The Bowling Green Falcons (11-19, 5-12 MAC) take on the Ohio Bobcats (17-13, 9-8) on Friday at Convocation Center. Tip-off is scheduled for 8 p.m. Below, we analyze Tipico Sportsbook’s lines around the Bowling Green vs. Ohioodds, and make our expert college basketball picks, predictions and bets.
The Falcons ended a 9-game losing streak by beatiing Eastern Michigan 88-68 on Tuesday, easily covering as 4-point home favorites.
The Bobcats covered as 8-point road underdogs in Tuesday’s 82-75 loss to Kent State. Ohio has lost 2 consecutive games, but is gone 6-4 in its last 10 contests.
In the 1st meeting between the teams on Jan. 7, Bowling Green won 88-79 and covered as 3.5-point home underdogs while the 148.5 Over hit.
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Bowling Green at Ohio odds
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- Moneyline (ML) : Bowling Green +400 (bet $100 to win $400) | Ohio -600 (bet $600 to win $100)
- Against the spread (ATS) : Bowling Green +10.5 (-115) | Ohio -10.5 (-105)
- Over/Under (O/U) : 156.5 (O: -105 | U: -115)
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Bowling Green at Ohio picks and predictions
Ohio 86, Bowling Green 74
It isn’t advised despite Ohio producing a 13-1 record at home.
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BET OHIO -10.5 (-105).
The Bobcats will look to get some revenge for their previous loss to the Falcons this season and are 8-4-1 ATS at home. Bowling Green is also 5-16 ATS in its last 21 road games against a team with a winning record.
OVER 156.5 (-105) is the lean in this MAC battle between 2 high-scoring squads. These programs are averaging a combined 154.8 points per game and are allowing a combined 151.5 points per game.
The Falcons are 13-3 to the Over in their last 16 games against a team with a winning record, and the Bobcats have hit the Over in 9 of their last 10 games following a loss.
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