The Central Michigan Chippewas and the Massachusetts Minutemen will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Gillette Stadium.
Oddsmakers currently have the Chippewas listed as 11½-point favorites versus the Minutemen, while the game's total is sitting at 56.
In their last action, Central Michigan was a 30-16 winner at home against Miami (Ohio). They covered the 5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (46) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.
Massachusetts lost its last outing, a 29-19 result against Buffalo on November 17. Massachusetts covered in that game as a 11.5-point underdog, while the 48 combined points took the game UNDER the total.
Central Michigan has won 2 straight games.
Central Michigan: 5-6 SU, 4-7 ATS
Massachusetts: 1-10 SU, 4-7 ATS
CENTRAL MICHIGAN MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on turf are 4-6
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 3-7
MASSACHUSETTS MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in November are 3-4
When playing on turf are 1-9
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing within the conference are 4-6
A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Central Michigan's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Central Michigan's last 9 games
Central Michigan is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games
Central Michigan is 5-19 ATS in its last 24 games
Massachusetts is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Massachusetts is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
Massachusetts is 1-21 SU in its last 22 games