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Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Akron Zips 11/12/2019 Picks, Predictions and Previews
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Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Akron Zips 11/12/2019 – A Mid-American Conference showdown happens on Tuesday between the Eastern Michigan Eagles and the Akron Zips. College football betting heavily favor the visiting Eagles to prevail over the Zips anew. In their last meeting, Eastern Michigan won via a score of 27-7 at home. The Zips lead the all-time series between the two squads 10-8. The Eagles are out for redemption coming off a bye week. In their last assignment, they lost to Buffalo 43-14. Akron did not do any better, bowing to Bowling Green, 35-6. The Eagles look to improve to 5-5 while the Zips are hoping to register their first win of the season.
Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Akron Zips 11/12/2019
Eastern Michigan Eagles
The Eagles should have well-rested bodies against the Zips this Tuesday. They are coming off a bye week and are out to rebound from a loss. Eastern Michigan hopes to come out with a win to improve their bowl chances. For them to do that, they need to do better on offense. The Eagles are averaging 26.2 points per game but are struggling in the running game. Eastern Michigan Eagles average only 101 rushing yards per game, opting to rely more on their passing offense. Their defense is hardly the best, allowing the opponent to score 33.2 points per game. Thankfully, they are facing a team that are doing worse on the offensive end.
Players to watch: M. Glass III QB 169 CMP 265 ATT 1,991 YDS 63.8 CMP% 7.5 AVG 80 LNG 16 TD 8 INT; S. Vann RB 76 ATT 351 YDS 4.6 AVG 35 LNG; W. Parker RB 37 ATT 131 YDS 3.5 AVG 22 LNG; A. Jackson III WR 28 REC 456 YDS 16.3 AVG 48 LNG; Q. Williams WR 36 REC 443 YDS 12.3 AVG 41 LNG
For the Zips, the immediate goal is to taste victory this season. Unfortunately, pundits do not see that happening. A big reason for this is their woeful offense. Akron has fared miserably on offense, with 202.9 yards per game. They are scoring a measly 10.2 points per contest. The task of improving their offense falls on the shoulders of QB Kato Nelson. On defense, it doesn’t get any better. Akron is allowing 35.7 points per game. Their pass defense is not doing any better, giving up 187.9 yards per game.
Players to watch: K. Nelson QB 114 CMP 207 ATT 1,327 YDS 55.1 CMP% 6.4 AVG 64 LNG 8 TD 5 INT; B. Lee WR 59 ATT 172 YDS 2.9 AVG 29 LNG; K. Nelson QB 79 ATT 121 YDS 1.5 AVG 17 LNG; N. Stewart WR 34 REC 463 YDS 13.6 AVG 49 LNG; D. Burkhart WR 15 REC 320 YDS 21.3 AVG 64 LNG
Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Akron Zips Betting Numbers
Eastern Michigan Eagles
Eastern Michigan is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
Zips are 0-9 ATS in their last 9 games.
Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Akron Zips Betting Picks
College football odds spreads favor the Eastern Michigan Eagles to triumph over the Akron Zips. The Eagles are predicted to win via a score of 31.2-7.0 covering the spread.