Eastern Michigan Eagles vs. Western Michigan Broncos - 2/23/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Western Michigan Broncos (11-16) at Eastern Michigan Eagles (14-13)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 7:00 pm (EMU Convocation Center)
The Line: Eastern Michigan Eagles -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Western Michigan Broncos will travel to play the Eastern Michigan Eagles in a MAC game on Tuesday.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 14-13 (6-8) and are coming off of a win against Toledo by a score of 91-85. Eastern Michigan has won 3 of their last 4 games and is currently 5th in the MAC West standings. Eastern Michigan is averaging 78.3 points per game while giving up 74.5 points per game. Eastern Michigan is also averaging 36.3 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per game. James Thompson IV is averaging 15.3 points per game and 10.9 rebounds per game for Eastern Michigan. Raven Lee is averaging 14.8 points per game and 1.6 assists per game for the Eagles. Eastern Michigan is shooting 72.6% on free throws, 31.4% on three-pointers, and 44.9% on all field goal attempts.
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The Western Michigan Broncos are 11-16 (5-9) and are coming off of a win against Central Michigan by a score of 92-85. Western Michigan has won 2 of their last 3 games and is currently last in the MAC West standings. Western Michigan defeated Eastern Michigan by a score of 94-86 in these two teams first meeting of the season. Western Michigan is averaging 74.1 points per game while giving up 74.1 points per game. Western Michigan is also averaging 36.9 rebounds per game and 12.3 assists per game. Thomas Wilder is averaging 18.7 points per game and 4.1 rebounds per game for Western Michigan. Tucker Haymond is averaging 16 points per game and 5.4 rebounds per game for the Broncos. Western Michigan is shooting 71% on free throws, 36.2% on three-pointers, and 43.7% on all field goal attempts.
Western Michigan is 1-10 ATS in their last 11 games following a win. The over is 4-1 in Western Michigan’s last 5 games. Eastern Michigan is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games. Eastern Michigan is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a win. The under is 4-1 in Eastern Michigan’s last 5 games. The over is 4-0 in these two teams last 4 meetings. The home team is 7-0 ATS in these two teams last 7 meetings.
Eastern Michigan has playing better in their recent games and will be at home for this matchup. Eastern Michigan is the higher scoring team, while both teams are similar in rebounding. I like Eastern Michigan at home.