Saturday, September 10, 2016
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The Eastern Michigan Eagles take on the Missouri Tigers on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Faurot Field. The opening line for this game has Missouri as 25.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 53. This season the Eagles are 1-0-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-0-0. The Tigers have an over/under record of 0-1-0 and they are 0-1-0 against the spread.
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Todd Porter finished with 171 yards through the air for Eastern Michigan last week. He completed 15 passes out of 22 attempts for a 68% completion percentage. The Eagles were led in rushing by Shaq Vann, who finished with 156 yards on 20 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 8 yards per carry. Nigel Kilby was the team leader in receiving with a total of 67 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 17 yards per reception. As a team in that game Eastern Michigan got a total of 24 first downs by way of 14 rushing, 9 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 68 total plays for 479 yards for the game. The Eagles ran for 281 yards on 44 attempts.
Drew Lock finished with 280 yards through the air for Missouri last week. He completed 23 passes out of 51 attempts for a 45% completion percentage. The Tigers were led in rushing by Alex Ross, who finished with 67 yards on 18 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. J'Mon Moore was the team leader in receiving with a total of 104 yards and 8 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. Missouri got a total of 26 first downs by way of 13 rushing, 11 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 100 total plays for 462 yards for the game. The Tigers ran for 180 yards on 47 attempts.
Eastern Michigan scores 61 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 7th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 17 passes on 24 attempts for a 70.8 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 198 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 81st in college football. The Eagles run for an average of 281 yards per game on 44 attempts for an average of 6.4 yards per carry. That ranks them 21st in the nation. They also run 68 plays per contest and average 7 yards per play for an average of 479 yards per game, ranking their offense 45th overall this season. The Eagles average 24 first downs per game which ranks them 42nd in the country. They accumulate 68 penalty yards per game via 6 penalties, which ranks 35th in the nation.
Eastern Michigan allows 178 passing yards per game, ranking 56th in D-1, and they allow 14 points per contest on defense, which ranks 45th. They give up 19 completions on 38 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 50. The Eagles allow 23 rushing yards per game on 32 carries for an average of 0.7 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 3rd in the country. Eastern Michigan allows 201 total yards per game including 2.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 17th in terms of yards per game. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 11 penalties for 66 yards per game, ranking them 92nd among D-1 teams.
Missouri averages 11 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 116th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 24 passes per game on 53 attempts for a 45.3 percent completion percentage. They throw for 282 yards through the air per game, ranking them 35th in Division 1. The Tigers run for an average of 180 yards per game on 47 attempts for an average of 3.8 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 57th on the ground. They also run 100 plays per game and average 4.6 yards per play for a total of 462 yards per game, ranking them 52nd in the country on offense. The Tigers get an average of 26 first downs per game, which ranks 33rd in the nation. They average 51 penalty yards per game via 6 penalties, ranking them 68th in college football.
Missouri allows an average of 253 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 90th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 26 points per contest, which has them ranked 88th in the nation. They give up 23 completions on 37 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.2 per game. The Tigers allow 241 rushing yards per contest on 48 carries for a 5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 109th in the country. Missouri allows 494 total yards per game for an average of 5.8 yards per play, which ranks 109th in D-1. They force 3 turnovers per contest and 4 penalties for 45 yards in each contest, ranking 52nd in the nation.
Eastern Michigan Betting Trends
Eastern Michigan is 1-0-0 against the over/under this season
Eastern Michigan has an ATS record of 1-0-0 this season
Missouri Betting Trends
Missouri is 0-1-0 against the over/under this season
Missouri has an ATS record of 0-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/04/16 QB Brogan Roback Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Missouri
08/30/16 OG Darien Terrell Undisclosed out for season
09/04/16 OL Tanner Owen Illness "?" Saturday vs. Eastern Michigan
08/17/16 WR Nate Brown Ankle expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Missouri
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