Ohio at Bowling Green College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/8/2019
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
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The Ohio Bobcats head to Stroh Center to take on the Bowling Green Falcons on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. The opening line for this game has Bowling Green as 3 point favorites.
Ohio heads into this matchup with a mark of 8-5. They currently have a point differential of 0.8 as they are averaging 73.7 points per contest while giving up 72.9 per game. Bowling Green has an overall mark of 9-5. They are averaging 78.2 points per contest and giving up 69.9, which is a point differential of 8.3.
Valuable Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 3-9-0 against the spread this season
The Ohio Bobcats are 4-8-0 against the over/under this year
Important Bowling Green Falcons Betting Trends
The Bowling Green Falcons are 7-5-0 against the spread this season
The Bowling Green Falcons are 5-7-0 against the over/under this year
Key Ohio Bobcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Bowling Green Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jason Carter comes into this game averaging 17.3 points per contest while playing 29.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 73%. Teyvion Kirk averages 16.4 points per contest in 32.2 minutes per game. He averages 2.8 assists per game and 6.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 58%.
Justin Turner scores 18.9 points per contest while playing 31.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.8 rebounds per contest and has 3.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 63%. Demajeo Wiggins averages 15.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 12.4 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Ohio averages 73.7 points per contest, which is 186th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 0.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 179th. From 3-point territory they shoot 29%, which is good for 329th in the nation. They average 40.3 boards per contest and 14.5 assists per game, which ranks them 33rd and 118th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 11th with 16.8 per game. The Bobcats allow 72.9 points per contest, which is 218th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 176th and 208th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 70th, and they allow 13.8 assists per game which puts them in 232nd place in the country. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 232nd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Bowling Green is 85th in the nation with 78.2 points per contest this season. They are 178th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 8.3. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 199th in the NCAA. They are 2nd in D-1 in rebounding with 45.1 boards per contest and 155th in assists per game with 14.1. The Falcons are 167th in turnovers per contest with 13.6. The Falcons give up 69.9 points per game, which ranks them 144th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 36th and 264th in those defensive statistics. They rank 127th with 12.4 dimes allowed per game and 103rd with 33.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Falcons are 78th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per contest this year.
The Bobcats have an offensive rating of 98, which is ranked 284th. They are 56th in college basketball in pace with 73.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 245th. As a unit they are 259th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 308th in D-1. Ohio is 31st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.3 times per 100 possessions.
Bowling Green is 245th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions. The Falcons have an offensive rating of 106.2, which is ranked 143rd. They are 59th in D-1 in pace with 73.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 214th. As a unit they are 254th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 281st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Ohio/Bowling Green college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Ohio +3
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