Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Akron Zips Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/8/2020
Game: Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Akron Zips
Date: Saturday, February 8, 2020
Location: James A. Rhodes Arena in Akron, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Akron -12.5
The Eastern Michigan Eagles head to James A. Rhodes Arena to take on the Akron Zips on Saturday, February 8, 2020. The opening line for this game has Akron as 12.5 point favorites.
Eastern Michigan heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-10. They currently have a point differential of 1.9 as they are averaging 64.9 points per contest while giving up 63.0 per game. Akron has an overall mark of 16-6. They are averaging 76.8 points per contest and giving up 66.0, which is a point differential of 10.8.
Valuable Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 9-9-0 against the spread this season
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 6-12-0 against the over/under this year
Important Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 12-8-0 against the spread this season
The Akron Zips are 9-11-0 against the over/under this year
Key Eastern Michigan Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Akron Zips Injuries
No key injuries to report
Yeikson Montero averages 10.3 points per contest in 23.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.3 assists per game and 2.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%. Ty Groce comes into this game averaging 11.3 points per contest while playing 30.8 minutes per night. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Tyler Cheese averages 15.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.7 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes 3.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Loren Jackson scores 19.0 points per contest while playing 33.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.9 rebounds per contest and has 4.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 87%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Eagles allow 63.0 points per contest which is 32nd in the country. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 81st and 271st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 244th, and they allow 13.7 assists per game which puts them in 253rd place in D-1. They force 17.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 341st in Division 1. Eastern Michigan averages 64.9 points per contest, which is 320th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 1.9 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 273rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 29%, which is good for 336th in the nation. They average 35.0 boards per contest and 9.8 assists per game, which ranks them 212th and 343rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 42nd with 15.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Zips give up 66.0 points per game, which ranks them 93rd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 48th and 83rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 14th with 9.8 dimes allowed per game and 243rd with 36.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Zips are 201st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per contest. Akron is 51st in the country with 76.8 points per contest this season. They are 114th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 10.8. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 10th in the country. They are 92nd in the nation in rebounding with 37.5 boards per contest and 105th in assists per game with 14.1. The Zips are 159th in turnovers per contest with 13.5.
The Eagles are 320th in the nation in offensive rating with 93.9. In terms of pace they are 204th in the country with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 295th. As a team they are 303rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 163rd in Division 1. Eastern Michigan is 30th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.1 times per 100 possessions.
Akron is 170th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions. The Zips have an offensive rating of 108.4, which is ranked 47th. They are 110th in D-1 in pace with 70.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 47th. As a unit they are 31st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 45th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Eastern Michigan +12.5 and over 133 total points
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