Northern Illinois at Central Michigan College Football Picks & Parlay 11/24/2017
Friday, November 24, 2017
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The Central Michigan Chippewas host the NIU Huskies at Kelly/Shorts Stadium on Friday, November 24, 2017. The opening line for this game has NIU as 3 point favorites. The Chippewas have an over/under record of 4-6-0 and they are 5-5-0 against the spread. The Huskies have an ATS record of 6-4-0 while their over/under record is 4-6-0.
Valuable NIU Huskies Betting Trends
The NIU Huskies are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The NIU Huskies are 6-4-0 against the spread
Important Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 5-5-0 against the spread
Key NIU Huskies Injuries
10/04/17 LB Kyle Pugh Bicep out for season
Key Central Michigan Chippewas Injuries
11/12/17 DL Joe Ostman Undisclosed is "?" Tuesday vs. Kent State
11/12/17 TE Logan Hessbrook Concussion is "?" Tuesday vs. Kent State
09/13/17 WR Brandon Childress Knee out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The NIU Huskies have run for 2,143 yards as a team, which ranks 33rd in college football. They've run 486 times, averaging 4.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Huskies have been penalized on offense 70 times for 651 yards so far this season, which has them 48th in the country in penalties. They are 44th in the nation in points scored with 338. They have run 829 plays this season for 4,392 yards, which ranks them 82nd in Division 1 in total offense. The Huskies average 5.3 yards per play, which is 98th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 232 1st downs this year, placing them 54th overall as an offensive unit. Marcus Childers averages 6.5 yards per pass attempt and 7.2 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 117 passes on 203 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.6%. His quarterback rating this year is 131.9. He has thrown for 1,317 yards this season.
The Huskies rush defense has allowed 441 attempts for 1,208 yards this year, putting them in 10th place in D-1 against the run. Northern Illinois has committed 67 penalties for 690 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 104th in college football. They are 26th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 219. They have surrendered a total of 3,555 yards on D, which is 25th in the country. The Huskies are ranked 9th in yards per play allowed with 4.5. Opposing offenses have completed 195 passes on 348 attempts against the NIU Huskies defense this season, placing them 64th and 80th in Division 1. The Northern Illinois pass defense has also given up a total of 2,347 yards through the air, which is 58th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The NIU Huskies have attempted 15 field goals this season and made 8, which is 107th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 53%. NIU Huskies kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 44 for 44 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,828 yards on 70 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That places them 93rd in Division 1 in punting average. Northern Illinois is ranked 4th in the nation in punt returns with 30. They've accumulated 139 punt return yards and average 4.6 yards per return, which is 107th in college football. They have returned 31 kicks for 672 yards on special teams, ranking 57th in kick return yardage. The Huskies average 22 yards per kick return and they are 60th in the country in all-purpose yards with 5,203.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Chippewas are 56th in the country in points scored with 325. They have run 778 plays this year for 4,322 yards, which ranks them 47th in Division 1 in total offense. The Central Michigan Chippewas average 5.6 yards per play, which is 66th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 204 1st downs this season, ranking them 101st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Central Michigan has run for 1,591 yards as a unit, which ranks 88th in college football. They've run 391 times, averaging 4.1 yards per rush as a unit. Central Michigan has been penalized on offense 67 times for 656 yards so far this year, which has them 62nd in the country in penalties. Shane Morris has passed for 2,661 yards this year. He's completed 207 throws while attempting 370 passes for a completion percentage of 55.9%. His quarterback rating this season is 130.4. He averages 7 adjusted yards per throw and 7.2 yards per pass attempt.
Central Michigan is 67th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 297. They have given up a total of 4,305 yards on D, which is 69th in D-1. The Chippewas are 33rd in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Opponent offenses have completed 189 throws on 347 attempts against the Central Michigan defense this season, ranking them 52nd and 75th in the nation. The Central Michigan Chippewas pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,130 yards in the air, which is 32nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 474 attempts for 2,175 yards this season, putting them in 101st place in the country against the run. The Chippewas have had 78 penalties for 683 yards on defense this year. That places them 103rd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Central Michigan is 71st in the country in punt returns with 14. They've totaled 80 punt return yards and average 5.7 yards per return, which is 91st in D-1. They have returned 39 kicks for 828 yards on special teams, which puts them 24th in kick return yardage. The Central Michigan Chippewas average 22 yards per kick return and they are 57th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,231. The Chippewas have tried 10 field goals this year and made 6, which is 122nd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 60%. Central Michigan kickers have made 98% of their extra points, going 39 for 40 this season. Their punters have accumulated 3,264 yards on 76 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 34th in the NCAA in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Huskies -3 and under 58 total points
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