Central Michigan at Bowling Green Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 2/12/2019
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
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The Central Michigan Chippewas travel to Stroh Center to play the Bowling Green Falcons on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Bowling Green as 6.5 point favorites.
Central Michigan heads into this matchup with a mark of 16-7. They currently have a point differential of 7.9 as they are averaging 84.3 points per contest while giving up 76.4 per game. Bowling Green has an overall mark of 16-7. They are averaging 78.8 points per contest and giving up 70.7, which is a point differential of 8.1.
Valuable Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 12-8-0 against the spread
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 10-10-0 against the over/under
Important Bowling Green Falcons Betting Trends
The Bowling Green Falcons are 14-7-0 against the spread
The Bowling Green Falcons are 12-9-0 against the over/under
Key Central Michigan Chippewas Injuries
11/15/18 F Kevin Halmet Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Bowling Green Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Shawn Roundtree averages 16.0 points per game in 34.3 minutes per contest. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 2.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%. Larry Austin comes into this contest averaging 17.2 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 6.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 55%.
Demajeo Wiggins averages 13.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 11.5 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 70%. Justin Turner averages 18.1 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Chippewas allow 76.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 286th in Division 1. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 257th and 38th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.5 rebounds a game which ranks 298th, and they give up 11.8 assists per contest which puts them in 75th place in the NCAA. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 308th in the nation. Central Michigan averages 84.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 12th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 7.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 95th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 99th in D-1. They average 38.5 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per contest, which ranks them 45th and 160th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 228th with 12.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Falcons surrender 70.7 points per contest, which ranks them 163rd in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 45th and 178th in those defensive statistics. They rank 49th with 11.3 assists allowed per contest, and 186th with 35.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Falcons are 184th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game. Bowling Green is 51st in the country with 78.8 points per game this year. They are 190th in the D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 8.1. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 85th in the nation. They are 2nd in the country in rebounding with 42.5 boards per game and 186th in assists per contest with 13.4. The Falcons are 265th in turnovers per game with 12.3.
The Chippewas have an offensive rating of 111.2, which is ranked 47th. They are 35th in college basketball in pace with 73.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 105th. As a unit they are 106th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 185th in D-1. Central Michigan is 309th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions.
Bowling Green is 321st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions. The Falcons have an offensive rating of 107.3, which is ranked 101st. They are 48th in D-1 in pace with 73.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 204th. As a unit they are 226th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 273rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Central Michigan/Bowling Green college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Bowling Green -6.5
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