Looking to win big? The Chippewas and Saints face off at 11:30 ET on FloH. The Saints are hosting the game at Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, FL. The Chippewas are favored in this non-conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 138.5 points.
CENTRAL MICHIGAN CHIPPEWAS VS SIENA SAINTS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Siena Saints +2.5
This game will be played at Ocean Center at 11:30 ET on Monday, November 20th.
WHY BET THE SIENA SAINTS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Saints.
- Not only will Siena pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +2.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 138.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.
Will the Chippewas Win in Daytona Beach?
Central Michigan now has a 1-3 record after defeating South Florida 68-63 in their last game. If they can win today, they will improve to 1-2 on the road. As Central Michigan enters today’s game, their ATS record stands at 1-3. On the road this season, Central Michigan is 1-2 vs. the spread, and in their previous ten road games, they have gone 4-6 ATS.
Central Michigan’s games have, on average, featured 144.5 points per game leading to an over/under record of 3-1-0. Their average over/under line is currently 143.6 points so far. Looking at the Chippewas’ last three games, their over/under record is 2-1 with their games averaging 66 points per game.
The Central Michigan offense is coming off a game where they scored 68 points against South Florida. They posted a field goal percentage of 49.1% and connected on 8 threes. The team’s top scorer is Anthony Pritchard, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 16, while Paul McMillan IV also carries a PPG average of 8.5 into the game.
Facing Siena, Central Michigan aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 80.0 points allowed per game (170th). Against South Florida in their most recent game, the Central Michigan defense gave up a total of 63 points while allowing South Florida to hit 31% of their shots.
Does Siena Stand a Chance at Home?
Siena currently holds a 1-2 record heading into today’s game. Over their last five home games, including those from last season, Siena has gone 0-5. Heading into their game against Central Michigan, Siena currently holds an ATS record of 0-3. Looking back over their previous ten games, including those from last season, Siena has gone 3-7 vs. the spread.
Up to this point, games involving Siena have had an average of 139.3 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 136.3 points. Their over/under record is 2-0-1. The Saints’ last five games have finished with a combined 68 points per game and an over/under record of 3-2.
In their previous game, the Saints’ offense finished with 58 points, which is right in line with their current average of 59.7 points per contest. Leading Siena in scoring vs. American was Zek Tekin with his 18 points. Mason Courtney also added 10 points for the Saints.
Coming into the game, Siena will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 79.7 points per game (167th). Against American in their most recent game, the Siena defense gave up a total of 78 points while allowing American to hit 52% of their shots.