Central Michigan vs Kent State Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/11/2020
Game: Central Michigan Chippewas vs Kent State Golden Flashes
Date: Saturday, January 11, 2020
Location: Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center in Kent, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Kent State -10.5
The Central Michigan Chippewas head to Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center to take on the Kent State Golden Flashes on Saturday, January 11, 2020. The opening line for this game has Kent State as 10.5 point favorites.
Central Michigan heads into this matchup with a mark of 9-6. They currently have a point differential of 8.9 as they are averaging 85.2 points per contest while giving up 76.3 per game. Kent State has an overall record of 12-3. They are averaging 80.4 points per game and surrendering 67.9, good for a point differential of 12.5.
Valuable Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 5-7-0 against the spread this season
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 8-4-0 against the over/under this year
Important Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Trends
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 8-4-1 against the spread this season
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 7-5-1 against the over/under this year
Key Central Michigan Chippewas Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Kent State Golden Flashes Injuries
No key injuries to report
David DiLeo averages 13.9 points per contest in 28.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.4 assists per game and 4.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 86%. Kevin McKay comes into this game averaging 15.4 points per contest while playing 27.4 minutes per night. He grabs 6.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Danny Pippen averages 14.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.0 rebounds per game and dishes 1.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 76%. Antonio Williams scores 14.2 points per contest while playing 28.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.6 rebounds per contest and has 4.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Chippewas allow 76.3 points per contest which is 316th in the country. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 313th and 323rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.9 rebounds a game which ranks 209th, and they allow 14.9 assists per game which puts them in 304th place in D-1. They force 17.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 326th in Division 1. Central Michigan averages 85.2 points per contest, which is 2nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 8.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 104th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 134th in the nation. They average 37.8 boards per contest and 13.2 assists per game, which ranks them 107th and 190th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 268th with 12.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Flashes give up 67.9 points per game, which ranks them 156th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 66th and 157th in those defensive statistics. They rank 154th with 12.1 dimes allowed per game and 170th with 35.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Flashes are 242nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.1 per contest. Kent State is 19th in the country with 80.4 points per contest this season. They are 77th in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 12.5. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 106th in the country. They are 140th in the nation in rebounding with 37.0 boards per contest and 67th in assists per game with 15.0. The Golden Flashes are 321st in turnovers per contest with 11.5.
The Chippewas have an offensive rating of 110.5, which is ranked 27th. They are 9th in college basketball in pace with 77.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 105th. As a unit they are 79th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 153rd in D-1. Central Michigan is 331st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions.
Kent State is 337th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Flashes are 26th in the country in offensive rating with 110.7. In terms of pace they are 123rd in Division 1 with 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 67th. As a team they are 65th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 107th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Central Michigan +10.5 and over 163 total points
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