Eastern Michigan at Akron Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 10/2/2014
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Summa Field at InfoCision Stadium in Akron
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The Eastern Michigan Eagles (1-3) will be facing the Akron Zips (2-2) on Saturday afternoon in a game that will feature two struggling offenses in a game between two teams from the MAC.
Eastern Michigan lost their third game in a row in their last game when they were blown out 73-14 by Michigan State. Eastern Michigan only had 135 total yards in that loss, which included just 20 yards on the ground.
The Eagles have only been able to score 12 points per game and their defense has given up 45.8 points per game. Eastern Michigan's top wide receiver, Tyreese Russell, has just 109 receiving yards with one touchdown through four games this season. Starting running back Bronson Hill has 199 rushing yards with no touchdowns this year.
Last Saturday, Akron outscored Pittsburgh 14-3 in the second half of their game and pulled off a 21-10 road win. Akron was able to gain 382 yards in that win and their defense was able to hold Pittsburgh to 349 total yards.
The Zips have struggled in most areas so far this year, but their defense has done well to hold opponents to just 19.8 points per game. Sophomore wide receiver Mykel Traylor-Bennett has caught 12 passes for 216 yards and four touchdowns through four games. Quarterback Kyle Pohl has passed for 860 yards with five touchdowns and three picks.
Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
Eastern Michigan Eagles are 1-3-0 Against the Spread
Eastern Michigan Eagles are 2-1-0 against the Over/Under
Akron Zips Betting Trends
Akron Zips are 2-2-0 Against the Spread
Akron Zips are 1-3-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Eastern Michigan Eagles
09/29/14 QB Rob Bolden None expected to start Saturday vs. Akron
09/28/14 OT Andrew Wylie Knee "?" Saturday vs. Akron
09/28/14 QB Brogan Roback Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Akron
09/12/14 LB Ike Spearman Leg out indefinitely
09/07/14 DB Darius Scott Legal problems out indefinitely
09/07/14 WR Jay Jones Legal problems out indefinitely
09/07/14 WR Quincy Jones Legal problems out indefinitely
09/28/14 OL Dylan Brumbaugh Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Eastern Michigan
Tony's Pick: Take Akron
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