The Cleveland State Vikings (2-1) travel to face off against the Eastern Michigan Eagles (1-2) on Saturday, November 18th. This game will be played at George Gervin GameAbove Center in Ypsilanti and televised on ESPN+. Cleveland State is coming off a win in their previous game, while Eastern Michigan is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Florida Atlantic. Tip-off is set for 1:00 ET.
Cleveland State Vikings vs Eastern Michigan Eagles
The Cleveland State Vikings Are Coming Off A Win
The Cleveland State Vikings are coming into their game against Eastern Michigan with a 2-1 overall record. So far, the Vikings have gone 2-0 at home and 0-1 on the road. Looking at Cleveland State’s ATS performance, they have a current record of 2-1. Including last season, Cleveland State is 5-4 against the spread in their last ten games.
Looking at their over/under performance through three games, Cleveland State has an over/under record of 2-1-0, with their games averaging 149.3 points per game on average. In the Vikings’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 81 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 3-1.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
Eastern Michigan, with a 1-2 record, is preparing for their fourth game of the season. In their previous five home games, Eastern Michigan has gone winless. Eastern Michigan has a current spread record of 1-2 heading into today’s game. Over their last ten games, including those from the previous season, Eastern Michigan has gone 6-3-1 against the spread.
After three games, Eastern Michigan has an over/under record of 2-1-0, with their games averaging a combined 145.3 points per game so far. The Eagles have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 65 points per game and an over/under record of 0-5.
Cleveland State Offense Breakdown
Coming off their recent game, the Cleveland State offense tallied 71 points in a matchup against Canisius. Their field goal percentage for the game was 44.8%, and they made 6 threes. Tristan Enaruna led the scoring for the Vikings, contributing 19 points. Additionally, Tae Williams chipped in with 14 points.
|Tristan Enaruna (F)||16.5||6.0||3.0|
|Tae Williams (G)||14.8||5.2||1.2|
|Drew Lowder (G)||13.5||3.0||2.5|
Eastern Michigan Offense Breakdown
In their latest game, Eastern Michigan offense put up 57 points against Florida Atlantic. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 42.6% and made 2 threes. Tyson Acuff was the leading scorer for the Eagles, putting up 20 points. In addition, Legend Geeter contributed 13 points.
|Tyson Acuff (G)||16||3.3||1.3|
|Arne Osojnik (G)||11||2.0||0.3|
|Legend Geeter (F)||7||4.0||1.0|
Cleveland State Team Defense
So far, the Vikings’ defense is ranked 49th in the country at 64.8 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Cleveland State’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 39.6% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 33.8% this season.
Eastern Michigan Team Defense
So far, the Eagles’ defense is ranked 156th in the country at 84.7 points per contest. Against Florida Atlantic in their most recent game, the Eastern Michigan defense gave up a total of 100 points while allowing Florida Atlantic to hit 62% of their shots.
Vikings vs Eagles Trends
- Through their last five road games, Cleveland State has an ATS record of just 2-3. However, their overall record was 2-3 while averaging 78 points per game.
- Through their last five home games, Eastern Michigan has an ATS record of just 0-5. However, their overall record was 0-5 while averaging 60 points per game.
- Looking back on the team’s last ten games as the underdog, the Eagles have a straight up record of 2-8. Their record vs the spread in these games was 4-6.
- Looking back on the team’s last ten games as the favorite, the Vikings have a straight up record of 8-2. Their record vs the spread in these games was 3-7.
As the underdogs with a spread of +7, we recommend going with the Eagles on the point spread. We not only see them covering the spread but also have a strong likelihood of winning this one outright, especially if you’re seeking a higher payout on the moneyline.
Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 143.5 and given that our model is projecting 142 points between the teams, we like the under.
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