Eastern Michigan vs. Syracuse Pick

College Basketball Predictions: Eastern Michigan vs. Syracuse 12/27/17

Can Syracuse hold off upset-minded Eastern Michigan when the two meet tonight at 7PM ET?

According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Syracuse is favored at home in this game, as the Orange are getting odds of -12.5 points against Eastern Michigan. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 135 points. Today’s game takes place from the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, New York and will air live on ESPN2.

Eastern Michigan is coming off an 86-81 loss at Oakland last weekend to end a three-game win streak. The Eagles are now 8-3 on the season. EMU is 5-1 against the spread, covering in four straight lined games. Eastern is putting up 78.2 points per game while allowing 74.8 per game. Elijah Minnie is averaging 18 points and 6.8 rebounds per game to lead EMU while James Thompson IV is adding 17.7 points and 12.4 rebounds per game.

Syracuse is coming off a 60-57 OT loss to St. Bonaventure this past weekend to end a four-game win streak. The Orange are now 10-2 overall and just 4-6 against the spread. They have failed to cover in their last two. Syracuse is averaging 72.8 points per game this year while giving up 64 per contest. Tyus Battle is averaging 19.9 points per game to lead the Cuse while Oshae Brissett is adding 15.6 points and 9.8 rebounds per contest.

Bet on Eastern Michigan vs. Syracuse

Syracuse has won and covered in four straight meetings with Eastern Michigan, including a 48-point victory last season. The Orange are coming off a bad loss, but they should be able to bounce back against this Eastern Michigan team. The Eagles just lost to Oakland, a team that the Orange beat with some ease. The public betting is siding with Syracuse today and I think the Orange will roll to a big win.

CBB DAILY PREDICTION: SYRACUSE -12.5

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