Central Michigan vs Texas College Basketball Betting Tips 12/14/2019
Game: Central Michigan Chippewas vs Texas Longhorns
Date: Saturday, December 14, 2019
Location: Frank Erwin Center in Austin, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Texas -14
The Central Michigan Chippewas head to Frank Erwin Center to take on the Texas Longhorns on Saturday, December 14, 2019. The opening line for this game has Texas as 14 point favorites.
Central Michigan comes into this game with an overall record of 7-3. They currently have a point differential of 17.1 as they are averaging 90.0 points per game while giving up 72.9 per contest. Texas has an overall record of 8-1. They are averaging 67.1 points per game and surrendering 58.4, good for a point differential of 8.7.
Valuable Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 3-4-0 against the spread this season
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 4-3-0 against the over/under this year
Important Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 3-6-0 against the spread this season
The Texas Longhorns are 4-5-0 against the over/under this year
Key Central Michigan Chippewas Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
No key injuries to report
Kevin McKay comes into this game averaging 15.7 points per contest while playing 25.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is 79%. Dallas Morgan averages 14.1 points per contest in 24.4 minutes per game. He averages 0.9 assists per game and 4.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% for the season while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Matt Coleman scores 13.1 points per contest while playing 33.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.7 rebounds per contest and has 4.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Andrew Jones averages 12.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 24.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.0 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Central Michigan averages 90.0 points per contest, which is 1st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 17.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 113th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 133rd in the nation. They average 40.5 boards per contest and 14.8 assists per game, which ranks them 38th and 95th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 341st with 10.5 per game. The Chippewas allow 72.9 points per contest, which is 268th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 261st and 221st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.1 rebounds a game which ranks 227th, and they allow 14.8 assists per game which puts them in 299th place in the country. They force 17.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 326th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas is 277th in the nation with 67.1 points per contest this season. They are 173rd in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 8.7. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 235th in the NCAA. They are 321st in D-1 in rebounding with 31.7 boards per contest and 107th in assists per game with 14.6. The Longhorns are 235th in turnovers per contest with 12.9. The Longhorns give up 58.4 points per game, which ranks them 18th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 149th and 148th in those defensive statistics. They rank 25th with 9.3 dimes allowed per game and 95th with 33.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Longhorns are 258th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.7 per contest this year.
The Chippewas have an offensive rating of 114.6, which is ranked 16th. They are 7th in college basketball in pace with 78.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 115th. As a unit they are 84th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 181st in D-1. Central Michigan is 349th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.5 times per 100 possessions.
Texas is 156th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions. The Longhorns are 167th in the country in offensive rating with 102.2. In terms of pace they are 326th in Division 1 with 65.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 133rd. As a team they are 167th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shots, ranking 20th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Central Michigan/Texas college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Central Michigan +14
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