Northern Illinois at Toledo Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 2/23/2019
Saturday, February 23, 2019
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The Northern Illinois Huskies travel to Savage Arena to play the Toledo Rockets on Saturday, February 23, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Toledo as 10 point favorites.
Northern Illinois comes into this game with an overall record of 12-14. They currently have a point differential of 2.6 as they are averaging 74.3 points per game while giving up 71.7 per contest. Toledo has an overall mark of 20-6. They are averaging 78.5 points per contest and giving up 68.8, which is a point differential of 9.7.
Valuable Northern Illinois Huskies Betting Trends
The Northern Illinois Huskies are 13-11-0 against the spread
The Northern Illinois Huskies are 11-13-0 against the over/under
Important Toledo Rockets Betting Trends
The Toledo Rockets are 15-10-0 against the spread
The Toledo Rockets are 12-13-0 against the over/under
Key Northern Illinois Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Toledo Rockets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Levi Bradley averages 14.3 points per game in 28.9 minutes per contest. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 5.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%. Eugene German comes into this contest averaging 20.2 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is at 70%.
Nate Navigato averages 12.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 89%. Jaelan Sanford averages 15.9 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 87%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Huskies allow 71.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 190th in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 164th and 289th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 60th, and they give up 14.3 assists per contest which puts them in 268th place in the NCAA. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 121st in the nation. Northern Illinois averages 74.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 135th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 2.6 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 33rd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 139th in D-1. They average 35.0 rebounds per game and 11.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 206th and 302nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 240th with 12.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rockets surrender 68.8 points per contest, which ranks them 109th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 36th and 49th in those defensive statistics. They rank 34th with 10.9 assists allowed per contest, and 225th with 35.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Rockets are 18th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 10.8 per game. Toledo is 56th in the country with 78.5 points per game this year. They are 131st in the D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 9.7. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 64th in the nation. They are 14th in the country in rebounding with 40.4 boards per game and 16th in assists per contest with 16.8. The Rockets are 279th in turnovers per game with 12.0.
The Huskies have an offensive rating of 106.5, which is ranked 117th. They are 220th in college basketball in pace with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 82nd. As a unit they are 91st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 323rd in D-1. Northern Illinois is 205th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions.
Toledo is 293rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions. The Rockets have an offensive rating of 110.1, which is ranked 55th. They are 121st in D-1 in pace with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 93rd. As a unit they are 87th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 87th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Northern Illinois/Toledo college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Toledo -10
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