Central Michigan Chippewas at Youngstown State Penguins ATS Prediction

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The Central Michigan Chippewas (6-2) will travel to the Beeghly Physical Education Center to clash with the Youngstown State Penguins (3-6). The game gets underway at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 4, 2018.

Central Michigan Chippewas vs. Youngstown State Penguins Betting Odds

Both teams lost big in their last contest. The Penguins fell to the West Virginia Mountaineers, 106-72, while the Chippewas were defeated by the TCU Horned Frogs, 89-62.

Central Michigan had a better turnover percentage (13.7 vs. 18.4) while Youngstown State had a better offensive rebounding percentage (37.0 vs. 45.0). Youngstown State’s Garrett Covington led the way, putting up 20 points. Central Michigan, meanwhile, was lifted by Larry Austin Jr., who put up 19 points, five rebounds and five assists.

Youngstown State could own the offensive glass in this showdown. The Penguins rank 11th in offensive rebounding percentage (35.8 percent), while Central Michigan ranks 263rd in defensive rebounding percentage (69.9 percent) since the 2017-18 season. Moreover, the Chippewas rank 44th in offensive efficiency (112.6), while the Penguins rank 332nd in defensive efficiency (111.2).

Central Michigan at Youngstown State Odds Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – Youngstown State, ATS Winner – Youngstown State, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Youngstown State ranks 80th in three pointers attempted per game (24.1) while Central Michigan ranks 287th in three pointers allowed per game (24.7).
  • The Penguins average 37.6 rebounds per game, which ranks 78th in the NCAA. The Chippewas rank 193rd in rebounds allowed per game (35.5).
  • Youngstown State averages 3.8 blocks per game, which ranks 95th in the nation. Central Michigan ranks 181st in blocks allowed per game (3.7).
  • The Chippewas rank 70th in steals allowed per game (5.5) while the Penguins rank 229th (6.8).
  • Central Michigan ranks 146th in assists allowed per game (13.1) while Youngstown State ranks 302nd (15.9).