Western Michigan vs. Central Michigan - 3/6/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Central Michigan Chippewas (22-6) at Western Michigan Broncos (18-12)
College Basketball: Friday, March 6, 2015 at 7:00 pm (University Arena)
The Line: Western Michigan Broncos 0 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Western Michigan Broncos and the Central Michigan Chippewas close out their MAC college basketball regular season schedules as they face off on Friday at University Arena.
The Western Michigan Broncos are 18-12 this season and they have won four of their last six games. WMU is averaging 71.4 points and they are shooting 46.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 69.1 points and their opponents are shooting 44.2 percent. David Brown leads the Broncos averaging 15.4 points per game. Connar Tava is averaging 12.9 points and 6.1 rebounds, Tucker Haymond is averaging 12.2 points, and Austin Richie is averaging 10.2 points. Western Michigan is 11-2 at home and 9-8 in the MAC.
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The Central Michigan Chippewas are 22-6 this season and they have won seven of their last eight games. CMU is averaging 78.7 points and they are shooting 47 percent while defensively they are allowing 66.8 points and their opponents are shooting 43.5 percent. Chris Fowler leads the Chippewas averaging 15.1 points and 6.1 assists. John Simons is averaging 12.2 points and 6.5 rebounds, Rayshawn Simmons is averaging 8.6 points, and Braylon Rayson is averaging 10.5 points. Central Michigan is 6-5 on the road and 12-5 in the MAC.
Western Michigan is 2-5 against the spread in their last seven home games, 1-4 against the spread following a loss, and 9-2 against the spread in their last 11 home games against a team with a winning road record. Central Michigan is 5-2 against the spread in their last seven games, 7-16 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, and 2-10 against the spread in Friday games. The road team has covered the point spread in the last five meetings of these two.
My free pick in this one is going to be on the total so please check back when the totals are posted.