Western Michigan at Central Michigan College Football Parlay 10/20/2018
Saturday, October 20, 2018
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The Western Michigan Broncos travel to Kelly/Shorts Stadium to take on the Central Michigan Chippewas on Saturday, October 20, 2018. The opening line for this game has Western Michigan as 4 point favorites. The Broncos have an ATS record of 2-5-0 while their over/under record is 3-4-0. The Chippewas have an over/under record of 3-3-0 and they are 3-3-0 against the spread.
Valuable Western Michigan Broncos Betting Trends
The Western Michigan Broncos are 3-4-0 against the over/under
The Western Michigan Broncos are 2-5-0 against the spread
Important Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 3-3-0 against the over/under
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 3-3-0 against the spread
Key Western Michigan Broncos Injuries
10/14/18 DB A.J. Thomas Knee is questionable Saturday vs Central Michigan
10/14/18 OL Mark Brooks Leg is questionable Saturday vs Central Michigan
06/27/18 DL Steven Clark Medical is out for season
Key Central Michigan Chippewas Injuries
10/14/18 LB Chuck Jones Hamstring is questionable Saturday vs Western Michigan
10/14/18 RB Jerrod Davis Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Western Michigan
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Western Michigan Broncos are 22nd in Division 1 in points scored with 256. They have run 520 plays this season for 3,381 yards, which ranks them 17th in the nation in total offense. The Broncos average 6.5 yards per play, which is 26th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 179 1st downs this year, placing them 6th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Western Michigan has run for 1,457 yards as a team, which ranks 21st in the country. They've run 286 times, averaging 5.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Broncos have been penalized on offense 45 times for 400 yards so far this season, which has them 48th in the nation in penalties. Jon Wassink has thrown for 1,924 yards this season. He has completed 143 passes on 231 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 149.5. He averages 8.3 yards per pass attempt and 8.5 adjusted yards per throw.
Western Michigan is 105th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 217. They have surrendered a total of 2,721 yards on D, which is 94th in Division 1. The Broncos are ranked 101st in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Opposing offenses have completed 108 passes on 184 attempts against the Western Michigan Broncos defense this season, placing them 45th and 44th in the country. The Western Michigan pass defense has also given up a total of 1,541 yards through the air, which is 80th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 261 attempts for 1,180 yards this year, putting them in 92nd place in D-1 against the run. The Broncos have committed 45 penalties for 368 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 67th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Western Michigan is ranked 30th in the nation in punt returns with 13. They've accumulated 322 punt return yards and average 24.8 yards per return, which is 2nd in college football. They have returned 15 kicks for 254 yards on special teams, ranking 78th in kick return yardage. The Broncos average 17 yards per kick return and they are 7th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,957. The Western Michigan Broncos have attempted 8 field goals this season and made 5, which is 84th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 63%. Western Michigan Broncos kickers have made 91% of their extra points, going 31 for 34 this year. Their punters have totaled 921 yards on 25 punts, averaging 37 yards per punt. That places them 124th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Chippewas have run for 972 yards as a team, which ranks 88th in the nation. They've run 261 times, averaging 3.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Chippewas have been penalized on offense 59 times for 511 yards so far this year, which has them 6th in the country in penalties. They are 121st in Division 1 in points scored with 127. They have run 460 plays this year for 2,007 yards, which ranks them 112th in the nation in total offense. The Central Michigan Chippewas average 4.4 yards per play, which is 125th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 111 1st downs this season, ranking them 114th overall as an offensive unit. Tommy Lazzaro has completed 59 throws while attempting 117 passes for a completion percentage of 50.4%. He has passed for 607 yards this year. He averages 3 adjusted yards per throw and 5.2 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 94.4.
The Central Michigan Chippewas rush defense has given up 319 attempts for 1,389 yards this season, putting them in 109th place in the country against the run. They have had 42 penalties for 425 yards on defense this year. That places them 100th in Division 1. Central Michigan is 86th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 184. They have given up a total of 2,463 yards on D, which is 72nd in the nation. The Chippewas are 28th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opponent offenses have completed 110 throws on 182 attempts against the Central Michigan defense this season, ranking them 48th and 41st in the country. The Central Michigan Chippewas pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,074 yards in the air, which is 14th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Central Michigan Chippewas have tried 12 field goals this year and made 10, which is 20th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 83%. Central Michigan kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 13 for 13 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,712 yards on 43 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 97th in the NCAA in punting average. Central Michigan is 90th in the country in punt returns with 8. They've totaled 26 punt return yards and average 3.3 yards per return, which is 121st in D-1. They have returned 24 kicks for 466 yards on special teams, which puts them 16th in kick return yardage. The Chippewas average 19 yards per kick return and they are 110th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,499.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Broncos -4 and under 48 total points
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