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Dec 23, 7:00 PM | Athletics Center

Western Michigan Broncos vs Oakland Grizzlies Odds

4-7TEAM RECORD8-5

Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Western Michigan when they take on the Grizzlies on Friday in college hoops betting action.

Supporters of the Broncos have watched them go 4-7 and 3-5 ATS on the year, while the Grizzlies are at 8-5 and 3-3 ATS. In totals betting, the Grizzlies are 4-1, while the Broncos have a 4-4 mark.

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Betting Line:
College basketball odds makers opened the Grizzlies as 9-point favorites in this matchupl.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 140-rated Grizzlies and the No. 109-ranked Broncos, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 77-70 result in favor of the Grizzlies.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Broncos rank No. 18 in NCAA Division 1 with 40.4 per game. That compares with Oakland’s No. 124 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Oakland is college basketball's No. 74-ranked team at 7.5 per game, while the Broncos rate No. 238 with 5.5 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Western Michigan owns the country's No. 336-rated mark, allowing 84.5 points per game on the highway. Oakland, on the other hand, rates No. 23 in scoring at home.

Western Michigan won its last outing, a 60-55 result against Winthrop on December 20. The Broncos got 15 points from Mike Douglas as Western Michigan ran past Winthrop 60-55 on Tuesday at University Arena.

Oakland lost its last outing, an 85-73 result against Arizona on December 20. They failed to cover in that game as a 9.5-point underdog. Reggie Hamilton chucked in a team-high 31 points for Oakland on Tuesday, but they still came up short in losing 85-73 at McKale Center.

Western Michigan Broncos Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
After playing Winthrop are 1-0
After a win are 6-4

A few Broncos at Grizzlies trends to consider:
Western Michigan is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Western Michigan is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road

Next up:
Western Michigan at Duke, Friday, December 30
Oakland at North Dakota State, Wednesday, December 28

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