/Eastern Michigan vs. Ohio odds, line: 2021 college basketball picks, Feb. 25 predictions from proven model
Eastern Michigan vs. Ohio odds, line: 2021 college basketball picks, Feb. 25 predictions from proven model

Eastern Michigan vs. Ohio odds, line: 2021 college basketball picks, Feb. 25 predictions from proven model

Two teams heading in opposite directions collide when the Ohio Bobcats host the Eastern Michigan Eagles in a Thursday matinee at the Convocation Center in Athens, Ohio. The Bobcats (12-6 overall, 8-4 in MAC) have won five consecutive games and sit in fourth place in the conference. They returned from a three-week layoff due to coronavirus-related cancellations on Tuesday to beat Akron, 90-73. Meanwhile, the Eagles (4-10, 1-9) have dropped six straight games and occupy 10th place in the MAC. They’re coming off an 82-69 defeat to Bowling Green.

Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. ET. The Bobcats are favored by 13-points in the latest Ohio vs. Eastern Michigan odds from William Hill Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points scored is 145. Before making any Eastern Michigan vs. Ohio picks, be sure to see the college basketball predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s proven model.

The model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. Over the past four-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated an impressive profit of over $2,500 for $100 players on its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Eastern Michigan vs. Ohio. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several college basketball odds and trends for Ohio vs. Eastern Michigan:

  • Ohio vs. Eastern Michigan spread: Bobcats -13
  • Ohio vs. Eastern Michigan over-under: 145 points
  • OHIO: Dwight Wilson III ranks second in the country in field goal percentage (69.3)
  • EMU: The Eagles lead the conference in steals per game (9.4)

Why Ohio can cover

Ohio is one of the best teams in the country in sharing the ball. The Bobcats average 17.6 assists per game, which leads the conference and ranks 11th in the nation. They also lead the MAC and rank 13th in the nation in assist-turnover ratio (1.47).

In addition, senior Dwight Wilson III is a highly efficient scorer. The 6-foot-8 forward leads the MAC and ranks second in the country in field goal percentage (69.3). He is on pace to set to break Gary Trent’s single-season school record for field goal percentage (65.1). Wilson enters Thursday’s matchup averaging 15.6 points and 7.6 rebounds per game.

Why Eastern Michigan can cover

Eastern Michigan is one of the best teams in Div. I at forcing turnovers. The Eagles lead the conference and rank eighth in the country in steals per game (9.4). They also are tops in the MAC and rank 26th in the nation in turnovers forced per game (16.5).

In addition,┬áTy Groce has been a force at center after playing on the wing last season. The 6-foot-8 senior averages a team-high 14.7 points per game and is shooting 53.0 percent from the field, which ranks second in the conference. He also has scored in double-figures in nine the team’s 10 MAC games this season.

How to make Ohio vs. Eastern Michigan picks

The model is leaning over on the total, projecting both teams combine for 150 points. It has also generated an against-the-spread pick that is hitting in well over 60 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Eastern Michigan vs. Ohio? And which side of the spread hits in well over 60 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine right now to see which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the computer model that has crushed its college basketball picks.

Latest Odds:

Ohio Bobcats
-11.5