MD-Eastern Shore Hawks vs Ohio Bobcats Odds
The Ohio Bobcats will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the MD-Eastern Shore Hawks at Ohio University Convocation Center in NCAA basketball action.
This season, the Bobcats are 7-4 overall and 5-3 ATS ATS, while the Hawks are 0-10 and 1-2 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Ohio boasts a 1-2-1 on the OU, and MD-Eastern Shore is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bobcats - Hawks odds would favor the Bobcats if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Ohio is rated No. 210 in the current Odds Shark poll, while MD-Eastern Shore is at No. 347. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 76-48 win for the Bobcats.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Hawks is ranked No. 314 in NCAA hoops at 31.1 per game. Contrast that with Ohio’s No. 306 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Ohio is the No. 19-ranked team in the country at 8.5 per game, while MD-Eastern Shore rates No. 264 at 5.1 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, MD-Eastern Shore owns the country's No. 287-rated mark, allowing 77.6 points per game on the highway. Ohio, on the other hand, rates No. 180 in scoring at home.
MD-Eastern Shore lost its last outing, an 84-50 result against Connecticut on December 17. The Hawks were hammered by Connecticut on Monday, losing by an 84-50 final at Gampel Pavilion in college basketball betting action.
In their last action, Ohio was an 85-76 loser on the road against Massachusetts. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as favorites. The Bobcats got a 23-point effort from D.J. Cooper, who added 10 assists, but Massachusetts still managed to defeat Ohio 85-76 Wednesday at Mullins Center.
Ohio Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
A few Hawks at Bobcats trends to consider:
Ohio is 16-1 SU in its last 17 games at home
Ohio is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games
Ohio is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
MD-Eastern Shore at American, Thursday, January 3
Ohio at Oklahoma, Saturday, December 29