PreviewMatchupProps
Eastern Michigan Eagles
4-5
-17
72%
+17
u82%
Akron Zips
0-9
Tue, Nov 12 - 6:00p ET   |   ESPU - MAC   |   Summa Field at InfoCision Stadium
By Landon Smith

Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Akron Zips Week 12 MAC Action NCAA Las Vegas Sports Odds / Football Free Picks

The Akron Zips are ranked 129 on offense, averaging 255.6 yards per game. The Zips are averaging 52.9 yards rushing and 202.7 yards passing so far this season.

 

Betting Odds & Stats
Eastern Michigan EaglesLinesAkron Zips
-900Opening Odds+600
-17 (-110)Spread+17 (-110)
Over 46.5 (-110)TotalUnder 46.5 (-110)
Eastern Michigan EaglesConcensusAkron Zips
64%Spread36%
Over 36%TotalUnder 64%
Eastern Michigan EaglesScore and statAkron Zips
30.8Predicted Score6.6
4-5 (3-6 ATS)Stats/Additional0-9 (0-9 ATS)

 

Reason for Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Akron Zips NCAA Football

Eastern Michigan Eagles -17

The Eagles had a bye in Week 11 and fell to 4-5 in Week 10 following a 43-14 loss to Buffalo. Mike Glass threw an 80-yard touchdown pass to Mathew Sexton in the loss, but the Eagles managed just 210 total yards including 25 on the ground. 

The Eagles were out gained 460 to 210 in the game.  The Eagles only managed 25 yds rushing on 17 carries, but gave up an absurd 252 yds rushing defensively.  The Eagles recorded their 2nd touchdown of the game, with a minute and 30 seconds left in the game.  Preston Hutchinson ran it in from 1 yard out. 

The Eagles are 31st in the nation in passing offense as they average 278.1 yards per game: the run game is 123rd in the nation by rushing for 99.4 yards per contest. Eastern Michigan is 83rd in the FBS in scoring offense by putting up 26.2 points per game while ranking 109th in scoring defense as they allow 33.2 points per contest.

The Eastern Michigan Eagles are ranked 88 on offense, averaging 377.6 yards per game. The Eagles are averaging 101.0 yards rushing and 276.6 yards passing so far this season. The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 2-3 while on the road this season, 1-4 against conference opponents and 7884-7884 against non-conference opponents.

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Akron Zips +17

Akron had a bye during Week 11 and fell to 0-9 following its 35-7 loss to Bowling Green in Week 10. Akron scored all six points during the first quarter on two field goals and would not score again the rest of the game. The Zips have now lost 14 straight games dating back to last season. Akron quarterback Kato Nelson was 9 of 24 for 60 yds and 2 interceptions.  The Zips turned the ball over 4 times and were out gained in total yds 276 to 100.  The Zips converted just 1 time on 14 3rd down

The Zips are miserable offensively this season: they enter the game 94th in passing offense with 202.9 yards per game through the air and 130th, or dead last, in rushing offense with 51.3 yards per game. Akron is last in the FBS in scoring offense with an average of 10.2 points per game while they stand 119th in scoring defense by allowing 35.7 points per contest. Kato Nelson is 134 of 207 passing for 1,327 yards with eight touchdowns and five interceptions while ranking second on the team with 121 rushing yards.

The Akron Zips are ranked 129 on offense, averaging 255.6 yards per game. The Zips are averaging 52.9 yards rushing and 202.7 yards passing so far this season. The Akron Zips are 0-4 at home this season, 0-5 against conference opponents and 7884-7884 against non-conference opponents.

 

The Pick: Eastern Michigan Eagles -17, Under 46.5