Central Michigan vs. Bowling Green - 1/30/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Bowling Green Falcons (13-7) at Central Michigan Chippewas (11-9)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 4:30 pm (McGuirk Arena)
The Line: Central Michigan Chippewas -8 -- Over/Under: 149 See the Latest Odds
The Central Michigan Chippewas and the Bowling Green Falcons face off on Saturday in MAC college basketball action.
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 11-9 this season and they have won their last two games. CMU is averaging 75 points per game and they are shooting 43.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 74.8 points and their opponents are shooting 45.9 percent. Braylon Rayson leads the Chippewas averaging 16.7 points per game. Chris Fowler is averaging 15.3 points and 6.1 assists, Rayshawn Simmons is averaging 13.7 points and 5.2 assists, and John Simons is averaging 9.6 points and 6.8 rebounds. Central Michigan is 9-1 at home and 4-3 in the MAC.
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The Bowling Green Falcons are 13-7 this season and they have won three of their last five games. BGSU is averaging 71.7 points per game and they are shooting 43.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 71.7 points and their opponents shoot 41.6 percent. Spencer Parker leads the Falcons averaging 14 points and 5.9 rebounds per game. Zack Denny is averaging 12.7 points and 7.0 rebounds, Wesley Alcegaire is averaging 10 points, and Antwon Lillard is averaging 8.1 points. Bowling Green is 6-2 on the road and 4-3 in the MAC.
Central Michigan is 2-5 against the spread in their last seven home games, 9-19 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, and 5-2 against the spread against a team with a winning road record. Bowling Green is 19-6-1 against the spread in their last 26 road games and 24-8-1 against the spread in their last 33 road games against a team with a winning home record. The favorite has covered the point spread in five of the last seven meetings of these two.
Bowling Green does well against the number and I will take the points with them.