College baskeball point spread favors Chippewas in battle with Eagles
Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Central Michigan Chippewas Odds
The Central Michigan Chippewas will try to cover the spread at McGuirk Arena on Tuesday when they get a visit from the Eastern Michigan Eagles in NCAA basketball action.
This season, the Chippewas are 10-18 overall and 13-14 ATS ATS, while the Eagles are 14-15 and 15-9-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Central Michigan boasts a 14-8-1 on the OU, and Eastern Michigan is 10-12.
The Eagles were listed as 3-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Chippewas - Eagles odds would favor the Eagles if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Central Michigan is rated No. 322 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Eastern Michigan is at No. 147. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 61-59 win for the Eagles.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Central Michigan's No. 284-rated squad against Eastern Michigan's No. 218-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Central Michigan rates No. 33 in the country with 7.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 313 nationally with 4.7 per match.
Defensively, Eastern Michigan features the nation's No. 144-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.2 points per game. Central Michigan, meanwhile, comes in at No. 261 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Eastern Michigan was a 50-49 winner at home against Western Michigan. They covered the 3-point spread as underdogs. The Eagles grabbed a 50-49 win over the Broncos on Saturday, behind a 15-point effort from Glenn Bryant at EMU Convocation Center.
In their last action, Central Michigan was a 69-50 winner on the road against Northern Illinois. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs. Chris Fowler scored 16 points leading the Chippewas to a 69-50 victory over Northern Illinois at NIU Convocation Center on Saturday.
Eastern Michigan Eagles Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 1-9
Before playing Toledo are 7-3
After playing Western Michigan are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
Central Michigan Chippewas Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Western Michigan are 4-6
After playing Northern Illinois are 3-7
After a win are 2-8
A few Eagles at Chippewas trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Eastern Michigan's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Eastern Michigan's last 6 games when playing on the road against Central Michigan
Eastern Michigan is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Central Michigan
Eastern Michigan is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Central Michigan
Central Michigan is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Eastern Michigan
Central Michigan is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Eastern Michigan
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Central Michigan's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Central Michigan's last 6 games when playing Eastern Michigan
Eastern Michigan home to Toledo, Saturday, March 9
Central Michigan at Western Michigan, Saturday, March 9