Central Michigan at Miami NCAA Football Pick and Parlay 9/21/2019
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Hard Rock Stadium
Hard Rock Stadium is the venue where Jarren Williams and the Miami Hurricanes will take on the Central Michigan Chippewas on Saturday. Miami opens this contest as 30-point favorites. The O/U opens at 52.5. The Chippewas are 2-1-0 ATS and 3-0-0 when betting on the total. The Hurricanes are 2-1-0 when wagering on the over/under and 2-1-0 against the spread.
Key Central Michigan Chippewas Injuries
09/15/19 DL Amir Siddiq Foot is out indefinitely
09/15/19 TE Joel Wilson Leg is questionable Saturday vs Miami Florida
09/12/19 RB Jonathan Ward Shoulder is out indefinitely
09/11/19 QB Quinten Dormady Knee is out indefinitely
09/06/19 QB George Pearson Leg is out for season
09/06/19 OL Romello Tarver Knee is out for season
09/06/19 TE Javon Gantt Knee is out for season
07/25/19 WR Brandon Childress Knee is out for season
Key Miami Hurricanes Injuries
No key injuries to report
In their last outing, the Central Michigan Chippewas went up against the Akron Zips and won 45-24. Running the show from under center for the Chippewas was David Moore who went 20/31 with 316 yards passing and added 2 TD's. He ended the game without an interception. Kobe Lewis paced the team in rushing during the game. He broke a long run for 43 yards and he notched 3 TD's for the game. He ran for 146 yards on 27 carries which means he ran for an average of 5.4 yards per run. Kalil Pimpleton was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 116 yards on 7 receptions. He notched an average of 16.6 yards per reception during the game. The Central Michigan Chippewas ran the ball a total of 34 times and earned 189 yards earning them an average of 5.6 yards per attempt. For the contest, the Chippewas earned a total of 21 1st downs and they totaled 7 penalties for 70 yards which tells us that they had an average outing in terms of discipline. In the game, they finished with a total of 66 plays for 533 yards. When discussing the defense, Central Michigan gave up 29 catches on 47 tries for a total of 282 yards, and a completion percentage of 61.7%. On the ground, the Chippewas gave up 47 yards on 29 runs which means they allowed 1.6 yards per rushing attempt allowed. In the game, they allowed 329 yards and earned 2 takeaways.
The Chippewas come into this game with a record of 2-1 for this season. For total yardage, they rank 5th in the MAC and 68th in the nation with 1,137 yards. In terms of scoring, they are one of the marginal teams in the country averaging 27.7 points per game, which has them at 78th in the nation. As a unit, they have an average of 155 yards on the ground per contest which is 6th in the Mid-American Conference. The Chippewas have one of the most lackluster defenses in the country, allowing 35.3 points per game which has them at 10th in the Mid-American Conference. When it comes to passing yards, the Chippewas have conceded 672 yards. Teams are completing 65.2% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 7.7 yards per attempt. In terms of yards on the ground, Central Michigan is giving up 97 yards per contest which has them at 1st in the conference and 36th in college football. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.1 yards per rush which has them at 1st in the conference and 35th in college football overall. Overall, they have allowed 291 yards rushing through 3 contests.
The last time they played, the Miami Hurricanes took on the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats and earned the victory by a score of 63-0. Running the show from under center for the Hurricanes was Jarren Williams who went 19/24 with 254 yards through the air and completed 3 TD's. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. DeeJay Dallas paced the team in rushing for that contest. He had a long run of 51 yards and he notched 3 touchdowns during the game. He racked up a total of 108 yards via 12 carries which meant he averaged 9.0 yards per carry. Mark Pope was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 92 yards on 3 receptions. He had an average of 30.7 yards per reception for that contest. The Miami Hurricanes ran the ball a total of 37 times and racked up a total of 257 yards which had them averaging 6.9 yards per attempt. Overall, they ran 71 plays which added up to 590 yards. Overall, the Hurricanes earned 26 1st downs and they had 5 penalties for 45 yards which is telling of how their week 4 of practice went. When discussing the defense, Miami allowed 11 catches on 23 attempts for a total of 76 yards, and a completion percentage of 47.8%. In the running game, the Hurricanes allowed 61 yards on 25 runs allowing their opponent an average of 2.4 yards per run allowed. For this contest, they conceded 137 yards and earned 1 turnover.
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The Hurricanes come into this matchup with a record of 1-2. Miami has made teams respect their running game by averaging 176.7 rushing yards per game, which has them at 58th in college football. As a team, they have compiled a total of 530 yards rushing through 3 contests, so they will want to continue to try to improve on the run game so opponents will have to respect all facets of the game. The Hurricanes average 462 yards per game overall putting them 37th in college football and 5th in the conference. The Hurricanes are giving up 17.3 points per game which puts them at 3rd in the conference and 36th in Division 1. Their pass defense is one of the middle of the road groups in the nation. They are conceding 207.3 passing yards per contest. For passing yards allowed per game, the Hurricanes are currently ranked 8th in the conference. When talking about points allowed, they have given up 52 points in total. When it comes to yards rushing, they are allowing 70 yards per contest which puts them at 9th in the country and 1st in the Atlantic Coast Conference. For 2019, they have allowed 210 rushing yards and 2.1 rushing touchdowns.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Chippewas +30 and under 52.5 total points
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