Central Michigan at Eastern Michigan College Football Picks and Predictions 11/3/2018
Saturday, November 3, 2018
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Rynearson Stadium is the venue for the game between the Central Michigan Chippewas and the Eastern Michigan Eagles on Saturday, November 3, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Eastern Michigan as 13 point favorites. The Eagles are 6-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 4-5-0. The Chippewas are 3-5-0 ATS and their over/under record is 3-5-0.
Valuable Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 3-5-0 against the over/under
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 3-5-0 against the spread
Important Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 4-5-0 against the over/under
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 6-3-0 against the spread
Key Central Michigan Chippewas Injuries
10/27/18 RB Jerrod Davis Undisclosed is questionable
10/27/18 RB Jonathan Ward Undisclosed is questionable
10/27/18 TE Logan Hessbrook Undisclosed is questionable
10/27/18 QB Tommy Lazzaro Hamstring is out for season
10/26/18 DL Nate Brisson-Fast Undisclosed is out for season
Key Eastern Michigan Eagles Injuries
10/21/18 QB Mike Glass III Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Army
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Central Michigan Chippewas have run for 1,250 yards as a unit, which ranks 82nd in the nation. They've run 353 times, averaging 3.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Chippewas have been penalized on offense 74 times for 645 yards so far this year, which has them 3rd in the country in penalties. They are 125th in Division 1 in points scored with 147. They have run 619 plays this year for 2,576 yards, which ranks them 114th in the nation in total offense. The Chippewas average 4.2 yards per play, which is 126th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 144 1st downs this season, ranking them 109th overall as an offensive unit. Tony Poljan has completed 66 throws while attempting 120 passes for a completion percentage of 55%. He has passed for 586 yards this year. He averages 3.7 adjusted yards per throw and 4.9 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 94.9.
The Chippewas rush defense has given up 411 attempts for 1,848 yards this season, putting them in 116th place in the country against the run. They have had 51 penalties for 517 yards on defense this year. That places them 99th in Division 1. Central Michigan is 84th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 236. They have given up a total of 3,122 yards on D, which is 68th in the nation. The Chippewas are 32nd in yards per play allowed with 5. Opponent offenses have completed 125 throws on 218 attempts against the Central Michigan Chippewas defense this season, ranking them 20th and 19th in the country. The Central Michigan pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,274 yards in the air, which is 7th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Central Michigan Chippewas have tried 15 field goals this year and made 12, which is 25th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. Central Michigan Chippewas kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 15 for 15 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,412 yards on 61 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 97th in the NCAA in punting average. Central Michigan is 77th in the country in punt returns with 12. They've totaled 42 punt return yards and average 3.5 yards per return, which is 122nd in D-1. They have returned 29 kicks for 529 yards on special teams, which puts them 27th in kick return yardage. The Chippewas average 18 yards per kick return and they are 114th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,147.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Eagles are 45th in Division 1 in points scored with 258. They have run 609 plays this season for 3,427 yards, which ranks them 25th in the nation in total offense. The Eastern Michigan Eagles average 5.6 yards per play, which is 74th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 172 1st downs this year, placing them 60th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Eastern Michigan has run for 1,167 yards as a team, which ranks 95th in the country. They've run 331 times, averaging 3.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 73 times for 673 yards so far this season, which has them 4th in the nation in penalties. Tyler Wiegers has thrown for 1,469 yards this season. He has completed 126 passes on 190 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 147.6. He averages 7.7 yards per pass attempt and 8.5 adjusted yards per throw.
Eastern Michigan is 76th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 230. They have surrendered a total of 3,621 yards on D, which is 104th in Division 1. The Eagles are ranked 54th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Opposing offenses have completed 150 passes on 253 attempts against the Eastern Michigan defense this season, placing them 66th and 71st in the country. The Eastern Michigan Eagles pass defense has also given up a total of 1,621 yards through the air, which is 46th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 413 attempts for 2,000 yards this year, putting them in 122nd place in D-1 against the run. The Eagles have committed 75 penalties for 688 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 128th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
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 55th 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 81st in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,597. The Eagles have attempted 14 field goals this season and made 9, which is 56th 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 2,061 yards on 46 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That places them 14th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Chippewas/Eagles college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Chippewas +13
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