Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Central Michigan Chippewas Predictions, College Basketball Picks 2/11/2020
Game: Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Central Michigan Chippewas
Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Location: McGuirk Arena in Mount Pleasant, MI
Odds/Point Spread: Central Michigan -6.5
The Eastern Michigan Eagles travel to McGuirk Arena to play the Central Michigan Chippewas on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Central Michigan as 6.5 point favorites.
Eastern Michigan heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-11. They currently have a point differential of 1.8 as they are averaging 64.6 points per contest while giving up 62.8 per game. Central Michigan has an overall record of 13-9. They are averaging 81.8 points per game and surrendering 75.8, good for a point differential of 6.0.
Valuable Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 10-9-0 against the spread
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 6-13-0 against the over/under
Important Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 11-8-0 against the spread
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 10-9-0 against the over/under
Key Eastern Michigan Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Central Michigan Chippewas Injuries
No key injuries to report
Noah Morgan averages 10.2 points per game in 29.7 minutes per contest. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%. Ty Groce comes into this contest averaging 11.4 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is at 72%.
David DiLeo averages 14.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 88%. Dallas Morgan averages 14.0 points per game while playing 27.1 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Eagles allow 62.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 31st in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 65th and 240th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.0 rebounds a game which ranks 234th, and they give up 13.7 assists per contest which puts them in 256th place in the NCAA. They force 17.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 337th in the nation. Eastern Michigan averages 64.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 323rd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 1.8 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 265th. Behind the arc they shoot 28% which is good for 340th in D-1. They average 35.0 rebounds per game and 9.7 assists per contest, which ranks them 205th and 346th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 43rd with 15.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Chippewas surrender 75.8 points per contest, which ranks them 311th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 303rd and 323rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 276th with 14.1 assists allowed per contest, and 286th with 37.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Chippewas are 333rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.7 per game. Central Michigan is 5th in the country with 81.8 points per game this year. They are 152nd in the D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 6.0. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 171st in the nation. They are 90th in the country in rebounding with 37.3 boards per game and 279th in assists per contest with 11.9. The Chippewas are 259th in turnovers per game with 12.4.
The Eagles are 320th in the nation in offensive rating with 93.7. In terms of pace they are 206th in the country with 69 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 293rd. As a team they are 301st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 174th in Division 1. Eastern Michigan is 28th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.1 times per 100 possessions.
Central Michigan is 332nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions. The Chippewas are 71st in the country in offensive rating with 107.2. In terms of pace they are 7th in Division 1 with 76.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 155th. As a team they are 123rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 193rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Eastern Michigan/Central Michigan college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Central Michigan -6.5
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