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Akron Zips vs Central Michigan Chippewas 2/14/2020 Picks, Predictions and Preview
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Akron Zips vs Central Michigan Chippewas 2/14/2020 – Two contrasting paths will cross as the Akron Zips are on back-to-back wins while the Michigan Chippewas lost their last two games. These teams will meet this Friday, February 14 at 7:pm Eastern Time at the McGuirk Arena in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. It will be ESPNU that will be broadcasting the game live on television while the same feed will be seen via online live streaming at SofaScore. It is seen by How To Bet On Basketball Games that the Zips will win this game on the road and they will be entering a winning streak. Meanwhile, this is going to be a tough game for the Chippewas losing three-straight.
Akron Zips vs Central Michigan Chippewas 2/14/2020
The Akron Zips are coming off from back-to-back wins against the Eastern Michigan Eagles and the latest was a 15-point victory over the Bowling Green Falcons. In their past ten games, the Zips have won seven games and they now carry an 18-7 record and are not far behind from the conference leaders. By winning this game, the Zips will sit on top of their conference and on the road, this team has won five of their eight games. Jackson is the team’s top scorer with 18.9 points per night and Cheese provides 16 points as well. Williams is their interior presence as he almost averages a double-double per night with 14.1 points and 9.5 rebounds.
Players to watch: L. Jackson G (24 GP 34 MIN 18.9 PTS 2.8 REB 4.8 AST 1.1 STL 0 BLK 2.2 TO 46.9 FG% 87.7 FT% 44.9 3PT%), T. Cheese G (24 GP 30 MIN 16 PTS 4.3 REB 3.3 AST 0.8 STL 0.3 BLK 2.8 TO 44.1 FG% 82.9 FT% 34.6 3PT%), X. Williams F (24 GP 30.8 MIN 14.1 PTS 9.5 REB 1.5 AST 0.8 STL 1 BLK 1.8 TO 39.5 FG% 87.8 FT% 33.3 3PT%).
Central Michigan Chippewas
The Central Michigan Chippewas are third in the West Mid-American Conference with a record of 13-10. At home, they have been really good defending their court as they won 11 of their 13 games. They are coming off from back-to-back losses against the Eastern Michigan Eagles and before that, they lost to the Buffalo Bulls by five points. Prior to the losses, this team was on a three-game winning streak. DiLeo, McKay and Morgan form the big three of the Chippewas as all of them give the team 14 points a night.
Players to watch: D. DiLeo F (23 GP 30.1 MIN 14.9 PTS 4.7 REB 1 AST 1 STL 0.1 BLK 1.1 TO 46.1 FG% 88.9 FT% 39.9 3PT%), K. McKay G (19 GP 28.9 MIN 14.8 PTS 6.7 REB 1.5 AST 1.8 STL 0.6 BLK 2.1 TO 64.4 FG% 72.7 FT% 6.7 3PT%), D. Morgan G (22 GP 27.1 MIN 14 PTS 3.6 REB 1.3 AST 0.8 STL 0 BLK 1.7 TO 39.9 FG% 82.9 FT% 35.2 3PT%).
Akron Zips vs Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Predictions
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Akron’s last 6 games.
Central Michigan Chippewas
Central Michigan is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Akron Zips vs Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Picks
The Chippewas are coming in this match as the underdogs by Sportsbook as they have been on a bad slump. The Zips have been rolling and this team is determined to climb up the standings even further after this game.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Zips is at -180 while the Chippewas are at +158 in their home court.
Spread: It is only three points given to this game across the spread with the Zips owning the -3 and the Chippewas are at +3.
Total: 155.5 points is the estimated total for both teams to reach with the Zips going over and the Chippewas are under.
Score Prediction: 79-74, Zips.