Saturday, September 26, 2015
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The Western Michigan Broncos take on the Ohio State Buckeyes on Saturday at Ohio Stadium. The opening line for this game has Ohio State as 27 point favorites and the over/under was set at 58.
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Zach Terrell finished his last game with 355 yards through the air for Western Michigan. He completed 25 passes out of 30 attempts for a 83% completion percentage. Jarvion Franklin led the Broncos in rushing with 161 yards. He averaged 6 yards per carry on his 27 rushing attempts for the game. Daniel Braverman was the team leader in receiving with a total of 167 yards and 14 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. As a team in that game Western Michigan got a total of 33 first downs by way of 16 rushing, 16 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 75 total plays for 628 yards for the game. The Broncos ran for 237 yards on 42 attempts.
J.T. Barrett finished his last game with 97 yards through the air for Ohio State. He completed 11 passes out of 19 attempts for a 58% completion percentage. Ezekiel Elliott led the Buckeyes in rushing with 108 yards. He averaged 5 yards per carry on his 23 rushing attempts for the game. Michael Thomas was the team leader in receiving with a total of 60 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 20 yards per reception. Ohio State got a total of 14 first downs by way of 8 rushing, 6 passing, and 0 by penalty. They ran 66 total plays for 298 yards for the game. The Buckeyes ran for 162 yards on 37 attempts.
Western Michigan is averaging 31 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 28.3 passes per game on 39.7 attempts for a 71.4 percent completion percentage and average 327.7 yards in the passing department per game. The Broncos are running for an average of 93.3 yards per game on 30.3 attempts for an average of 3.1 yards per carry. They also run 70 plays per contest and average 6 yards per play for an average of 421 yards per game. The Broncos are averaging 24.7 first downs per game and they accumulate 61 penalty yards per game via 6.7 penalties.
Western Michigan gives up an average of 189 passing yards and 33.3 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 13.7 completions per game on 25.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 53.9. The Broncos give up 224 rushing yards per contest on 37.7 carries for a 5.9 average per carry. Western Michigan gives up 413 total yards per game including 6.6 yards per play. They force 0.7 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 4 penalties per game that total 37.7 yards as a unit.
Ohio State is putting 33.3 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 15.3 passes per game on 27.3 attempts for a 56.1 percent completion percentage and average 176.3 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Buckeyes run for an average of 234.7 yards per game on 41 attempts for an average of 5.7 yards per carry this season. They also run 68.3 plays per game and average 6 yards per play for a total of 411 yards per game. The Buckeyes get an average of 20.3 first downs per game and they average 72.3 penalty yards per game via 6.7 penalties.
Ohio State gives up 119 passing yards per outing and 12.3 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 12.3 completions on 27.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 45.1. The Buckeyes give up 106 rushing yards per game on 40.7 carries for an average of 2.6 yards per carry. Ohio State gives up 225 total yards per game including an average of 3.3 per play. They create an average of 2.7 turnovers per game and 5 penalties for 37 yards each game.
Western Michigan Betting Trends
Western Michigan is 2-0-1 against the over/under so far this season
Western Michigan has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Ohio State Betting Trends
Ohio State is 1-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Ohio State has an ATS record of 1-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
No key injuries to report
09/19/15 DB Damon Webb Suspension out indefinitely
08/26/15 WR Noah Brown Leg out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Ohio State
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