Army vs. Eastern Michigan - 10/14/17 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Eastern Michigan Eagles (2-3) at Army Black Knights (4-2)
College Football: Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 12:00 pm (Michie Stadium)
The Line: Army Black Knights -4.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
College football comes to Michie Stadium when the Eastern Michigan Eagles visit the Army Black Knights.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles look for a change in momentum when the team faces the Army Black Knights on the road. Eastern Michigan has dropped three straight after a tough 20-15 defeat at the Toledo Rockets. The Eagles could not get their offense untracked with Toledo holding a 419-326 yardage advantage with mistake free football while forcing two from EMU. Eastern Michigan surprisingly didn’t run the ball much with Ian Eriksen being the most productive back with 54 yards on nine totes. The Eagles threw more often then not with quarterback Brogan Roback connecting on 23-39 for 226 yards and a pair of touchdowns and two interceptions. Sergio Bailey and Mathew Sexton were the top Eagles receiving options with a combined 142 yards on eight receptions.
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The Army Black Knights are shooting for win number three in a row with the Eastern Michigan Eagles visiting in week seven. Army comes off of a 49-12 victory at the Rice Owls in a week six rout. The Black Knights shot to a 35-0 lead heading to the intermission and were never challenged in rolling up a 427-346 yardage edge. Army recovered five fumbles and recorded a 48 yard pick six from Matt Regan for a 7-0 first quarter lead. The Black Knights threw three times for nine yards and an interception so the team kept things on the ground with great success. Kell Walker and Ahmad Bradshaw did the majority of the heavy lifting for Army with a combined 242 yards on 23 carries and five touchdowns as the team averaged just under 6 ½ yards per attempt.
Under is 5-0 in Eastern Michigan last 5 games on fieldturf and Eastern Michigan are 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games after accumulating less than 100 yards rushing in their previous game and Eastern Michigan are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 non-conference games. Under is 4-1 in Army last 5 games following a straight up win and Army are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games following a straight up win and Army are 6-15 ATS in their last 21 vs. MAC. Over is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings.
Eastern Michigan has dropped three straight games by a single score so they need a win in the worse way so they get to face the Army option that has been rolling…