Ball State vs. Eastern Michigan - 3/3/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Eastern Michigan Eagles (17-12) at Ball State Cardinals (7-20)
College Basketball: Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Worthen Arena)
The Line: Ball State Cardinals +3.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Ball State Cardinals and the Eastern Michigan Eagles face off on Tuesday at Worthen Arena in MAC college basketball action.
The Ball State Cardinals are 7-20 this season and they have lost 14 games in a row. Ball State is averaging 65.1 points and they are shooting 42.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 68.3 points and their opponents are shooting 45.8 percent. Jeremie Taylor leads the Cardinals averaging 12 points per game. Sean Sellers is averaging 12 points, Franko House is averaging 10.1 points and 5.6 rebounds, and Zavier Turner is averaging 9.5 points. Ball State is 6-7 at home and 2-14 in the MAC.
USA TODAY Sports
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 16-12 this season and they have lost three of their last four games. EMU is averaging 69.2 points and they are shooting 41 percent while defensively they are allowing 63.2 points and their opponents are shooting 37.6 percent. Raven Lee leads the Eagles averaging 16.2 points per game. Karrington Ward is averaging 12.6 points and 6.4 rebounds, Mike Talley is averaging 12.1 points, and Tim Bond is averaging 5.6 points. Eastern Michigan is 3-9 on the road and 6-10 in the MAC.
Ball State is 3-10 against the spread in their last 13 games, 3-7 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 1-5 against the spread in their last six home games. Eastern Michigan is 5-11 against the spread in their last 16 games, 5-12 against the spread against the MAC, and 1-7 against the spread in their last eight road games. The road team has covered the point spread in four of the last five meetings of these two.
Eastern Michigan is just the better team and with the light number I will lay the points with EMU.