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#693 Ohio U 147 vs.
#694 Bowling Green -4.5
Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 4:30pm EST
Written by Bosun Akinpelu

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Ohio Bobcats vs Bowling Green Falcons

Where: Stroh Center, Bowling Green, OH

When: Saturday, February 22, 4:30 PM. ET.

The Bowling Green Falcons will be going for their second consecutive win when they take on the Ohio Bobcats on Saturday afternoon.

Bobcats Going For Fourth Win In Five Games

The Bobcats have played well over the last two weeks, winning three of their last four games. They will be going for their second win in a row and fourth win in their last five games when they face the Falcons on Saturday.

Ohio is averaging 71.2 points per game. The team is shooting 44 percent from the field and 34 percent from three-point range. They finished with 77 points in their last game and will need a similar performance on Saturday if they want to get the win.

Jordan Dartis led the way for the Bobcats with 27 points and three assists. Ben Vander Plas finished with 17 points and seven rebounds, while Jason Preston added 15 points, six rebounds, and six assists for the Bobcats.

Ohio has played well defensively, giving up 68.8 points per game. They gave up 69 points in their last game and will need a similar defensive effort to give themselves a chance to win this game.

Falcons Going For 11th Win In 13 Games

The Falcons have played well in conference play, winning 10 of the 13 games they have played against Mac opponents. Their recent run has them tied with Akron for the MAC East lead and they will try to take sole possession of the division lead with a win over the Bobcats, which will give them their second win in a row and 11th win in their last 13 games.

Bowling Green has played well offensively, averaging 75.5 points per game. The team is shooting 42 percent from the field and 33 percent from three-point range. They finished with 77 points in their last game and will need another good offensive performance if they want to get the win.

Justin Turner led the way for the Falcons with 33 points, six rebounds, and six assists. Michael Laster finished with 12 points and six rebounds, while Daeqwon Plowden added eight points and eight rebounds for the Falcons.

Bowling Green has struggled defensively, giving up 72.8 points per game. They gave up 71 points in their last game and will need to play better defensively if they want to get past the Bobcats.

Best Bets for this Game

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The Bobcats are a good offensive team, averaging 71.2 points per game. They have been unable to get going offensively on the road, averaging 63.8 points per game. With the team struggling to score on the road, they will have a hard time scoring against the Falcons, who are holding opponents to 70 points per game at home. The Falcons have played well offensively, averaging 75.5 points per game. They are averaging 74.3 points per game at home and won’t have trouble scoring against the Bobcats, who are giving up 71.8 points per game on the road. Bowling Green is also the better rebounding team, averaging 39.8 rebounds per game to Ohio’s 35.5 rebounds per game, which will lead to more second-chance scoring opportunities for them. With the Falcons winning six of the last 10 games between the two teams, Bowling Green is the pick.

Prediction: Bowling Green Falcons

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The Falcons have aren’t a very good defensive team, giving up 72.8 points per game. Even though they have done a better job at home, holding opponents to 70 points per game, they will give up over 70 points to the Bobcats, who are averaging 75.7 points per game in their last four games. The Bobcats have also struggled defensively, giving up 71.1 points per game on the road. With the Falcons averaging 74.3 points per game at home, expect them to put up a lot of points on the Bobcats, which will take the score over the total. The Bobcats and Falcons have played over the total in eight of their last 10 meetings.

Prediction: Over

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The Falcons will cover the first-half spread in this game because they have outplayed the Bobcats in the first half of their last three games, averaging 36.3 points per game while the Bobcats average 32 points per game.

Prediction: Bowling Green Falcons

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The Bobcats and Falcons are averaging 68.3 combined points per game the first half of their last three games and will stay under the first-half total in this game if they maintain their current scoring pace.

Prediction: Under
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Written By Bosun Akinpelu

Bosun is very passionate about sports and he feels bad to get paid for doing this, but we here at Winners and Whiners are glad to have him as a part of the team. As someone who minored in Mathematics, Bosun has a lot of faith in numbers, and will make his picks based on stats and not emotions. He has been successfully picking winners for quite some time, so if you want to get paid, then stick with Bosun.