Central Michigan at Akron - 10/15/22 College Football Picks and Prediction

Akron Zips (1-5) vs Central Michigan Chippewas (1-5)

Game Info: Saturday, October 15, 2022 at 12:00 pm (Summa Field at InfoCision Stadium)

Betting Odds: Akron Zips +13.5 -- Over/Under: 58.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Central Michigan Chippewas and Akron Zips face off on Saturday in a MAC college football showdown at InfoCison Stadium. When these two teams faced off in 2019 it was Central Michigan that secured the 45-24 victory. 

The Akron Zips come into this game with a 1-5 record overall and in the last game against the Ohio Bobcats they were defeated again. The offense scored 34 points against Akron, but the defense gave up 55 points and that led to the 21 point defeat. Under center for Akron is DJ Irons and in the last game he completed 43 of his 54 passes for 418 yards, zero touchdowns, and one interception. Akron is averaging 18.3 points while their defense is giving up 40.8 points per game. 

On the other side of this matchup is Central Michigan who sits with a 1-5 record overall and they are coming off another loss in the last game. Against Ball State, at the end of the first quarter Central Michigan was up 10-0, but they only scored six points the rest of the game and they were defeated by a point. Under center for Central Michigan is Daniel Richardson and in the last game, he completed 19 of his 40 passes for 210 yards and a touchdown. Central Michigan is averaging 26 points while their defense is giving up 30.7 points per game. 

Central Michigan is 1-6 against the spread in their last seven games in October. Akron is 4-9 against the spread in their last 13 games in October. The under is 4-1 in the last five meetings. The favorite is 4-1 in the last five meetings played between the two teams. Central Michigan is 6-2-1 against the spread in their last nine meetings. 

Central Michigan might have the same record as Akron, but they are still the better team in this game. Akron is a terrible defensive team, and Central Michigan is going to run up the score. Akron gave up 55 points in the last game, and this is going to be a terrible game for Akron. Back Central Michigan against the spread. 

Shane’s Pick Central Michigan -13.5

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