Ohio vs Bowling Green Predictions, College Basketball Picks 2/22/2020
Game: Ohio Bobcats vs Bowling Green Falcons
Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020
Location: Stroh Center in Bowling Green, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Bowling Green -5
The Ohio Bobcats travel to Stroh Center to play the Bowling Green Falcons on Saturday, February 22, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Bowling Green as 5 point favorites.
Ohio heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-13. They currently have a point differential of 2.4 as they are averaging 71.2 points per contest while giving up 68.8 per game. Bowling Green has an overall mark of 19-7. They are averaging 75.5 points per contest and giving up 72.8, which is a point differential of 2.6.
Valuable Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 12-12-0 against the spread
The Ohio Bobcats are 12-12-0 against the over/under
Important Bowling Green Falcons Betting Trends
The Bowling Green Falcons are 9-13-2 against the spread
The Bowling Green Falcons are 13-11-0 against the over/under
Key Ohio Bobcats Injuries
01/09/20 F Marvin Price Personal is out for season
Key Bowling Green Falcons Injuries
02/21/20 G Dylan Frye Personal is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Ohio
Jason Preston comes into this contest averaging 16.1 points per game while playing 37.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 73%. Ben Vander Plas averages 15.5 points per game in 32.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 6.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 54%.
Justin Turner averages 19.4 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 84%. Dylan Frye averages 13.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 4.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
Ohio averages 71.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 179th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 2.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 121st. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 108th in the nation. They average 35.5 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per game, which ranks them 171st and 54th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 175th with 13.3 per game. The Bobcats allow 68.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 160th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 166th and 215th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 117th and they give up 10.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 58th place in Division 1. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 161st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Bowling Green is 70th in the country with 75.5 points per game this year. They are 247th in Division 1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 2.6. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 175th in the nation. They are 22nd in the NCAA in rebounding with 39.8 boards per game, and 253rd in assists per contest with 12.3. The Falcons are 343rd in turnovers per game with 10.5. The Falcons surrender 72.8 points per contest, which ranks them 273rd in D-1. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 119th and 262nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 37th with 10.5 assists allowed per contest and 311th with 38.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Falcons are 84th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.2 per game.
The Bobcats are 148th in the nation in offensive rating with 102.8. In terms of pace they are 189th in the country with 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 83rd. As a team they are 120th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 66th in Division 1. Ohio is 155th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions.
Bowling Green is 348th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions. The Falcons have an offensive rating of 104.3, which is ranked 116th. They are 73rd in D-1 in pace with 71.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 252nd. As a unit they are 249th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 228th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Ohio/Bowling Green college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Bowling Green -5
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