Eastern Michigan vs. Central Michigan - 2/24/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Central Michigan Chippewas (20-5) at Eastern Michigan Eagles (17-10)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 7:00 pm (EMU Convocation Center)
The Line: Eastern Michigan Eagles 0 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Eastern Michigan Eagles ad the Central Michigan Chippewas face off on Tuesday at the Convocation Center in MAC college basketball.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 17-10 this season and they have won three of their last four games. EMU is averaging 69.6 points and they are shooting 40.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 62.3 points and their opponents are shooting 37.1 percent. Raven Lee leads the Eagles averaging 16.1 points per game. Karrington Ward is averaging 12.6 points and 6.6 rebounds, Mike Talley is averaging 11.7 points, and Tim Bond is averaging 6.4 points. Eastern Michigan is 14-2 at home and 6-8 in the MAC.
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The Central Michigan Chippewas are 20-5 this season and they have won their last five games. CMU is averaging 79.7 points and they are shooting 47.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 66.5 points and their opponents are shooting 42.8 percent. Chris Fowler leads the Chippewas averaging 15.5 points and 6.1 assists per game. John Simons is averaging 11.4 points and 6.4 rebounds, Braylon Rayson is averaging 10.2 points, and Rayshawn Simmons is averaging 8.9 points. Central Michigan is 5-4 on the road and 10-4 in the MAC.
Eastern Michigan is 4-1 against the spread in their last five home games, 2-5 against the spread following a win, and 2-6 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Central Michigan is 3-8 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread and 5-2-1 against the spread following a win by 20 or more points. The favorite is 3-0-1 against the spread in the last four meetigs of these two.
This should be a good one and I expect Central Michigan to prevail on the road and get the outright win as a mild underdog.