Saturday, October 10, 2015
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The Akron Zips matchup against the Eastern Michigan Eagles on Saturday at Rynearson Stadium. The opening line for this game has Akron as 9 point favorites and the over/under was set at 56.
Akron was led in passing last game by Tommy Woodson, who finished with 231 yards through the air. He went 18 for 38 on the game, good for a 47% completion percentage. Conor Hundley led the Zips in rushing with 66 yards. He averaged 4 yards per carry on his 18 rushing attempts for the game. Imani Davis led the team in receiving with 5 receptions for 94 yards. He had an average of 19 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Akron totaled 319 yards by way of 73 plays. They rushed the ball 35 times for a total of 88 yards on the game and the Zips totaled 20 first downs by getting 5 rushing, 13 passing and 2 by penalty.
Eastern Michigan was led in passing last game by Brogan Roback, who finished with 161 yards through the air. He went 17 for 24 on the game, good for a 71% completion percentage. Darius Jackson led the Eagles in rushing with 66 yards. He averaged 3 yards per carry on his 19 rushing attempts for the game. Sam Browning led the team in receiving with 6 receptions for 87 yards. He had an average of 15 yards per reception in the contest. Eastern Michigan totaled 255 yards by way of 57 plays. They rushed the ball 33 times for a total of 94 yards on the game and the Eagles totaled 16 first downs by getting 7 rushing, 8 passing and 1 by penalty.
Akron is averaging 21.8 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 12.4 passes per game on 29.6 attempts for a 41.9 percent completion percentage and average 191 yards in the passing department per game. The Zips carry the ball for an average of 156.8 yards per game on 38.4 attempts for an average of 4.1 yards per carry this season. They run 68 plays per game and average 5.1 yards per play for an average of 347.8 total yards each outing. The Zips get 18.2 first downs per game and they average 73.8 penalty yards via 8.6 penalties each contest.
Akron gives up 20.4 points per contest and an average of 219.8 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 19.2 completed passes on 33.4 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.5. The Zips allow an average of 92.2 rushing yards per game on 34.6 carries for a 2.7 average. Akron gives up 312 total yards per game including 4.6 yards per play. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 8.8 penalties per game that total 87.6 yards as a unit.
Eastern Michigan is putting 31.4 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 20.6 passes per game on 32.6 attempts for a 63.2 percent completion percentage and average 231.8 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Eagles carry the ball for an average of 167.6 yards per game on 32.8 attempts for an average of 5.1 yards per carry. They run 65.4 plays per game and average 6.1 yards per play for an average of 399.4 total yards per game. The Eagles are averaging 20 first downs per outing and accumulate 63 penalty yards via 6.4 penalties each game.
Eastern Michigan surrenders 39.4 points per game and 117.6 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 11.4 completed passes per game on 21.2 attempts for a completion percentage of 53.8. The Eagles allow an average of 378.4 rushing yards per game on 54.2 carries for an average of 7 yards per carry. Eastern Michigan gives up 496 total yards per game including an average of 6.6 per play. They create an average of 1.2 turnovers per game and 5.2 penalties for 51.2 yards each game.
Akron Betting Trends
Akron is 1-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Akron has an ATS record of 2-3-0 this season
Eastern Michigan Betting Trends
Eastern Michigan is 4-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
Eastern Michigan has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/04/15 RB D.J. Jones Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Eastern Michigan
10/04/15 TE Newman Williams Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Eastern Michigan
10/04/15 DB Brandon Bossard Leg "?" Saturday vs. Akron
09/13/15 QB Reginald Bell, Jr. Jaw out indefinitely
08/29/15 DL Pat O'Connor Shoulder out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Eastern Michigan
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