Central Michigan vs DePaul NCAA Basketball Tips 11/26/2019
Game: Central Michigan Chippewas vs DePaul Blue Demons
Date: Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Location: Wintrust Arena in Chicago, IL
Odds/Point Spread: DePaul -12
The Central Michigan Chippewas travel to Wintrust Arena to play the DePaul Blue Demons on Tuesday, November 26, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has DePaul as 12 point favorites.
Central Michigan heads into this matchup with a mark of 5-1. They currently have a point differential of 30.2 as they are averaging 99.7 points per contest while giving up 69.5 per game. DePaul has an overall record of 6-0. They are averaging 77.7 points per game and surrendering 61.2, good for a point differential of 16.5.
Valuable Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 2-1-0 against the spread
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 2-1-0 against the over/under
Important DePaul Blue Demons Betting Trends
The DePaul Blue Demons are 3-2-0 against the spread
The DePaul Blue Demons are 1-4-0 against the over/under
Key Central Michigan Chippewas Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key DePaul Blue Demons Injuries
11/24/19 G Devin Gage Ankle is questionable
David DiLeo averages 16.0 points per game in 25.8 minutes per contest. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 91%. Dallas Morgan comes into this contest averaging 16.3 points per game while playing 21.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 93%.
Paul Reed averages 14.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.5 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 67% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Charlie Moore averages 16.3 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 2.5 rebounds per game and has 4.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Chippewas allow 69.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 199th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 199th and 192nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 132nd, and they give up 13.7 assists per contest which puts them in 251st place in the NCAA. They force 21.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 339th in the nation. Central Michigan averages 99.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 1st in the country. Their average scoring margin is 30.2 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 45th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 123rd in D-1. They average 43.7 rebounds per game and 17.0 assists per contest, which ranks them 20th and 42nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 346th with 9.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blue Demons surrender 61.2 points per contest, which ranks them 68th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 35% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 21st and 130th in those defensive statistics. They rank 65th with 10.2 assists allowed per contest, and 77th with 32.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Blue Demons are 285th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 17.0 per game. DePaul is 102nd in the country with 77.7 points per game this year. They are 20th in the D-1 in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 16.5. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 55th in the nation. They are 114th in the country in rebounding with 39.3 boards per game and 102nd in assists per contest with 15.2. The Blue Demons are 80th in turnovers per game with 15.5.
The Chippewas have an offensive rating of 120.3, which is ranked 8th. They are 3rd in college basketball in pace with 82.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 52nd. As a unit they are 43rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 161st in D-1. Central Michigan is 348th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 9.9 times per 100 possessions.
DePaul is 81st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.8 times per 100 possessions. The Blue Demons have an offensive rating of 106.6, which is ranked 106th. They are 118th in D-1 in pace with 72.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 31st. As a unit they are 41st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 263rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Central Michigan/DePaul college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take DePaul -12
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