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Eastern Michigan vs. Ball State - 3/11/19 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Ball State at Eastern Michigan
Date & Time Monday March 11, 2019, 7:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Convocation Center (MI)
Ypsilanti, MI
The Line
Eastern Michigan -2 / over-under: 133
TV Channel
ESPN3
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NCAA BB | Ball State at Eastern Michigan
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The Eastern Michigan Eagles lock horns with the Ball State Cardinals in the MAC college basketball playoffs. 

The Ball State Cardinals dropped four of five to end the year after a 64-57 loss to the visiting Northern Illinois Huskies as a five point favorite. 

Tahai Teague kept the Cardinals in the game with 15 points and eight rebounds while Tayler Persons netted 14 points and added six boards and three assists.

KJ Walton gave Ball State ten points followed by Brachen Hazen and Trey Moses with six and five point with Moses totaling 16 rebounds and five assists.

The Eastern Michigan Eagles had won four of five before ending the season with a 64-58 defeat at the Toledo Rockets as a nine point road dog.

Paul  Jackson  was  the Eagles  top  threat with  17 points  and three assists followed by Elijah Minnie with 15  points and  eight rebounds.

The twosome of Kevin McAdoo and James Thompson IV gave Eastern Michigan eight points apiece with Thompson hauling in eleven rebounds.

Ball State Cardinals are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a winning home record and  are 3-14 ATS in their last 17 games overall and are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games.

Eastern Michigan Eagles are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up loss and  are 18-7 ATS in their last 25 vs. Mid-American and  are 13-6 ATS in their last 19 games following a ATS win.

Under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings and favorite is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings and home team is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.

Eastern Michigan is looking for a third win against Ball State so I think this will be tight throughout. I’ll go small on the Eagles…

Pick:
Eastern Michigan -2

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