Bowling Green Falcons vs. Ohio Bobcats - 2/23/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Ohio Bobcats (18-8) at Bowling Green Falcons (13-14)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Stroh Center)
The Line: Bowling Green Falcons +1 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Ohio Bobcats hope to continue their winning ways at the Bowling Green Falcons.
The Ohio Bobcats are holding steady in second place in the MAC East thanks to a five game winning streak after downing Miami (Ohio) 76-74 on Saturday as an 11.5 point favorite. The Bobcats exploded to a 17 point edge in the first half before holding off a spirited Redhawks rally in the final 20 minutes. Both teams shot the ball well with Ohio holding a 50%-47% shooting edge but the winning number was the Bobcats 18-8 advantage at the stripe. Jaaron Simmons gave Ohio a game high 25 points on 8-9 from the floor with Antonio Campbell adding 16 points and a monster 20 rebounds. Gavin Block was next in line with 14 points while Jordan Dartis chipped in with eight points and six boards.
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The Bowling Green Falcons have lost a Lion’s Share of their talent from a season ago and that’s reflected in their record. The Falcons have lost seven in a row after an 88-74 defeat at Buffalo on Saturday as a seven point underdog. The Bulls came back from a four point first half deficit behind a 50-32 run over the final 20 minutes. The Falcons burned the nets at 54% but hurt themselves with 18 turnovers while the Bulls 49% accuracy and 17 more makes at the line to snag the victory. BGSU received 21 points on 8-12 from Spencer Parker with Zack Denny adding 15 points and nine rebounds. Wesley Alcegaire tossed in 13 points while David Joseph and Demajeo Wiggins netted eight points apiece.
The over is 10-3 in Ohio last 13 road games and is 12-5 in their last 17 vs. Mid-American. The over is 12-5-1 in Bowling Green last 18 vs. Mid-American. The over is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings. The Falcons have been struggling and Ohio stinks in this match up so pick your poison…