Bowling Green at Eastern Michigan: 2/23/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Eastern Michigan Eagles (4-9) vs Bowling Green Falcons (12-9)
Game Info: Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 7:00 pm (Convocation Center)
Betting Odds: Eastern Michigan Eagles +7.5 -- Over/Under: 145 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Bowling Green Falcons and Eastern Michigan Eagles face off on Tuesday in a college basketball showdown at the EMU Convocation Center.
The Bowling Green Falcons come into this game with a 12-9 record overall and they have won two games in a row. In the last game against Ball State, the offense was strong putting up 75 points and that led to a 13 point victory. Bowling Green is averaging 78.2 points while their defense is giving up 76 points per game. Bowling Green is shooting 42.1 percent from the field and 32.3 percent from behind the three point line. Guard Justin Turner has been the best player for Bowling Green averaging 20.5 points while shooting 41.7 percent from the field and 31.5 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the Eastern Michigan Eagles who sit with a 4-9 record overall and they have lost five games in a row. In the last game against Kent State the offense really struggled scoring only 51 points and that led to a 13 point defeat. Eastern Michigan on the season is averaging 65.5 points while their defense is giving up 81.8 points per game. Eastern Michigan is shooting 39.3 percent from the field and 26.3 percent from behind the three point line. Forward Ty Groce has been the best player for Eastern Michigan averaging 14.1 points while shooting 53.8 percent from the field and 32 percent from behind the three point line.
Bowling Green is 6-2 against the spread in their last eight road games. Eastern Michigan is 3-12-1 against the spread in their last 16 games overall. The over is 8-3 in Eastern MIchigan’s last 11 games against the MAC. The underdog is 18-6 against the spread in the last 24 meetings played between the two teams.
Bowling Green is the better team but this has been a series dominated by the underdog and this is too many points. Look for Eastern Michigan to slow down the pace enough and that will lead to a cover of the spread.