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College Football Betting Preview and Pick - Central Michigan Chippewas Underdogs vs Broncos at Western Michigan

Western Michigan will look to improve on its 1-3 record this week when they host Central Michigan in Week 6 action at Waldo Stadium on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Western Michigan Broncos in this one found them as -5-point favorites at Bovada. The over under number was slated to open a short time later.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Broncos to win this game on Saturday 25-23. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Central Michigan Chippewas vs Western Michigan Broncos Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Betting fans of the Western Michigan Broncos have seen them go 1-3 and 3-1 ATS so far this season, while the Central Michigan Chippewas are at 2-3 and 4-1 ATS. In over under totals betting, the Central Michigan Chippewas are 1-4, while the Western Michigan Broncos are 2-1-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Western Michigan vs Central Michigan injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 31-rated Western Michigan Broncos and the No. 54-ranked Central Michigan Chippewas, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Western Michigan's No. 84-ranked offense, averaging 26.25 PPG, against a Central Michigan defense that ranks No. 56 this week at 22.6 PPG. The Western Michigan aerial game is averaging 288 yards per game, more than the Central Michigan Chippewas secondary allows through the air, 157.8 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Central Michigan Chippewas own the league's No. 66-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 173 yards per game when on the road. Western Michigan, on the other hand, rates No. 112 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Northern Illinois was unable to contain Joel Bouagnon in its last action Saturday and the result was a 29-19 Week 5 loss against the Chippewas.

In their last game, Western Michigan got a 124-yard performance from Ezekiel Elliott, but Ohio State prevailed 38-12.

Betting Trends
  • Central Michigan is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Central Michigan is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Central Michigan's last 5 games
  • Central Michigan is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Western Michigan is 13-3 ATS in its last 16 games
  • Western Michigan is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • Western Michigan is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Western Michigan is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Central Michigan home to Buffalo, Saturday, October 17th
Western Michigan at Ohio, Saturday, October 17th