-0 against the spread
The Bowling Green Falcons are 5-7-0 against the over/under
Important Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 5-6-0 against the spread
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 7-4-0 against the over/under
Key Bowling Green Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Central Michigan Chippewas Injuries
11/15/18 F Kevin Halmet Ankle is out indefinitely
Justin Turner comes into this contest averaging 18.9 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 66%. Demajeo Wiggins averages 14.3 points per game in 27.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 11.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Larry Austin averages 18.2 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.7 rebounds per game and has 5.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 55%. Shawn Roundtree averages 15.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.5 rebounds per contest and 3.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
Bowling Green averages 78.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 78th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 9.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 147th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 153rd in the nation. They average 44.5 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per game, which ranks them 3rd and 145th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 179th with 13.5 per game. The Falcons allow 69.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 130th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 36th and 256th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.1 rebounds a game which ranks 86th and they give up 12.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 126th place in Division 1. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 77th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Central Michigan is 8th in the country with 87.7 points per game this year. They are 52nd in Division 1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 12.7. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 111th in the nation. They are 41st in the NCAA in rebounding with 39.7 boards per game, and 163rd in assists per contest with 13.9. The Chippewas are 253rd in turnovers per game with 12.5. The Chippewas surrender 75.1 points per contest, which ranks them 259th in D-1. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 188th and 51st in those defensive statistics. They rank 64th with 11.3 assists allowed per contest and 274th with 37.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Chippewas are 312th in country in forcing turnovers with 16.3 per game.
The Falcons are 115th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.1. In terms of pace they are 65th in the country with 73.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 182nd. As a team they are 226th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 278th in Division 1. Bowling Green is 239th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions.
Central Michigan is 318th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions. The Chippewas are 25th in the country in offensive rating with 114.4. In terms of pace they are 48th in Division 1 with 74.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 63rd. As a team they are 81st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 206th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Bowling Green/Central Michigan college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Central Michigan -1.5
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