Central Michigan Chippewas (4-7) vs. Eastern Michigan Eagles (7-4)
November 25, 2022 12:00 pm EDT
The Line: Eastern Michigan Eagles -1.5 / Central Michigan Chippewas +1.5; Over/Under: +54
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The Central Michigan Chippewas and Eastern Michigan Eagles meet Friday in week 13 college football action at Rynearson Stadium. The Central Michigan Chippewas have lost 5 of their last 8 games. The Eastern Michigan Eagles have won 5 of their last 7 games.
The Central Michigan Chippewas have won their last 2 road games. Daniel Richardson is completing 56.3 percent of his passes for 1,988 yards, 15 touchdowns and 5 interceptions. Carlos Carriere and Joel Wilson have combined for 954 receiving yards and 8 touchdowns, while Jalen McGaughy has 18 receptions. The Central Michigan Chippewas ground game is averaging 159 yards per contest, and Lew Nicholls III leads the way with 596 yards and 6 touchdowns. Defensively, Central Michigan is allowing 27.3 points and 369.7 yards per game. Kyle Moretti leads the Central Michigan Chippewas with 83 tackles, Thomas Incoom has 10.5 sacks and Trey Jones has 2 interceptions.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles have lost 3 of their last 4 home games. Taylor Powell is completing 65 percent of his passes for 1,547 yards, 11 touchdowns and 7 interceptions. Tanner Knue and Hassan Beydoun have combined for 964 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns, while Darius Lassiter has 26 receptions. The Eastern Michigan Eagles ground game is averaging 141.2 yards per contest, and Samson Evans leads the way with 949 yards and 12 touchdowns. Defensively, Eastern Michigan is allowing 29.5 points and 379 yards per game. Chase Kline leads the Eastern Michigan Eagles with 79 tackles, Jose Ramirez has 9 sacks and Blake Bogan has 1 interception.
The Chippewas are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Eagles are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The under is 10-4 in Chippewas last 14 road games. The under is 4-1 in Eagles last 5 games overall. The Chippewas are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 meetings in Eastern Michigan and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 meetings.
The Central Michigan Chippewas continue to have issues scoring, as they’re 80th in passing offense and 83rd in scoring offense. The Eastern Michigan Eagles don’t do anything particularly well, but they’ve still found ways to win 7 games and now get a senior night here with a roster that has 39 seniors. Eastern Michigan will be up for this game as they have a chance to win at least 8 games for the first time since 1987. I’ll lay the small number.