The Ball State Cardinals and Eastern Michigan Eagles meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Convocation Center. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The Ball State Cardinals Betting Preview
The Ball State Cardinals are averaging 76.7 points on 47.7 percent shooting and allowing 69.4 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Jarron Coleman is averaging 14.9 points and 3.7 assists, while Jaylin Sellers is averaging 13.2 points and 3.7 rebounds. Payton Sparks is the third double-digit scorer and Demarius Jacobs is grabbing 3.7 rebounds. The Ball State Cardinals are shooting 38 percent from beyond the arc and 66.8 percent from the free throw line. The Ball State Cardinals are allowing 36.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.1 rebounds per game.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Preview
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are averaging 73.5 points on 44.3 percent shooting and allowing 81.7 points on 48.4 percent shooting. Emoni Bates is averaging 20.2 points and 5.6 rebounds, while Tyson Acuff is averaging 14.7 points and 2.8 rebounds. Noah Farrakhan is the third double-digit scorer and Jalin Billingsley is grabbing 2.5 rebounds. The Eastern Michigan Eagles are shooting 32.6 percent from beyond the arc and 76.5 percent from the free throw line. The Eastern Michigan Eagles are allowing 34.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 27.9 rebounds per game.
Ball State vs Eastern Michigan Trends
The Cardinals are 14-3 ATS in their last 17 Saturday games. The Eagles are 5-13 ATS in their last 18 home games and 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The over is 3-0-1 in Cardinals last 4 overall. The under is 4-0 in Eagles last 4 overall.
Randy’s Free Pick
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are a bad team that's getting worse, and that includes losing at home by an average of 7.6 points. The Ball State Cardinals have been consistent, they're getting stronger as of late, and they win in the favorite role by an average of 7.1 points. Ball State is 7-4 ATS on the road. I'll lay the points.