Western Michigan Broncos vs. Eastern Michigan Eagles 3/5/2021 Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on March 5, 2021

The Eastern Michigan Eagles (5-12) are slight underdogs (by 2.5 points) to stop an eight-game road losing streak when they visit the Western Michigan Broncos (5-15) on Friday, March 5, 2021 at 7:00 PM ET. The matchup’s over/under is set at 136.

Betting Information

Western Michigan vs Eastern Michigan Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Western Michigan -2.5 -112 -109 136 -110 -113 -147 119

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Western Michigan vs Eastern Michigan
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Western Michigan (-2.5) Over (136) Western Michigan 76 Eastern Michigan 68

Place a Bet on the Western Michigan – Eastern Michigan Matchup

Total Facts

  • The Broncos and their opponents have combined for 136 points — this matchup’s over/under — in 11 of 20 outings (55%) this season.
  • Eastern Michigan has played in 13 games this year (out of 17 total matchups — 76.5% of opportunities) where they and their opponents combined to score at least 136 points.
  • The two teams average a combined 2.1 fewer points per game (133.9) than this matchup’s total of 136 points.
  • Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 148.8 points per game, 12.8 more than the point total in this matchup.
  • The Broncos average point total in matchups this year is 135.4, 0.6 points less than the over/under in this game.
  • The average total in Eagles games this year is 11.2 more points than the point total of 136 in this outing.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The Broncos score 63.1 points per game, 13.3 fewer points than the 76.4 the Eagles allow.
  • Western Michigan has a 0-0 record against the spread and a 0-0 record overall when putting up more than 76.4 points.
  • Eastern Michigan is 1-12 overall and 2-9 against the spread in games when it gives up more than 63.1 points.
  • The Eagles put up an average of 70.8 points per game, only 1.6 fewer points than the 72.4 the Broncos give up.
  • Eastern Michigan has compiled a 3-2 overall record and a 1-0 ATS record in games it scores more than 72.4 points.
  • Western Michigan is 2-9 against the spread and 0-11 overall when it allows its opponents to put up more than 70.8 points.
  • The Broncos have a -185-point scoring differential on the season (-9.3 per game). The Eagles have also been out-scored by opponents on average this year (-96 total points, -5.6 per game).

Bet on Live College Basketball Here

Western Michigan Betting Information

  • Western Michigan has covered in just eight of 19 matchups this season.
  • The Broncos have posted a losing record of 0-1 against the spread when the spread is -2.5 or higher.
  • Western Michigan and its opponents have converted the over just 9 times in 19 (47.4%) games this season.

Eastern Michigan Betting Information

  • The Eagles have a losing record against the spread, going 4-9 ATS (covering just 30.8% of the time).
  • The Eagles have gone 1-1 against the spread when they are at least a 2.5-point underdog.
  • In the majority of Eagles games this year, the teams have combined to hit the over (10 out of 13 games, 76.9%).

Head to Head

Western Michigan vs Eastern Michigan (Last 4 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/3/2020 Eastern Michigan -2.5 128.5 -144 +119 Regular Season 70-54 WMICH
2/15/2020 Eastern Michigan -4.5 126 -211 +168 Regular Season 69-51 EMICH
2/23/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 77-76 EMICH
1/26/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 93-67 EMICH

Place a Bet on the Western Michigan – Eastern Michigan Matchup

Western Michigan Leaders

  • Greg Lee leads the Broncos in rebounds and assists. Lee averages 12.9 points, 7.1 rebounds, and 2.4 assists per game.
  • B. Artis White is the Broncos scoring leader, averaging 14.3 points per game. He adds 3.8 rebounds and 2.4 assists per contest.
  • The Broncos get the most three-point shooting production out of Artis White, who knocks down 2.8 threes per game.
  • Artis White and Patrick Emilien lead the Broncos on the defensive end, with Artis White leading the team in steals averaging 0.9 per game and Emilien in blocks averaging 0.7 per contest.

Eastern Michigan Leaders

  • Ty Groce holds the top spot on the Eagles leaderboards for scoring and rebounding with 15.1 points and 6.4 rebounds per game.
  • Bryce McBride dishes out 2.4 assists per game, the most assists on the Eagles.
  • McBride is the top shooter from the three-point line for the Eagles, hitting 1.9 threes per game.
  • The Eagles’ leader in steals is Yeikson Montero with 2.3 per game, and Groce is their leader in blocks with 1.0 per game.
Bet on MyBookie

More Recent NCAA Basketball News