Eastern Michigan Eagles (4-2) at Ohio Bobcats (4-2)
College Football: Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Peden Stadium)
The Line: Ohio Bobcats -10 -- Over/Under: Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Ohio Bobcats welcome the Eastern Michigan Eagles to town in week seven college football action.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles have looked improved over prior years but a 35-20 loss to visiting Toledo as a three touchdown home dog says they still have a ways to go. The Eagles lost the yardage battle 467-317 with a pair of turnovers and less then 23 minutes of possession. The Rockets were balanced but EMU was a pass only with just 62 yards doming on the ground. Eastern Michigan quarterback Brogan Roback completed 20-38 for 255 yards and a touchdown with an interception with Sergio Bailey and Eddie Daugherty combining for 163 yards on nine receptions while Antoine Porter snagging a five yard score.
The Ohio Bobcats haven’t always been impressive but at the end of the day they have still won three in a row. The Bobcats come off of a 30-24 victory versus visiting Bowling Green as an 11.5 point favorite. The yardage was about even with Ohio holding a slight 386-367 edge while forcing four turnovers. Bo Hardy paced the Bobcats on the ground with 83 yards on 16 carries while Maleek Irons and Greg Windham combined for 107 yards with three trips to the endzone. Windham gave Ohio a short but effective passing attack on 20-27 for 190 yards with a touchdown and interception with leading receiver Sebastian Smith recording five receptions for 72 yards including a 15 yard scoring strike.
The under is 4-0 in Eastern Michigan last 4 games overall and Eastern Michigan are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall while the over is 6-1 in Eastern Michigan last 7 road games vs. a team with a winning home record. The under is 4-0 in Ohio last 4 games on fieldturf and Ohio are 4-0 ATS vs. a team with a winning record while the under is 5-0 in Ohio last 5 games overall. The favorite is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 meetings and Eastern Michigan are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 meetings.
Eastern Michigan is supposed to be improved and their performance against Ohio will tell us if that’s true…