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Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Syracuse Orange NCAA College Basketball Betting

The Syracuse Orange will try to cover the point spread at Carrier Dome on Wednesday when they get a visit from the Eastern Michigan Eagles in NCAA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the Syracuse Orange as -13-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting line may have moved, check for updates at shops such as MyBookie.

Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Syracuse Orange Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Syracuse Orange sit at 10-2 (4-6 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Eastern Michigan Eagles are currently 8-3 (5-1 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Syracuse is 4-6 OU, and Eastern Michigan is 4-2 OU.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 29 (Syracuse) and the No. 102 (Eastern Michigan) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Syracuse has the nation's No. 179-rated offensive output, at 72.83 PPG. The visiting Eastern Michigan Eagles defense ranks No. 157 allowing on average 72.36 PPG. The Orange FG% has averaged 43% so far, less than the Syracuse Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 48.88% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Eastern Michigan suffered a 86-81 loss against Oakland on Friday, getting 25 points from Paul Jackson in a losing effort at Athletics Center O'Rena.

The Orange endured a 60-57 loss at the hands of the Bonnies on Friday, despite a 17-point effort from Franklin Howard at Carrier Dome.

Betting Trends
  • Eastern Michigan is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
  • Eastern Michigan is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • Eastern Michigan is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Syracuse
  • Eastern Michigan is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Syracuse
  • Syracuse is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games
  • Syracuse is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • Syracuse is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Eastern Michigan
  • Syracuse is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Eastern Michigan

Next Betting Matchups

Eastern Michigan home to Rochester College, Friday, December 29th
Syracuse at Virginia Tech, Sunday, December 31st