Central Michigan at Boston College College Football Picks & Predictions 9/30/2017
Saturday, September 30, 2017
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The Central Michigan Chippewas travel to Alumni Stadium to take on the Boston College Eagles on Saturday, September 30, 2017. The opening line for this game has Boston College as 7.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 50.5. The Chippewas have an ATS record of 1-3-0 while their over/under record is 1-3-0. The Eagles have an over/under record of 1-3-0 and they are 1-3-0 against the spread.
Valuable Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 1-3-0 against the over/under
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 1-3-0 against the spread
Important Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 1-3-0 against the over/under
The Boston College Eagles are 1-3-0 against the spread
Key Central Michigan Chippewas Injuries
09/13/17 WR Brandon Childress Knee out for season
09/13/17 WR Corey Willis Hand expected to miss 4 weeks
08/14/17 TE Tyler Conklin Foot out indefinitely
Key Boston College Eagles Injuries
09/25/17 WR Charlie Callinan Foot out indefinitely
09/24/17 OL Aaron Monteiro Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Central Michigan
09/24/17 QB Anthony Brown Undisclosed left last game, "?" Saturday vs. Central Michigan
09/24/17 LB Max Richardson Knee "?" Saturday vs. Central Michigan
09/24/17 OL Shane Leonard Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Central Michigan
09/17/17 LB Connor Strachan Knee out indefinitely
09/10/17 OL Jon Baker ACL out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 72nd in Division 1 in points scored with 106. They have run 333 plays this season for 1,816 yards, which ranks them 20th in the nation in total offense. The Chippewas average 5.5 yards per play, which is 89th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 91 1st downs this year, placing them 31st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Central Michigan has run for 591 yards as a team, which ranks 74th in the country. They've run 157 times, averaging 3.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Chippewas have been penalized on offense 29 times for 285 yards so far this season, which has them 24th in the nation in penalties. Shane Morris has thrown for 1,165 yards this season. He has completed 91 passes on 165 attempts for a completion percentage of 55.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 126.4. He averages 7.1 yards per pass attempt and 6.8 adjusted yards per throw.
Central Michigan is 103rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 126. They have surrendered a total of 1,835 yards on D, which is 112th in Division 1. The Chippewas are ranked 96th in yards per play allowed with 6. Opposing offenses have completed 83 passes on 156 attempts against the Central Michigan Chippewas defense this season, placing them 96th and 123rd in the country. The Central Michigan pass defense has also given up a total of 1,103 yards through the air, which is 114th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 149 attempts for 732 yards this year, putting them in 97th place in D-1 against the run. The Chippewas have committed 38 penalties for 334 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 124th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Central Michigan is ranked 119th in the nation in punt returns with 2. They've accumulated 13 punt return yards and average 6.5 yards per return, which is 66th in college football. They have returned 11 kicks for 187 yards on special teams, ranking 72nd in kick return yardage. The Chippewas average 17 yards per kick return and they are 39th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,016. The Central Michigan Chippewas have attempted 7 field goals this season and made 5, which is 38th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 71%. Central Michigan Chippewas kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 11 for 11 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,380 yards on 30 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That places them 13th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Eagles have run for 572 yards as a team, which ranks 80th in the nation. They've run 169 times, averaging 3.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 16 times for 134 yards so far this year, which has them 108th in the country in penalties. They are 117th in Division 1 in points scored with 60. They have run 325 plays this year for 1,282 yards, which ranks them 91st in the nation in total offense. The Boston College Eagles average 3.9 yards per play, which is 126th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 75 1st downs this season, ranking them 76th overall as an offensive unit. Anthony Brown has completed 75 throws while attempting 141 passes for a completion percentage of 53.2%. He has passed for 658 yards this year. He averages 3.1 adjusted yards per throw and 4.7 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 94.2.
The Boston College Eagles rush defense has given up 197 attempts for 1,179 yards this season, putting them in 126th place in the country against the run. They have had 20 penalties for 165 yards on defense this year. That places them 36th in Division 1. Boston College is 109th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 137. They have given up a total of 1,769 yards on D, which is 107th in the nation. The Eagles are 81st in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opponent offenses have completed 57 throws on 111 attempts against the Boston College defense this season, ranking them 36th and 48th in the country. The Boston College Eagles pass defense has also surrendered a total of 590 yards in the air, which is 25th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Boston College Eagles have tried 7 field goals this year and made 6, which is 23rd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 86%. Boston College kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 6 for 6 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,338 yards on 33 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 86th in the NCAA in punting average. Boston College is 8th in the country in punt returns with 10. They've totaled 125 punt return yards and average 12.5 yards per return, which is 29th in D-1. They have returned 18 kicks for 409 yards on special teams, which puts them 10th in kick return yardage. The Eagles average 23 yards per kick return and they are 67th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,816.
Who will win tonight's Chippewas/Eagles college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Eagles -7.5
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