Saturday, October 15, 2016
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The Eastern Michigan Eagles take on the Ohio Bobcats on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Peden Stadium. The opening line for this game has Ohio as 10 point favorites. This season the Eagles are 5-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-4-0. The Bobcats have an over/under record of 1-5-0 and they are 3-3-0 against the spread.
Brogan Roback finished with 255 yards through the air for Eastern Michigan last week. He completed 20 passes out of 38 attempts for a 53% completion percentage. The Eagles were led in rushing by Breck Turner, who finished with 21 yards on 10 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 2 yards per carry. Sergio Bailey II was the team leader in receiving with a total of 89 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. As a team in that game Eastern Michigan got a total of 16 first downs. Of those first downs, 4 came on the ground while 11 came through the air. They ran 58 total plays for 317 yards for the game. The Eagles ran for 62 yards on 20 attempts.
Greg Windham finished with 190 yards passing for Ohio last week. He went 20 for 27, resulting in a 74% completion percentage. The Bobcats were led on the ground by Bo Hardy, who finished with 83 yards on 16 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. Sebastian Smith led the team in receiving with 72 yards and 5 catches. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. Ohio had 22 first downs total. 7 came from running the ball and 13 came from a pass. They ran 66 total plays for 386 yards for the contest. The Bobcats ran for 183 yards on 37 carries as a team.
Eastern Michigan scores 32.3 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 55th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 20.3 passes on 33.7 attempts for a 60.4 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 258 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 43rd in college football. The Eagles run for an average of 167.8 yards per game on 38.7 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. That ranks them 72nd in the nation. They also run 72.3 plays per contest and average 5.9 yards per play for an average of 425.8 yards per game, ranking their offense 58th overall this season. The Eagles average 21 first downs per game which ranks them 73rd in the country. They accumulate 63.5 penalty yards per game via 6 penalties, which ranks 38th in the nation.
Eastern Michigan allows 262.5 passing yards per game, ranking 97th in D-1, and they allow 29.7 points per contest on defense, which ranks 81st. They give up 22.7 completions on 38.2 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59.4. The Eagles allow 142.5 rushing yards per game on 40 carries for an average of 3.6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 48th in the country. Eastern Michigan allows 405 total yards per game including 5.2 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 71st in terms of yards per game. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.5 penalties for 60.8 yards per game, ranking them 87th among D-1 teams.
Ohio averages 32.3 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 56th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 20.3 passes per game on 35.3 attempts for a 57.5 percent completion percentage. They throw for 224.3 yards through the air per game, ranking them 74th in Division 1. The Bobcats run for an average of 199.7 yards per game on 44.5 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 42nd on the ground. They also run 79.8 plays per game and average 5.3 yards per play for a total of 424 yards per game, ranking them 61st in the country on offense. The Bobcats get an average of 23.3 first downs per game, which ranks 41st in the nation. They average 66.7 penalty yards per game via 6.7 penalties, ranking them 27th in college football.
Ohio allows an average of 243.8 passing yards per game, which ranks 84th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 26.2 points per contest, which has them ranked 60th in the nation. They give up 21.8 completions on 34 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.2 per game. The Bobcats allow 111.7 rushing yards per contest on 34.8 carries for a 3.2 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 20th in the country. Ohio allows 355.5 total yards per game for an average of 5.2 yards per play, which ranks 37th in D-1. They force 2.7 turnovers per contest and 6.5 penalties for 66.5 yards in each contest, ranking 110th in the nation.
Eastern Michigan Betting Trends
Eastern Michigan is 2-4-0 against the over/under this season
Eastern Michigan has an ATS record of 5-1-0 this season
Ohio Betting Trends
Ohio is 1-5-0 against the over/under this season
Ohio has an ATS record of 3-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/10/16 RB Blake Banham Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Ohio
10/09/16 QB Todd Porter Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Ohio
09/19/16 RB Shaq Vann Shoulder out for season
08/30/16 OG Darien Terrell Undisclosed out for season
10/09/16 WR Brendan Cope Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Eastern Michigan
10/09/16 LB Corey Quallen Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Eastern Michigan
10/09/16 RB Dorian Brown Hip "?" Saturday vs. Eastern Michigan
10/09/16 S Mayne Williams Head "?" Saturday vs. Eastern Michigan
10/09/16 RB Papi White Knee "?" Saturday vs. Eastern Michigan
10/09/16 S Tyler Tupa Illness "?" Saturday vs. Eastern Michigan
10/09/16 RB Vinny Emanuele Head "?" Saturday vs. Eastern Michigan
09/05/16 RB A.J. Ouellette Foot out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Eastern Michigan
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