Looking to win big? The Falcons and Bobcats face off at 6:00 ET on CBSS. The Bobcats are hosting the game at Convocation Center (OH) in Athens, OH. The over/under for this game is set at 150 points, and Ohio is favored by -7.5 vs. Bowling Green in a Mid-American conference matchup.


The Pick: Bowling Green Falcons +7.5

This game will be played at Convocation Center (OH) at 6:00 ET on Friday, March 1st.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Bobcats.
  • Even though we have Ohio winning straight-up, we like Bowling Green at +7.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 150 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Taking a Look at the Falcons Chances on the Road

Despite going just 4-6 on the road over their last 10 games, Bowling Green is 17-11 overall this season. They are currently 8-6 in Mid-American Conference play and 9-5 in non-conference games.

As the underdog, the Falcons are 5-5 this season, and they have gone just 4-5 on the road compared to 11-5 at home. Bowling Green has lost two straight games on the road and is coming off a 66-58 loss to Miami (OH).

As the underdog, Bowling Green has gone 5-5 vs. the spread this season and 11-14 overall. On the road, their ATS mark is 3-6, including an 0-2-1 record in their last three games away from home.

This season, Bowling Green games have an over/under record of 15-10 and today’s line of 150 is right in line with the average over/under line in their games this year (148). So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is just 129 points.

Most recently, the Bowling Green offense finished with just 58 points vs. Miami (OH). For the game, they hit 4/19 three-point attempts and a field goal percentage of 32.4%. Offensively, the Falcons hold a season-long field goal percentage of 43%, placing them 283rd in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 373rd in terms of percentage and 270th in three-pointers made.

So far, the Falcons’ defense is ranked 159th in the country at 71.7 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Bowling Green’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 41.9% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 34.8% this season.

Is A Home Victory Likely for the Favored Bobcats?

Ohio is 12-5 at home this season, and they have won their last seven games at home. For the season, they are 14-8 when favored, and they have been favored in 22 of their 28 games.

So far, the Bobcats are 16-12 overall, and they have gone 10-5 in Mid-American Conference games. Their average scoring margin at home is +6.6, compared to -0.6 on the road.

Ohio has been solid against the spread this season with a record of 14-13. As the favorite, the Bobcats have gone 12-10 vs. the spread this year. Their home ATS mark is 10-7 and over their last 10 games as the favorite, Ohio is 8-2 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Ohio games is 13-14 and today’s line of 150 is similar to the season-long average OU line of 149.9. In their last three games, the over/under record is 0-3 and the average scoring total in those games is 133 points.

The Bobcats’ offense finished with 74 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 78.2 points per contest. Leading the team in scoring is Jaylin Hunter, who is averaging 14.7 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Shereef Mitchell also maintains a PPG average of 12.7 heading into game.

On defense, Ohio is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 71.6 points per game. Ohio’s three-point defense is currently 136th in the country at 7.1 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 42.3% of their shots vs. Ohio.