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Temple Owls vs Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Matchup Report

Central Michigan ChippewasTemple Owls
Dec 3, 4:00 PM | Liacouras Center

Central Michigan Chippewas vs Temple Owls Odds


The visiting Chippewas hope to send their backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at Liacouras Center against the Temple Owls.

This season, the Owls are 3-2 overall and 2-3 ATS ATS, while the Chippewas are 4-2 and 3-1-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Temple boasts a 4-1 on the OU, and Central Michigan is 2-3.

View Central Michigan vs Temple Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Owls as 17.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 186 (Owls) and the No. 131 (Chippewas) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 71-70 result in favor of the Owls has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Temple has the nation's No. 110-rated offensive output, at 72.2 PPG. The visiting Chippewas defense ranks No. 138 allowing on average 65.3 PPG. The Owls FG% has averaged 45% so far, more than the Chippewas marksmen have achieved on the year, 39.7% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Central Michigan owns the country's No. 142-rated mark, allowing 69 points per game on the highway. Temple, on the other hand, rates No. 106 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Central Michigan, they were a 65-48 winner as they battled Dartmouth at home. They covered in the match as a 3.5-point favorite. Dartmouth got 15 points from David Rufful but lost anyway, 65-48, to Central Michigan on Saturday at Sullivan Arena.

Temple was a 67-64 loser in its last match on the road against Bowling Green. They failed to cover the 7.5–point spread as favorites. Temple got 19 points from Khalif Wyatt but lost anyway, 67-64, to Bowling Green on Sunday at Stroh Center.

Central Michigan Chippewas Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Tennessee State are 0-2
After a win are 2-8

Temple Owls Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Toledo are 1-0
After playing Bowling Green are 1-1
After a loss are 10-0

A few Chippewas at Owls trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Central Michigan's last 17 games on the road
Central Michigan is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Central Michigan is 4-7-3 ATS in its last 14 games on the road
Central Michigan is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games on the road
Temple is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Temple's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Temple's last 6 games at home
Temple is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games

Next up:
Central Michigan at Tennessee State, Saturday, December 10
Temple at Toledo, Wednesday, December 7