Eastern Michigan Eagles host Missouri State Bears in college basketball action
Missouri State Bears vs Eastern Michigan Eagles Odds
The Eastern Michigan Eagles host Missouri State on Saturday, looking to build on their 12-14 mark against the 8-20 Bears in college hoops action at EMU Convocation Center.
Eastern Michigan will face the 8-20 Bears, who own a 13-10 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Eagles are 10-9 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bears are 11-8-1 favoring the OVER.
The Bears were listed as 1-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 272-rated Missouri State taking on the No. 148-rated Eagles in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 57-55 win for the Eagles on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Eastern Michigan's No. 211-rated squad against Missouri State's No. 330-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Eastern Michigan rates No. 313 in the country with 4.7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 237 nationally with 5.6 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Missouri State owns the country's No. 106-rated mark, allowing 66.6 points per game on the highway. Eastern Michigan, on the other hand, rates No. 323 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Missouri State was a 69-63 loser at home against Northern Iowa. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as underdogs. Missouri State got 25 points from Marcus Marshall on the way to a 69-63 loss against Northern Iowa on Tuesday at JQH Arena.
Eastern Michigan lost its last outing, a 73-50 result against Ohio on February 20. They failed to cover in that game as a 16.5-point underdog. Eastern Michigan was crushed on Wednesday, getting blown out by Ohio and falling by a 73-50 score at Ohio University Convocation Center.
Missouri State Bears Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Illinois State are 8-2
After playing Northern Iowa are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5
Eastern Michigan Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Northern Illinois are 4-6
After playing Ohio are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5
A few Bears at Eagles trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Missouri State's last 7 games on the road
Missouri State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Eastern Michigan's last 5 games
Eastern Michigan is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Eastern Michigan is 8-2-1 ATS in its last 11 games
Eastern Michigan is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Missouri State at Illinois State, Wednesday, February 27
Eastern Michigan at Northern Illinois, Wednesday, February 27