Eastern Michigan @ DePaul
Current Records: Eastern Michigan 2-3; DePaul 5-0
What to Know
The DePaul Blue Demons will take on the Eastern Michigan Eagles at 2 p.m. ET Sunday at Wintrust Arena. Both teams seek to continue their momentum from their previous wins.
The Blue Demons were able to grind out a solid victory over the Northern Kentucky Norse this past Friday, winning 77-68. DePaul got their win on the backs of several key players, and it was forward David Jones out in front picking up 15 points in addition to seven rebounds.
As for EMU, they have more to be thankful for after their game against the Western Illinois Leathernecks this past Wednesday. The Eagles narrowly escaped with a victory as the team sidled past WIU 72-68. Kudos to the oddsmakers for accurately forecasting both the winner and the close margin.
This next contest looks promising for DePaul, who are favored by a full 11.5 points. They have been consistent moneymakers against the spread when favored (3-1), so they might be worth a quick bet.
The wins brought DePaul up to 5-0 and EMU to 2-3. A couple stats to keep an eye on: The Blue Demons enter the matchup with 86 points per game on average, good for 16th best in college basketball. Less enviably, the Eagles are 31st worst in college basketball in points allowed per game, with 78.2 on average. So the cards are definitely stacked against EMU.
How To Watch
- When: Sunday at 2 p.m. ET
- Where: Wintrust Arena -- Chicago, Illinois
- TV: Fox Sports 1
- Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $6.00
The Blue Demons are a big 11.5-point favorite against the Eagles, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as an 11.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.
Injury Report for DePaul
- Tyon Grant-Foster: Game-Time Decision (Undisclosed)
- Ahamad Bynum: Game-Time Decision (Not Injury Related)