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James Madison Dukes vs Western Michigan Broncos Betting Line and Trends Report

Earning a win and covering the posted point spread will be the goals for James Madison when they take on the Western Michigan Broncos on Saturday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the Western Michigan Broncos as -4-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting line may have moved, check for updates at shops such as MyBookie.

James Madison Dukes vs Western Michigan Broncos Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The James Madison Dukes will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Saturday; they are 1-5 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Western Michigan Broncos are 2-4 ATS. James Madison Dukes are 4-2 on betting the total; Western Michigan Broncos are 4-2.

The Western Michigan Broncos sit at No. 271 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the James Madison Dukes sit at No. 190 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Western Michigan's No. 145-ranked offense, averaging 74.25 PPG, against a Dukes defense that ranks No. 175 at 73.62 PPG. The Broncos field goal percentage has averaged 42.86% so far, more than the Dukes marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.53% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Dukes got 22 points from Jackson Kent as James Madison ran past Longwood 71-59 on Saturday at Willet Hall.

Western Michigan was crushed on Wednesday, getting blown out by Cleveland State and falling by a 85-62 score at Quicken Loans Arena.

Betting Trends
  • James Madison is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • James Madison is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Western Michigan is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • Western Michigan is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

James Madison at Appalachian State, Saturday, December 17th
Western Michigan at Washington, Sunday, December 18th