Eastern Michigan Eagles vs. Bowling Green Falcons - 1/16/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Bowling Green Falcons (11-5) at Eastern Michigan Eagles (10-6)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 2:00 pm (EMU Convocation Center)
The Line: Eastern Michigan Eagles -8.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Eastern Michigan Eagles will host the Bowling Green Falcons this Saturday.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles come into this game with a 10-6 record and are currently 3rd in the MAC West Division. The most recent game for the Eagles was a 81-69 win over the Buffalo Bulls. Through 16 games this season the leading scorer for the Eagles has been James Thompson who is averaging 15.2 points per game and 11.0 rebounds. Raven Lee is second on the team with 15.0 points per game and 2.0 assists, although he has missed some games.
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The Bowling Green Falcons come into this game with a 11-5 record and are currently 2nd in the MAC East Division. The Falcons most recent game was a 91-75 win over the Ohio Bobcats. Through 16 games this season the leading scorer for the Falcons has been Spencer Parker who is averaging 13.7 points per game and 6.0 rebounds. Zack Denny is second on the team with 13.2 points per game and 7.4 rebounds.
The Bowling Green Falcons are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 Saturday games. The Falcons are 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 game after scoring more than 90 points in their previous game. The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 0-4 against the spread in their last 4 Saturday games. The Eagles are 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 home games.
I think this spread is way to high for Eastern Mchigan. Bowling Green has a better record and are coming off of a win against Ohio. I see this game being a close one to the end and im going to take the 8.5 points and Bowling Green.