Saturday, October 3, 2015
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The Eastern Michigan Eagles take on the LSU Tigers on Saturday at Tiger Stadium. The opening line for this game has LSU as 45 point favorites and the over/under was set at 56.5.
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Eastern Michigan was led in passing last game by Brogan Roback, who finished with 291 yards through the air. He went 28 for 40 on the game, good for a 70% completion percentage. The Eagles were led in rushing by Darius Jackson, who finished with 141 yards on 16 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 9 yards per carry. Eddie Daugherty was the team leader in receiving with a total of 120 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 20 yards per reception. As a team in that game Eastern Michigan got a total of 24 first downs by way of 7 rushing, 16 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 65 total plays for 484 yards for the game. The Eagles ran for 193 yards on 25 attempts.
LSU was led in passing last game by Brandon Harris, who finished with 157 yards through the air. He went 8 for 16 on the game, good for a 50% completion percentage. The Tigers were led in rushing by Leonard Fournette, who finished with 244 yards on 26 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 9 yards per carry. Malachi Dupre was the team leader in receiving with a total of 73 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. LSU got a total of 17 first downs by way of 10 rushing, 6 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 58 total plays for 425 yards for the game. The Tigers ran for 268 yards on 42 attempts.
Eastern Michigan is scoring 33.8 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 21.5 passes on 34.8 attempts for a 61.9 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 249.5 yards per game through the air as well. The Eagles are running for an average of 186 yards per game on 32.8 attempts for an average of 5.7 yards per carry. They also run 67.5 plays per contest and average 6.5 yards per play for an average of 435.5 yards per game. The Eagles are averaging 21 first downs per game and they accumulate 61.3 penalty yards per game via 6.3 penalties.
Eastern Michigan allows 127 passing yards per game and 38.3 points per contest on defense. They give up 13.3 completions on 22.8 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 58.2. The Eagles allow 373.3 rushing yards per game on 55.5 carries for a 6.7 average per play. Eastern Michigan allows 500.3 total yards per game including 6.4 yards per play. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 4.8 penalties for 51.3 yards per game.
LSU averages 33.3 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 9.7 passes per game on 15.7 attempts for a 61.7 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 100.7 yards through the air per game thus far. The Tigers run for an average of 315 yards per game on 45.7 attempts for an average of 6.9 yards per carry this season. They also run 61.3 plays per game and average 6.8 yards per play for a total of 415.7 yards per game. The Tigers get an average of 17.7 first downs per game and they average 86 penalty yards per game via 9.3 penalties.
LSU allows an average of 196.3 passing yards and 21.3 points per contest. They give up 20.3 completions on 37 attempts for a completion percentage of 55 per game. The Tigers allow 110 rushing yards per contest on 31.3 carries for a 3.5 average per rush. LSU allows 306.3 total yards per game for an average of 4.5 yards per play. They force 1 turnovers per contest and 4.3 penalties for 35.7 yards in each contest.
Eastern Michigan Betting Trends
Eastern Michigan is 3-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
Eastern Michigan has an ATS record of 2-2-0 this season
LSU Betting Trends
LSU is 2-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
LSU has an ATS record of 1-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/27/15 DB Brandon Bossard Leg "?" Saturday vs. LSU
09/13/15 QB Reginald Bell, Jr. Jaw out indefinitely
08/29/15 DL Pat O'Connor Shoulder out for season
09/27/15 TE Dillon Gordon Achilles "?" Saturday vs. Eastern Michigan
09/27/15 S Jalen Mills Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Eastern Michigan
09/09/15 OL Chidi Valentine-Okeke Redshirt out for season
09/09/15 DT Mickey Johnson Undisclosed out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Eastern Michigan
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