Wednesday, November 18, 2015
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The Western Michigan Broncos matchup against the Northern Illinois Huskies on Wednesday at Huskie Stadium. The opening line for this game has Northern Illinois as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 64.5.
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Zach Terrell finished his last game with 282 yards through the air for Western Michigan. He completed 24 passes out of 40 attempts for a 60% completion percentage. The Broncos were led in rushing by Jamauri Bogan, who finished with 118 yards on 22 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Corey Davis was the team leader in receiving with a total of 159 yards and 13 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. As a team in that game Western Michigan totaled 487 yards by way of 85 plays. They rushed the ball 45 times for a total of 205 yards on the game and the Broncos totaled 27 first downs by getting 15 rushing, 12 passing and 0 by penalty.
Ryan Graham finished his last game with 190 yards through the air for Northern Illinois. He completed 15 passes out of 24 attempts for a 63% completion percentage. The Huskies were led in rushing by Joel Bouagnon, who finished with 156 yards on 28 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Kenny Golladay was the team leader in receiving with a total of 141 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 24 yards per reception. Northern Illinois totaled 524 yards by way of 91 plays. They rushed the ball 67 times for a total of 334 yards on the game and the Huskies totaled 24 first downs by getting 16 rushing, 8 passing and 0 by penalty.
Western Michigan is scoring 36.9 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 21.9 passes on 31.7 attempts for a 69.1 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 278 yards per game through the air as well. The Broncos are running for an average of 207.9 yards per game on 40.1 attempts for an average of 5.2 yards per carry. They run 71.8 plays per game and average 6.8 yards per play for an average of 485.9 total yards each outing. The Broncos get 25 first downs per game and they average 54.5 penalty yards via 5.8 penalties each contest.
Western Michigan allows 225.9 passing yards per game and 28 points per contest on defense. They give up 17.3 completions on 30.9 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 56. The Broncos give up 174.9 rushing yards per contest on 34 carries for a 5.1 average per carry. Western Michigan allows 400.8 total yards per game including 6.2 yards per play. They force 1.4 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.6 penalties for 46.9 yards per game.
Northern Illinois averages 36.7 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 19 passes per game on 29.8 attempts for a 63.8 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 231.5 yards through the air per game thus far. The Huskies run for an average of 219.8 yards per game on 49.4 attempts for an average of 4.4 yards per carry this season. They run 79.2 plays per game and average 5.7 yards per play for an average of 451.3 total yards per game. The Huskies are averaging 22.3 first downs per outing and accumulate 56 penalty yards via 5.9 penalties each game.
Northern Illinois allows an average of 227.8 passing yards and 25.3 points per contest. They give up 20.9 completions on 37.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 56 per game. The Huskies give up 153.4 rushing yards per game on 40.9 carries for an average of 3.8 yards per carry. Northern Illinois allows 381.2 total yards per game for an average of 4.9 yards per play. They force 2.1 turnovers per contest and 4.8 penalties for 43.3 yards in each contest.
Western Michigan Betting Trends
Western Michigan is 5-4-1 against the over/under so far this season
Western Michigan has an ATS record of 6-4-0 this season
Northern Illinois Betting Trends
Northern Illinois is 6-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Northern Illinois has an ATS record of 6-2-2 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
11/15/15 WR Tommylee Lewis Ankle "?" Wednesday vs. Western Michigan
11/08/15 QB Drew Hare Leg out for season
09/09/15 RB Keith Harris Jr. Knee out indefinitely
07/29/15 LB Rasheen Lemon Legal problems out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Western Michigan
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