Western Michigan at Eastern Michigan - 10/29/15 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Western Michigan Broncos (4-3) at Eastern Michigan Eagles (1-7)
College Football: Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 7:30 pm (Rynearson Stadium)
The Line: Eastern Michigan Eagles +20 -- Over/Under: 64.5 See the Latest Odds
The Western Michigan Broncos and Eastern Michigan Eagles meet Thursday at Rynearson Stadium.
The Western Michigan Broncos look for their second road win to string together four straight victories. Zach Terrell is completing 69.1 percent of his passes for 1,793 yards, 20 touchdowns and six interceptions. Terrell has 10 touchdown passes in his last three games. Daniel Braverman and Corey Davis have combined for 1,413 yards and 16 touchdowns while Jarvion Franklin has 12 receptions. The Western Michigan Broncos ground game is averaging 176.7 yards per contest, and Franklin leads the way with 573 yards and three touchdowns. Defensively, Western Michigan is allowing 29.1 points and 408.9 yards per game. Asantay Brown leads the Broncos with 54 tackles, Darius Phillips has three interceptions and Keion Adams has 2.5 sacks.
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The Eastern Michigan Eagles need their first home win to snap a six-game losing streak. Brogan Roback is completing 63.2 percent of his passes for 1,516 yards, nine touchdowns and nine interceptions. Roback has three touchdown passes in his last three games. Eddie Daugherty and Dustin Creel have combined for 671 receiving yards and six touchdowns while Cody Tuttle has 25 receptions. The Eastern Michigan Eagles ground game is averaging 180.2 yards per contest, and Darius Jackson leads the way with 799 yards and 12 touchdowns. Defensively, Eastern Michigan is allowing 44.5 points and 521.8 yards per game. Great Ibe leads the Eagles with 80 tackles, Jason Beck has an interception and Clay Dawson has four sacks. Brandon Bossard and Reginald Bell, Jr. are questionable.
The Broncos are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 road games and 14-5 ATS in their last 19 games overall. The Eagles are 15-36 ATS in their last 51 home games and 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Broncos are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 meetings.
Both teams struggle defensively, especially Eastern Michigan, a team that's allowed 40-plus points in five straight games. I expect this to be your typical MAC matchup that includes a ton of scoring. Give me the over.