Western Michigan at Miami (OH) Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 10/28/2014
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Yager Stadium in Oxford
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On Saturday, the Western Michigan Broncos (5-3) will try to extend their winning streak to four games when they go up against the Miami-Ohio RedHawks (2-7). The Broncos are now in second place in the MAC West standings, while the RedHawks are in third in the MAC East.
Over the weekend, Western Michigan was up 28-7 at the half against Ohio and rolled to a 42-21 home win. They did turn the ball over three times in that game, but they made up for it by gaining 530 yards against Ohio's defense.
The Broncos have been able to throw for 264 yards per game and they have scored 33.8 points per game. Running back Jarvion Franklin has been fantastic for the Broncos this season by rushing for 1,148 yards and a nation-leading 19 touchdowns. Wide receiver Corey Davis has caught 45 passes for 821 yards and seven scores.
Miami-Ohio played in a defensive battle against Kent State last Saturday and came away 10-3 victors on their home field. Their defense only gave up 285 total yards in that win, including just 79 yards on the ground.
The RedHawks have thrown for 288.6 yards per game this season, but they have only been able to score 23.3 points per game. Quarterback Andrew Hendrix has thrown for 2,597 yards with 19 touchdown passes and seven interceptions, and he has also rushed for 257 yards with five more scores. Wide receiver David Frazier has 49 receptions for 813 yards and four touchdowns.
Western Michigan Broncos Betting Trends
Western Michigan Broncos are 7-1-0 Against the Spread
Western Michigan Broncos are 5-2-0 against the Over/Under
Miami-Ohio Redhawks Betting Trends
Miami-Ohio Redhawks are 6-3-0 Against the Spread
Miami-Ohio Redhawks are 4-4-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Western Michigan Broncos
10/18/14 LB JaKevin Jackson Shoulder out for season
09/23/14 LB Austin Lewis Knee out for season
09/23/14 LB Jason Sylva Foot out for season
09/05/14 DL Devante Lee Suspension out indefinitely
09/05/14 LB Edward Rolle Suspension out indefinitely
08/29/14 DB Garrett Smith Knee out indefinitely
08/14/14 OL Jordan Van Dort Personal out indefinitely
10/26/14 TE Alex Welch Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Western Michigan
09/27/14 DB Chrishawn Dupuy Upper Body out for season
08/29/14 QB Austin Gearing Undisclosed out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Western Michigan
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