Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Eagles versus the Bulls? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Alumni Arena in Buffalo, NY. The odds for this Mid-American conference game currently have Buffalo as the -1.5 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 145.5 points.

EASTERN MICHIGAN EAGLES VS BUFFALO BULLS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Buffalo Bulls -1.5

This game will be played at Alumni Arena at 7:00 ET on Tuesday, February 20th.

WHY BET THE BUFFALO BULLS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Bulls.
  • Not only will Buffalo pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -1.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 145.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Do the Eagles Have a Shot at a Road Win?

Eastern Michigan has struggled mightily on the road this season, as they are just 2-10 away from home. In their last 10 road games, they are 2-8. Overall, they are 10-15 on the year, including a 3-9 record in Mid-American Conference play.

As an underdog, the Eagles are 5-13 this season. They come into this game having just snapped an eight-game losing streak on the road, as they defeated Bowling Green 69-60. So far this year, they have been the underdog in 18 of their 25 games.

Eastern Michigan's ATS record this season is 11-11-1, including a 5-6-1 mark on the road. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Eagles are 5-5 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS record is 1-2 in their last 3 games and 1-4 in their last 5.

Eastern Michigan's over/under record for the season sits at 10-12-1, and today's line of 145.5 is right in line with the average over/under line in their games (144). So far, 15 of their games have finished with less points than today's line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 154 points compared to their season average of 144.

In their recent game, the Eagles' offense concluded with 69 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 67.6 points per contest. Tyson Acuff is leading the team in scoring at 21.8 points per contest. Arne Osojnik has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 8.2 going into the game.

At this time, the Eagles' defense is positioned 246th in the country, permitting 75.0 points per game. So far, the Eastern Michigan defense is giving up an average of 8.9 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.2 times per game (512nd).

Will the Bulls Win at Home?

Buffalo has had a tough season so far, going just 3-22 overall and 1-11 in Mid-American Conference play. They have lost two straight games and are coming off a 73-62 loss to Akron. The Bulls are 0-4 this season when favored and have been the underdog in 20 of their 25 games.

At home, Buffalo is still looking for its first win, as they are 0-12 this season. Their average scoring margin at home is -17.8 points per game, and their current losing streak at home is 12 games. For the season, they have been outscored by an average of 8.8 points per game on the road.

Buffalo has struggled against the spread this season, going 9-15. Their home ATS record is just 1-11, and they are 0-4 vs. the spread when favored this year. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Bulls are 4-6.

This season, the over/under record for Buffalo is 9-14-1 and today's line of 145.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (146.9). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 145 points, which is lower than the average over/under line this year. So far, 13 of their games have finished with more points than today's OU line.

In their most recent game, the Buffalo offense put up just 62 points vs. the Akron Zips. Overall, they are now averaging 67.2 points per game which is 390th in the country. Sy Chatman is leading the team in scoring at 18.3 points per contest. Isaiah Adams has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 12.9 going into the game.

Looking at the Buffalo defense, they will be looking for a better performance considering they are currently conceding 79.8 points per game (314th). Buffalo's three-point defense is currently 164th in the country at 7.4 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 46.6% of their shots vs. Buffalo.