Central Michigan at Buffalo NCAA Basketball Parlay 3/15/2019
Friday, March 15, 2019
Quicken Loans Arena
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The Central Michigan Chippewas head to Quicken Loans Arena to take on the Buffalo Bulls on Friday, March 15, 2019. The opening line for this game has Buffalo as 11.5 point favorites.
Central Michigan heads into this matchup with a mark of 21-10. They currently have a point differential of 6.8 as they are averaging 82.5 points per contest while giving up 75.8 per game. Buffalo has an overall record of 28-3. They are averaging 85.0 points per game and surrendering 70.9, good for a point differential of 14.1.
Valuable Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 19-10-1 against the spread this season
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 15-13-0 against the over/under this year
Important Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls are 17-13-1 against the spread this season
The Buffalo Bulls are 14-16-0 against the over/under this year
Key Central Michigan Chippewas Injuries
11/15/18 F Kevin Halmet Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Buffalo Bulls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Shawn Roundtree averages 16.5 points per contest in 34.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.0 assists per game and 2.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 80%. Larry Austin comes into this game averaging 17.3 points per contest while playing 33.7 minutes per night. He grabs 6.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is 55%.
Nick Perkins averages 14.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 26.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 7.3 rebounds per game and dishes 0.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 68%. C.J. Massinburg scores 18.5 points per contest while playing 32.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.3 rebounds per contest and has 3.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Chippewas allow 75.8 points per contest which is 278th in the country. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 232nd and 11th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 37.9 rebounds a game which ranks 308th, and they allow 11.9 assists per game which puts them in 77th place in D-1. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 298th in Division 1. Central Michigan averages 82.5 points per contest, which is 17th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 6.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 138th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 64th in the nation. They average 38.2 boards per contest and 13.2 assists per game, which ranks them 42nd and 192nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 238th with 12.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulls give up 70.9 points per game, which ranks them 173rd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 87th and 25th in those defensive statistics. They rank 19th with 10.5 dimes allowed per game and 286th with 37.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Bulls are 333rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.0 per contest. Buffalo is 5th in the country with 85.0 points per contest this season. They are 71st in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 14.1. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 206th in the country. They are 10th in the nation in rebounding with 40.6 boards per contest and 10th in assists per game with 17.2. The Bulls are 262nd in turnovers per contest with 12.1.
The Chippewas have an offensive rating of 110.1, which is ranked 52nd. They are 32nd in college basketball in pace with 73.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 127th. As a unit they are 118th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 202nd in D-1. Central Michigan is 317th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions.
Buffalo is 328th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions. The Bulls have an offensive rating of 113, which is ranked 20th. They are 15th in D-1 in pace with 74.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 70th. As a unit they are 83rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 72nd in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Central Michigan +11.5 and under 166 total points
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