Western Michigan Broncos vs Central Michigan Chippewas Prediction, 11/18/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Western Michigan Broncos vs Central Michigan Chippewas
Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Location: Kelly/Shorts Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Western Michigan (+2.5)
Kaleb Eleby and the Western Michigan Broncos (2-0) travel to Kelly/Shorts Stadium on Wednesday where they'll meet the Central Michigan Chippewas (2-0). The odds on this game have Central Michigan as 2.5-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 62.
In their last game, the Western Michigan Broncos took the field against the Toledo Rockets and left there with a win by a score of 41-38. Sean Tyler paced the team on the ground for that game. He had a long run of 29 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for 100 yards on 12 carries which meant he was running for 8.3 yards per carry. D'Wayne Eskridge was the receiving yardage leader by earning 131 yards on 7 catches. He notched an average of 18.7 yards per reception for that game. Kaleb Eleby went 20/29 with 284 yards through the air and completed 3 touchdowns. He finished the game without throwing an interception.
When it comes to putting the ball in the endzone, the Western Michigan Broncos have an average of 49.5 PPG. As a team they maintain an average of 185.5 yards in the run game ranking them 47th in the country. The Broncos have earned 921 total yards this season. In terms of scoring touchdowns, Western Michigan has totaled 6 touchdowns via the pass and 7 touchdowns via the ground. Regarding yards via the pass, the Broncos are conceding 465 yds which ranks them 31st in college football. Over the course of this season, they are granting 378.5 yards per contest putting them at 59th in college football. The Broncos rank 60th in college football concerning team defense, allowing 25.5 PPG. They are giving up an average of 4.1 yards per rushing attempt and 146.0 yards on the ground per contest for the campaign. Over the course of their 2 games, they are conceding 232.5 yards per contest via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 62.8%. During the season, they have conceded 292 yards via the running game in 2 games.
For his career, Eleby has thrown for a total of 1,638 yards with 10 touchdowns and 3 picks. Over the course of his collegiate career, he has taken off and run 37 times for a total of -23 rushing yds. He has a QB rating of 150.3 with a touchdown percentage of 5.2% and an interception percentage of 1.6%. He is passing for 234.0 yards per outing. Kaleb Eleby has completed 124 of his attempted career 192 throws for a completion percentage of 64.6%.
In their last game, the Central Michigan Chippewas went up against the NIU Huskies and notched a win by a score of 40-10. Daniel Richardson went 13/19 with 196 yards through the air and added 2 TD's. He threw 1 interception for the game. Lew Nichols III paced the team on the ground for that contest. His longest run of the day went for 36 yards and he notched 1 TD for this contest. He rushed for a total of 91 yards by way of 12 carries which had him averaging 7.6 yards per run. Dallas Dixon was the receiving yardage leader by earning 73 yards on 3 catches. He notched an average of 24.3 yards per reception for that contest.
In relation to the points being put on the board, the Chippewas are sitting 31st in college football with an average of 35.0 points per game. For the year thus far, the Chippewas have racked up 439 yards through the air along with holding an average of 219.5 passing yards per outing, which ranks 78th in college football. They are averaging 210.5 yards per game via the ground game and have rushed for 421 yards for this season. The Central Michigan Chippewas average 430.0 yards/game ranking them 45th in the nation. Central Michigan has allowed a total of 184 yards on the ground (92.0 yards per contest) and 1 touchdown rushing on the campaign. The Chippewas are surrendering 18.5 points per game, which has them 29th in college football. Overall, they have conceded 37 points in total. They have given up 3 touchdowns from the passing game and 202.5 yards per outing, which puts them in 47th in the nation.
Richardson has thrown for 3 touchdowns while tossing 1 interception in his collegiate career. His TD percentage on pass attempts is 4.8% and his interception percentage is 1.6%. He has scampered for 1 yards on 8 attempts. He averages 146.7 passing yards per contest with a 129.9 QB rating. In 3 games in his collegiate career, Daniel Richardson has completed 37 of his 63 tries for a total of 440 yards.
Who will win tonight's Broncos/Chippewas college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Broncos +2.5
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