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Northeastern Huskies vs Eastern Michigan Eagles 12/17/2019 Picks, Predictions and Previews

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Northeastern Huskies vs Eastern Michigan Eagles 12-17-2019 Picks Predictions and Previews

Northeastern Huskies vs Eastern Michigan Eagles 12/17/2019 – The Northeastern Huskies are split with the wins and losses to start the season with a record of 5-5. They would seek to enter the winning column as they go on the road to battle Eastern Michigan Eagles. It will be a tough task for the Huskies as their opponents have dominated and carry an 8-1 record and they are undefeated at home. This is why National Championship Basketball Odds pick the Eagles to earn a victory over the Huskies. This game will happen this Tuesday at December 17, at 7:00 PM Eastern Time at Convocation Center, Ypsilanti, Michigan. ESPN+ will show the game on TV and SofaScore will feature the live stream.

Northeastern Huskies vs Eastern Michigan Eagles 12/17/2019

When: Tuesday, December 17, 7:00 p.m. ET
Where: Convocation Center, Ypsilanti, Michigan
TV: ESPN+
Stream: Sofascore

Northeastern Huskies vs Eastern Michigan Eagles 12/17/2019

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Northeastern Huskies +2 (-110) 128.5 o (-110) -109
Eastern Michigan -2 (-110) 128.5 u (-110) -109
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Northeastern Huskies

It has been a see-saw ride for the Northeastern Huskies for their first 10 games of the season. They started with two wins, lost two, won one, lost two, won two and lost their last. Carrying a 50% win-loss card, they aim to put themselves in the winning column against the Eastern Michigan Eagles.  NBA prospect Jordan Roland is expected to carry the offensive load as he averages 25 points per game. He also got a good range with a three-point efficiency at 46%. But the Huskies are all Jordan Roland with not much support to back him up. Only Tyson Walker averaged barely above double-digit scoring per night. Other than that, Tomas Murphy and Bolden Brace are nearly on the double-digit averages. There should be a consistent second and third scorer for the Huskies as they go along the season. 

Players to watch:

J. Roland G (10 GP 37.3 MIN 25 PTS 3.1 REB 2 AST 1.7 STL 0.3 BLK 1.9 TO 54.9 FG% 92.2 FT% 46.1 3P%), T. Walker G (10 GP 28.2 MIN 10.4 PTS 1.5 REB 3.6 AST 2.1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.7 TO 46 FG% 66.7 FT% 38.5 3P%), T. Murphy F (4 GP 29.3 MIN 9.3 PTS 2.8 REB 1.5 AST 0.3 STL 0.8 BLK 2 TO 70.8 FG% 75 FT% 0 3P%).

Eastern Michigan Eagles

The Eastern Michigan Eagles are boasting a deep roster with Ty Groce leading the charge with 12.9 points per game. The numbers don’t justify his performance in the season since most of their games are blowouts. Other than Groce, Yeikson Montero, Boubacar Toure and Noah Morgan had been good prospects and contributors for the team. Toure is flirting with a double-double average with 9.9 points and 8.4 rebounds per night. He has been the most consistent contributor across the board for the Eagles. Against the Huskies, they will be hosting but it should be a good game as Roland will give the Eagles defense a challenge. A win here will potentially start another winning streak for the Eagles but it should be a good morale boost for them since this match is expected to go down the wire.

Players to watch:

T. Groce F (9 GP 30.4 MIN 12.9 PTS 5.2 REB 1.1 AST 1.9 STL 0.9 BLK 2.1 TO 47.9 FG% 73.1 FT% 28.6 3P%), Y. Montero G (9 GP 22.7 MIN 10.7 PTS 2.3 REB 1.8 AST 1.9 STL 0 BLK 2.4 TO 37.5 FG% 69 FT% 29.4 3P%), B. Toure C (9 GP 23.9 MIN 9.9 PTS 8.4 REB 0.4 AST 1.7 STL 1.3 BLK 2 TO 66.1 FG% 53.6 FT% 0 3P%).

Northeastern Huskies vs Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Predictions

Trends

Northeastern Huskies

Huskies are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Northeastern’s last 6 games.
Huskies are 12-6 SU in their last 18 games.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Northeastern’s last 11 games on the road.
Northeastern is 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games this season.

Eastern Michigan Eagles

Eagles are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Eastern Michigan’s last 9 games.
Eastern Michigan is 8-1 SU in their last 9 games.
Eagles are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games at home.
Eastern Michigan is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games this season.

Northeastern Huskies vs Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Picks

It is clear that Jordan Roland is the best player on the floor once the jump ball starts. But with the deep talent of Eastern Michigan, this should go close. With a one-man show going up against a cohesive team, it is fair to bet on the basketball club that has better chemistry and homecourt advantage which are the Eastern Michigan Eagles according to Best Sportsbook Online

Moneyline: Both teams are given a -109 moneyline when they earn a victory.

Spread: The spread between both teams is just two points with the Eagles owning the upper hand at +2.

Total: These teams are expected to reach 128.5 totals with the Huskies going over while the Eagles are under.

Score Prediction: 77-72, Eagles win.