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Western Michigan Broncos take on Panthers in NCAA basketball test

Western Michigan BroncosHigh Point Panthers
Dec 16, 3:00 PM | Millis Center

Western Michigan Broncos vs High Point Panthers Odds

6-3TEAM RECORD4-4

Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Sunday when the High Point Panthers try to run the Western Michigan Broncos off the court at Millis Center in college hoops action.

The Panthers sit at 4-4 (0-0 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Broncos are currently 6-3 (4-3 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? High Point is 0-0 OU, and Western Michigan is 2-1 OU.

View Western Michigan vs High Point Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Panthers rated this week at No. 136 and the Broncos sitting at No. 154. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 76-69 result in favor of the Panthers.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and High Point has the nation's No. 72-rated offensive output, at 74.4 PPG. The visiting Broncos defense ranks No. 106 allowing on average 62.3 PPG. The Panthers FG% has averaged 44.6% so far, more than the Broncos marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.3% per game.

Defensively, Western Michigan features the nation's No. 144-rated defense on the road, allowing 69 points per game. High Point, meanwhile, comes in at No. 33 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Western Michigan was an 85-63 loser on the road against Illinois State. They failed to cover the 14.5-point spread as underdogs. Western Michigan was run off the court by the Redbirds on Saturday as Illinois State routed them 85-63 at Redbird Arena.

High Point was a 71-60 loser in its last match on the road against Wake Forest. John Brown scored 27 points and chipped in with 10 rebounds for a double-double, but his team still lost 71-60 against Wake Forest in college basketball action at Joel Coliseum.

Western Michigan Broncos Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Duquesne are 1-0
After playing Illinois State are 0-3
After a loss are 4-6

A few Broncos at Panthers trends to consider:
Western Michigan is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Western Michigan is 4-19 SU in its last 23 games on the road

Next up:
Western Michigan at Duquesne, Wednesday, December 19
High Point home to Eastern Kentucky, Friday, December 21