Miami RedHawks vs Eastern Michigan Eagles Prediction, 10/9/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Miami RedHawks vs Eastern Michigan Eagles
Date: Saturday, October 9, 2021
Location: Rynearson Stadium in Ypsilanti, MI
Odds/Point Spread: Eagles (+1)
The Miami RedHawks (2-3) are en route to Rynearson Stadium on Saturday where they will take on the Eastern Michigan Eagles (3-2). Eastern Michigan opens as 1-point underdogs. The total comes in at 54.5.
The Miami RedHawks step onto the field holding a record of 2-3 for this season. In their last contest, the RedHawks stepped onto the field against the Central Michigan Chippewas and went home with a win by a final score of 28-17. Brett Gabbert connected on 12/20 with 171 yds passing and 2 touchdowns. He had a QB rating of 164.8 and finished the game without throwing an interception. Keyon Mozee was the best rusher for the RedHawks with 13 totes for 83 yds (6.4 yds per attempt). In the game, they tallied 76 plays for 514 yds. The Miami RedHawks ran the football 38 different times and accrued 164 yds, which had them averaging 4.3 yds per carry. Against the run, the RedHawks gave up 52 yds on 27 tries, which averages out to 1.9 yards per run surrendered. Miami allowed 29 pass completions on 49 tries for a total of 378 yards, and a completion rate of 59.2%.
In terms of getting in the endzone, the Miami RedHawks are sitting at 24.0 points per game. Offensively they're maintaining an average of 138.8 yards on the ground ranking this team at 90th in the country. The RedHawks have racked up 1,888 total yards for the year. With reference to getting in the endzone, Miami has totaled 10 touchdowns through the air and 5 touchdowns on the ground. Miami has earned 103 first downs, and they have been hurt by 32 infractions for 267 yds. They have turned the football over 5 times.
The RedHawks are sitting in 90th in D-1 regarding their opponents scoring, conceding 25.4 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.4 yards per rush and 179.2 rushing yards per game so far this season. In total, they have allowed 896 running yards through 5 outings. In terms of passing yardage, the RedHawks are allowing 963 yards which puts them in 58th in college football. They have surrendered 192.6 yards per contest via the pass as well as allowing a completion percentage of 61.0%. For the season, they are granting 371.8 yards/game which puts them 83rd in D-1. They have surrendered 5 touchdowns by air and 8 touchdowns running the ball.
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The Eagles head into this game 3-2 this season. The last time they took the field, the Eagles took a loss by a score of 27-20 when they faced the NIU Huskies. Ben Bryant (2 touchdowns) finished the contest with 338 yards on 27/40 through the air while his QB rating was 150.0. He had 1 interception and his average yards per pass attempt was 8.5. DJ Smith ran the ball 3 times for 26 yards, finishing the contest with 8.7 yards per attempt for Eastern Michigan. The Eagles finished the game with a total of 376 yds while running 64 plays (5.9 yards per play). Eastern Michigan rushed for 1.6 yards per attempt, finishing with a total of 38 yds on 24 attempts. Eastern Michigan allowed 55 run attempts for 242 yards (4.4 yards per rush). The Eagles passing defense conceded a completion rate of 42.9%, surrendering 84 yds on 9 for 21 through the air.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles have an average of 376.8 yards/game, ranking them 82nd in the nation. The Eastern Michigan offense has compiled 157 penalty yards on 18 infractions, ranking them 126th in the country in terms of making mistakes. For the season to this point, the Eagles have thrown for a total of 1,183 yards via the pass as well as holding an average of 236.6 throwing yards per contest, ranking them 61st in the nation. Concerning the points being put on the board, the Eagles sit 46th in the nation averaging 32.6 PPG.
The Eagles are giving up 25.0 PPG, ranking them 85th in the country. Eastern Michigan has given up a total of 1,017 yards on the ground (203.4 yards/game) in addition to 10 touchdowns by way of the ground game for the season. In total, they have surrendered 125 points. They have surrendered 5 touchdowns via the pass and 187.4 yards/game, ranking them 44th in college football. The Eagles defense has been on the field for 350 plays, ranking them 101st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's RedHawks/Eagles college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Eagles +1
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