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Western Michigan Broncos battle vs Bowling Green Falcons highlights college basketball odds menu

Bowling Green FalconsWestern Michigan Broncos
7-9January 19, 2014, 02:00 | University Arena9-6

A key college battle sees the visiting Bowling Green Falcons travelling to Western Michigan Sunday to take on the Broncos.

The Broncos bring a 9-6 record (6-6 ATS) to this tilt against the 7-9 Falcons, who are 7-8 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Western Michigan go 6-5 so far and the Falcons go 4-11.

View Bowling Green Falcons vs Western Michigan Broncos Odds and Stats.

College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Western Michigan Broncos as -7-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.

According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 208-ranked Broncos and the No. 259-rated Falcons in this matchup.


Bowling Green was a 67-57 winner in their most recent outing at home against Central Michigan. They covered the 6.5-point spread as favorites. Richaun Holmes scored 20 points and helped out with 10 rebounds for Bowling Green on Wednesday, leading the Falcons to a 67-57 victory over Central Michigan at Stroh Center.

Western Michigan was a 56-37 loser in its last match on the road against Eastern Michigan. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as underdogs. The Broncos endured a 56-37 loss at the hands of the Eagles on Tuesday, despite an 18 -point effort from David Brown at EMU Convocation Center.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Western Michigan has the nation's No. 159-rated offensive output, at 71.33 PPG. The visiting Falcons defense ranks No. 23 allowing on average 62.62 PPG. The Broncos FG% has averaged 44.53% so far, more than the Falcons marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.29% per game.

A few Falcons at Broncos trends to consider:
Bowling Green is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Bowling Green is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Bowling Green's last 5 games
Bowling Green is 8-13-2 ATS in its last 23 games on the road
Western Michigan is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Western Michigan is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Western Michigan is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Bowling Green
Western Michigan is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games when playing Bowling Green

Next up:
Bowling Green at Ohio, Wednesday, January 22nd
Western Michigan at Kent State, Thursday, January 23rd