Bowling Green Falcons vs Akron Zips Predictions, NCAA Basketball Picks 2/11/2020
Game: Bowling Green Falcons vs Akron Zips
Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Location: James A. Rhodes Arena in Akron, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Akron -8
The Bowling Green Falcons travel to James A. Rhodes Arena to play the Akron Zips on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Akron as 8 point favorites.
Bowling Green heads into this matchup with a mark of 18-6. They currently have a point differential of 3.2 as they are averaging 76.1 points per contest while giving up 72.9 per game. Akron has an overall mark of 17-6. They are averaging 76.0 points per contest and giving up 65.7, which is a point differential of 10.4.
Valuable Bowling Green Falcons Betting Trends
The Bowling Green Falcons are 8-12-2 against the spread
The Bowling Green Falcons are 12-10-0 against the over/under
Important Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 12-9-0 against the spread
The Akron Zips are 9-12-0 against the over/under
Key Bowling Green Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Akron Zips Injuries
No key injuries to report
Daeqwon Plowden comes into this contest averaging 12.7 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 89%. Dylan Frye averages 13.9 points per game in 31.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.1 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Loren Jackson averages 18.5 points per game while playing 34.0 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 4.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 87%. Tyler Cheese averages 15.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Bowling Green averages 76.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 62nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 3.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 239th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 161st in the nation. They average 39.8 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per game, which ranks them 23rd and 230th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 344th with 10.3 per game. The Falcons allow 72.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 272nd in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 118th and 277th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.1 rebounds a game which ranks 309th and they give up 10.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 51st place in Division 1. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 80th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Akron is 64th in the country with 76.0 points per game this year. They are 138th in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 10.4. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 16th in the nation. They are 92nd in the NCAA in rebounding with 37.2 boards per game, and 104th in assists per contest with 14.1. The Zips are 163rd in turnovers per game with 13.4. The Zips surrender 65.7 points per contest, which ranks them 81st in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 56th and 73rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 11th with 9.7 assists allowed per contest and 247th with 36.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Zips are 209th in country in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per game.
The Falcons are 101st in the nation in offensive rating with 105.4. In terms of pace they are 77th in the country with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 236th. As a team they are 223rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 210th in Division 1. Bowling Green is 349th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions.
Akron is 178th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions. The Zips have an offensive rating of 107.7, which is ranked 56th. They are 123rd in D-1 in pace with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 58th. As a unit they are 39th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 41st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Bowling Green/Akron college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Akron -8
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