Western Michigan vs Michigan State NCAA Parlay 12/29/2019
Game: Western Michigan Broncos vs Michigan State Spartans
Date: Sunday, December 29, 2019
Location: Breslin Center in East Lansing, MI
Odds/Point Spread: Michigan State -25.5
The Western Michigan Broncos head to Breslin Center to take on the Michigan State Spartans on Sunday, December 29, 2019. The opening line for this game has Michigan State as 25.5 point favorites.
Western Michigan comes into this game with an overall record of 7-5. They currently have a point differential of 2.3 as they are averaging 73.4 points per game while giving up 71.2 per contest. Michigan State has an overall record of 9-3. They are averaging 80.7 points per game and surrendering 64.5, good for a point differential of 16.2.
Valuable Western Michigan Broncos Betting Trends
The Western Michigan Broncos are 4-5-1 against the spread this season
The Western Michigan Broncos are 4-6-0 against the over/under this year
Important Michigan State Spartans Betting Trends
The Michigan State Spartans are 4-8-0 against the spread this season
The Michigan State Spartans are 7-5-0 against the over/under this year
Key Western Michigan Broncos Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Michigan State Spartans Injuries
12/19/19 G Joshua Langford Foot is out for season
11/13/19 F Joey Hauser Eligibility is out for season
Brandon Johnson averages 15.5 points per contest in 30.0 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.8 assists per game and 9.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 65%. Michael Flowers comes into this game averaging 17.5 points per contest while playing 30.7 minutes per night. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Xavier Tillman averages 12.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.2 minutes per game. He also hauls in 9.8 rebounds per game and dishes 2.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 63%. Cassius Winston scores 17.6 points per contest while playing 31.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.0 rebounds per contest and has 6.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Broncos allow 71.2 points per contest which is 229th in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 191st and 141st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 37.8 rebounds a game which ranks 284th, and they allow 10.3 assists per game which puts them in 43rd place in D-1. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 99th in Division 1. Western Michigan averages 73.4 points per contest, which is 150th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 2.3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 270th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 273rd in the nation. They average 36.2 boards per contest and 11.0 assists per game, which ranks them 179th and 308th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 325th with 11.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spartans give up 64.5 points per game, which ranks them 85th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 37% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 14th and 90th in those defensive statistics. They rank 161st with 12.3 dimes allowed per game and 65th with 32.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Spartans are 85th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per contest. Michigan State is 27th in the country with 80.7 points per contest this season. They are 63rd in D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 16.2. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 141st in the country. They are 4th in the nation in rebounding with 43.2 boards per contest and 2nd in assists per game with 19.3. The Spartans are 237th in turnovers per contest with 13.0.
The Broncos are 169th in the nation in offensive rating with 102.2. In terms of pace they are 216th in the country with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 258th. As a team they are 199th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 91st in Division 1. Western Michigan is 328th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions.
Michigan State is 270th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions. The Spartans have an offensive rating of 111.8, which is ranked 23rd. They are 103rd in D-1 in pace with 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 70th. As a unit they are 47th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 164th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Western Michigan +25.5 and over 141 total points
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