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Central Michigan Chippewas battle vs Pepperdine Waves highlights college basketball odds menu

Pepperdine WavesCentral Michigan Chippewas
2-0November 16, 2013, 06:30 | McGuirk Arena1-1

College basketball wagering interest will be high on Saturday when the Waves of Pepperdine hit the hard court against the Chippewas of Central Michigan.

Central Michigan will face the 2-0 Waves, who own a 1-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Chippewas are 1-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Waves are 1-0 favoring the OVER.

View Pepperdine Waves vs Central Michigan Chippewas Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Chippewas as -4.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.

The Chippewas sit at No. 209 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Waves sit at No. 291 on the same chart.

Pepperdine was a 69-66 winner in their most recent outing on the road against UC Riverside. They covered the 1-point spread as favorites. Stacy Davis scored 23 points leading the Waves to a 69-66 victory over UC Riverside at Student Center on Wednesday.

Central Michigan lost its last outing, an 80-70 result against Bradley on November 12. They earned a push in that game as a 10-point underdog. Central Michigan suffered an 80-70 loss against Bradley on Tuesday, getting 20 points from Chris Fowler in a losing effort at Carver Arena.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Waves is ranked No. 122 in NCAA hoops at 39 per game. Contrast that with Central Michigan’s No. 105 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Central Michigan is the No. 101-ranked team in the country at 6.5 per game, while Pepperdine rates No. 96 at 6.5 per game.

Next up:
Pepperdine home to San Jose State, Wednesday, November 20th
Central Michigan at Austin Peay, Thursday, November 21st