Central Michigan Chippewas vs Eastern Michigan Eagles Prediction, 11/25/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Central Michigan Chippewas vs Eastern Michigan Eagles
Date: Friday, November 25, 2022
Location: Rynearson Stadium in Ypsilanti, MI
Odds/Point Spread: Eagles (-1)
Rynearson Stadium is the site where the Eastern Michigan Eagles (7-4) will meet the Central Michigan Chippewas (4-7) on Friday. Central Michigan opens this contest as 1-point underdogs. The over/under is set at 54.
The Central Michigan Chippewas step onto the field holding a record of 4-7 for this season. In their last contest, the Chippewas faced the Western Michigan Broncos and ended up losing by a score of 12-10. Jase Bauer went 3/7 with 62 yards through the air. He had a quarterback rating of 88.7 and walked away from the contest with 1 pick. Bert Emanuel Jr. led the offense in rushing for the Chippewas with 21 totes for 98 yds (4.7 yds per carry). In all, they had 47 plays which totaled 253 yards. The Central Michigan Chippewas ended up running the ball 36 different times and accumulated 159 yds, which had them averaging 4.4 yards per attempt. Against the rush, the Chippewas conceded 255 yards on 47 tries, which averages out to 5.4 yds per run surrendered. Central Michigan conceded 7 pass completions on 19 tries for a total of 102 yards, and a completion rate of 36.8%.
Concerning scoring points, the Central Michigan Chippewas are averaging 25.3 PPG. Offensively they average 159.0 yards rushing which has them sitting 62nd in Division 1. The Chippewas have earned 4,178 yards in total this season. In terms of getting the ball in the endzone, Central Michigan has compiled 17 passing touchdowns and 19 touchdowns via the ground. Central Michigan has amassed 227 first downs offensively, and they have been flagged for 77 penalties for 703 yds. They have given the ball to the opposition 25 times.
The Chippewas are sitting in 77th in D-1 when it comes to the opposition scoring, conceding 27.3 points per contest. The opposition is running for 3.7 yards per attempt on the ground and 147.6 yards on the ground per game so far this year. Over the course of this year, they have given up 1,624 rushing yards through 11 contests. When it comes to passing yards, the Chippewas are allowing 2,412 yds which ranks them 61st in college football. They have conceded 219.3 yards per outing via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 58.6%. Overall, they have surrendered 366.9 yards per outing ranking them 54th in the country. They have surrendered 18 touchdowns through the air and 18 touchdowns on the ground.
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The Eagles head into this game 7-4 for this season. When they last played, the Eagles walked away with a victory by a final of 31-24 against the Kent State Golden Flashes. Samson Evans carried the ball 33 times for 94 yards, ending the contest with 2.8 yds per carry for Eastern Michigan. Taylor Powell (3 TDs) walked away from the contest with 315 yards on 30/39 through the air while his quarterback rating was 170.2. He didn't toss any interceptions and his average yards per pass attempt was 8.1. Eastern Michigan gave up 33 running attempts for 116 yards (3.5 yards per carry). The Eagles passing defense conceded a completion percentage of 41.9%, surrendering 241 yards on 13 out of 31 passing. The Eagles finished the game with a total of 459 yards on 84 plays (5.5 yds per play). Eastern Michigan rushed the ball for 3.3 yards per attempt, finishing with a total of 144 yds on 44 attempts.
Regarding their scoring prowess, the Eagles sit 71st in Division 1 by scoring 28.0 PPG. During this campaign thus far, the Eagles have compiled 2,347 yards via the pass together with holding an average of 213.4 throwing yards per outing, giving them a rank of 93rd in the nation. The Eastern Michigan Eagles are averaging 353.3 yards/contest, ranking them 97th in D-1. The Eastern Michigan offense has racked up 785 penalty yards on 88 infractions, ranking them 9th in the nation in terms of making mistakes.
The Eagles are allowing 29.5 PPG, which has them 98th in the country. Eastern Michigan has conceded a total of 1,733 yards on the ground (157.5 yards per game) in addition to 19 touchdowns by way of the ground game on the season. This season, they have conceded 325 points in total. They have allowed 20 touchdowns through the air in addition to 221.6 yards/outing, which has them ranked 66th in the nation. The Eagles defense has taken the field for 747 plays, which ranks 56th in college football.
Who will win tonight's Chippewas/Eagles college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Chippewas +1
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