Michigan Wolverines vs Eastern Michigan Eagles Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner
Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Michigan Wolverines Odds
Michigan will look to continue its dominance of Eastern Michigan on Thursday night as the No. 2 Wolverines play host to the Eagles in college hoops betting action at the Crisler Center.
The Wolverines are 5-0 both SU and ATS over their five games against the Eagles dating back to 2000, with Michigan winning their most recent matchup by a score of 91-60 as a 17-point home favorite in an OVER result back in December 2008.
The Wolverines are 11-0 so far on the season, and 7-3 ATS vs. the number. The Eagles, meanwhile, are 6-3 and 3-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Michigan go 5-5 and the Eagles go 2-1 on the totals.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Wolverines as 26-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 14 (Wolverines) and the No. 99 (Eagles) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 83-62 result in favor of the Wolverines has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Michigan's No. 97-rated squad against Eastern Michigan's No. 139-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Michigan rates No. 38 in the country with 8.1 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 322 nationally with 4.1 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Eastern Michigan owns the country's No. 216-rated mark, allowing 73 points per game on the highway. Michigan, on the other hand, rates No. 77 in scoring at home.
Eastern Michigan was a 74-48 loser in its last match on the road against Illinois-Chicago. They failed to cover the 9-point spread as underdogs. Eastern Michigan was run off the court by the Flames on Saturday as Illinois-Chicago routed them 74-48 at UIC Pavilion.
In their last action, Michigan was an 81-66 winner at home against West Virginia. They covered the 10.5-point spread as favorites. West Virginia got 23 points from Terry Henderson but lost anyway, 81-66, to Michigan on Saturday at Barclays Center.
Eastern Michigan Eagles Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing Oakland are 1-2
After playing Illinois-Chicago are 0-1
After a loss are 6-4
Michigan Wolverines Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Central Michigan are 2-1
After a win are 10-0
A few Eagles at Wolverines trends to consider:
Eastern Michigan is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Eastern Michigan is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Michigan
Eastern Michigan is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Michigan
Michigan is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Michigan is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Michigan is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Eastern Michigan
Michigan is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Eastern Michigan
Eastern Michigan home to Oakland, Saturday, December 22
Michigan home to Central Michigan, Saturday, December 29