Central Michigan vs Western Michigan Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/1/2020
Game: Central Michigan Chippewas vs Western Michigan Broncos
Date: Saturday, February 1, 2020
Location: University Arena in Kalamazoo, MI
Odds/Point Spread: Western Michigan -1
The Central Michigan Chippewas head to University Arena to take on the Western Michigan Broncos on Saturday, February 1, 2020. The opening line for this game has Western Michigan as 1 point favorites.
Central Michigan comes into this game with an overall record of 11-8. They currently have a point differential of 6.3 as they are averaging 82.3 points per game while giving up 75.9 per contest. Western Michigan has an overall mark of 9-11. They are averaging 71.4 points per contest and giving up 73.1, which is a point differential of -1.6.
Valuable Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 8-8-0 against the spread this season
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 8-8-0 against the over/under this year
Important Western Michigan Broncos Betting Trends
The Western Michigan Broncos are 8-8-2 against the spread this season
The Western Michigan Broncos are 9-9-0 against the over/under this year
Key Central Michigan Chippewas Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Western Michigan Broncos Injuries
No key injuries to report
David DiLeo averages 14.1 points per contest in 29.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.1 assists per game and 4.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 86%. Kevin McKay comes into this game averaging 15.2 points per contest while playing 27.5 minutes per night. He grabs 6.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Brandon Johnson averages 15.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.0 minutes per game. He also hauls in 8.1 rebounds per game and dishes 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 71%. Michael Flowers scores 17.6 points per contest while playing 32.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.8 rebounds per contest and has 3.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Chippewas allow 75.9 points per contest which is 314th in the country. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 301st and 327th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 37.2 rebounds a game which ranks 281st, and they allow 14.5 assists per game which puts them in 292nd place in D-1. They force 17.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 334th in Division 1. Central Michigan averages 82.3 points per contest, which is 6th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 6.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 157th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 175th in the nation. They average 37.6 boards per contest and 12.3 assists per game, which ranks them 89th and 257th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 238th with 12.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Broncos give up 73.1 points per game, which ranks them 270th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 215th and 113th in those defensive statistics. They rank 181st with 12.6 dimes allowed per game and 315th with 38.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Broncos are 53rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.0 per contest. Western Michigan is 176th in the country with 71.4 points per contest this season. They are 255th in D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -1.6. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 257th in the country. They are 230th in the nation in rebounding with 34.7 boards per contest and 290th in assists per game with 11.7. The Broncos are 299th in turnovers per contest with 11.9.
The Chippewas have an offensive rating of 107, which is ranked 68th. They are 6th in college basketball in pace with 76.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 161st. As a unit they are 131st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 184th in D-1. Central Michigan is 327th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions.
Western Michigan is 293rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions. The Broncos have an offensive rating of 101.1, which is ranked 187th. They are 207th in D-1 in pace with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 251st. As a unit they are 210th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 137th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Central Michigan +1 and over 153 total points
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