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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Central Michigan Chippewas in Battle with Ohio Bobcats

Ohio takes to the basketball court against Central Michigan on Saturday, hoping to send the Chippewas to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at McGuirk Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the Central Michigan Chippewas as -3-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting line may have moved, check for updates at shops such as MyBookie.

Ohio Bobcats vs Central Michigan Chippewas Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Ohio Bobcats have watched them go 11-6 and 8-5 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Central Michigan Chippewas are at 9-9 and 3-8-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Central Michigan Chippewas are 7-5, while the Ohio Bobcats have a 8-4-1 mark.

The Central Michigan Chippewas sit at No. 180 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Ohio Bobcats sit at No. 143 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Central Michigan's No. 81 nationally ranked offense (77.28 points per game) against a Ohio Bobcats defense that sits as the No. 188 at 74.18 PPG. The Central Michigan Chippewas have been averaging 44.47% from the field, less than the Bobcats have managed so far this season (47.1% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Bobcats got 24 points from Jaaron Simmons as Ohio ran past Western Michigan 82-64 on Tuesday at Ohio University Convocation Center.

The Chippewas endured a 75-70 loss at the hands of the Huskies on Tuesday, despite a 16-point effort from Chris Fowler at NIU Convocation Center.

Betting Trends
  • Ohio is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Ohio is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Ohio's last 5 games
  • Ohio is 2-12 SU in its last 14 games on the road
  • Central Michigan is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • Central Michigan is 5-10 ATS in its last 15 games when playing Ohio
  • Central Michigan is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games when playing Ohio
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Central Michigan's last 5 games when playing Ohio

Next Betting Matchups

Ohio at Toledo, Tuesday, January 26th
Central Michigan at Miami (Ohio), Tuesday, January 26th