Ohio at Northern Illinois College Basketball Betting Tips 1/29/2019
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
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The Ohio Bobcats head to Convocation Center to take on the Northern Illinois Huskies on Tuesday, January 29, 2019. The opening line for this game has Northern Illinois as 5 point favorites.
Ohio heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-8. They currently have a point differential of -1.0 as they are averaging 71.3 points per contest while giving up 72.3 per game. Northern Illinois has an overall record of 11-9. They are averaging 77.3 points per game and surrendering 72.2, good for a point differential of 5.1.
Valuable Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 5-13-0 against the spread this season
The Ohio Bobcats are 7-11-0 against the over/under this year
Important Northern Illinois Huskies Betting Trends
The Northern Illinois Huskies are 12-6-0 against the spread this season
The Northern Illinois Huskies are 9-9-0 against the over/under this year
Key Ohio Bobcats Injuries
01/23/19 G James Gollon Achilles is out for season
01/13/19 F Mason McMurray Hip is out for season
Key Northern Illinois Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jason Carter comes into this game averaging 16.3 points per contest while playing 29.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 73%. Teyvion Kirk averages 15.1 points per contest in 31.3 minutes per game. He averages 2.3 assists per game and 6.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 57%.
Eugene German scores 20.8 points per contest while playing 31.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.2 rebounds per contest and has 2.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 70%. Levi Bradley averages 15.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.7 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
Ohio averages 71.3 points per contest, which is 235th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -1.0 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 225th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 317th in the nation. They average 38.7 boards per contest and 14.3 assists per game, which ranks them 47th and 118th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 36th with 15.4 per game. The Bobcats allow 72.3 points per contest, which is 201st in the NCAA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 213th and 261st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 120th, and they allow 13.7 assists per game which puts them in 230th place in the country. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 238th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Northern Illinois is 85th in the nation with 77.3 points per contest this season. They are 12th in the country in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 5.1. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 64th in the NCAA. They are 173rd in D-1 in rebounding with 35.9 boards per contest and 268th in assists per game with 12.4. The Huskies are 201st in turnovers per contest with 13.0. The Huskies give up 72.2 points per game, which ranks them 200th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 153rd and 277th in those defensive statistics. They rank 282nd with 14.7 dimes allowed per game and 22nd with 31.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Huskies are 91st in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per contest this year.
The Bobcats have an offensive rating of 96.9, which is ranked 303rd. They are 69th in college basketball in pace with 72.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 273rd. As a unit they are 306th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 289th in D-1. Ohio is 58th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.2 times per 100 possessions.
Northern Illinois is 179th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions. The Huskies are 58th in the country in offensive rating with 110.1. In terms of pace they are 239th in Division 1 with 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 26th. As a team they are 39th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 310th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Ohio/Northern Illinois college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Ohio +5
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