Miami RedHawks vs Akron Zips Prediction, 10/29/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Miami RedHawks vs Akron Zips
Date: Saturday, October 29, 2022
Location: InfoCision Stadium in Akron, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Zips (+9)
InfoCision Stadium is where the Akron Zips (1-7) will attempt to defeat the Miami RedHawks (3-5) on Saturday. Akron opens as 9-point underdogs from oddsmakers. The total is 46.
The Miami RedHawks come into this matchup with a record of 3-5 this year. The last time they took the field, the RedHawks faced the Western Michigan Broncos and took a loss by a final of 16-10. Tyre Shelton was the best rusher for the RedHawks with 8 attempts for 41 yards (5.1 yards per carry). Brett Gabbert connected on 21/38 with 222 yds through the air. He had a quarterback rating of 104.3 and finished the game without throwing an interception. When it came to stopping the run, the RedHawks conceded 181 yards on 45 attempts, which is 4.0 yds per run allowed. Miami conceded 16 pass completions on 33 attempts for a total of 123 yds, and a completion rate of 48.5%. In all, they had 66 plays which converted into 305 yards. The Miami Redhawks rushed the ball a total of 28 different times and compiled 83 yards, which is an average of 3.0 yards per tote.
The RedHawks have earned 2,427 total yards for the year. With reference to getting the ball in the endzone, Miami has compiled 7 touchdowns via the pass and 9 touchdowns on the ground. They have turned the ball over 10 times. Miami has a total of 129 first downs as a unit, and they have been flagged for 54 penalties for 457 yds. Offensively they're averaging 158.4 yards in the run game ranking this team at 63rd in the nation. When it comes to putting points on the board, the Miami RedHawks are sitting at 18.5 points per contest.
The RedHawks are ranked 48th in the nation in terms of team defense, allowing 23.0 PPG. The opposition is running for 3.2 yards per rushing attempt and 111.3 yards on the ground per game this season. For the season, they have allowed 890 yards via the ground game in 8 contests. In terms of passing yards, the RedHawks are giving up 1,846 yards which puts them in 91st in Division 1. They are giving up 230.8 yards per outing via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 59.8%. In total, they are surrendering 342.0 yards per contest ranking them 31st in D-1. They have surrendered 10 touchdowns through the air as well as 11 touchdowns on the ground.
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The Zips come into this game with a record of 1-7 for this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Zips took a defeat with a final score of 33-27 when they played the Kent State Golden Flashes. Demarcus Irons Jr. (1 TD) walked away from the contest with 383 yds on 32/43 through the air while his QB rate was 147.6. He threw 2 picks and his Y/A was 8.9. Clyde Price carried the football 12 times for 41 yards, ending the contest with 3.4 yds per carry for Akron. The Zips finished the game with a total of 492 yards while running 86 plays (5.7 yds per play). Akron ran for 2.5 yards per carry, finishing with a total of 109 yards on 43 attempts. Akron relinquished 39 rushing attempts for 242 yds (6.2 yards per rush). The Zips passing defense gave up a completion percentage of 56.0%, relinquishing 213 yards on 14 out of 25 passing.
Regarding putting points on the board, the Zips currently sit 113th in college football holding an average of 19.8 points per game. During the season thus far, the Zips have thrown for a total of 2,291 yards through the air together with holding an average of 286.4 passing yards per game, ranking them 27th in college football. The Akron Zips average 358.9 yards per outing, which has them ranked 95th in D-1. The Akron offense has accrued 447 penalty yards on 49 violations, ranking them 54th in college football in terms of hurting your team.
The Zips are surrendering 38.3 PPG, which has them 128th in the country. Akron has allowed a total of 1,594 rushing yards (199.3 yards/game) as well as 22 touchdowns via the rush on the season. Overall, they have conceded 306 points in total. They have conceded 16 touchdowns via the pass as well as 264.4 yards/game, which has them sitting 104th in the country. The Zips defense has participated in 542 plays, which is 98th in college football.
Who will win tonight's RedHawks/Zips college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the RedHawks -9
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