Central Michigan at Eastern Michigan Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 10/28/2014
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Rynearson Stadium in Ypsilanti
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The Central Michigan Chippewas (5-4) will take on the Eastern Michigan Eagles (2-6) on Saturday afternoon in a game between two struggling offenses. The Chippewas were able to easily beat the Eagles 42-10 last year.
Last Saturday, Central Michigan scored a late fourth-quarter touchdown to beat Buffalo 20-14 on the road. Their defense was able to hold Buffalo to just 38 rushing yards and 271 total yards in that win.
The Chippewas have not had an easy time scoring this season, but their defense has done well to hold opponents to just 23.6 points per game. Their best player has been running back Thomas Rawls, who has rushed for 1,011 yards with 10 touchdowns so far this season. Quarterback Cooper Rush has completed 63.6 percent of his passes for 1,975 yards, 14 touchdowns and seven picks.
Eastern Michigan lost for the second week in a row last Saturday when they were beaten 28-17 by Northern Illinois at home. They rushed for 257 yards in that win and they were 10-for-18 on their third down chances.
Eastern Michigan has one of the worst scoring teams in the league this season by averaging just 15.3 points per game. Running back Reginald Bell Jr. has averaged 5.2 yards per carry this season and has 423 yards with four touchdowns. Wide receiver Tyreese Russell has caught 22 passes for 236 yards and two touchdowns.
Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
Central Michigan Chippewas are 4-5-0 Against the Spread
Central Michigan Chippewas are 3-6-0 against the Over/Under
Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
Eastern Michigan Eagles are 4-4-0 Against the Spread
Eastern Michigan Eagles are 3-4-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Central Michigan Chippewas
10/26/14 RB Thomas Rawls Knee injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Eastern Michigan
08/23/14 WR Andrew Flory Dismissed dismissed from team
Eastern Michigan Eagles
10/02/14 QB Brogan Roback Facial out indefinitely
09/12/14 LB Ike Spearman Knee out indefinitely
09/07/14 DB Darius Scott Dismissed has been dismissed
09/07/14 WR Jay Jones Legal problems out indefinitely
09/07/14 WR Quincy Jones Legal problems out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Central Michigan
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