Central Michigan Chippewas (2-1) at Eastern Michigan Eagles (0-3)
College Football: Friday, November 27, 2020 at 4:00 pm (Rynearson Stadium)
The Line: Eastern Michigan Eagles +5 -- Over/Under: 60.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Eastern Michigan Eagles host the Central Michigan Chippewas when they meet Friday in week 13 MAC college football action at Rynearson Stadium.
The Central Michigan Chippewas look for a second road win to build on their 2-1 record. The Central Michigan Chippewas have split their last six road games. Daniel Richardson is completing 62 percent of his passes for 596 yards, four touchdowns and one interception. Richardson has four touchdown passes on 82 career pass attempts. Dallas Dixon and Kalil Pimpleton have combined for 319 receiving yards and two touchdowns while Lew Nichols III has 10 receptions. The Central Michigan Chippewas ground game is averaging 213.3 yards per contest, and Kobe Lewis leads the way with 285 yards and five touchdowns. Defensively, Central Michigan is allowing 29.7 points and 405.7 yards per game. George Douglas leads the Central Michigan Chippewas with 28 tackles, Troy Hairston II has three sacks and George Douglas has one interception.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles need a win to prevent their first 0-4 start since the 2012 CFB season. The Eastern Michigan Eagles have lost four of their last five home games. Preston Hutchinson is completing 61.8 percent of his passes for 735 yards, seven touchdowns and three interceptions. Hutchinson has five touchdown passes in has last two games. Tanner Knue and Hassan Beydoun have combined for 367 receiving yards and one touchdown while Quian Williams has 12 receptions. The Eastern Michigan Eagles ground game is averaging 107.3 yards per contest, and Hutchinson leads the way with 98 yards and four touchdowns. Defensively, Eastern Michigan is allowing 36.7 points and 485.3 yards per game. Terry Myrick leads the Eastern Michigan Eagles with 34 tackles, Turan Rush has 3.5 sacks and Alvinoski LaFleur has two interceptions.
The Chippewas are 7-1 ATS vs. a team with a losing record, 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games in November and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 conference games. The Eagles are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 Friday games, 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The over is 9-3 in Chippewas last 12 games overall. The over is 7-2-1 in Eagles last 10 games overall. The Chippewas are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 meetings in Eastern Michigan and are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 meetings.
The home team has won five of the lat six meetings between these two rivals, but the Eastern Michigan Eagles are a tough sell in their current form, mainly due to a defense that can't get off the field. The Central Michigan Chippewas should be licking their chops in this contest on the offensive side, as they're a top-25 team in college football in rushing yards and points scored per game. Eastern Michigan is going to have a hard time getting off the field once again and they should drop to 0-4 for the first time in eight years.
I'll lay the reasonable number with the Central Michigan Chippewas on the road.