Eastern Michigan vs. Western Michigan - 10/19/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Western Michigan Broncos (4-3) at Eastern Michigan Eagles (3-3)
College Football: Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 7:00 pm (Rynearson Stadium)
The Line: Eastern Michigan Eagles +9.5 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Western Michigan Broncos and Eastern Michigan Eagles meet Saturday in college football action at Rynearson Stadium.
The Western Michigan Broncos look for a victory after splitting their last six games. The Western Michigan Broncos have lost each of their last four road games. Jon Wassink is completing 59.7 percent of his passes for 1,906 yards, 14 touchdowns and six interceptions. Wassink has two or more touchdown passes in four of his last seven games. Giovanni Ricci and Skyy Moore have combined for 760 receiving yards and seven touchdowns while Keith Mixon Jr. has 23 receptions. The Western Michigan Broncos ground game is averaging 183.7 yards per contest, and LeVante Bellamy leads the way with 764 yards and 10 touchdowns. Defensively, Western Michigan is allowing 26.9 points and 437.4 yards per game. Treshaun Hayward leads the Western Michigan Broncos with 75 tackles, Ali Fayad has 4.5 sacks and Drake Spears has two interceptions.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles need a victory here to get a game above a .500 record. The Eastern Michigan Eagles have won four of their last six home games. Mike Glass III is completing 65.6 percent of his passes for 1,610 yards, 14 touchdowns and eight interceptions. Glass has two or more touchdown passes in five of his last seven games. Arthur Jackson III and Dylan Drummond have combined for 559 receiving yards and five touchdowns while Mathew Sexton has 20 receptions. The Eastern Michigan Eagles ground game is averaging 93.6 yards per contest, and Glass leads the way with 148 yards and four touchdowns. Defensively, Eastern Michigan is allowing 32 points and 447.8 yards per game. Vince Calhoun leads the Eastern Michigan Eagles with 57 tackles, Turan Rush has five sacks and Clay Holford has one interception.
The Broncos are 3-14 ATS in their last 17 games following a ATS win, 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games in October and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 road games. The Eagles are 16-7 ATS vs. a team with a winning record, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 conference games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The road team is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 meetings. The over is 3-1-1 in Eagles last 5 games overall. The under is 4-1 in Broncos last 5 games overall.
The Western Michigan Broncos have failed to cover five of their last seven games as a road favorite. The Eastern Michigan Eagles have split their last six games ATS as a home underdog. The last two meetings between Western Michigan and Eastern Michigan have been decided by a combined six points. This is a rivalry game, so you can throw a lot of the trends and numbers out the window. We're getting the Eastern Michigan Eagles at home and free points. It usually pays to have a home underdog in a rivalry game.