Central Michigan Chippewas vs Ohio Bobcats Prediction, 2/22/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Central Michigan Chippewas vs Ohio Bobcats
Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Location: Convocation Center (OH) in Athens, OH
The Ohio Bobcats (22-5) will go up against the Central Michigan Chippewas (6-18) at Convocation Center (OH) on Tuesday.
The Central Michigan Chippewas faced off with Toledo and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 68-66 in their last contest. In regard to personal fouls, the Chippewas ended up finishing with 17 while Toledo had 15 personal fouls. They made 8 out of their 22 tries from distance. Toledo finished shooting 80.0% from the free throw line by burying 8 of their 10 shots. In addition, Toledo snagged 28 rebounds (2 offensive, 26 defensive), but wasn't able to record a block. Toledo earned 20 assists and had 5 steals in this contest. When it comes to defense, Central Michigan allowed their opponent to shoot 44.1% from the floor on 26 of 59 shooting. They also doled out 13 dimes in this contest as well as forcing the other team into 9 turnovers and earning 4 steals. In the matter of rebounding, they earned 41 with 11 of them being offensive. From the free throw line, the Chippewas made 9 of 13 tries for a percentage of 69.2%. Central Michigan finished having earned a 39.7% field goal percentage (25 of 63) and knocked down 7 of their 23 shots from distance.
Cameron Healy is one guy who was important in this game. He accounted for 18 points on 8 out of 14 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 30 mins and also pulled down 5 boards. He walked away from this one shooting 57.1% from the field but had no dimes when the game ended.
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Central Michigan steps onto the hardwood with a record of 6-18 this season. They are turning it over 13.5 times per contest and as a squad are committing 19.9 fouls per contest. As a team, Central Michigan is snagging 32.4 boards per contest and has accounted for 277 assists on the campaign, which is 319th in the country in terms of passing. The Chippewas are shooting 35.2% on 3-point shots (189 of 537) and 68.8% from the free throw line. They have an average of 66.1 points per outing (299th in the nation) while connecting on 40.8% from the field.
Defensively, the Chippewas are forcing 11.8 turnovers per contest while drawing 17.4 personal fouls. They give up 36.0% on 3-point shots and they rank 346th in D-1 in opponents points per game (78.6). The Chippewas are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 46.8% (657 of 1,404) and they relinquish 38.2 boards per contest as a basketball team. They currently rank 219th in the nation in allowing assists to their opponents with 345 surrendered this season.
For their last game, the Ohio Bobcats walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 75-52 when they played Kent State. The Bobcats recorded 19 defensive rebounds and 9 offensive rebounds totaling 28 for this game. They gave up possession of the ball 9 times, while earning 5 steals for this contest. Kent State had 28 personal fouls for this game which got the Bobcats to the free throw line for a total of 33 tries. They were able to make 23 of them for a rate of 69.7%. With regard to shots from distance, Ohio made 5 of their 28 tries (17.9%). At the conclusion of this game, the Bobcats went 12 out of 52 from the field which gave them a rate of 23.1%. The Bobcats allowed Kent State to convert 26 of their 50 tries from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 52.0% in this contest. They finished 47.1% from distance by going 8 out of 17 and ended up going 15 of 19 at the free throw line (78.9%). In reference to team rebounding, Ohio allowed Kent State to get 38 in all (3 offensive).
Jason Carter pitched in for the Bobcats for this contest. He made 4 of 11 for the matchup for a field goal rate of 36.4%, and tallied 5 rebounds. He earned 12 points in his 23 mins on the court and had 1 assist for this game.
Ohio has a record of 22-5 on the campaign. On the offensive side of the court, the Bobcats are hitting on 43.5% from the floor, which is 215th in the country. Ohio has accounted for 2,009 pts so far this season (74.4 per contest) and they grab 34.0 boards per game. They are dishing out assists 12.7 times per game (207th in D-1) and they are giving up possession 10.6 times per game. The Bobcats are responsible for committing 13.9 personal fouls every game and they go 73.9% from the charity stripe.
The Bobcats defensively are ranked 118th in college basketball in PPG allowed with 67.0. They are able to force 14.9 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 44.1% from the floor (238th in D-1). The Ohio defense allows 32.0% on 3-point shots (185 of 578) and opponents are making 76.9% of their foul shots. They have surrendered 11.3 dimes and 34.3 rebounds on a nightly basis, which is 74th and 169th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Central Michigan
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