Eastern Michigan vs. Central Michigan Prediction: Picks & Start Time – November 25, 2022

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The Eastern Michigan Eagles (7-4) have a MAC matchup versus the Central Michigan Chippewas (4-7).

Eastern Michigan vs. Central Michigan Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 1 point, with oddsmakers listing Eastern Michigan as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Eastern Michigan has -114 odds to pick up the win, while Central Michigan is listed at -108 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 54.5 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Eastern Michigan vs. Central Michigan Live?

  • Game Day: Friday, November 25, 2022
  • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS Sports Network
  • Location: Ypsilanti, Michigan
  • Stadium: Rynearson Stadium

Betting Preview

Eastern Michigan

Eastern Michigan is averaging 354.4 yards per game on offense, which ranks 97th in the FBS. On defense, the Eagles rank 71st, giving up 379.3 yards per contest. Offensively, Eastern Michigan ranks 71st in the FBS with 28.0 points per game. Meanwhile, the team’s defense ranks 99th in points allowed (379.3 points allowed per contest). Eastern Michigan ranks 92nd in pass offense (213.6 passing yards per game) and 65th in pass defense (221.9 passing yards allowed per game) this season. Offensively, Eastern Michigan ranks 84th in the FBS with 140.7 rushing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defensive unit ranks 79th in rushing yards allowed per contest (157.4). Eastern Michigan has struggled on defense in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking 21st-worst in the FBS (43.5% third-down percentage) this season. With the ball, however, the Eagles ranks 22nd-best, averaging a 46.1% third-down conversion rate. With 14 forced turnovers (83rd in the FBS) against 17 turnovers committed (77th in the FBS), Eastern Michigan (-3) has the 100th-ranked turnover margin in college football.

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Central Michigan

In terms of total offense, Central Michigan ranks 76th in the FBS (378.9 total yards per game) and 59th on defense (369.7 total yards allowed per contest). Central Michigan is putting up 25.3 points per contest on offense this season (83rd-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering 27.3 points per game (78th-ranked) on defense. Central Michigan ranks 80th in the FBS with 219.9 passing yards per contest on offense, and it ranks 64th with 220.8 passing yards given up per contest on defense. Central Michigan is compiling 159.0 rushing yards per contest on offense this season (63rd-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering 148.9 rushing yards per contest (69th-ranked) on defense. Central Michigan ranks 100th in the FBS with a 35.6% third-down conversion rate, but it has been led by its defense, which ranks 20th-best by surrendering a 32.1% third-down rate. Central Michigan has recorded nine forced turnovers (124th in the FBS) and committed 25 turnovers (130th in the FBS) this season for a -16 turnover margin that ranks 100th in the FBS.

Eastern Michigan vs. Central Michigan Betting Analysis

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Eastern Michigan Betting Insights

Eastern Michigan has put together a 5-5-1 record against the spread this season. Eastern Michigan is winless against the spread when it has played as 1-point or greater favorites (0-4-1). Eastern Michigan games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under five times this season. The Eagles have compiled a 3-2 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 60% of those games). When they have played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -114 or shorter, the Eagles have a 1-2 record (winning 60% of their games).

Chippewas Betting Insights

Central Michigan has covered the spread four times in 11 games with a set total. Central Michigan has an ATS record of 3-1 when playing as at least 1-point underdogs. Central Michigan’s games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under five times this season. The Chippewas have won one of the four games they’ve played as underdogs this season. The Chippewas have a record of 1-1 in games where sportsbooks have them as underdogs of at least -108 on the moneyline.

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Eastern Michigan vs. Central Michigan Against The Spread & Betting Records

Eastern Michigan

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 57.4 57.4 57.3
Implied Total AVG 33.5 33.6 33.3
ATS Record 5-5-1 1-4-0 4-1-1
Over/Under Record 5-6-0 2-3-0 3-3-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 3-2 2-2 1-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 4-2 0-1 4-1

Chippewas

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 56.7 55.6 58.1
Implied Total AVG 35.1 34.0 36.4
ATS Record 4-6-1 1-4-1 3-2-0
Over/Under Record 5-6-0 3-3-0 2-3-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 2-4 1-4 1-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-3 0-0 1-3

Players to Watch

Eastern Michigan

  • Jose Ramirez has suited up for 11 games, amassing 9.0 sacks to go with 11.0 TFL and 41 tackles for the Eagles.
  • Joseph Sparacio has suited up for 11 games, recording one interception to go along with 47 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and one pass defended for the Eagles.
  • With 35 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and one sack in 11 games, Chase Kline has been a big contributor to the Eagles’ defensive unit in 2022.
  • A significant piece of the Eagles’ defensive unit, T.J. Peavy has 30 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and one sack in 11 games.

Chippewas

  • Thomas Incoom has been wreaking havoc on defense, posting 31 tackles, 11.0 TFL, and 10.5 sacks for the Chippewas.
  • Kyle Moretti has collected 39 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and 2.5 sacks in 11 games for the Chippewas.
  • In 11 games for the Chippewas, Trey Jones has totaled 39 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and two interceptions.
  • Donte Kent has posted 24 tackles, one sack, and one pass defended In 11 games for the Chippewas.

Eastern Michigan vs. Central Michigan Predictions and Pick

Eastern Michigan vs. Central Michigan betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Eagles (-1)

    Pick OU:

    Over (54.5)

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How to Bet on Eastern Michigan vs. Central Michigan

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Our pick to win this contest is Eastern Michigan, and we project that Eastern Michigan will cover the spread (Eastern Michigan -1). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 54.5 points.

WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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