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Jacksonville State Gamecocks vs Central Michigan Chippewas College Basketball Betting Preview

Jacksonville State Gamecocks will go to the free throw line vs Central Michigan Chippewas on Friday, hoping to boost its 12-19 record with a victory while beating the betting lines set by odds makers.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Central Michigan Chippewas were listed as -17-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

Jacksonville State Gamecocks vs Central Michigan Chippewas Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Jacksonville State Gamecocks will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Friday; they are 10-13-1 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Central Michigan Chippewas are 13-12 ATS. Jacksonville State Gamecocks are 9-9 on betting the total; Central Michigan Chippewas are 11-11.

This game puts the Central Michigan Chippewas, most recently No. 40 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Jacksonville State Gamecocks, who rate No. 296 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Central Michigan has the nation's No. 9-rated offensive output, at 78.25 PPG. The visiting Jacksonville State Gamecocks defense ranks No. 186 allowing on average 68.58 PPG. The Chippewas FG% has averaged 46.7% so far, more than the Central Michigan Gamecocks marksmen have achieved on the year, 38.1% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Jacksonville State was run off the court by the Eagles on Saturday as Morehead State routed them 87-55 at Ellis Johnson Arena.

Central Michigan suffered a 89-79 loss against Louisiana Tech on Tuesday, getting 21 points from Chris Fowler in a losing effort at Thomas Assembly Center.

Betting Trends
  • Jacksonville State is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Jacksonville State is 5-15 SU in its last 20 games
  • Jacksonville State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Jacksonville State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Central Michigan is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Central Michigan is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
  • Central Michigan is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Central Michigan is 17-2 SU in its last 19 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Jacksonville State home to Fort Valley State, Sunday, November 15th
Central Michigan at Alma College, Tuesday, November 17th