Northern Illinois vs Central Michigan College Hoops Parlay 1/7/2020
Game: Northern Illinois Huskies vs Central Michigan Chippewas
Date: Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Location: McGuirk Arena in Mount Pleasant, MI
Odds/Point Spread: Central Michigan -2.5
The Northern Illinois Huskies head to McGuirk Arena to take on the Central Michigan Chippewas on Tuesday, January 7, 2020. The opening line for this game has Central Michigan as 2.5 point favorites.
Northern Illinois heads into this matchup with a mark of 8-6. They currently have a point differential of 4.8 as they are averaging 68.9 points per contest while giving up 64.1 per game. Central Michigan has an overall record of 8-6. They are averaging 86.4 points per game and surrendering 77.0, good for a point differential of 9.4.
Valuable Northern Illinois Huskies Betting Trends
The Northern Illinois Huskies are 5-8-0 against the spread this season
The Northern Illinois Huskies are 4-8-1 against the over/under this year
Important Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 5-6-0 against the spread this season
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 8-3-0 against the over/under this year
Key Northern Illinois Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Central Michigan Chippewas Injuries
No key injuries to report
Lacey James averages 9.4 points per contest in 26.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.6 assists per game and 8.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 69%. Eugene German comes into this game averaging 20.7 points per contest while playing 32.5 minutes per night. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 66% while his free throw percentage is 68%.
David DiLeo averages 14.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.6 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes 1.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 87%. Kevin McKay scores 14.9 points per contest while playing 26.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.0 rebounds per contest and has 1.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 66% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Huskies allow 64.1 points per contest which is 76th in the country. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 54th and 56th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.1 rebounds a game which ranks 131st, and they allow 12.2 assists per game which puts them in 160th place in D-1. They force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in Division 1. Northern Illinois averages 68.9 points per contest, which is 247th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 4.8 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 286th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 96th in the nation. They average 39.5 boards per contest and 10.5 assists per game, which ranks them 55th and 327th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 242nd with 12.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Chippewas give up 77.0 points per game, which ranks them 321st in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 311th and 333rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 314th with 15.4 dimes allowed per game and 208th with 35.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Chippewas are 327th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 17.6 per contest. Central Michigan is 2nd in the country with 86.4 points per contest this season. They are 106th in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 9.4. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 110th in the country. They are 113th in the nation in rebounding with 37.8 boards per contest and 163rd in assists per game with 13.6. The Chippewas are 278th in turnovers per contest with 12.3.
The Huskies are 190th in the nation in offensive rating with 101. In terms of pace they are 277th in the country with 68.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 235th. As a team they are 262nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 121st in Division 1. Northern Illinois is 224th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions.
Central Michigan is 338th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions. The Chippewas are 22nd in the country in offensive rating with 111.4. In terms of pace they are 9th in Division 1 with 77.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 100th. As a team they are 83rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 160th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Northern Illinois +2.5 and over 151 total points
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