Western Carolina Catamounts at Bowling Green Falcons Free Prediction 12/21/18

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The Bowling Green Falcons (6-5) welcome the Western Carolina Catamounts (3-10) to Stroh Center. The Falcons look to continue their five-game home winning streak, while the Catamounts try to end their seven-game road losing streak. Action gets underway at 1 p.m. ET on Friday, December 21, 2018.

Western Carolina Catamounts at Bowling Green Falcons Betting Odds

In their last contest, the Falcons dismantled the Tiffin Dragons, 91-52, while the Catamounts lost big to the Wright State Raiders, 96-73.

Bowling Green played a flawless game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 43.9 and a free throw rate of 0.239. Tiffin was 12.0 and 0.090, respectively, for those same stats. Western Carolina, meanwhile, had a better offensive rebounding percentage (25.0 vs. 22.6). Demajeo Wiggins had a solid performance for Bowling Green, putting up 12 points and 10 rebounds. Western Carolina, meanwhile, was lifted by D.J. Myers, who finished with 11 points and six rebounds.

Justin Turner and Wiggins have played at a high level over the last five games for Bowling Green. Turner has averaged 0 points, while Wiggins has recorded 0 points a game during that span.

Western Carolina at Bowling Green Odds Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – Bowling Green, ATS Winner – Bowling Green, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Western Carolina ranks 48th in rebounds allowed per game (32.2) while Bowling Green ranks 150th (33.7).
  • The Falcons rank 130th in blocks per game (3.1) while the Catamounts rank 153rd in blocks allowed per game (4.7).
  • The Catamounts rank 65th in three pointers attempted per game (25.2) while the Falcons rank 160th in three pointers allowed per game (27.4).
  • Bowling Green ranks 139th in steals per game (5.3) while Western Carolina ranks 173rd in steals allowed per game (9.6).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Falcons have scored an average of 77.6 points per game (1.1 above their season average) and allowed an average of 69.4 points per game (1.8 below their season average).
  • The Catamounts’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 10.2, up from 9.2 for the season.