Central Michigan at Ohio College Football Picks & Predictions 10/7/2017
Saturday, October 7, 2017
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The Central Michigan Chippewas travel to Peden Stadium to take on the Ohio Bobcats on Saturday, October 7, 2017. The opening line for this game has Ohio as 10 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 58.5. The Chippewas have an ATS record of 1-4-0 while their over/under record is 1-4-0. The Bobcats have an over/under record of 4-1-0 and they are 4-1-0 against the spread.
Valuable Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 1-4-0 against the over/under
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 1-4-0 against the spread
Important Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 4-1-0 against the over/under
The Ohio Bobcats are 4-1-0 against the spread
Key Central Michigan Chippewas Injuries
10/01/17 RB Devon Spalding Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Ohio
10/01/17 TE Logan Hessbrook Concussion injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Ohio
09/13/17 WR Brandon Childress Knee out for season
09/13/17 WR Corey Willis Hand out indefinitely
08/14/17 TE Tyler Conklin Foot out indefinitely
Key Ohio Bobcats Injuries
10/01/17 LB Cody Grilliot Leg "?" Saturday vs. Central Michigan
10/01/17 RB Dorian Brown Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Central Michigan
10/01/17 DL Sam McKnight Knee "?" Saturday vs. Central Michigan
09/19/17 RB Papi White Hand out indefinitely
09/16/17 DL Wyatt Shallman Knee out indefinitely
08/30/17 OL Durrell Wood Back out indefinitely
08/30/17 WR Elijah Ball Knee out for season
08/16/17 S Mayne Williams Neck out indefinitely
07/31/17 RB Maleek Irons Suspension out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 91st in Division 1 in points scored with 114. They have run 409 plays this season for 2,112 yards, which ranks them 23rd in the nation in total offense. The Chippewas average 5.2 yards per play, which is 95th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 109 1st downs this year, placing them 30th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Central Michigan has run for 707 yards as a team, which ranks 73rd in the country. They've run 190 times, averaging 3.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Chippewas have been penalized on offense 35 times for 338 yards so far this season, which has them 26th 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 104th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 154. They have surrendered a total of 2,144 yards on D, which is 106th in Division 1. The Chippewas are ranked 82nd in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opposing offenses have completed 97 passes on 177 attempts against the Central Michigan Chippewas defense this season, placing them 91st and 110th in the country. The Central Michigan pass defense has also given up a total of 1,188 yards through the air, which is 93rd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 202 attempts for 956 yards this year, putting them in 109th place in D-1 against the run. The Chippewas have committed 44 penalties for 377 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 121st in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Central Michigan is ranked 108th in the nation in punt returns with 4. They've accumulated 16 punt return yards and average 4 yards per return, which is 92nd in college football. They have returned 14 kicks for 244 yards on special teams, ranking 67th in kick return yardage. The Chippewas average 17 yards per kick return and they are 42nd in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,372. The Central Michigan Chippewas have attempted 8 field goals this season and made 5, which is 60th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 63%. Central Michigan Chippewas kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 11 for 11 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,708 yards on 38 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That places them 17th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bobcats have run for 1,085 yards as a team, which ranks 20th in the nation. They've run 219 times, averaging 5 yards per rush as a unit. The Bobcats have been penalized on offense 27 times for 250 yards so far this year, which has them 76th in the country in penalties. They are 9th in Division 1 in points scored with 207. They have run 345 plays this year for 2,125 yards, which ranks them 66th in the nation in total offense. The Ohio Bobcats average 6.2 yards per play, which is 40th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 110 1st downs this season, ranking them 27th overall as an offensive unit. Nathan Rourke has completed 52 throws while attempting 81 passes for a completion percentage of 64.2%. He has passed for 645 yards this year. He averages 9.2 adjusted yards per throw and 8 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 151.5.
The Ohio Bobcats rush defense has given up 172 attempts for 610 yards this season, putting them in 51st place in the country against the run. They have had 34 penalties for 286 yards on defense this year. That places them 89th in Division 1. Ohio is 95th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 144. They have given up a total of 2,017 yards on D, which is 97th in the nation. The Bobcats are 66th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Opponent offenses have completed 113 throws on 201 attempts against the Ohio defense this season, ranking them 117th and 129th in the country. The Ohio Bobcats pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,407 yards in the air, which is 119th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Ohio Bobcats have tried 9 field goals this year and made 8, which is 24th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 89%. Ohio kickers have made 92% of their extra points, going 23 for 25 this season. Their punters have accumulated 817 yards on 20 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 82nd in the NCAA in punting average. Ohio is 50th in the country in punt returns with 8. They've totaled 65 punt return yards and average 8.1 yards per return, which is 49th in D-1. They have returned 18 kicks for 330 yards on special teams, which puts them 32nd in kick return yardage. The Bobcats average 18 yards per kick return and they are 30th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,520.
Who will win tonight's Chippewas/Bobcats college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Bobcats -10
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