Akron at Eastern Michigan College Football Picks and Predictions 11/10/2018
Saturday, November 10, 2018
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The Eastern Michigan Eagles host the Akron Zips at Rynearson Stadium on Saturday, November 10, 2018. The opening line for this game has Eastern Michigan as 4 point favorites. The Eagles have an over/under record of 4-6-0 and they are 6-4-0 against the spread. The Zips have an ATS record of 3-5-0 while their over/under record is 3-5-0.
Valuable Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 3-5-0 against the over/under
The Akron Zips are 3-5-0 against the spread
Important Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 6-4-0 against the spread
Key Akron Zips Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Eastern Michigan Eagles Injuries
11/04/18 QB Mike Glass III Leg left last game, is questionable Saturday vs Akron
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Akron Zips have run for 889 yards as a team, which ranks 123rd in college football. They've run 270 times, averaging 3.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Zips have been penalized on offense 58 times for 542 yards so far this season, which has them 57th in the country in penalties. They are 122nd in the nation in points scored with 183. They have run 521 plays this season for 2,568 yards, which ranks them 105th in Division 1 in total offense. The Zips average 4.9 yards per play, which is 119th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 139 1st downs this year, placing them 128th overall as an offensive unit. Kato Nelson averages 7 yards per pass attempt and 6.6 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 123 passes on 234 attempts for a completion percentage of 52.6%. His quarterback rating this year is 121.2. He has thrown for 1,647 yards this season.
The Zips rush defense has allowed 350 attempts for 1,363 yards this year, putting them in 56th place in D-1 against the run. Akron has committed 47 penalties for 486 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 51st in college football. They are 37th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 201. They have surrendered a total of 3,060 yards on D, which is 30th in the country. The Zips are ranked 26th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opposing offenses have completed 168 passes on 275 attempts against the Akron Zips defense this season, placing them 69th and 58th in Division 1. The Akron pass defense has also given up a total of 1,697 yards through the air, which is 28th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Akron Zips have attempted 17 field goals this season and made 13, which is 22nd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 77%. Akron Zips kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 18 for 19 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,921 yards on 49 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That places them 104th in Division 1 in punting average. Akron is ranked 67th in the nation in punt returns with 13. They've accumulated 53 punt return yards and average 4.1 yards per return, which is 121st in college football. They have returned 11 kicks for 169 yards on special teams, ranking 121st in kick return yardage. The Zips average 15 yards per kick return and they are 128th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,790.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Eagles are 54th in the country in points scored with 275. They have run 685 plays this year for 3,776 yards, which ranks them 28th in Division 1 in total offense. The Eastern Michigan Eagles average 5.5 yards per play, which is 84th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 190 1st downs this season, ranking them 62nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Eastern Michigan has run for 1,304 yards as a unit, which ranks 96th in college football. They've run 374 times, averaging 3.5 yards per rush as a unit. Eastern Michigan has been penalized on offense 81 times for 754 yards so far this year, which has them 4th in the country in penalties. Tyler Wiegers has passed for 1,619 yards this year. He's completed 143 throws while attempting 215 passes for a completion percentage of 66.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 144.8. He averages 8.1 adjusted yards per throw and 7.5 yards per pass attempt.
Eastern Michigan is 63rd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 237. They have given up a total of 3,757 yards on D, which is 88th in D-1. The Eagles are 37th in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Opponent offenses have completed 162 throws on 285 attempts against the Eastern Michigan defense this season, ranking them 55th and 70th in the nation. The Eastern Michigan Eagles pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,682 yards in the air, which is 24th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 446 attempts for 2,075 yards this season, putting them in 116th place in the country against the run. The Eagles have had 82 penalties for 749 yards on defense this year. That places them 126th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Eastern Michigan is 58th in the country in punt returns with 15. They've totaled 151 punt return yards and average 10.1 yards per return, which is 50th in D-1. They have returned 6 kicks for 115 yards on special teams, which puts them 126th in kick return yardage. The Eastern Michigan Eagles average 19 yards per kick return and they are 80th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,042. The Eagles have tried 16 field goals this year and made 10, which is 52nd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 63%. Eastern Michigan kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 31 for 31 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,309 yards on 52 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That ranks them 19th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Zips/Eagles college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Zips +4
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