Chicago State @ Bowling Green
Current Records: Chicago State 2-3; Bowling Green 2-4
What to Know
The Chicago State Cougars will hit the road for the fourth straight game as they head to Stroh Center at 2 p.m. ET Sunday. Given that these two teams suffered a loss in their last game, they both have a little extra motivation heading into this contest.
It looks like the Cougars got the smaller half of the wishbone at Thanksgiving dinner. They took a hard 74-58 fall against the Pacific Tigers last week.
As for the Bowling Green Falcons, it looks like they got the smaller half of the wishbone at Thanksgiving dinner. The game between Bowling Green and the Southern Utah Thunderbirds this past Wednesday was not particularly close, with the Falcons falling 87-73.
Chicago State have to know they'll be fighting an uphill battle given the 21.50 point spread they are up against. Those who got lucky with them against the spread last Monday might want to hold off on placing bets this time since the squad has yet to string together back-to-back wins against the spread.
Chicago State is now 2-3 while Bowling Green sits at 2-4. A couple defensive stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: Chicago State has allowed their opponents to shoot 47.80% from the floor on average, which is the 17th highest shooting percentage allowed in college basketball. The Falcons have experienced some struggles of their own as they are stumbling into the matchup with the 25th most points allowed per game in college basketball, having given up 78.8 on average. It's possible one of these Achilles' heels will wind up tripping the losing team up.
How To Watch
- When: Sunday at 2 p.m. ET
- Where: Stroh Center -- Bowling Green, Ohio
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $12.00
The Falcons are a big 21.5-point favorite against the Cougars, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Falcons as a 22.5-point favorite.
This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.