Georgia Southern Eagles vs. Eastern Michigan Eagles Camellia Bowl Preview
Posted by: Charlie Smith
The 2018 Camellia Bowl will be held this weekend, bringing us a thrilling Georgia Southern Eagles vs. Eastern Michigan Eagles matchup. Both teams had tough seasons but will be vying to end the year on a high note by getting this Camellia Bowl victory come Saturday. So what kind of turnout can we expect this NCAA football betting weekend? Let’s take a quick gander at the NCAA legal betting odds to get a better idea.
Georgia Southern Eagles vs. Eastern Michigan Eagles – Sat., Dec. 15th
When: 5:30 pm ET
Where: Cramton Bowl, Montgomery, Alabama
Stream: Watch ESPN
NCAA Football Betting Odds:
Georgia Southern Eagles
The Southern Eagles finished the regular season with a 9-3 record to finish 3rd overall in the Sun Belt East Division. The Eagles found themselves in this spot thanks to the 6-2 record they posted in conference play, which led to their 3rd place ranking. Although they missed out on the Sun Belt Championship game, Georgia Southern still performed well enough to get this Camellia Bowl invite. So how do they measure up against Eastern Michigan? Pretty well in fact seeing as how they have a better offense and a slightly better defense. Heading into this weekend’s action, Georgia Southern is putting p 31.1 offensively and allotting 21.6 defensively. For comparison, Eastern Michigan is scoring 27.5 and giving up 22.0.
Players to Watch: Shai Werts (954 passing yards, 10 TD, 0 INT), Wesley Fields (959 rushing yards, 9 TD, 5.4 AVG), and Wesley Fields (237 receiving yards, 1 TD, 10 REC).
Eastern Michigan Eagles
The Eagles will enter this weekend’s matchup flashing a 7-5 record, ready to take down the other Eagles. With a 5-3 record in conference play, the Eagles managed to tie for 2nd in the MAC – West. Entering this weekend’s action riding a 3-game winning streak, Eastern Michigan will be vying for a cutthroat performance on Saturday. Ultimately they will need just that to beat out a team that has a slight statistical edge over them. At the end of the day we should expect an extremely tight contest, or at least that’s what the NCAA football betting odds and spread line are predicting.
Players to Watch: Tyler Wiegers (1,887 passing yards, 11 TD, 3 INT), Shaq Vann (590 rushing yards, 5 TD, 4.4 AVG), and Blake Banham (714 receiving yards, 5 TD, 54 REC).
Georgia Southern Eagles vs. Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Predictions
Georgia Southern Eagles vs. Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Picks
So which side should mobile betting fans take in Georgia Southern Eagles vs. Eastern Michigan Eagles matchup? All things considered, this one is definitely a tossup. Some might lean towards Georgia Southern due to their statistical advantage. However, in the end, you might be better off playing it safe by sticking to the TOTALs here. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!
Score Prediction:36-33 Georgia Southern.