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Bowling Green FalconsOhio Bobcats
Feb 9, 2:00 PM | Ohio University Convocation Center

Bowling Green Falcons vs Ohio Bobcats Odds

9-13TEAM RECORD16-6

The Ohio Bobcats will try to cover the spread at Ohio University Convocation Center on Saturday when they get a visit from the Bowling Green Falcons in NCAA basketball action.

The Bobcats sit at 16-6 (9-9 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Falcons are currently 9-13 (10-10-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Ohio is 5-7-2 OU, and Bowling Green is 8-9 OU.

View Bowling Green vs Ohio Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Ohio opened as 14.5-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 147 (Bobcats) and the No. 227 (Falcons) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 76-65 result in favor of the Bobcats has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Ohio's No. 42-ranked offense, averaging 74.1 PPG, against a Falcons defense that ranks No. 86 at 62.3 PPG. The Bobcats field goal percentage has averaged 48.2% so far, more than the Falcons marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.1% per game.

Defensively, Bowling Green features the nation's No. 149-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.8 points per game. Ohio, meanwhile, comes in at No. 48 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Bowling Green, they were a 57-41 winner as they battled Northern Illinois on the road. They covered in the match as a 2.5-point favorite. The Falcons grabbed a 57-41 win over the Huskies on Wednesday, behind a 15-point effort from A'uston Calhoun at NIU Convocation Center.

Ohio was a 69-42 winner in its last match on the road against Ball State. They covered the 9.5-point spread as favorites. The battle between the Bobcats and Cardinals didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Ball State was handed a 69-42 defeat on Wednesday at Worthen Arena.

Bowling Green Falcons Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Western Michigan are 6-4
After playing Northern Illinois are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

Ohio Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Central Michigan are 8-2
After playing Ball State are 9-1
After a win are 6-4

A few Falcons at Bobcats trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Bowling Green's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Bowling Green's last 8 games when playing on the road against Ohio
Bowling Green is 3-7-1 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
Bowling Green is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Ohio
Ohio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Ohio is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
Ohio is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Bowling Green
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Ohio's last 12 games when playing Bowling Green

Next up:
Bowling Green home to Western Michigan, Wednesday, February 13
Ohio at Central Michigan, Wednesday, February 13