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Buffalo Eastern Michigan Betting Preview

Eastern Michigan EaglesBuffalo Bulls
9-5January 11, 2014, 02:00 | Alumni Arena7-4

College hoops betting interest focuses on the Buffalo vs Eastern Michigan battle Saturday at Alumni Arena as the Bulls look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

Supporters of the Eagles have watched them go 9-5 and 6-4 ATS on the year, while the Bulls are at 7-4 and 4-3 ATS. In totals betting, the Bulls are 4-3, while the Eagles have a 3-7 mark.

View Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Buffalo Bulls Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back visiting Eastern Michigan before tip-off in this one found them as 4-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.

According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 199-ranked Bulls and the No. 269-rated Eagles in this matchup.

In their last action, Eastern Michigan was a 56-51 winner on the road against Bowling Green. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs. Eastern Michigan earned a 56-51 victory over Bowling Green on Wednesday, getting 14 points from Mike Talley at Stroh Center.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Buffalo's No. 162-ranked offense, averaging 71.64 PPG, against a Eagles defense that ranks No. 47 at 65 PPG. The Bulls field goal percentage has averaged 42.38% so far, less than the Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.96% per game.

A few Eagles at Bulls trends to consider:
Eastern Michigan is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Eastern Michigan is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Eastern Michigan is 4-18 SU in its last 22 games on the road
Eastern Michigan is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing Buffalo
Buffalo is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
Buffalo is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
Buffalo is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Eastern Michigan
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo's last 6 games when playing Eastern Michigan

Next up:
Eastern Michigan home to Western Michigan, Tuesday, January 14th
Buffalo at Toledo, Wednesday, January 15th