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Central Michigan Chippewas vs Buffalo Bulls 10/26/2019 Picks, Predictions and Previews
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Central Michigan Chippewas vs Buffalo Bulls 10/26/2019 – The Northern Illinois University Huskies face the Akron Zips in a cross-conference matchup this Saturday. Online betting sites favor the Huskies to prevail over the Zips even if their season has not exactly been impressive. But the fact that NIU has won its last four games against Akron clearly gives them an edge. On the other end, the Zips are hoping to catch a break. The Zips are still looking for that first win this season. Their struggles are likely the reason why online betting sees them as a long shot. A gigantic upset could happen but with tons of prayers against the Huskies.
Central Michigan Chippewas vs Buffalo Bulls 10/26/2019
Central Michigan Chippewas
Central Michigan will be looking to stretch its winning streak to three. They have brought down teams like Eastern Michigan, New Mexico State, and Bowling Green so far. CMU was a favorite to prevail last game and now they face the Bulls as underdogs. QB Quintin Dormady is back in harness and will be tasked to lead the offensive line of Central Michigan Chippewas. Out to compliment him is running back Jonathan Ward. He has collected 100 rushing yards in four games and also registered 661 rushing yards this year. Both will test the rush defense of the Bulls this weekend.
Players to watch: D. Moore QB 94 CMP 164 ATT 1,143 YDS 57.3 CMP% 7 AVG 80 LNG 5 TD 4 INT; J. Ward RB 93 ATT 661 YDS 7.1 AVG 86 LNG; K. Lewis RB 114 ATT 616 YDS 5.4 AVG 57 LNG; K. Pimpleton WR 50 REC 521 YDS 10.4 AVG 80 LNG; J. Sullivan WR 23 REC 342 YDS 14.9 AVG 37 LNG
The Bulls will aim for back-to-back wins against the Chippewas after a big win over Akron. They are currently 1-2 in MAC play but making it to the top is still possible. Kyle Vantrease will take over from Matt Myers at quarterback against CMU. Myers is out for the season following a neck injury. So far, the sophomore QB has 292 passing yards to go with two touchdowns. Buffalo is expected to turn to its running game against Central Michigan. Jaret Patterson will be leading at the receiving end, recording at least 90 rushing yards three times this season. There is also Kevin Marks to worry about as the Bulls try to defend the dangerous Chippewas offensive front.
Players to watch: M. Myers QB 49 CMP 105 ATT 602 YDS 46.7 CMP% 5.7 AVG 42 LNG 6 TD 4 INT; J. Patterson RB 131 ATT 686 YDS 5.2 AVG 82 LNG; K. Marks RB 128 ATT 603 YDS 4.7 AVG 39 LNG; A. Nunn WR 21 REC 293 YDS 14 AVG 42 LNG; C. Todd WR 9 REC 104 YDS 11.6 AVG 28 LNG
Central Michigan Chippewas vs Buffalo Bulls Betting Numbers
Central Michigan Chippewas
Chippewas are 5-0-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
Buffalo is 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
Central Michigan Chippewas vs Buffalo Bulls Betting Picks
Betting websites USA favor the Buffalo Bulls to prevail over the Central Michigan Chippewas. The Bulls are predicted to win via a score of 20.9-28.4 covering the spread and total going over.