Saturday, October 10, 2015
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The Central Michigan Chippewas matchup against the Western Michigan Broncos on Saturday at Waldo Stadium. The opening line for this game has Western Michigan as 5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 52.
Cooper Rush finished his last game with 182 yards through the air for Central Michigan. He completed 16 passes out of 31 attempts for a 52% completion percentage. The Chippewas were led in rushing by Jahray Hayes, who finished with 88 yards on 29 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Jesse Kroll led the team in receiving with 5 receptions for 68 yards. He had an average of 14 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Central Michigan totaled 275 yards by way of 66 plays. They rushed the ball 34 times for a total of 93 yards on the game and the Chippewas totaled 15 first downs by getting 4 rushing, 10 passing and 1 by penalty.
Zach Terrell finished his last game with 169 yards through the air for Western Michigan. He completed 18 passes out of 33 attempts for a 55% completion percentage. The Broncos were led in rushing by Jamauri Bogan, who finished with 93 yards on 23 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Daniel Braverman led the team in receiving with 10 receptions for 123 yards. He had an average of 12 yards per reception in the contest. Western Michigan totaled 338 yards by way of 74 plays. They rushed the ball 41 times for a total of 169 yards on the game and the Broncos totaled 20 first downs by getting 11 rushing, 7 passing and 2 by penalty.
Central Michigan is scoring 22 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 26.6 passes on 40 attempts for a 66.5 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 298 yards per game through the air as well. The Chippewas carry the ball for an average of 78 yards per game on 32.4 attempts for an average of 2.4 yards per carry this season. They run 72.4 plays per game and average 5.2 yards per play for an average of 376 total yards each outing. The Chippewas get 20.4 first downs per game and they average 44.8 penalty yards via 5.6 penalties each contest.
Central Michigan gives up an average of 157.8 passing yards and 22.6 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 15 completions per game on 26.2 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.3. The Chippewas give up 155.4 rushing yards per contest on 38.2 carries for a 4.1 average per carry. Central Michigan allows 313.2 total yards per game including 4.9 yards per play. They force 1.2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.8 penalties for 51.6 yards per game.
Western Michigan averages 26.3 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 25.8 passes per game on 38 attempts for a 67.8 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 288 yards through the air per game thus far. The Broncos carry the ball for an average of 112.3 yards per game on 33 attempts for an average of 3.4 yards per carry. They run 71 plays per game and average 5.6 yards per play for an average of 400.3 total yards per game. The Broncos are averaging 23.5 first downs per outing and accumulate 64.3 penalty yards via 7 penalties each game.
Western Michigan gives up 213.8 passing yards per outing and 34.5 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 15.3 completions on 28 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 54.5. The Broncos give up 223.8 rushing yards per game on 36.8 carries for an average of 6.1 yards per carry. Western Michigan allows 437.5 total yards per game for an average of 6.8 yards per play. They force 1 turnovers per contest and 6 penalties for 49.8 yards in each contest.
Central Michigan Betting Trends
Central Michigan is 1-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Central Michigan has an ATS record of 5-0-0 this season
Western Michigan Betting Trends
Western Michigan is 2-1-1 against the over/under so far this season
Western Michigan has an ATS record of 3-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/05/15 RB Devon Spalding Collarbone out indefinitely
10/05/15 DL Joe Ostman Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Western Michigan
10/05/15 OL Kenny Rogers Pectoral probable Saturday vs. Western Michigan
No injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Western Michigan
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