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Buffalo Bulls vs Eastern Michigan Eagles Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Wednesday when the Eastern Michigan Eagles try to run the Buffalo Bulls off the court at EMU Convocation Center in college hoops action.
The Eagles sit at 10-11 (10-7 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Bulls are currently 8-14 (7-13 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Eastern Michigan is 9-5 OU, and Buffalo is 9-6-1 OU.
The visitors opened as 1-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 151 (Eagles) and the No. 162 (Bulls) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 61-59 result in favor of the Bulls has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bulls rank No. 120 in NCAA Division 1 with 36.2 per game. That compares with Eastern Michigan’s No. 193 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Eastern Michigan is college basketball's No. 300-ranked team at 4.7 per game, while the Bulls rate No. 173 with 6.1 per game.
Defensively, Buffalo features the nation's No. 163-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.4 points per game. Eastern Michigan, meanwhile, comes in at No. 324 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Buffalo was a 71-60 loser on the road against Western Michigan. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as underdogs. Javon McCrea poured in 22 points and added 10 rebounds in a losing cause for Buffalo on Saturday, as the Broncos rolled to a 71-60 victory over Buffalo at University Arena.
Eastern Michigan was a 77-62 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Kent State. They failed to cover the 10-point spread as underdogs. Eastern Michigan got 17 points from Derek Thompson but lost anyway, 77-62, to Kent State on Saturday at Memorial Athletic Center.
Buffalo Bulls Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Northern Illinois are 6-4
After playing Western Michigan are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
Eastern Michigan Eagles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Toledo are 6-4
After playing Kent State are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few Bulls at Eagles trends to consider:
Buffalo is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Buffalo is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Eastern Michigan
Buffalo is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Eastern Michigan is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Eastern Michigan's last 9 games
Eastern Michigan is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Buffalo
Eastern Michigan is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
Buffalo home to Northern Illinois, Saturday, February 9
Eastern Michigan at Toledo, Saturday, February 9