Western Michigan Broncos vs Eastern Michigan Eagles Odds
The Eastern Michigan Eagles host Western Michigan on Saturday, looking to build on their 13-15 mark against the 18-9 Broncos in college hoops action at EMU Convocation Center.
This season, the Eagles are 13-15 overall and 14-9-1 ATS ATS, while the Broncos are 18-9 and 13-9-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Eastern Michigan boasts a 10-11 on the OU, and Western Michigan is 9-7-3.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Eagles as 2.5-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 158 (Eagles) and the No. 94 (Broncos) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 66-59 result in favor of the Broncos has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Eastern Michigan's No. 213-rated squad against Western Michigan's No. 44-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Eastern Michigan rates No. 309 in the country with 4.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 268 nationally with 5.3 per match.
Defensively, Western Michigan features the nation's No. 88-rated defense on the road, allowing 65.8 points per game. Eastern Michigan, meanwhile, comes in at No. 328 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Western Michigan was a 65-62 winner on the road against Toledo. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs. Darius Paul scored 28 points and helped out with 12 rebounds for Western Michigan on Wednesday, leading the Broncos to a 65-62 victory over Toledo at Savage Arena.
Eastern Michigan was a 53-41 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Northern Illinois. They covered the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. Eastern Michigan got 14 points from Derek Thompson en route to a 53-41 victory over Northern Illinois on Wednesday at NIU Convocation Center.
Western Michigan Broncos Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Ball State are 6-4
After playing Toledo are 5-5
After a win are 8-2
Eastern Michigan Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Central Michigan are 6-4
After playing Northern Illinois are 3-7
After a win are 3-7
A few Broncos at Eagles trends to consider:
Western Michigan is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Western Michigan is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Eastern Michigan
Western Michigan is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Eastern Michigan's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Eastern Michigan's last 9 games when playing Western Michigan
Eastern Michigan is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games at home
Eastern Michigan is 9-3-1 ATS in its last 13 games
Western Michigan home to Ball State, Tuesday, March 5
Eastern Michigan at Central Michigan, Tuesday, March 5