Western Michigan vs. Central Michigan - 2/20/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Central Michigan Chippewas (16-11) at Western Michigan Broncos (15-12)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 7:00 pm (University Arena in Read Fieldhouse)
The Line: Western Michigan Broncos -5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Central Michigan Chippewas go on the road to take the floor with the Western Michigan Broncos in a MAC college basketball tilt.
The Central Michigan Chippewas are nearing the end of the regular season and need a quick in momentum after losing three of four. Central Michigan comes off of a 72-67 loss to Eastern Michigan where the team was outshot 47.5%-37.3% for a difference of seven baskets.
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The Chippewas received 14 points, 16 rebounds and seven assists from Kevin McKay on 3-11 with Luke Meyer adding 13 points and five boards on 5-10. Cecil Williams gave Central Michigan 12 points on 4-11 while Shawn Roundtree contributed eight points.
If Western Michigan is going to the Big Dance the team will need consistency at both ends of the floor. Western Michigan has dropped consecutive contests after a 75-67 loss at Northern Illinois where the Huskies won the shooting battle 53.1%-42%for five more field goals.
The Broncos received 20 points and five yanks from Thomas Wilder on 5-17 and 9-9 at the stripe. Western Michigan saw Bryce Moore toss in 15 points on 4-7 including 3-6 from long range while Josh Davis added eight points and seven rebounds.
Over is 7-1-1 in Central Michigan last 9 road games and over is 8-2-2 in Central Michigan last 12 overall and over is 8-2-2 in Central Michigan last 12 vs. Mid-American. Under is 7-3 in Western Michigan last 10 Tuesday games and over is 49-22-3 in Western Michigan last 74 home games and under is 13-6 in Western Michigan last 19 vs. Mid-American.
I’d label each side as being very competitive and that being the case I’ll take the points…