Bowling Green Falcons take on Chippewas in NCAA basketball test

Bowling Green FalconsCentral Michigan Chippewas
Jan 9, 7:00 PM | McGuirk Arena

Bowling Green Falcons vs Central Michigan Chippewas Odds

5-8TEAM RECORD7-6

Central Michigan will look to improve on its 7-6 record on Wednesday when they host Bowling Green in NCAA basketball odds action at McGuirk Arena.

The Chippewas sit at 7-6 (8-4 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Falcons are currently 5-8 (6-6 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Central Michigan is 6-2 OU, and Bowling Green is 2-6 OU.

View Bowling Green vs Central Michigan Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 217-rated Bowling Green taking on the No. 255-rated Chippewas in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 64-63 win for the Falcons on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Falcons rank No. 223 in NCAA Division 1 with 34.2 per game. That compares with Central Michigan’s No. 228 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Central Michigan is college basketball's No. 36-ranked team at 8.1 per game, while the Falcons rate No. 249 with 5.5 per game.

Defensively, Bowling Green features the nation's No. 237-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.6 points per game. Central Michigan, meanwhile, comes in at No. 235 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Bowling Green, they were a 75-57 loser as they battled Temple on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 13.5-point underdog. A'uston Calhoun scored 22 points in a futile effort to lead the Falcons to a win (they lost 75-57 to Temple at Liacouras Center on Monday).

Central Michigan was an 88-73 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Michigan. They covered the 26.5-point spread as underdogs. The Chippewas endured an 88-73 loss at the hands of the Wolverines on Saturday, despite a 14-point effort from Olivier Mbaigoto at Crisler Arena.

Bowling Green Falcons Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Eastern Michigan are 6-4
After playing Temple are 2-1
After a loss are 3-7

Central Michigan Chippewas Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Toledo are 4-6
After playing Michigan are 2-2
After a loss are 8-2

A few Falcons at Chippewas trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Bowling Green's last 5 games when playing on the road against Central Michigan
Bowling Green is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Central Michigan
Bowling Green is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Bowling Green is 1-9 ATS in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Central Michigan
Central Michigan is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Central Michigan's last 5 games when playing Bowling Green
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Central Michigan's last 5 games when playing at home against Bowling Green
Central Michigan is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Bowling Green

Next up:
Bowling Green home to Eastern Michigan, Saturday, January 12
Central Michigan at Toledo, Saturday, January 12

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