Authored by NCAA Basketball Against The Spread Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall and produced by Charliessports.com for their 2014 Basketball game on Wednesday Night December 17, 2014 at 9:00 pm EST.
The (8-1) Eastern Michigan Eagles of the Mid-American Conference West division will make the trip from their campus in Ypsilanti to the State Capital of the Wolverine State to take on the (7-3) and 22nd ranked Michigan State Spartans of the Big-Ten Conference in 2014 NCAA Basketball action. The team will play at Breslin Student Events Center in East Lansing, Michigan. This Sports Handicapper believes the Eastern Michigan basketball program has a huge talent pool to draw from in the Metropolitan Detroit area. Michigan State lost two first round draft picks, but they still should make it into the 2015 NCAA Basketball March Madness Tournament. The betting line has Michigan State as a fifteen-points home favorite Against The Point Spread, and the betting odds total is not available for Wednesday’s game.
The 2014-15 Eastern Michigan Eagles have a bevy of transfers, including three from JUCO programs. Eastern Michigan beat the mighty Michigan Wolverines on December 9th, 45-42 and have won eight of nine straight up. The over has come in six of their last eight on the road, and the under is 8-3 the Eagles last eleven out of Conference. Eastern Michigan is 4-2 Against The Point Spread, going over the betting odds total once and staying under once on NCAA Basketball Expert Picks when one is available. Eastern Michigan is off to a great start this season and return over 33-points per game in scoring from Karrington Ward, guards Mike Talley and Raven lee. The key to an Eastern Michigan win is to play at an up-tempo vs. Michigan State, they have the athletes to compete on the perimeter.
The 2014-15 Michigan State Spartans are not as dominant as the usually are but are still tough. Michigan State should make in into their 18th straight March Madness NCAA Basketball tournament his season, after consecutive losses to Kansas and Notre Dame they are back to their winning ways. Michigan State is 10-4 Against The Point Spread their last fourteen played on Wednesday’s, and the under is 6-2 their last eight played on hump day. Michigan State is 6-4 Against The Spread, going over the total six times and staying under four their last ten. The Michigan State players compete in summer leagues with some of the Eagles, either team will be intimidated and but the Spartans must be on upset alert.
Free Pick: Eastern Michigan+15.