Central Michigan vs. Montana State - 12/5/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Montana State Bobcats (6-3) at Central Michigan Chippewas (6-1)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 7:00 pm (McGuirk Arena)
The Line: Central Michigan Chippewas -4.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
Tuesday college basketball sees the Central Michigan Chippewas taking on the Montana State Bobcats.
The Montana State Bobcats are off to their best start in recent memory with wins in four of five capped off by a 68-64victory versus the Milwaukee Panthers on Saturday as a six point road dog. This game was up for grabs throughout with both squads hitting shots at around 42% with Montana State sinking a few more threes and free throws.
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The Bobcats offense revolved around just two double digit scorers with Tyler Hall pumping in a contest high 23 points with five on 8-19 from the floor which included a 5-13 performance from beyond the arc. Harald Frey gave Montana State 18 points, five pulls and three helpers on 6-11 shooting with another three long balls while the twosome of Keljin Blevins and Konner Frey added seven points apiece with Frey grabbing a team high eight rebounds.
The Central Michigan have been getting outstanding performances from the defensive end of the floor in building a 6-1 record. Central Michigan has won five straight following a 70-63 victory versus the Jackson State Tigers on Friday where a nine point advantage at the intermission held up. The Chippewas burned the nets at 52.3% which good enough to overcome 17 turnovers and 20 more looks by the 39.1% shooting Tigers.
David DiLeo gave the Chips 19 points and five yanks on 6-10 from the field with a 3-6 effort from beyond the arc while Shawn Roundtree added 16 points and four assists with a team high six turnovers on 5-10 shooting. Cecil Williams gave Central Michigan eleven points and four pulls while Gavin Peppers and Luke Meyer combined for 17 points.
Under is 7-2 in Montana State last 9 road games and Montana State are 5-12-1 ATS in their last 18 games overall. Central Michigan are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 non-conference games and over is 5-11-1 in Central Michigan last 17 non-conference games.
I think this could go either way so I’ll take the points and wait for more…