Betting on today’s Vikings and Eagles game? Catch the action at George Gervin GameAbove Center in Ypsilanti, MI, as the Eagles hosts this showdown at 1:00 ET on ESPN+. In this non-conference matchup, the Vikings are the betting favorite against the Eagles. The over/under for the game is 143.5 points.
CLEVELAND STATE VIKINGS VS EASTERN MICHIGAN EAGLES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Eastern Michigan Eagles +7
This game will be played at George Gervin GameAbove Center at 1:00 ET on Saturday, November 18th.
WHY BET THE EASTERN MICHIGAN EAGLES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-68 in favor of the Eagles.
- Not only will Eastern Michigan pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +7.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 143.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 142 points.
Will the Vikings Win on the Road?
As Cleveland State prepares for their 4th game of the season, they will face Eastern Michigan with a record of 2-1. Over their last ten games away from home, Cleveland State has gone 4-6, which includes games from last season. Cleveland State has a current ATS record of 2-1 heading into today’s game. Looking back over their previous ten games, including from last season, Cleveland State has gone 5-4 against the spread.
Cleveland State’s games have, on average, featured 149.3 points per game leading to an over/under record of 2-1-0. Their average over/under line is currently 146.2 points so far. Over the course of the last five games, the Vikings’ games have averaged 81 points per game, along with an over/under record of 3-1.
The Cleveland State offense is coming off a game in which they scored 71 points vs. Canisius. Overall their field goal percentage was 44.8% while connecting on 6 threes. The top scorer for the Vikings was Tristan Enaruna with 19 points, while Tae Williams also chipped in with 14 points.
At present, the Vikings’ defense is nationally ranked 49th, allowing 64.8 points per game. Against Canisius in their most recent game, the Cleveland State defense gave up a total of 61 points while allowing Canisius to hit 44% of their shots.
Can the Eagles Hold Strong at Home?
After three games, Eastern Michigan has a 1-2 record. In their last five home games, which includes last year, Eastern Michigan has gone 0-5 at home. Prior to today’s game, Eastern Michigan has a 1-2 record against the spread (ATS). Over their last ten games, including those from the previous season, Eastern Michigan has gone 6-3-1 ATS.
Looking at their over/under performance through three games, Eastern Michigan has an over/under record of 2-1-0, with their games averaging 145.3 points per game on average. Over the course of the last five games, the Eagles’ games have averaged 65 points per game, along with an over/under record of 0-5.
In their recent matchup, the Eastern Michigan offense ended with 57 points against Florida Atlantic. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 42.6% and made 2 threes. The team’s top scorer is Tyson Acuff, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 16, while Arne Osojnik also carries a PPG average of 11 into the game.
Looking at the Eastern Michigan defense, they will be looking for a better performance considering they are currently conceding 84.7 points per game (156th). Eastern Michigan’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Florida Atlantic offense to knock down 62% of their shots on their way to putting up 100 points.