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Iowa State Cyclones vs Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Matchup Report

Central Michigan ChippewasIowa State Cyclones
Dec 18, 2:00 PM | Hilton Coliseum

Central Michigan Chippewas vs Iowa State Cyclones Odds


Central Michigan pays a visit to Iowa State on Sunday, hoping to send the Cyclones to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Hilton Coliseum.

This season, the Cyclones are 7-3 overall and 4-4 ATS ATS, while the Chippewas are 5-5 and 4-4-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Iowa State boasts a 5-3 on the OU, and Central Michigan is 5-4.

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Betting Line:
If you're going with the Cyclones in this one, they're listed as 15.5-point favorites on the NCAAB betting menu for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 31 (Cyclones) and the No. 132 (Chippewas) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 80-68 result in favor of the Cyclones has been projected by the scores prediction engine.


How They Match Up:
The game also pits Iowa State's No. 33-ranked offense, averaging 78.5 PPG, against a Chippewas defense that ranks No. 210 at 68.6 PPG. The Cyclones field goal percentage has averaged 47.1% so far, more than the Chippewas marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.8% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Central Michigan owns the country's No. 202-rated mark, allowing 72.3 points per game on the highway. Iowa State, on the other hand, rates No. 60 in scoring at home.

Central Michigan was a 70-67 winner in their most recent outing at home against Illinois-Chicago. They failed to cover the 8.5–point spread as favorites. Andre Coimbra scored 22 points leading the Chippewas to a 70-67 victory over Illinois-Chicago at McGuirk Arena on Friday.

Last time out for Iowa State, they were an 86-76 winner as they battled Iowa at home. They covered in the match as an 8.5-point favorite. Royce White scored 17 points leading the Cyclones to an 86-76 victory over Iowa at Hilton Coliseum on Friday.

Central Michigan Chippewas Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
After playing Illinois-Chicago are 4-3
After a win are 2-8

Iowa State Cyclones Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
After playing Iowa are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

A few Chippewas at Cyclones trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Central Michigan's last 20 games on the road
Central Michigan is 5-9-3 ATS in its last 17 games on the road
Central Michigan is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Iowa State is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
Iowa State is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games

Next up:
Central Michigan at Nebraska, Tuesday, December 20
Iowa State home to Lipscomb, Wednesday, December 21