Saturday, October 29, 2016
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The Miami RedHawks take on the Eastern Michigan Eagles on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Rynearson Stadium. The opening line for this game has Eastern Michigan as 7 point favorites. This season the RedHawks are 5-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-6-0. The Eagles have an over/under record of 3-5-0 and they are 7-1-0 against the spread.
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Gus Ragland finished with 215 yards through the air for Miami last week. He completed 22 passes out of 35 attempts for a 63% completion percentage. The RedHawks were led in rushing by Kenny Young, who finished with 118 yards on 8 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 15 yards per carry. James Gardner was the team leader in receiving with a total of 120 yards and 9 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. As a team in that game Miami got a total of 24 first downs. Of those first downs, 9 came on the ground while 12 came through the air. They ran 81 total plays for 429 yards for the game. The RedHawks ran for 214 yards on 46 attempts.
Brogan Roback finished with 319 yards passing for Eastern Michigan last week. He went 29 for 45, resulting in a 64% completion percentage. The Eagles were led on the ground by Breck Turner, who finished with 86 yards on 17 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. Sergio Bailey II led the team in receiving with 93 yards and 6 catches. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. Eastern Michigan had 23 first downs total. 5 came from running the ball and 17 came from a pass. They ran 75 total plays for 461 yards for the contest. The Eagles ran for 142 yards on 30 carries as a team.
Miami scores 20 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 123rd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 16.1 passes on 29.3 attempts for a 55.1 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 232.1 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 64th in college football. The RedHawks run for an average of 111.6 yards per game on 37.6 attempts for an average of 3 yards per carry. That ranks them 120th in the nation. They also run 66.9 plays per contest and average 5.1 yards per play for an average of 343.8 yards per game, ranking their offense 117th overall this season. The RedHawks average 19.6 first downs per game which ranks them 97th in the country. They accumulate 73.5 penalty yards per game via 8.8 penalties, which ranks 12th in the nation.
Miami allows 203.5 passing yards per game, ranking 34th in D-1, and they allow 27 points per contest on defense, which ranks 61st. They give up 17.3 completions on 29.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 58.5. The RedHawks allow 145.1 rushing yards per game on 37.9 carries for an average of 3.8 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 46th in the country. Miami allows 348.6 total yards per game including 5.2 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 24th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.9 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 4.9 penalties for 54.6 yards per game, ranking them 66th among D-1 teams.
Eastern Michigan averages 31.5 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 53rd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 22.5 passes per game on 35.8 attempts for a 62.9 percent completion percentage. They throw for 276.8 yards through the air per game, ranking them 31st in Division 1. The Eagles run for an average of 154.6 yards per game on 36.8 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 89th on the ground. They also run 72.5 plays per game and average 6 yards per play for a total of 431.4 yards per game, ranking them 49th in the country on offense. The Eagles get an average of 21.1 first downs per game, which ranks 70th in the nation. They average 60.8 penalty yards per game via 6 penalties, ranking them 44th in college football.
Eastern Michigan allows an average of 283 passing yards per game, which ranks 112th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 30.4 points per contest, which has them ranked 86th in the nation. They give up 23.9 completions on 38.4 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.2 per game. The Eagles allow 142.8 rushing yards per contest on 38.5 carries for a 3.7 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 43rd in the country. Eastern Michigan allows 425.8 total yards per game for an average of 5.5 yards per play, which ranks 80th in D-1. They force 1.9 turnovers per contest and 6.1 penalties for 58.8 yards in each contest, ranking 82nd in the nation.
Miami Betting Trends
Miami is 2-6-0 against the over/under this season
Miami has an ATS record of 5-3-0 this season
Eastern Michigan Betting Trends
Eastern Michigan is 3-5-0 against the over/under this season
Eastern Michigan has an ATS record of 7-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/23/16 QB Billy Bahl Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Eastern Michigan
10/23/16 WR James Gardner Shoulder injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Eastern Michigan
10/05/16 Backup QB Jordan Martin Undisclosed out indefinitely
09/13/16 WR Chris Hudson Undisclosed out for season
10/24/16 RB Blake Banham Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Miami Ohio
10/24/16 QB Todd Porter Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Miami Ohio
09/19/16 RB Shaq Vann Shoulder out for season
08/30/16 OG Darien Terrell Undisclosed out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Eastern Michigan
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