Eastern Michigan vs Western Michigan Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 3/3/2020
Game: Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Western Michigan Broncos
Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Location: University Arena in Kalamazoo, MI
Odds/Point Spread: Western Michigan +1
The Eastern Michigan Eagles head to University Arena to take on the Western Michigan Broncos on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. The opening line for this game has Eastern Michigan as 1 point favorites.
Eastern Michigan heads into this matchup with a mark of 16-13. They currently have a point differential of 2.6 as they are averaging 65.2 points per contest while giving up 62.6 per game. Western Michigan has an overall record of 12-17. They are averaging 69.3 points per game and surrendering 72.1, good for a point differential of -2.8.
Valuable Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 13-11-1 against the spread this season
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 8-17-0 against the over/under this year
Important Western Michigan Broncos Betting Trends
The Western Michigan Broncos are 12-12-3 against the spread this season
The Western Michigan Broncos are 12-15-0 against the over/under this year
Key Eastern Michigan Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Western Michigan Broncos Injuries
No key injuries to report
Ty Groce comes into this game averaging 11.6 points per contest while playing 31.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 72%. Boubacar Toure averages 11.1 points per contest in 27.2 minutes per game. He averages 0.7 assists per game and 9.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 66% for the season while his free throw percentage is 46%.
Michael Flowers scores 16.5 points per contest while playing 31.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.9 rebounds per contest and has 3.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 86%. Brandon Johnson averages 15.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.9 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
Eastern Michigan averages 65.2 points per contest, which is 317th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 2.6 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 217th. From 3-point territory they shoot 29%, which is good for 339th in the nation. They average 34.2 boards per contest and 9.8 assists per game, which ranks them 237th and 345th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 50th with 14.7 per game. The Eagles allow 62.6 points per contest, which is 21st in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 63rd and 265th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 196th, and they allow 13.7 assists per game which puts them in 260th place in the country. They force 17.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 338th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Western Michigan is 229th in the nation with 69.3 points per contest this season. They are 228th in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -2.8. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 146th in the NCAA. They are 225th in D-1 in rebounding with 34.4 boards per contest and 316th in assists per game with 11.0. The Broncos are 194th in turnovers per contest with 13.0. The Broncos give up 72.1 points per game, which ranks them 256th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 215th and 166th in those defensive statistics. They rank 154th with 12.2 dimes allowed per game and 268th with 36.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Broncos are 43rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.6 per contest this year.
The Eagles are 296th in the nation in offensive rating with 95.9. In terms of pace they are 246th in the country with 68 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 259th. As a team they are 268th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 182nd in Division 1. Eastern Michigan is 30th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.8 times per 100 possessions.
Western Michigan is 169th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions. The Broncos have an offensive rating of 99.4, which is ranked 224th. They are 211th in D-1 in pace with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 207th. As a unit they are 177th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 154th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Eastern Michigan/Western Michigan college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Eastern Michigan -1
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