Central Michigan Chippewas vs. Eastern Michigan Eagles - 1/6/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Eastern Michigan Eagles (8-5) at Central Michigan Chippewas (7-6)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 7:00 pm (McGuirk Arena)
The Line: Central Michigan Chippewas -1.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Central Michigan Chippewas will host the Eastern Michigan Eagles this Wednesday.
The Central Michigan Chippewas come into this game with a 7-6 record and are currently 5th in the Mac West Division. The Chippewas have won 2 out of their last 4 games. Through 13 games this season the leading scorer for the Chippewas has been Braylon Rayson who is averaging 15.9 points per game and 3.8 rebounds. Chris Fowler is second on the team with 14.8 points per game and 5.4 assists with 4.2 rebounds.
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The Eastern Michigan Eagles come into this game with a 8-5 record and are currently 4th in the Mac West Division. The Eagles have won 2 out of their last 4 games with their most recent game being a 82-77 loss to North Florida. Through 13 games this season the leading scorer for the Eagles has been Willie Mangum who is averaging 14.5 points per game and 2.8 rebounds. James Thompson is second on the team with 14.5 points per game and 10.9 rebounds.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 2-6 against the spread in their last 8 games overall. The Eagles are 1-6 against the spread in their last 7 road games. Central Michigan is 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games following a win of more than 20 points. The Chippewas are 0-4 against the spread in their last 4 home games.
This in state rivalry should be a very close game coming down to the end. These teams are pretty similar on paper and it should reflect on the court. Il side with the home team on this one and take the Chippewas to cover at home.