Ohio Bobcats vs Eastern Michigan Eagles Prediction, 2/12/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Ohio Bobcats vs Eastern Michigan Eagles
Date: Saturday, February 12, 2022
Location: Convocation Center (MI) in Ypsilanti, MI
The Ohio Bobcats (19-4) are hitting the road to Convocation Center (MI) on Saturday where they will try to defeat the Eastern Michigan Eagles (8-15).
The Ohio Bobcats played Toledo and took a loss by a final of 77-62 in their last game. When discussing fouls, the Bobcats left the arena with 14 while Toledo totaled 13 fouls. They also buried 5 of 17 tries from distance. Toledo finished shooting 90.9% from the free throw line by making 10 of their 11 attempts. Moreover, Toledo snagged 45 boards (5 offensive, 40 defensive), but didn't have a block. Toledo doled out 17 dimes and had 1 steal in this matchup. In relation to defending, Ohio allowed their opponent to shoot 56.4% from the floor on 31 of 55 shooting. They also doled out 11 dimes for the contest in addition to forcing the other team into 17 turnovers and earning 11 steals. In the matter of pulling down rebounds, they earned 23 with 6 of them being of the offensive sort. From the charity stripe, the Bobcats buried 7 of 13 shots for a rate of 53.8%. Ohio ended having earned a 32.8% FG percentage (22 out of 67) and buried 11 out of their 31 3-point shots.
Tommy Schmock is one guy who was a contributor in this game. He notched 17 points on 6 out of 12 shooting. He was on the court for 21 minutes but wasn't able to snag any boards. He ended up going 50.0% from the field but had no assists when the time ran out.
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Ohio will take the court with a mark of 19-4 on the year. They have an average of 74.4 pts per contest (99th in Division 1) while connecting on 43.8% from the field. The Bobcats are shooting 33.7% on shots beyond the perimeter (204 of 606) and 74.0% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Ohio is snagging 34.2 rebounds per contest and is sitting with 297 dimes this season, which has them ranked 199th in Division 1 in terms of passing. They cough up possession 10.7 times per game and as a squad they are committing 13.8 fouls per game.
When they are on defense, the Bobcats have forced 14.9 turnovers per game and they draw 17.4 fouls. They surrender 31.4% on shots from beyond the arc and they are ranked 110th in Division 1 in points per game allowed (66.5). The Bobcats are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 44.0% (562 of 1,277) and they concede 34.0 rebounds per game as a squad. They are ranked 88th in the country in allowing assists to the opposition with 257 relinquished this year.
In their last game, the Eastern Michigan Eagles went home defeated by a final of 102-64 when they faced Buffalo. The Eagles recorded 14 defensive boards and 10 offensive boards totaling 24 in the game. They gave up possession of the ball 13 times, while recording 6 steals for the game. Buffalo was called for 15 fouls in the game which took the Eagles to the free throw line for 19 attempts. They were able to make 11 of those for a clip of 57.9%. Regarding shooting from beyond the arc, Eastern Michigan buried 5 of their 25 attempts (20.0%). When the game finished, the Eagles finished 24 out of 64 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 37.5%. The Eagles permitted Buffalo to bury 43 of 75 tries from the field which gave them a percentage of 57.3% for the contest. They finished 45.5% from three-point range via 10 of 22 and walked away from this one shooting 6 out of 8 from the charity stripe (75.0%). With respect to how they attacked the glass, Eastern Michigan permitted Buffalo to snag 48 overall (16 on the offensive glass).
Mo Njie ended up having an impact for the Eagles in this game. He racked up 11 points in his 23 mins of playing time and totaled 1 assist for the game. He buried 5 out of 5 for the matchup for a field goal percentage of 100.0%, and had 4 rebounds.
Eastern Michigan has a mark of 8-15 so far this season. The Eagles commit 17.5 personal fouls per contest and they shoot 72.2% from the free throw line. They are dishing out assists 10.1 times per contest (343rd in the country) and they lose possession via turnover 14.1 times per contest. Eastern Michigan has totaled 1,634 points on the season (71.0 per contest) and they average 34.3 boards per contest. As an offense, the Eagles are connecting on 43.1% from the floor, which is ranked 232nd in D-1.
The Eagles on the defensive side of the court are 334th in Division 1 in PPG surrendered with 76.9. They are forcing their opponents into 13.3 turnovers on a nightly basis and have allowed teams to shoot 44.8% from the field (280th in college hoops). The Eastern Michigan defense allows 35.0% on shots from 3-point land (177 of 506) and their opponents are converting on 70.5% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have surrendered 12.8 assists and 39.1 boards per game, which is ranked 197th and 344th in college hoops.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Ohio
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