Eastern Michigan Eagles face Ohio Bobcats: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Ohio Bobcats Odds
Ohio University Convocation Center will host Ohio Bobcats vs. Eastern Michigan Eagles action on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The Bobcats bring a 19-6 record (10-11 ATS) to this tilt against the 12-13 Eagles, who are 13-7-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Ohio go 8-7-2 so far and the Eagles go 10-8.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Eagles were listed as 17.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bobcats sit at No. 118 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Eagles sit at No. 148 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Bobcats will win this game 75-62.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Ohio's No. 311-rated squad against Eastern Michigan's No. 214-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Ohio rates No. 17 in the country with 8.3 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 312 nationally with 4.6 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Eastern Michigan owns the country's No. 194-rated mark, allowing 70.3 points per game on the highway. Ohio, on the other hand, rates No. 43 in scoring at home.
Eastern Michigan was a 56-50 winner in its last match on the road against Ball State. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. Glenn Bryant scored 20 points leading the Eagles to a 56-50 victory over Ball State at Worthen Arena on Saturday.
In their last action, Ohio was a 78-75 winner at home against Kent State. They failed to cover the 10.5-point spread as favorites. Ohio got 17 points from Walter Offutt en route to a 78-75 victory over Kent State on Saturday at Ohio University Convocation Center.
Eastern Michigan Eagles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Missouri State are 1-0
After playing Ball State are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
Ohio Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
After playing Kent State are 6-4
After a win are 9-1
A few Eagles at Bobcats trends to consider:
Eastern Michigan is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Eastern Michigan is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Ohio
Eastern Michigan is 1-11 SU in its last 12 games on the road
Ohio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Ohio is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games
Ohio is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Eastern Michigan
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Ohio's last 5 games
Eastern Michigan home to Missouri State, Saturday, February 23
Ohio at Belmont, Saturday, February 23