Western Michigan vs Central Michigan Prediction, Odds & Best Prop Bets – NCAAF, Week 12

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  • Central Michigan (4-6) are -10.5 point favorites vs Western Michigan (3-7)
  • Total (Over/Under): 49.5 points

The Western Michigan Broncos (4-7) visit Kelly/Shorts Stadium to take on the Central Michigan Chippewas (4-7) on Nov. 16. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:00pm EST in Mount Pleasant.

are betting favorites in Week 12, with the spread sitting at ().

The Over/Under for Western Michigan vs. Central Michigan is total points.

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Western Michigan vs. Central Michigan Odds, Spread, Over/Under for Week 12

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Western Michigan vs Central Michigan Prediction for Week 12

Based on recent trends, the winning team model predicts Central Michigan will win this game with 66.5% confidence.

Western Michigan vs Central Michigan Spread Prediction for Week 12

Based on recent against-the-spread trends, the model predicts Central Michigan will cover the spread with 67.0% confidence.

Both predictions factor in up-to-date player injuries for both Western Michigan and Central Michigan, plus offensive & defensive matchups, recent games and key player performances this season.


Best Central Michigan Player Prop Best Bets Today

Top NCAAF player prop bets for Central Michigan players for Week 12, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Lew Nichols III has hit the Rushing Yards Over in 3 of his last 4 games (+1.80 Units / 37% ROI)
  • Western Michigan has hit the Game Total Under in 6 of their last 7 games (+4.90 Units / 64% ROI)
  • Western Michigan has hit the 1Q Game Total Under in 7 of their last 9 away games (+4.40 Units / 40% ROI)
  • Western Michigan has hit the Moneyline in 6 of their last 11 away games (+4.35 Units / 24% ROI)
  • Western Michigan has hit the 1H Game Total Over in 10 of their last 17 games (+3.35 Units / 18% ROI)
  • Western Michigan have covered the Spread in 5 of their last 7 away games (+2.85 Units / 37% ROI)
  • Central Michigan have covered the Spread in 10 of their last 15 games (+4.55 Units / 27% ROI)
  • Central Michigan has hit the 1H Moneyline in 11 of their last 17 games (+4.55 Units / 17% ROI)
  • Central Michigan has hit the Team Total Under in 6 of their last 8 games (+3.70 Units / 41% ROI)
  • Central Michigan has hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 3 of their last 4 games (+3.00 Units / 62% ROI)
  • Central Michigan has hit the 1H Game Total Under in 4 of their last 5 games (+2.85 Units / 51% ROI)

Western Michigan Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Western Michigan has gone against the spread this college football season ( Units / ROI).

  • Western Michigan is 3-6 when betting on the Moneyline for -3.15 Units / -18.81% ROI
  • Western Michigan is 2-7 when betting the Over for -5.7 Units / -57.58% ROI
  • Western Michigan is 7-2 when betting the Under for +4.8 Units / 48.48% ROI

Central Michigan Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Central Michigan has gone against the spread this college football season ( Units / ROI).

  • Central Michigan is 3-5 when betting on the Moneyline for -5.75 Units / -35.94% ROI
  • Central Michigan is 5-5 when betting the Over for -0.5 Units / -4.55% ROI
  • Central Michigan is 5-5 when betting the Under for -0.5 Units / -4.55% ROI

Western Michigan: Keys to the Game vs. Central Michigan

Western Michigan is 1-6 (.143) when not forcing a fumble — tied for 14th-worst in FBS; Average: .442

Central Michigan: Keys to the Game vs. Western Michigan

Central Michigan is 7-1 (.875) when allowing less than 5 explosive passes — tied for 12th-best in FBS; Average: .561

Western Michigan Offensive Stats & Trends

Western Michigan Kickers have kicked off 0.8 times per game since last season– 2nd worst among FBS Teams; Average: 5.3

Western Michigan RBs have caught just 37 of 66 passes (56% Reception Pct) since last season– 4th worst among FBS Teams; Average: 74%

Western Michigan Kickers have kicked off 1.2 times per game this season– 4th worst among FBS Teams; Average: 5.3

Western Michigan RBs have caught just 16 of 33 passes (48% Reception Pct) this season– 3rd worst among FBS Teams; Average: 73%

Western Michigan RBs have averaged 1.6 yards from scrimmage per touch (18 yards / 11 touches) on 3rd and short this season– 5th worst among FBS Teams; Average: 4.3

Central Michigan Offensive Stats & Trends

Central Michigan TEs have picked up first downs on 8 receptions in close and late situations this season– tied for most among FBS Teams

Central Michigan TEs have 188 receiving yards in close and late situations this season– most among FBS Teams

Central Michigan TEs have caught 5 touchdown passes in close and late situations since last season– tied for 2nd most among FBS Teams

Central Michigan TEs have 15 receptions in close and late situations this season– tied for 2nd most among FBS Teams

Central Michigan have gone for two on 19% of PATs this season– 2nd highest among Non-Power 5 Offenses; Average: 5%

Western Michigan Broncos Defensive Stats & Trends

Western Michigan has sacked opposing QBs on 11% of pass attempts (62/580) since last season– tied for 2nd best in FBS; Average: 7%

Western Michigan has sacked opposing QBs on 11% of pass attempts (62/580) since last season– best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 7%

Western Michigan has tackled opponents for a loss on 156 of 753 rushing attempts (21% TFL%) since last season– 5th best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 16%.

Western Michigan has allowed passes of 20+ yards on just 4 of 91 attempts (4%) on 3rd and long since last season– 2nd worst among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 10%

Western Michigan has not allowed a first down on any of their opponents’ 15 rush attempts on 3rd and long this season– tied for best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 16%

Central Michigan Chippewas Defensive Stats & Trends

Central Michigan has intercepted 9 of 716 attempts (79.6 pass attempts per int.) since last season– worst among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 38.1

Central Michigan has tackled opponents for a loss on 180 of 820 rushing attempts (22% TFL%) since last season– 2nd best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 16%.

Central Michigan has intercepted 9 of 716 attempts (79.6 pass attempts per int.) since last season– 2nd worst in FBS; Average: 37.8

Central Michigan has allowed a passer rating of 261.3 in the Red Zone (24.0 Pass Attempts) this season– 3rd worst among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 167.4

Central Michigan has allowed a passer rating of 261.3 in the Red Zone (24.0 Pass Attempts) this season– 3rd worst in FBS; Average: 163.6


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