Saturday, September 17, 2016
Jerry Richardson Stadium
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The Eastern Michigan Eagles take on the Charlotte 49ers on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Jerry Richardson Stadium. The opening line for this game has Eastern Michigan as 3 point favorites. This season the Eagles are 1-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-0-0. The 49ers have an over/under record of 2-0-0 and they are 1-1-0 against the spread.
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Todd Porter finished with 287 yards through the air for Eastern Michigan last week. He completed 23 passes out of 45 attempts for a 51% completion percentage. The Eagles were led in rushing by Ian Eriksen, who finished with 90 yards on 23 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. John Niupalau was the team leader in receiving with a total of 58 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. As a team in that game Eastern Michigan got a total of 21 first downs by way of 7 rushing, 12 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 91 total plays for 428 yards for the game. The Eagles ran for 141 yards on 46 attempts.
Kevin Olsen finished with 155 yards through the air for Charlotte last week. He completed 19 passes out of 25 attempts for a 76% completion percentage. The 49ers were led in rushing by Ben Lemay, who finished with 79 yards on 5 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 16 yards per carry. Austin Duke was the team leader in receiving with a total of 103 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 26 yards per reception. Charlotte got a total of 18 first downs by way of 9 rushing, 7 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 69 total plays for 506 yards for the game. The 49ers ran for 232 yards on 35 attempts.
Eastern Michigan scores 41 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 32nd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 20 passes on 34.5 attempts for a 58 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 242.5 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 58th in college football. The Eagles run for an average of 211 yards per game on 45 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 48th in the nation. They also run 79.5 plays per contest and average 5.7 yards per play for an average of 453.5 yards per game, ranking their offense 52nd overall this season. The Eagles average 22.5 first downs per game which ranks them 53rd in the country. They accumulate 64.5 penalty yards per game via 7 penalties, which ranks 38th in the nation.
Eastern Michigan allows 327.5 passing yards per game, ranking 119th in D-1, and they allow 37.5 points per contest on defense, which ranks 107th. They give up 23 completions on 39 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59. The Eagles allow 96.5 rushing yards per game on 35 carries for an average of 2.8 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 29th in the country. Eastern Michigan allows 424 total yards per game including 5.7 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 96th in terms of yards per game. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 9.5 penalties for 70.5 yards per game, ranking them 100th among D-1 teams.
Charlotte averages 30.5 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 70th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 21 passes per game on 33 attempts for a 63.6 percent completion percentage. They throw for 217 yards through the air per game, ranking them 72nd in Division 1. The 49ers run for an average of 141 yards per game on 32.5 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 90th on the ground. They also run 65.5 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for a total of 358 yards per game, ranking them 93rd in the country on offense. The 49ers get an average of 15 first downs per game, which ranks 120th in the nation. They average 106.5 penalty yards per game via 10.5 penalties, ranking them 5th in college football.
Charlotte allows an average of 356.5 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 124th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 42 points per contest, which has them ranked 121st in the nation. They give up 27.5 completions on 42.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.7 per game. The 49ers allow 184.5 rushing yards per contest on 35 carries for a 5.3 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 96th in the country. Charlotte allows 541 total yards per game for an average of 7 yards per play, which ranks 122nd in D-1. They force 3 turnovers per contest and 7.5 penalties for 48.5 yards in each contest, ranking 48th in the nation.
Eastern Michigan Betting Trends
Eastern Michigan is 2-0-0 against the over/under this season
Eastern Michigan has an ATS record of 1-1-0 this season
Charlotte Betting Trends
Charlotte is 2-0-0 against the over/under this season
Charlotte has an ATS record of 1-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/12/16 RB Shaq Vann Shoulder injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Charlotte
09/11/16 QB Brogan Roback Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Charlotte
09/11/16 DB Juan Giraldo Suspension expected to miss 1st Half Saturday vs. Charlotte
08/30/16 OG Darien Terrell Undisclosed out for season
09/11/16 OT Jamal Covington Knee "?" Saturday vs. Eastern Michigan
09/11/16 RB Kalif Phillips Hamstring injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Eastern Michigan
09/07/16 WR Trent Bostick Concussion out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Eastern Michigan
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