The Central Michigan Chippewas (5-10) are favored (-4) to end a four-game losing streak when they host the Western Michigan Broncos (3-9) at 2:00 PM ET on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at McGuirk Arena. The game airs on ESPN+. The point total in the matchup is set at 144.
The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 6, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.
Best Betting Odds
The model and DraftKings both have the Chippewas taking home the victory, but the model has them winning by slightly less (1.2 points). Lean towards taking the Broncos.
In this matchup, the model projects a total (145.8 points) marginally higher than the DraftKings over/under (144 points).
Prediction: Central Michigan 74, Western Michigan 72
Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.
Examining the Over/Under
- The average implied total for the Chippewas this season is 80.1 points, 6.1 more points than their implied total of 74 points in Saturday’s game.
- Central Michigan has surpassed its implied point total for this matchup (74) eight times this season.
- The 74.8-point average implied total on the season for the Broncos is 4.8 more points than the team’s 70-point implied total in this matchup.
- Western Michigan has put up more than 70 points two times this season.
Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.
Central Michigan and Western Michigan Records ATS
|ATS Record||ATS Record Against 4+ Point Spread||Over/Under Record (O-U-P)|
Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.
Last 5 Games
|Central Michigan||Western Michigan|
|1/30/2021||Kent State||Loss||81-76||1/30/2021||Miami (OH)||Loss||65-56|
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