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Central Michigan vs Bowling Green Pick & Preview: Tuesday, February 14th Betting Odds

Chippewas vs Falcons Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Central Michigan Chippewas at Bowling Green Falcons
  • Where: Bowling Green at Stroh Center
  • Date: Tuesday, February 14th
  • Betting Odds: Central Michigan +7.5, CMICH +264 | BOWLGR -341 O/U 145.5

Chippewas Preview:

Through 25 games, the Central Michigan Chippewas have an overall record of 9-16. So far, the Chippewas have played 12 games on the road, with a record of 2-10. For the season, Central Michigan has been the underdog in 19 games, sitting with a mark of 4-15. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Chippewas being +7.5 point underdogs.

Brian Taylor comes into today’s game as the Chippewas’ leading scorer at 14.8 points per contest. Not only has Taylor been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is Central Michigan’s top rebounder at 6.36 boards per contest. Behind Taylor, the team has benefited from the strong play of Jesse Zarzuela, who is second on the team in scoring at 16.29 points per game. Overall, he has hit 39.9% of his shots and is adding 2.76 boards per game.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Central Michigan this season, as they are currently ranked 365th in college basketball at 65.9 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Chippewas’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 34.1%, placing them 240th in the NCAA.

Falcons Preview:

Through 25 games, the Bowling Green Falcons have an overall record of 10-15. So far this season, Bowling Green has played 12 games at home, sitting with a record of 6-6. At the time of this article, the oddsmakers have the Falcons as the -7.5 point favorites. The Falcons have been favored 9 times, going 5-4 straight up.

Bowling Green’s leading scorer this season is Leon Ayers III, who is averaging 18.0 points per contest. So far, III has accounted for 20.83% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 4.0 rebounds per game and 3.08 assists. Samari Curtis is the second leading scorer for the Falcons, averaging 12.35 points per game. Between him and Curtis, they are accounting for 34.0% of the team’s scoring.

Bowling Green comes into today’s matchup vs Central Michigan, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 80.3 points per game. Through 25 games, they have hit 43.5% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Falcons have preferred to slow the game down, ranking 226th in possessions per game.

Free Spread Prediction: Bowling Green Falcons -7.5

If you are eying this matchup between Central Michigan Chippewas and Bowling Green Falcons as a candidate to place a bet, we have done the work for you and our model recommends taking Bowling Green to cover the spread as -7.5 favorites on the road. Although both team’s are going to look to get up shots from outside, we see Bowling Green shooting well enough to keep the Chippewas at bay. Before tip-off, lock in a bet on the Falcons’ to win the game and cover the spread.