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Conference tournament season is upon us and a clash between Central Michigan and Western Michigan kicks off the 2019 MAC Tournament tonight at 7 p.m. EST. The CMU Chippewas look to take down the WMU Broncos for the third time this season as 8.5-point favorites, according to FanDuel Sportsbook

However, if you're looking to make a wager on Monday's game, you might want to take a look at what the experts are saying about this one first. 

Central Michigan vs Western Michigan Predictions

Spooky Express

Even though CMU dropped two of its last three games heading into the tournament, the Chippewas still posted the fifth-best conference record in the MAC. Central Michigan has also won two of its last three games against Western Michigan, and the staff from Spooky Express believes that trend will continue with the Chippewas winning and covering a 9-point spread.

Tony's Picks

The Tony's Picks staff believes the Chippewas will win and cover up to an 11-point spread in tonight's game. They predict Central Michigan will win, 85-71, and cover a 9-point spread with ease as the Chippewas notch their third win over WMU this season. 

ESPN Basketball Power Index

The ESPN BPI projection shares similar confidence in CMU as the previous two experts, giving the Chippewas an 85.9 percent chance to walk away as winners in this one.

Overall, all of our highlighted expert predictions are backing Central Michigan to win SU, with both of our highlighted spread predictions calling for CMU to cover up to a 9-point spread.  

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