Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Wisconsin Badgers Prediction, 9/11/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Wisconsin Badgers
Date: Saturday, September 11, 2021
Location: Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, WI
Odds/Point Spread: Badgers (-26)
The Wisconsin Badgers (0-1) are hosting the Eastern Michigan Eagles (1-0) at Camp Randall Stadium on Saturday. Eastern Michigan opens this game as 26-point underdogs. The betting total comes in at 52.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles head into this game 1-0 for this season. In their last game, the Eagles faced the Saint Francis Red Flash and took home the win by a score of 35-15. Preston Hutchinson finished 7/12 with 63 yards through the air. He had a quarterback rating of 85.8 and finished the game with 1 interception. Darius Boone Jr. led the offense in rushing for the Eagles with 22 carries for 107 yards (4.9 yds per attempt). Overall, they ran 80 plays which totaled 410 yds. The Eastern Michigan Eagles ran the ball a total of 58 different times and tallied 221 yds, which came out to an average of 3.8 yards per attempt. On the ground, the Eagles conceded 105 yards on 34 tries, which averages out to 3.1 yds per rush allowed. Eastern Michigan gave up 14 pass completions on 30 tries for a total of 187 yds, and a completion rate of 46.7%.
When it comes to putting the ball in the endzone, the Eastern Michigan Eagles have an average of 35.0 points per game. As a unit they average 221.0 yards rushing which ranks them 37th in the country. The Eagles have racked up 410 total yards for this campaign. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Eastern Michigan has compiled 0 touchdowns through the air and 5 rushing touchdowns. Eastern Michigan has 27 first downs as a team, and they have been hurt by 5 infractions for 40 yards.
Concerning yards via the pass, the Eagles are conceding 187 yards which puts them in 62nd in the nation. They have surrendered 187.0 yards per game via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 46.7%. Overall, they have yielded 292.0 yards/game ranking them 53rd in the nation. They are giving up an average of 3.1 yards per rush and 105.0 yards on the ground per game for the season. Over the course of this year, they have given up 105 yards via the ground game in 1 contest. The Eagles are sitting in 56th in college football when it comes to team defense, allowing 15.0 PPG.
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The Badgers come into this game with a record of 0-1 for this season. When they last played, the Badgers went home defeated by a final of 16-10 against the Penn State Nittany Lions. Graham Mertz ended the contest with 185 yards on 22/37 passing while his quarterback rating was 90.6. He threw 2 interceptions and his Y/A was 5.0. Chez Mellusi carried the football 31 times for 121 yards, ending the contest with 3.9 yds per attempt for Wisconsin. The Badgers finished the game with a total of 359 yards while running 95 plays (3.8 yards per play). Wisconsin ran the ball for 3.0 yds per attempt, finishing with a total of 174 yds on 58 carries. Wisconsin allowed 18 run attempts for 50 yards (2.8 yards per rush). The Badgers pass defense gave up a completion percentage of 54.5%, relinquishing 247 yards on 18 out of 33 passing.
The Wisconsin Badgers have an average of 359.0 yards per outing, ranking them 83rd in the country. The Wisconsin offense has accrued 42 penalty yards on 7 infractions, which ranks 55th in college football in terms of giving up free yards. For the year to this point, the Badgers have racked up 185 yards via the pass, which has them ranked 90th in Division 1. Regarding putting points on the board, the Badgers are ranking 118th in the nation by scoring 10.0 points per game.
Wisconsin has given up a total of 50 yards on the ground. They have allowed 1 touchdown through the air in addition to 247.0 yards per game, which has them sitting 96th in D-1. The Badgers defense has been on the field for 51 plays, which is 21st in college football. The Badgers are surrendering 16.0 PPG, which has them sitting 62nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Badgers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Badgers -26
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