Chippewas home to RedHawks in NCAAF betting action

Miami (Ohio) RedHawksCentral Michigan Chippewas
Nov 17, 1:00 PM | Turf of Kelly/Shorts Stadium

Miami (Ohio) RedHawks vs Central Michigan Chippewas Odds

4-6TEAM RECORD4-6

The Central Michigan Chippewas host Miami (Ohio) on Saturday, looking to build on their 3-7 ATS mark against the 4-6 RedHawks in NCAAF action at Kelly/Shorts Stadium.

The Chippewas are 4-6 so far on the season, and 3-7 ATS vs. the number. The RedHawks, meanwhile, are 4-6 and 2-7-1 ATS. Over under bettors have seen Central Michigan go 6-2-1 and the RedHawks go 4-5 on the totals.

View Miami (Ohio) vs Central Michigan Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: The RedHawks were listed as 3-point underdogs on the opening NCAA football line at 5Dimes and most sportsbooks tracked by OddsShark. No total was available early in the week.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Chippewas at No. 101 and the RedHawks at No. 99 heading into this contest. Handicapping models project a 23-19 result in favor of the Chippewas.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Central Michigan's No. 70-ranked offense (27.9 PPG) against a RedHawks defense that ranks No. 110 at 35.8 PPG. The Chippewas passing attack has averaged 263.3 yards per game, more than the RedHawks give up through the air (238 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the RedHawks own the league's No. 115-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 251.7 yards per game when on the road. Central Michigan, on the other hand, rates No. 75 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Miami (Ohio) was a 48-32 loser in their most recent outing at home against Kent State. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (80) made winners of OVER bettors. In their last game, Miami (Ohio)'s aerial attack generated 455 yards but it was the Golden Flashes coming away with a 48-32 victory over Miami (Ohio) at Fred C Yager Stadium.

Central Michigan won its last outing, a 34-31 result against Eastern Michigan on November 10. Central Michigan covered in that game as a 2.5-point favorite, while the 65 combined points took the game OVER the total. In their last game, Central Michigan got a 110-yard performance from Zurlon Tipton as a key part of its 34-31 win over Eastern Michigan.

Miami (Ohio) RedHawks Trends:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on turf are 4-6
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 4-6

Central Michigan Chippewas Trends:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on turf are 4-6
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 3-7

A few RedHawks at Chippewas trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Miami (Ohio)'s last 18 games on the road
Miami (Ohio) is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Central Michigan
Miami (Ohio) is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Central Michigan
Miami (Ohio) is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Central Michigan's last 8 games
Central Michigan is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Miami (Ohio)
Central Michigan is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Central Michigan is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Miami (Ohio) home to Ball State, Friday, November 23
Central Michigan at Massachusetts, Friday, November 23

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