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Bowling Green vs Central Michigan Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - MAC Tournament

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Bowling Green vs Central Michigan Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - MAC Tournament

The No. 5 seed Bowling Green Falcons (19-12, 10-8 MAC) and the No. 4 seed Central Michigan Chippewas (18-13, 12-6 MAC) will try to move on in the MAC tournament on Thursday as they square off at 1:30 PM ET.

Before you place your bet on this game at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Bowling Green vs. Central Michigan Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Thursday, March 14, 2024
  • Game Time: 1:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
  • Arena: Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse

Bowling Green vs. Central Michigan Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Bowling Green win (61.6%)

Bowling Green is a 2.5-point favorite against Central Michigan on Thursday and the total has been set at 130.5 points. Below are some betting trends and insights before making an informed wager on the contest.

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Bowling Green vs. Central Michigan: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Bowling Green has won 14 games against the spread this season, while failing to cover 15 times.
  • Central Michigan has put together a 17-13-0 ATS record so far this season.
  • Central Michigan covers the spread when it is a 2.5-point underdog or more 50% of the time. That's more often than Bowling Green covers as a favorite of 2.5 or more (38.5%).
  • The Falcons have covered the spread in a higher percentage of their home games than away games. They have covered seven times in 14 opportunities when playing at home, and they've covered five times in 12 opportunities on the road.
  • Against the spread, the Chippewas have been better at home (8-4-0) than away (8-8-0).
  • Bowling Green has nine wins against the spread in 18 conference games this season.
  • Against the spread in MAC games, Central Michigan is 12-6-0 this season.

Bowling Green vs. Central Michigan: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Bowling Green has won in 13, or 68.4%, of the 19 contests it has been named as the moneyline favorite in this year.
  • This year, the Falcons have won 10 of 15 games when listed as at least -152 or better on the moneyline.
  • Central Michigan has won 50% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (9-9).
  • In games they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +126 or longer, the Chippewas have a 9-9 record (winning 50% of their games).
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that Bowling Green has a 60.3% chance of pulling out a win.

Bowling Green vs. Central Michigan Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Bowling Green has a +93 scoring differential, topping opponents by three points per game. It is putting up 74.2 points per game to rank 161st in college basketball and is allowing 71.2 per contest to rank 152nd in college basketball.
  • Marcus Hill ranks 25th in college basketball with a team-high 20.5 points per game.
  • Central Michigan is being outscored by 3.4 points per game, with a -105 scoring differential overall. It puts up 66.8 points per game (328th in college basketball), and allows 70.2 per outing (125th in college basketball).
  • Anthony Pritchard leads Central Michigan, putting up 13.1 points per game (532nd in college basketball).
  • The Falcons rank 62nd in the country at 37.9 rebounds per game. That's 2.8 more than the 35.1 their opponents average.
  • Rashaun Agee's 9.7 rebounds per game lead the Falcons and rank 24th in college basketball play.
  • The Chippewas rank 111th in college basketball at 36.6 rebounds per game. That's similar to the 37.3 their opponents average.
  • Brian Taylor is 89th in the country with eight rebounds per game, leading the Chippewas.
  • Bowling Green averages 94 points per 100 possessions on offense (208th in college basketball), and gives up 90.2 points per 100 possessions (97th in college basketball).
  • The Chippewas average 86.4 points per 100 possessions on offense (336th in college basketball), and allow 90.8 points per 100 possessions (114th in college basketball).

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