Army at Eastern Michigan College Football Picks and Predictions 10/27/2018
Saturday, October 27, 2018
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The Army Black Knights head to Rynearson Stadium to play the Eastern Michigan Eagles on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Army as 2 point favorites. The Black Knights are 4-2-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-3-0. The Eagles are 6-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-5-0.
Valuable Army Black Knights Betting Trends
The Army Black Knights are 4-3-0 against the over/under
The Army Black Knights are 4-2-1 against the spread
Important Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 3-5-0 against the over/under
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 6-2-0 against the spread
Key Army Black Knights Injuries
10/21/18 RB Artice Hobbs IV Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Eastern Michigan
10/21/18 DB James Gibson Upper Body is questionable Saturday vs Eastern Michigan
10/21/18 QB Kelvin Hopkins Jr Hip is questionable Saturday vs Eastern Michigan
10/17/18 RB Fred Cooper Jr. Suspension is out indefinitely
Key Eastern Michigan Eagles Injuries
10/21/18 QB Mike Glass III Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Army
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Army Black Knights are 50th in the country in points scored with 226. They have run 528 plays this year for 2,833 yards, which ranks them 127th in Division 1 in total offense. The Black Knights average 5.4 yards per play, which is 84th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 158 1st downs this season, ranking them 57th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Army has run for 2,228 yards as a unit, which ranks 2nd in college football. They've run 468 times, averaging 4.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Black Knights have been penalized on offense 36 times for 382 yards so far this year, which has them 103rd in the country in penalties. Kelvin Hopkins Jr has passed for 605 yards this year. He's completed 27 throws while attempting 56 passes for a completion percentage of 48.2%. His quarterback rating this season is 151.8. He averages 9.8 adjusted yards per throw and 10.8 yards per pass attempt.
Army is 29th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 143. They have given up a total of 2,347 yards on D, which is 27th in D-1. The Black Knights are 106th in yards per play allowed with 6.2. Opponent offenses have completed 116 throws on 196 attempts against the Army Black Knights defense this season, ranking them 31st and 22nd in the nation. The Army pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,606 yards in the air, which is 66th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 184 attempts for 741 yards this season, putting them in 15th place in the country against the run. The Black Knights have had 41 penalties for 296 yards on defense this year. That places them 18th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Army is 125th in the country in punt returns with 4. They've totaled 66 punt return yards and average 16.5 yards per return, which is 14th in D-1. They have returned 4 kicks for 56 yards on special teams, which puts them 129th in kick return yardage. The Black Knights average 14 yards per kick return and they are 98th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,955. The Army Black Knights have tried 6 field goals this year and made 3, which is 118th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Army Black Knights kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 31 for 31 this season. Their punters have accumulated 825 yards on 21 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That ranks them 100th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Eagles have run for 1,133 yards as a team, which ranks 82nd in college football. They've run 320 times, averaging 3.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Eastern Michigan Eagles have been penalized on offense 65 times for 598 yards so far this season, which has them 9th in the country in penalties. They are 40th in the nation in points scored with 236. They have run 569 plays this season for 3,192 yards, which ranks them 22nd in Division 1 in total offense. Eastern Michigan averages 5.6 yards per play, which is 73rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 162 1st downs this year, placing them 48th overall as an offensive unit. Tyler Wiegers averages 7.9 yards per pass attempt and 8.6 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 107 passes on 161 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 147.8. He has thrown for 1,268 yards this season.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles rush defense has allowed 341 attempts for 1,709 yards this year, putting them in 120th place in D-1 against the run. Eastern Michigan has committed 72 penalties for 663 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 128th in college football. They are 69th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 193. They have surrendered a total of 3,204 yards on D, which is 104th in the country. The Eagles are ranked 64th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Opposing offenses have completed 143 passes on 245 attempts against the Eastern Michigan defense this season, placing them 87th and 92nd in Division 1. The Eastern Michigan Eagles pass defense has also given up a total of 1,495 yards through the air, which is 45th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Eastern Michigan Eagles have attempted 14 field goals this season and made 9, which is 49th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 64%. Eastern Michigan kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 29 for 29 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,860 yards on 42 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 22nd in Division 1 in punting average. Eastern Michigan is ranked 91st in the nation in punt returns with 9. They've accumulated 90 punt return yards and average 10 yards per return, which is 51st in college football. They have returned 5 kicks for 80 yards on special teams, ranking 126th in kick return yardage. The Eastern Michigan Eagles average 16 yards per kick return and they are 64th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,362.
Who will win tonight's Black Knights/Eagles college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Black Knights -2
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