September 12, 2015
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The Western Michigan Broncos matchup against the Georgia Southern Eagles on Saturday at Paulson Stadium. The opening line for this game has Western Michigan as 4 point favorites and the over/under was set at 56.
The Broncos are 4-0 against the spread vs. a team with a losing record and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games in September. They are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games after accumulating more than 280 yards passing in their previous game and 9-1 ATS in their last 10 games following an ATS win. The over is 6-1 in the Broncos last 7 non-conference games and 4-1 in their last 5 games after allowing more than 450 total yards in their previous game. The over is also 4-1 in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a losing home record and 4-1 in their last 5 games after accumulating less than 100 yards rushing in their previous game.
The Eagles are 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 games in September and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a losing road record. They are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 non-conference games and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games following a straight up loss of more than 20 points. The under is 4-1 in the Eagles last 5 games overall and 4-1 in their last 5 games after accumulating less than 170 yards passing in their previous game. However, the over is 5-2 in their last 7 non-conference games.
Western Michigan totaled 24 points last game on offense. In the air, they attempted 50 passes in the game and completed 33 of them for a 66 percent completion percentage. They ended the game with 365 yards through the air in their effort to get the win against a top notch MSU team. The Broncos ran for a total of 18 yards last game on 23 attempts for an average of 0.8 yards per carry. They ran 73 plays last game and averaged 5.2 yards per play for a total of 383 yards. The Broncos had 22 first downs and they had 77 penalty yards via 8 penalties on the night.
Western Michigan allowed 256 passing yards last game and 37 points in the contest on defense. They gave up 15 completions on 31 attempts for a completion percentage of 48.4. The Broncos gave up 196 rushing yards on 40 carries for a 4.9 average per carry. Western Michigan allowed 452 total yards last game including an average of 6.4 yards per play. They forced 1 turnover and got flagged for 3 penalties for 25 yards on the night.
Georgia Southern came up short in their effort to score any points in their last contest. In the air, they attempted 13 passes and completed 2 of them for a 15.4 percent completion percentage on the night. They threw for 29 yards through the air for what turned out to be a rough night against the West Virginia Mountaineers. The Eagles ran for a total of 195 yards last game on 57 attempts for an average of 3.4 yards per carry. They also ran 70 plays last game and averaged 3.2 yards per play for a total of 224 yards for the game. The Eagles had 14 first downs and they had 15 penalty yards via 1 penalty.
Georgia Southern allowed 359 passing yards last game and 44 points in their last matchup. They gave up 16 completions on 26 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.5. The Eagles gave up 185 rushing yards on 40 carries for a total of 4.6 yards per carry. Georgia Southern allowed 544 total yards last game for an average of 8.2 yards per play. They forced no turnovers and 5 penalties for 37 yards on the night.
Western Michigan Betting Trends
Western Michigan is 1-0-0 against the over/under so far this season
Western Michigan has an ATS record of 1-0-0 this season
Georgia Southern Betting Trends
Georgia Southern is 0-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
Georgia Southern has an ATS record of 0-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/07/15 LB Grant Depalma Lower Body injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Georgia Southern
09/07/15 RB Jarvion Franklin Head is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Georgia Southern
09/06/15 QB Kevin Ellison Suspension expected to miss Saturday vs. Western Michigan
Guy's Pick: Take Western Michigan
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