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College Basketball Matchup - Eastern Michigan Eagles Bowling Green Falcons Odds Preview

Bowling Green FalconsEastern Michigan Eagles
9-10January 29, 2014, 07:00 | EMU Convocation Center11-8

The Eastern Michigan Eagles will hit the floor running against the visiting Bowling Green Falcons Wednesday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.

Supporters of the Falcons have watched them go 9-10 and 9-9 ATS on the year, while the Eagles are at 11-8 and 8-7 ATS. In totals betting, the Eagles are 5-10, while the Falcons have a 6-12 mark.

View Bowling Green Falcons vs Eastern Michigan Eagles Odds and Stats.

Eastern Michigan opened as -9-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.

This game puts the Eagles, most recently No. 220 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Falcons, who rate No. 194 in the latest survey.

In their last action, Bowling Green was a 70-65 loser at home against Miami (Ohio). They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as favorites. Jehvon Clarke scored 22 points in a futile effort to lead the Falcons to a win (they lost 70-65 to Miami (Ohio) at Stroh Center on Saturday).

Eastern Michigan lost its last outing, a 58-56 result against Ohio on January 25. They failed to cover in that game as a 2-point favorite. The Eagles got 14 points from Glenn Bryant, but it was Ohio that prevailed in a 58-56 final on Saturday at EMU Convocation Center.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Eastern Michigan has the nation's No. 199-rated offensive output, at 68.47 PPG. The visiting Falcons defense ranks No. 23 allowing on average 62.74 PPG. The Eagles FG% has averaged 42.38% so far, less than the Falcons marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.8% per game.

A few Falcons at Eagles trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Bowling Green's last 9 games
Bowling Green is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Bowling Green is 4-21 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Bowling Green is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Eastern Michigan
Eastern Michigan is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games at home
Eastern Michigan is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Bowling Green
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Eastern Michigan's last 5 games when playing Bowling Green
Eastern Michigan is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games when playing at home against Bowling Green

Next up:
Bowling Green home to Buffalo, Sunday, February 2nd
Eastern Michigan at Miami (Ohio), Saturday, February 1st