Kansas at Central Michigan College Football Picks and Predictions 9/8/2018
Saturday, September 8, 2018
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The Kansas Jayhawks head to Kelly/Shorts Stadium to play the Central Michigan Chippewas on Saturday, September 8, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Central Michigan as 6 point favorites. The Jayhawks are 0-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-1-0. The Chippewas are 1-0-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-0-0.
Valuable Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The Kansas Jayhawks are 0-1-0 against the spread
Important Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 1-0-0 against the spread
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Kansas Jayhawks are 95th in the country in points scored with 23. They have run 70 plays this year for 255 yards, which ranks them 86th in Division 1 in total offense. The Jayhawks average 3.6 yards per play, which is 116th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 14 1st downs this season, ranking them 118th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Kansas has run for 56 yards as a unit, which ranks 115th in college football. They've run 32 times, averaging 1.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Jayhawks have been penalized on offense 7 times for 54 yards so far this year, which has them 44th in the country in penalties. Peyton Bender has passed for 187 yards this year. He's completed 19 throws while attempting 35 passes for a completion percentage of 54.3%. His quarterback rating this season is 118. He averages 6.5 adjusted yards per throw and 5.3 yards per pass attempt.
Kansas is 73rd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 26. They have given up a total of 329 yards on D, which is 62nd in D-1. The Jayhawks are 41st in yards per play allowed with 4.4. Opponent offenses have completed 12 throws on 24 attempts against the Kansas Jayhawks defense this season, ranking them 28th and 31st in the nation. The Kansas pass defense has also surrendered a total of 142 yards in the air, which is 35th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 50 attempts for 187 yards this season, putting them in 94th place in the country against the run. The Jayhawks have had 6 penalties for 35 yards on defense this year. That places them 32nd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
The Jayhawks average 20 yards per kick return and they are 118th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 275. Their punters have accumulated 408 yards on 9 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That ranks them 35th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Chippewas have run for 118 yards as a team, which ranks 100th in college football. They've run 39 times, averaging 3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Central Michigan Chippewas have been penalized on offense 12 times for 106 yards so far this season, which has them 10th in the country in penalties. They are 100th in the nation in points scored with 20. They have run 66 plays this season for 255 yards, which ranks them 107th in Division 1 in total offense. Central Michigan averages 3.9 yards per play, which is 114th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 12 1st downs this year, placing them 119th overall as an offensive unit. Tony Poljan averages 5.1 yards per pass attempt and 5.1 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 17 passes on 27 attempts for a completion percentage of 63%. His quarterback rating this year is 105.6. He has thrown for 137 yards this season.
The Central Michigan Chippewas rush defense has allowed 43 attempts for 299 yards this year, putting them in 121st place in D-1 against the run. Central Michigan has committed 3 penalties for 40 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 42nd in college football. They are 100th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 35. They have surrendered a total of 427 yards on D, which is 88th in the country. The Chippewas are ranked 98th in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Opposing offenses have completed 15 passes on 27 attempts against the Central Michigan defense this season, placing them 45th and 44th in Division 1. The Central Michigan Chippewas pass defense has also given up a total of 128 yards through the air, which is 32nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
Central Michigan kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 2 for 2 this year. Their punters have totaled 420 yards on 9 punts, averaging 47 yards per punt. That places them 24th in Division 1 in punting average. Central Michigan is ranked 44th in the nation in punt returns with 2. They have returned 5 kicks for 97 yards on special teams, ranking 26th in kick return yardage. The Central Michigan Chippewas average 19 yards per kick return and they are 106th in the country in all-purpose yards with 353.
Who will win tonight's Jayhawks/Chippewas college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Jayhawks +6
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