7:05 pm
November 3

Central Michigan @ Western Michigan

Who will WIN this matchup?

Central Michigan Chippewas (4-4)

@ Western Michigan Broncos (5-3)


Current odds:

Central Michigan Chippewas: (+280)

Western Michigan Broncos: (-340)


The line for this game is Western Michigan by 9 points.

The Chippewas lead the MAC in passing offense with 288 yards per game and are second in total offense with 447.6 yards per game. They rank 12th in the conference in passing yards allowed per game (272.4) and are second in rushing yards allowed per game (134.1).

Western ranks first in the league in total defense, time of possession and rushing defense. The Broncos rank in the top three in the conference in 11 statistical categories.

While Nichols garners much of the attention when it comes to the CMU offense, The Broncos feature a productive one-two backfield punch in sophomore Sean Tyler and junior La’Darius Jefferson.

They have combined for 1,156 yards rushing for an average of 4.8 yards per carry. Tyler has run for 631 yards; Jefferson for 525.

Western quarterback Kaleb Eleby leads the MAC in passing with 247.1 yards per game. He has thrown 12 touchdown passes with two interceptions. He is second behind Richardson with a 145.0 efficiency.

StreakSmarter Pick
Western Michigan Broncos