Ohio Bobcats vs. Western Michigan Broncos - 12/2/16 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Western Michigan Broncos (12-0) at Ohio Bobcats (8-4)
College Football: Friday, December 2, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Ford Field)
The Line: Ohio Bobcats +19 -- Over/Under: 55 See the Latest Odds
The Western Michigan Broncos and Ohio Bobcats faceoff in the MAC college football championship.
The Western Michigan Broncos were the most dominant team in the MAC so reaching the conference championship Is only fitting. The Broncos passed their last test and improved to 12-0 with 55-35 rout of Toledo Tuesday where both squads totaled around 450 yards but the Rockets committed three turnovers and held the ball for less then 21 minutes. WMU quarterback Zach Terrell was productive as ever as usual with 196 and three touchdowns on19-25 with receiver of choice Corey Davis catching eight balls for 81 yards including a one yard score. Jamauri Bogan led Western Michigan on the ground with 198 yards on 31 touches including a 27 yard scoring run while Jarvion Franklin added a pair of touchdowns.
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The Ohio Bobcats have reached the conference title game as they ground out a 9-3 victory against visiting Akron as a 12.5 point favorite. Fans of offense were not happy with Ohio holding a 299-231 yardage edge. Neither team was great throwing or running with Bobcats quarterback Quinton Maxwell completing 14-25 for 169 yards with no touchdowns or interceptions. Jordan Reid was the top receiving option with five receptions for 62 yards while the duo of Maleek Irons and Dorian Brown were the Bobcats rushing attack a combined 101 yards on 25 carries were big plays were nonexistent.
The over is 4-0 in Western Michigan last 4 games following a ATS win and Western Michigan are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 Friday games while Western Michigan are 6-1 ATS vs. a team with a winning record. The under is 4-0 in Ohio last 4 games after allowing less than 100 yards rushing in their previous game and the under is 6-0 in Ohio last 6 games following a ATS loss while the under is 3-0-1 in Ohio last 4 vs. a team with a winning record. The over is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings and Western Michigan are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 meetings.
I think Western Michigan is locked and loaded but if you overlook the Bobcats you might get bitten. I’m waiting for the total…