Planning on watching today’s Bobcats and Falcons game? Catch the action at Stroh Center in Bowling Green, OH, as the Falcons hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The odds for this Mid-American conference game currently have the Falcons as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 151 points.


The Pick: Bowling Green Falcons -1

This game will be played at Stroh Center at 7:00 ET on Tuesday, January 9th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Falcons.
  • Not only will Bowling Green pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -1.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 151 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Will the Bobcats Win on the Road?

Ohio will be looking to improve their road record, which currently sits at 0-2, when they take on Bowling Green. So far this season, they have gone 7-7, including a 1-1 record in Mid-American Conference games. In their last game, they beat Northern Illinois by a score of 78-66.

Through 14 games, the Bobcats have been the underdog in just one game, and they have gone 6-6 in those contests. Overall, they have been the favorite in 12 games. Over their last 10 games on the road, they have gone 3-7, and they are 1-4 in their last five.

Ohio has struggled against the spread this season, going just 4-9. As the underdog, their record vs. the spread is 0-1. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Bobcats’ ATS mark is 4-5-1. On the road this year, Ohio is 0-2 vs. the spread and their last 3 road games ATS is 0-3.

Today’s over/under line of 151 is right in line with the average over/under line in Ohio’s games this year (150.3). On the season, their over/under record is 6-7. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total in those games is 148 points.

The Bobcats’ offense wrapped up their last game with 78 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 79.1 points per contest. Leading the team in scoring was AJ Clayton with 23 points. Jaylin Hunter also added 20 points for the Bobcats.

At this time, the Bobcats’ defense is positioned 153rd in the country, permitting 71.1 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.6 threes per game vs. Bowling Green. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 30.1%.

Can the Falcons Pull Out the Win as Home Favorites?

At home this season, Bowling Green has been dominant, going 7-2 with an average scoring margin of +9.3 points per game. They have won five straight games at home and are 8-2 in their last 10 games at home.

Overall, the Falcons have a record of 10-4, including a 1-1 mark in Mid-American Conference play. They have been favored in nine of their 14 games this season, going 8-1 in those games.

As the favorite this season, Bowling Green has gone 5-4 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Falcons have gone 6-4 ATS.

This season, the over/under record for Bowling Green is 6-6 and today’s over/under line of 151 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (146.1). So far, 10 of their games have finished with less points than today’s over/under line. Over their last three games, their games have averaged 156 points compared to a season average of 143.4 points per game.

In their latest game, Bowling Green offense put up 67 points against Akron. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 43.6% and made 6 threes. Coming into the game, the Falcons offense has strugled with their outside shot this season, hitting threes at a rate of just 30%. On average, they get up 24 three-point attempts per game and are averaging 14.6 made free-throws.

The Falcons’ defense is presently ranked 102nd nationally, allowing an average of 68.1 points per contest. So far, the Bowling Green defense is giving up an average of 7.7 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.1 times per game (476th).