Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Kelly Shorts Stadium
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The Ohio Bobcats take on the Central Michigan Chippewas on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at Kelly Shorts Stadium. The opening line for this game has Central Michigan as 1 point favorites. This season the Bobcats are 6-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-8-1. The Chippewas have an over/under record of 6-4-0 and they are 4-6-0 against the spread.
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Quinton Maxwell finished with 236 yards through the air for Ohio last week. He completed 13 passes out of 23 attempts for a 57% completion percentage. The Bobcats were led in rushing by Maleek Irons, who finished with 64 yards on 12 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Papi White was the team leader in receiving with a total of 113 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. As a team in that game Ohio got a total of 18 first downs. Of those first downs, 10 came on the ground while 7 came through the air. They ran 62 total plays for 392 yards for the game. The Bobcats ran for 156 yards on 39 attempts.
Cooper Rush finished with 242 yards passing for Central Michigan last week. He went 21 for 32, resulting in a 66% completion percentage. The Chippewas were led on the ground by Jahray Hayes, who finished with 60 yards on 18 carries. He ended the game with an average of 3 yards per rush. Corey Willis led the team in receiving with 73 yards and 5 catches. He finished the game with an average of 15 yards per reception. Central Michigan had 15 first downs total. 4 came from running the ball and 9 came from a pass. They ran 55 total plays for 292 yards for the contest. The Chippewas ran for 50 yards on 23 carries as a team.
Ohio scores 29.3 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 62nd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 18.3 passes on 31.9 attempts for a 57.4 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 224.3 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 76th in college football. The Bobcats run for an average of 195.5 yards per game on 42.2 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry. That ranks them 45th in the nation. They also run 74.1 plays per contest and average 5.7 yards per play for an average of 419.8 yards per game, ranking their offense 55th overall this season. The Bobcats average 21.9 first downs per game which ranks them 51st in the country. They accumulate 63.7 penalty yards per game via 6.2 penalties, which ranks 25th in the nation.
Ohio allows 265.7 passing yards per game, ranking 107th in D-1, and they allow 23 points per contest on defense, which ranks 35th. They give up 22.8 completions on 35.8 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 63.7. The Bobcats allow 114.8 rushing yards per game on 35.7 carries for an average of 3.2 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 16th in the country. Ohio allows 380.5 total yards per game including 5.3 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 43rd in terms of yards per game. They force 2.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.3 penalties for 60.6 yards per game, ranking them 96th among D-1 teams.
Central Michigan averages 28.4 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 65th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 20.8 passes per game on 35.3 attempts for a 58.9 percent completion percentage. They throw for 278.6 yards through the air per game, ranking them 27th in Division 1. The Chippewas run for an average of 128.6 yards per game on 32.8 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 113th on the ground. They also run 68.1 plays per game and average 6 yards per play for a total of 407.2 yards per game, ranking them 67th in the country on offense. The Chippewas get an average of 20.4 first downs per game, which ranks 81st in the nation. They average 55.1 penalty yards per game via 5 penalties, ranking them 65th in college football.
Central Michigan allows an average of 201.5 passing yards per game, which ranks 33rd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 29.3 points per contest, which has them ranked 72nd in the nation. They give up 17.7 completions on 30.2 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.6 per game. The Chippewas allow 160.4 rushing yards per contest on 36 carries for a 4.5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 58th in the country. Central Michigan allows 361.9 total yards per game for an average of 5.5 yards per play, which ranks 34th in D-1. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and 4.7 penalties for 46.6 yards in each contest, ranking 35th in the nation.
Ohio Betting Trends
Ohio is 1-8-1 against the over/under this season
Ohio has an ATS record of 6-4-0 this season
Central Michigan Betting Trends
Central Michigan is 6-4-0 against the over/under this season
Central Michigan has an ATS record of 4-6-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/13/16 WR Brendan Cope Shoulder "?" Tuesday vs. Central Michigan
11/13/16 QB Greg Windham Ankle "?" Tuesday vs. Central Michigan
11/13/16 S Mayne Williams Head "?" Tuesday vs. Central Michigan
11/13/16 RB Vinny Emanuele Head "?" Tuesday vs. Central Michigan
10/27/16 CB Randy Stites Leg out for season
09/05/16 RB A.J. Ouellette Foot out for season
11/13/16 OL Austin Doan Concussion "?" Tuesday vs. Ohio
11/13/16 RB Devon Spalding Shoulder "?" Tuesday vs. Ohio
10/06/16 RB Jonathan Ward Knee out indefinitely
10/06/16 DE Mitch Stanitzek Knee out indefinitely
09/29/16 WR Eric Cooper Foot out for season
09/28/16 WR Jesse Kroll Knee out for season
08/19/16 RB Romello Ross ACL out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Central Michigan -1
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