Ohio Bobcats vs Central Michigan Chippewas Prediction, 11/4/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Ohio Bobcats vs Central Michigan Chippewas
Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Location: Kelly/Shorts Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Ohio (-1)
Daniel Richardson and the Central Michigan Chippewas (8-6 last season) host the Ohio Bobcats (7-6 in 2019) at Kelly/Shorts Stadium on Wednesday, November 4, 2020. Ohio opens this game as 1-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 60.
The last time they played last year, the Ohio Bobcats took the field against the Nevada Wolf Pack and were on the winning end of this game by a score of 30-21. Nathan Rourke went 9/17 with 144 yards by way of the pass but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He ended the game without an interception. De'Montre Tuggle paced the team on the ground for that contest. His longest run of the day went for 32 yards and he ran for 1 touchdown in this outing. He racked up a total of 97 yards by way of 10 carries which had him averaging 9.7 yards per carry. Isiah Cox was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 73 yards on 3 receptions. He notched an average of 24.3 yards per reception for that contest.
Concerning putting the ball in the endzone, the Ohio Bobcats averaged 34.3 PPG. Offensively they averaged 221.8 yards rushing, which was 20th in the country. The Bobcats tallied 5,749 yards in total last season. Ohio compiled 21 touchdowns through the air and 36 touchdowns on the ground. In terms of passing yards, the Bobcats gave up 3,086 yards which had them sitting in 97th in the country. They gave up 4.7 yards per running attempt and 166.5 rushing yards per contest throughout last year. They conceded 21 touchdowns through the air in addition to 21 rushing touchdowns. For the year, they allowed 2,165 yards via the running game in 13 games. They conceded 403.8 yards per contest putting them at 88th in the country. The Bobcats were ranked 71st in Division 1 regarding the opposition scoring, allowing 26.5 points per contest.
In the last game they played in 2019, the Central Michigan Chippewas took the field against the San Diego State Aztecs and added a loss to their record by a score of 48-11. Quinten Dormady went 11/26 with 164 yards by way of passing but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He threw 3 interceptions on the day. Kobe Lewis paced the team in rushing for the game. His longest run of the day went for 66 yards and he tallied 1 TD in this outing. He scurried for 97 yards by way of 5 carries which meant he averaged 19.4 yards per run. Kalil Pimpleton led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 71 yards on 3 catches. He averaged 23.7 yards per catch for the game.
When looking at their ability to score points, the Chippewas ranked 54th in D-1 by scoring 30.4 points per game. Last year, the Chippewas racked up 3,531 yards via the pass along with an average of 252.2 throwing yards per game, which ranked 49th in Division 1. They had an average of 183.0 yards per game on the ground and ran for 2,562 yards for last season. The Central Michigan Chippewas held an average of 435.2 yards/game which was good for 37th in Division 1. The Chippewas surrendered 28.3 PPG, ranking them 84th in college football. Last season, they surrendered 396 total points. Central Michigan surrendered a total of 1,728 yards on the ground (123.4 yards per outing) and 20 touchdowns via the rush last season. They surrendered 25 touchdowns through the air and 239.9 yards per outing, which had them ranked 100th in D-1.
Who will win tonight's Bobcats/Chippewas college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Bobcats -1
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