Miami vs Central Michigan NCAA Football Parlay 12/7/2019
Game: Miami RedHawks vs Central Michigan Chippewas
Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019
Location: Ford Field in Detroit, MI
Odds/Point Spread: Central Michigan -2.5
Brett Gabbert and the Miami RedHawks go to Ford Field on Saturday where they'll take on the Central Michigan Chippewas. Miami opens this game as 2.5-point dogs. The RedHawks are 6-6-0 ATS and 6-6-0 when betting on the total. The Chippewas are 9-3-0 when wagering on the over/under and 9-3-0 against the spread.
In their last game, the Miami RedHawks took on the Ball State Cardinals and were beaten 41-27. Taking the lead at quarterback for the RedHawks was Brett Gabbert who went 6/8 with 116 yards through the air and tossed 1 touchdown. He ended the game without an interception. Jaylon Bester paced the team in rushing for that game. He tore off a long run of 16 yards and he ran for 1 touchdown for the game. He scurried for 59 yards on 15 carries which meant he averaged 3.9 yards per carry. Jack Sorenson was the receiving yardage leader by earning 76 yards on 4 catches. He notched an average of 19.0 yards per catch for that game. The RedHawks ended up running the ball 29 times and racked up 107 yards which gave them an average of 3.7 yards per carry. Overall, they totaled 48 plays which added up to 275 yards. In the game, the RedHawks earned 10 first downs and they totaled 1 penalty for 10 yards which tells us that we had a very focused team on our hands. In terms of defense, Miami gave up 26 catches on 40 attempts totaling 317 yards, and a completion percentage of 65.0%. Against the run, the RedHawks gave up 261 yards on 54 carries which gave them an average of 4.8 yards per attempt allowed. Overall, they allowed a total of 578 yards and earned 1 takeaway.
The RedHawks come into this matchup with a record of 7-5 for the 2019 season. For total yards, they are currently ranked 11th in the MAC and 123rd in the country with 3,724 yards. In terms of scoring, they are one of the marginal teams in the country with an average of 24.6 points per game, ranking them 96th in the country. As a unit, they have an average of 139.4 yards on the ground per contest which is 10th in the Mid-American Conference. The RedHawks have one of the average defenses in college football, allowing 28.8 points per contest which has them at 6th in the MAC. In terms of yards rushing, Miami is allowing 180.5 yards per contest putting them 5th in the Mid-American Conference and 86th in college football. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.2 yards per rush which has them at 3rd in the MAC and 63rd in college football overall. In total, they have conceded 2,166 rushing yards through 12 contests. When it comes to passing yards, the RedHawks have allowed 2,051 yards. Opponents are completing 58% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 6.6 yards per try.
In their last outing, the Central Michigan Chippewas went up against the Toledo Rockets and won 49-7. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Chippewas was Quinten Dormady who went 15/19 with 250 yards through the air and added 2 TD's. He finished the game without throwing an interception. Kobe Lewis paced the team on the ground for that game. He had a long run of 27 yards and he added 2 TD's during the game. He rushed for 131 yards by way of 22 carries which meant he was running for 6.0 yards per run. JaCorey Sullivan led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 83 yards on 5 receptions. He earned an average of 16.6 yards per catch for that game. The Chippewas ended up rushing 47 times and earned a total of 289 yards earning them an average of 6.1 yards per carry. For the game, they ran 69 plays which gave them a total of 552 yards. In the game, the Chippewas earned a total of 0 1st downs and they had 8 infractions for 70 yards which is telling in terms of discipline. When discussing the defense, Central Michigan conceded 19 catches on 30 throws totaling 173 yards, and a completion percentage of 63.3%. Overall, they allowed a total of 256 yards but went the whole game without forcing a turnover. In the running game, the Chippewas conceded 83 yards on 29 attempts which means they had an average of 2.9 yards per attempt allowed.
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The Chippewas head into this game 8-4. In discussing the offensive production, the Chippewas have one of the top tier offenses in Division 1. Central Michigan is making teams consider moving more up into the box by averaging 195.9 rushing yards per contest, ranking them 35th in D-1. As a team, they have compiled a total of 2,351 yards rushing through 12 games, so they'll look to the run game to try to keep the opponents off balance so they'll have open receivers. The Chippewas average 455.1 yards per contest overall putting them 25th in the country and 3rd in the Mid-American Conference. The Chippewas are giving up 26.8 points per contest which puts them at 3rd in the conference and 62nd in college football. Their pass defense is one of the middling units in the country. They are allowing 238.4 passing yards per game. For passing yards allowed per game, the Chippewas are currently ranked 10th in the Mid-American Conference. In regard to points allowed, they have allowed 322 total points. In regard to yards rushing, they are allowing 120.1 yards per contest ranking them 22nd in college football and 2nd in the MAC. For this season, they have allowed 1,441 yards on the ground and 16.8 rushing TDs.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Chippewas -2.5 and over the total points
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