Eastern Michigan at Miami College Football Picks & Predictions 11/15/2017
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Fred Central Yager Stadium
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The Miami RedHawks host the Eastern Michigan Eagles at Fred Central Yager Stadium on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. The opening line for this game has Miami as 3.5 point favorites. The RedHawks have an over/under record of 4-6-0 and they are 2-8-0 against the spread. The Eagles have an ATS record of 7-3-0 while their over/under record is 4-6-0.
Valuable Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 7-3-0 against the spread
Important Miami RedHawks Betting Trends
The Miami RedHawks are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Miami RedHawks are 2-8-0 against the spread
Key Eastern Michigan Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Miami RedHawks Injuries
11/12/17 DB De'Andre Montgomery Undisclosed is "?" Wednesday vs. Eastern Michigan
11/05/17 OL Tommy Doyle Undisclosed is out indefinitely
10/10/17 OL Danny Godlevske Undisclosed out for season
10/10/17 DE Dean Lemon Undisclosed out for season
10/10/17 RB Maurice Thomas Undisclosed out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Eastern Michigan Eagles have run for 1,102 yards as a team, which ranks 118th in college football. They've run 325 times, averaging 3.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 66 times for 607 yards so far this season, which has them 40th in the country in penalties. They are 88th in the nation in points scored with 252. They have run 706 plays this season for 3,802 yards, which ranks them 34th in Division 1 in total offense. The Eagles average 5.4 yards per play, which is 85th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 203 1st downs this year, placing them 68th overall as an offensive unit. Brogan Roback averages 6.9 yards per pass attempt and 6.2 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 225 passes on 371 attempts for a completion percentage of 60.6%. His quarterback rating this year is 125.6. He has thrown for 2,551 yards this season.
The Eagles rush defense has allowed 413 attempts for 1,739 yards this year, putting them in 74th place in D-1 against the run. Eastern Michigan has committed 69 penalties for 620 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 101st in college football. They are 37th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 225. They have surrendered a total of 3,521 yards on D, which is 40th in the country. The Eagles are ranked 29th in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Opposing offenses have completed 152 passes on 271 attempts against the Eastern Michigan Eagles defense this season, placing them 18th and 23rd in Division 1. The Eastern Michigan pass defense has also given up a total of 1,782 yards through the air, which is 15th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Eastern Michigan Eagles have attempted 17 field goals this season and made 11, which is 62nd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 65%. Eastern Michigan Eagles kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 27 for 28 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,292 yards on 58 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That places them 105th in Division 1 in punting average. Eastern Michigan is ranked 9th in the nation in punt returns with 24. They've accumulated 126 punt return yards and average 5.3 yards per return, which is 94th in college football. They have returned 27 kicks for 436 yards on special teams, ranking 111th in kick return yardage. The Eagles average 16 yards per kick return and they are 97th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,364.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The RedHawks are 95th in the country in points scored with 241. They have run 703 plays this year for 3,956 yards, which ranks them 51st in Division 1 in total offense. The Miami RedHawks average 5.6 yards per play, which is 67th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 215 1st downs this season, ranking them 45th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Miami has run for 1,494 yards as a unit, which ranks 78th in college football. They've run 374 times, averaging 4 yards per rush as a unit. Miami has been penalized on offense 74 times for 667 yards so far this year, which has them 19th in the country in penalties. Gus Ragland has passed for 1,642 yards this year. He's completed 115 throws while attempting 211 passes for a completion percentage of 54.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 137.6. He averages 7.9 adjusted yards per throw and 7.8 yards per pass attempt.
Miami is 59th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 255. They have given up a total of 3,566 yards on D, which is 41st in D-1. The RedHawks are 49th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Opponent offenses have completed 164 throws on 309 attempts against the Miami defense this season, ranking them 36th and 65th in the nation. The Miami RedHawks pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,043 yards in the air, which is 49th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 350 attempts for 1,523 yards this season, putting them in 56th place in the country against the run. The RedHawks have had 58 penalties for 579 yards on defense this year. That places them 79th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Miami is 121st in the country in punt returns with 6. They've totaled 37 punt return yards and average 6.2 yards per return, which is 81st in D-1. They have returned 32 kicks for 556 yards on special teams, which puts them 70th in kick return yardage. The Miami RedHawks average 17 yards per kick return and they are 84th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,549. The RedHawks have tried 14 field goals this year and made 11, which is 64th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 79%. Miami kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 28 for 29 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,193 yards on 53 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 76th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/RedHawks college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Eagles +3.5
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