Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Titans versus the Chippewas? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at McGuirk Arena in Mount Pleasant, MI. The over/under for this game is set at 139.5 points, and the Chippewas are the home favorites against the Titans in a non-conference matchup.


The Pick: Central Michigan Chippewas -5.5

This game will be played at McGuirk Arena at 7:00 ET on Thursday, December 21st.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Chippewas.
  • Not only will Central Michigan pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -5.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 139.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.

Will Detroit Be The Talk of McGuirk Arena?

As of today, Detroit will be playing against Central Michigan with a record of 0-11. In the previous ten away games, Detroit has a 1-9 record, which includes games from last year. Prior to today's game, Detroit holds a 2-8 ATS record. Within this record, the team has gone 2-6 vs. the spread on the road and 0-2 at home.

Looking at their over/under performance through 11 games, Detroit has an over/under record of 5-5-0, with their games averaging 139 points per game on average. Over the course of the last five games, the Titans' games have averaged 130 points per game, along with an over/under record of 1-4.

Most recently, the Detroit offense finished with just 56 points vs. Loyola Marymount. For the game, they hit 5/19 three-point attempts and a field goal percentage of 28.3%. Currently leading the team in scoring is Jayden Stone who comes into today's matchup averaging 18.9. Marcus Tankersley also heads into the game with a PPG average of 13.4.

At this time, the Titans' defense is positioned 238th in the country, permitting 76.3 points per game. Against Loyola Marymount in their most recent game, the Detroit defense gave up a total of 76 points while allowing Loyola Marymount to hit 50% of their shots.

Can the Chippewas Secure a Win at Home?

Central Michigan has played in 11 games this season, with a record of 4-6. In their last ten home games, including those from last year, Central Michigan has a record of 3-7. As of now, Central Michigan has a 2-6 record against the spread heading into today's game. Looking at their performance in the last five games, they are 1-3 against the spread.

Through 10 games, Central Michigan has an over/under record of 5-3-0 with their games averaging a combined 144.8 points per game so far. The Chippewas' last five games have finished with a combined 149 points per game and an over/under record of 2-2.

In their most recent game, the Central Michigan offense put up just 64 points vs. the Creighton Bluejays. Overall, they are now averaging 67.5 points per game which is 423rd in the country. Currently leading the team in scoring is Anthony Pritchard who comes into today's matchup averaging 13.4. Brian Taylor also heads into the game with a PPG average of 12.

Coming into today's game, the Central Michigan defense is giving up an average of 74.2 points per contest. Central Michigan's defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Creighton offense to knock down 65% of their shots on their way to putting up 109 points.