Thursday, October 29, 2015
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The Western Michigan Broncos face the Eastern Michigan Eagles on Thursday at Rynearson Stadium. The opening line for this game has Western Michigan as 20.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 70.
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Zach Terrell finished his last game with 278 yards through the air for Western Michigan. He completed 25 passes out of 32 attempts for a 78% completion percentage. The Broncos were led in rushing by Jamauri Bogan, who finished with 84 yards on 19 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Daniel Braverman was the team leader in receiving with a total of 135 yards and 13 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 10 yards per reception. As a team in that game Western Michigan had 421 total yards on 79 plays. They gained 9 rushing first downs, 14 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 25 first downs on the game. The Broncos rushed for 143 yards by way of 47 carries.
Brogan Roback finished his last game with 219 yards through the air for Eastern Michigan. He completed 26 passes out of 43 attempts for a 60% completion percentage. The Eagles were led in rushing by Darius Jackson, who finished with 101 yards on 24 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Eddie Daugherty was the team leader in receiving with a total of 48 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. Eastern Michigan had 376 total yards on 87 plays. They gained 14 rushing first downs, 11 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 26 first downs on the game. The Eagles rushed for 157 yards by way of 44 carries.
Western Michigan is scoring 32.9 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 22.4 passes on 32.3 attempts for a 69.5 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 261.3 yards per game through the air as well. The Broncos are running for an average of 176.7 yards per game on 37.7 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry. They are also running 70 plays per game and average 6.3 yards per play for an average of 438 yards per contest. The Broncos manage 23.7 first downs per contest and they average a total of 58.7 penalty yards on 6.3 penalties.
Western Michigan allows 235.6 passing yards per game and 29.1 points per contest on defense. They give up 17.1 completions on 30.1 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 56.9. The Broncos allow 173.3 rushing yards per game on 33.6 carries for a 5.2 average per play. Western Michigan gives up 408.9 total yards per game including 6.4 yards per play. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.1 penalties per game that total 52.3 yards as a unit.
Eastern Michigan averages 27.4 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 22 passes per game on 34.8 attempts for a 63.3 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 225.8 yards through the air per game thus far. The Eagles run for an average of 179.8 yards per game on 35.9 attempts for an average of 5 yards per carry this season. They also run 70.6 plays per game and average 5.7 yards per play for an average of 405.5 yards in each contest. The Eagles are gaining 21.1 first downs per contest and they average 65.6 penalty yards on 6.8 penalties per game.
Eastern Michigan allows an average of 181.3 passing yards and 44.5 points per contest. They give up 14.6 completions on 24.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 59.1 per game. The Eagles allow 340.5 rushing yards per contest on 51.6 carries for a 6.6 average per rush. Eastern Michigan gives up 521.8 total yards per game including an average of 6.8 per play. They create an average of 0.9 turnovers per game and 6 penalties for 53.3 yards each game.
Western Michigan Betting Trends
Western Michigan is 4-2-1 against the over/under so far this season
Western Michigan has an ATS record of 4-3-0 this season
Eastern Michigan Betting Trends
Eastern Michigan is 7-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
Eastern Michigan has an ATS record of 3-4-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/20/15 OG James Kristof Knee out for season
10/20/15 DB Justin Tranquill Knee out for season
10/26/15 QB Reginald Bell, Jr. Leg "?" Thursday vs. Western Michigan
10/25/15 DB Brandon Bossard Leg "?" Thursday vs. Western Michigan
10/18/15 LB Anthony Zappone Knee out for season
10/06/15 DL Jeremiah Harris Undisclosed out indefinitely
08/29/15 DL Pat O'Connor Shoulder out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Eastern Michigan
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