Western Michigan at Ohio College Basketball Picks and Tips 1/22/2019
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
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The Western Michigan Broncos travel to Convocation Center to play the Ohio Bobcats on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Ohio as 7.5 point favorites.
Western Michigan heads into this matchup with a mark of 6-12. They currently have a point differential of -2.7 as they are averaging 71.5 points per contest while giving up 74.2 per game. Ohio has an overall record of 9-8. They are averaging 70.3 points per game and surrendering 71.9, good for a point differential of -1.6.
Valuable Western Michigan Broncos Betting Trends
The Western Michigan Broncos are 7-8-2 against the spread
The Western Michigan Broncos are 10-7-0 against the over/under
Important Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 4-12-0 against the spread
The Ohio Bobcats are 5-11-0 against the over/under
Key Western Michigan Broncos Injuries
11/20/18 G Bryce Moore Knee is out for season
11/09/18 G Jason Whitens Knee is out for season
Key Ohio Bobcats Injuries
01/13/19 F Mason McMurray Hip is out for season
Seth Dugan averages 14.4 points per game in 31.2 minutes per contest. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 8.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 62%. Michael Flowers comes into this contest averaging 15.6 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Teyvion Kirk averages 15.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.5 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 58%. Jason Carter averages 16.4 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per contest. He grabs 7.0 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Broncos allow 74.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 247th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 150th and 255th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 175th, and they give up 13.6 assists per contest which puts them in 225th place in the NCAA. They force 10.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the nation. Western Michigan averages 71.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 233rd in the country. Their average scoring margin is -2.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 265th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 284th in D-1. They average 37.7 rebounds per game and 12.1 assists per contest, which ranks them 89th and 288th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 74th with 14.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bobcats surrender 71.9 points per contest, which ranks them 197th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 197th and 199th in those defensive statistics. They rank 238th with 13.8 assists allowed per contest, and 102nd with 33.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bobcats are 220th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per game. Ohio is 262nd in the country with 70.3 points per game this year. They are 251st in the D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -1.6. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 331st in the nation. They are 40th in the country in rebounding with 39.2 boards per game and 165th in assists per contest with 13.9. The Bobcats are 24th in turnovers per game with 15.8.
The Broncos are 248th in the nation in offensive rating with 101. In terms of pace they are 200th in the country with 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 253rd. As a team they are 234th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 90th in Division 1. Western Michigan is 60th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions.
Ohio is 46th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.6 times per 100 possessions. The Bobcats are 313th in the country in offensive rating with 95.4. In terms of pace they are 73rd in Division 1 with 72.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 295th. As a team they are 310th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 296th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Western Michigan/Ohio college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Ohio -7.5
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