Friday, September 23, 2016
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The Wyoming Cowboys take on the Eastern Michigan Eagles on Friday, September 23, 2016 at Rynearson Stadium. The opening line for this game has Wyoming as 2.5 point favorites. This season the Cowboys are 1-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-1-0. The Eagles have an over/under record of 2-1-0 and they are 2-1-0 against the spread.
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Josh Allen finished with 198 yards through the air for Wyoming last week. He completed 11 passes out of 15 attempts for a 73% completion percentage. The Cowboys were led in rushing by Brian Hill, who finished with 207 yards on 25 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 8 yards per carry. C.J. Johnson was the team leader in receiving with a total of 67 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 22 yards per reception. As a team in that game Wyoming got a total of 22 first downs. Of those first downs, 12 came on the ground while 10 came through the air. They ran 63 total plays for 472 yards for the game. The Cowboys ran for 274 yards on 48 attempts.
Todd Porter finished with 285 yards through the air for Eastern Michigan last week. He completed 24 passes out of 31 attempts for a 77% completion percentage. The Eagles were led in rushing by Breck Turner, who finished with 20 yards on 5 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 72 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 24 yards per reception. Eastern Michigan got a total of 17 first downs in that game. 4 came from running the ball and 13 came from a pass. They ran 61 total plays for 357 yards for the game. The Eagles ran for 72 yards on 30 attempts.
Wyoming scores 34 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 57th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 15.3 passes on 25.3 attempts for a 60.5 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 210.7 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 80th in college football. The Cowboys run for an average of 216 yards per game on 45 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry. That ranks them 40th in the nation. They also run 70.3 plays per contest and average 6.1 yards per play for an average of 426.7 yards per game, ranking their offense 62nd overall this season. The Cowboys average 22 first downs per game which ranks them 62nd in the country. They accumulate 63.7 penalty yards per game via 6.7 penalties, which ranks 50th in the nation.
Wyoming allows 307.3 passing yards per game, ranking 118th in D-1, and they allow 36 points per contest on defense, which ranks 111th. They give up 21.3 completions on 35.7 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59.8. The Cowboys allow 115.3 rushing yards per game on 35 carries for an average of 3.3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 40th in the country. Wyoming allows 422.7 total yards per game including 6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 92nd in terms of yards per game. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.3 penalties for 70.3 yards per game, ranking them 101st among D-1 teams.
Eastern Michigan averages 39.7 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 33rd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 21.3 passes per game on 33.3 attempts for a 64 percent completion percentage. They throw for 256.7 yards through the air per game, ranking them 45th in Division 1. The Eagles run for an average of 165.3 yards per game on 39.3 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 78th on the ground. They also run 72.7 plays per game and average 5.8 yards per play for a total of 422 yards per game, ranking them 65th in the country on offense. The Eagles get an average of 20.7 first downs per game, which ranks 70th in the nation. They average 73 penalty yards per game via 7 penalties, ranking them 28th in college football.
Eastern Michigan allows an average of 281.3 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 109th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 31.3 points per contest, which has them ranked 91st in the nation. They give up 23 completions on 40.7 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.6 per game. The Eagles allow 116.7 rushing yards per contest on 36.3 carries for a 3.2 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 42nd in the country. Eastern Michigan allows 398 total yards per game for an average of 5.2 yards per play, which ranks 78th in D-1. They force 2.3 turnovers per contest and 8.7 penalties for 74 yards in each contest, ranking 106th in the nation.
Wyoming Betting Trends
Wyoming is 2-1-0 against the over/under this season
Wyoming has an ATS record of 1-2-0 this season
Eastern Michigan Betting Trends
Eastern Michigan is 2-1-0 against the over/under this season
Eastern Michigan has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/18/16 LB Christian Irving Undisclosed "?" Friday vs. Eastern Michigan
09/18/16 LB D.J. May Suspension Served probable Friday vs. Eastern Michigan
09/18/16 LB Jahmari Moore Undisclosed "?" Friday vs. Eastern Michigan
09/09/16 DE Trevor Meader Knee out for season
09/01/16 LB Adam Pilapil Ankle out indefinitely
09/01/16 RB Kellen Overstreet Undisclosed out indefinitely
09/18/16 RB Shaq Vann Shoulder doubtful Friday vs. Wyoming
08/30/16 OG Darien Terrell Undisclosed out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Eastern Michigan
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