Central Michigan vs Minnesota NCAA Basketball Betting Tips 11/21/2019
Game: Central Michigan Chippewas vs Minnesota Golden Gophers
Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019
Location: Williams Arena in Minneapolis, MN
Odds/Point Spread: Minnesota -10.5
The Central Michigan Chippewas travel to Williams Arena to play the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Thursday, November 21, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Minnesota as 10.5 point favorites.
Central Michigan comes into this game with an overall record of 4-0. They currently have a point differential of 40.0 as they are averaging 108.8 points per game while giving up 68.8 per contest. Minnesota has an overall mark of 1-3. They are averaging 68.0 points per contest and giving up 64.5, which is a point differential of 3.5.
Valuable Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 2-0-0 against the spread
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 2-0-0 against the over/under
Important Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Trends
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 2-1-1 against the spread
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 0-4-0 against the over/under
Key Central Michigan Chippewas Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Minnesota Golden Gophers Injuries
11/05/19 F Eric Curry Knee is out for season
Dallas Morgan comes into this contest averaging 19.8 points per game while playing 21.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 67% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 100%. David DiLeo averages 19.0 points per game in 25.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Daniel Oturu averages 19.0 points per game while playing 34.0 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 11.8 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 67% and his free throw percentage is at 71%. Marcus Carr averages 14.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.5 rebounds per contest and 6.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 32% and his free throw percentage is 47%.
Useful Team Statistics
Central Michigan averages 108.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 2nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 40.0 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team, which has them ranked 34th. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 34th in the nation. They average 44.0 rebounds per game and 18.5 assists per game, which ranks them 32nd and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 348th with 8.0 per game. The Chippewas allow 68.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 188th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 180th and 165th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.0 rebounds a game which ranks 96th and they give up 12.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 175th place in Division 1. They force 21.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 341st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Minnesota is 255th in the country with 68.0 points per game this year. They are 280th in Division 1 in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is 3.5. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 155th in the nation. They are 154th in the NCAA in rebounding with 38.0 boards per game, and 115th in assists per contest with 15.0. The Golden Gophers are 215th in turnovers per game with 13.3. The Golden Gophers surrender 64.5 points per contest, which ranks them 130th in D-1. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 170th and 123rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 57th with 10.0 assists allowed per contest and 163rd with 35.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Golden Gophers are 69th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per game.
The Chippewas have an offensive rating of 129.5, which is ranked 2nd. They are 3rd in college basketball in pace with 83.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 59% is 25th. As a unit they are 20th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 95th in D-1. Central Michigan is 350th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 8.3 times per 100 possessions.
Minnesota is 196th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Gophers have an offensive rating of 97.8, which is ranked 234th. They are 247th in D-1 in pace with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 223rd. As a unit they are 264th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 48% of their shot attempts, ranking 21st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Central Michigan/Minnesota college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Minnesota -10.5
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