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Central Michigan Chippewas vs Kansas Jayhawks Week 4 Betting Preview, Odds and Pick

Central Michigan Chippewas


Kansas Jayhawks
Saturday, September 20, 2014 3:30 PM ET
Memorial Stadium

The MAC meets the Big 12 this Saturday with Central Michigan going on the road to face the Kansas Jayhawks. The Chippewas' five-game SU winning streak came to an end in a 40-3 loss to Syracuse as 5-point home underdogs. They are now 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games.

The Jayhawks are just 2-8 SU (4-6 ATS) in their last 10 games after losing to Duke this past Saturday 41-3 as 10.5-point underdogs on the road. The last time these two met was in 2007 when Kansas rolled over Central Michigan 52-7 as a 7.5-point home favorite.

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Computer Prediction: Central Michigan Chippewas vs Kansas Jayhawks Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 23-18 win for the Chippewas. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Central Michigan Chippewas vs Kansas Jayhawks Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Kansas Jayhawks currently sport a record of 1-1, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-2 ATS. The Central Michigan Chippewas are 2-1 and 1-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Kansas Jayhawks post a 1-1 over under record this season, while the Central Michigan Chippewas have gone 1-2 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas vs Central Michigan injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Kansas Jayhawks rated this week at No. 124 and the Central Michigan Chippewas sitting at No. 66.

How Central Michigan Chippewas vs Kansas Jayhawks Stats Matchup

The game also pits Kansas's No. 115-ranked offense, averaging 18.5 PPG, against a Central Michigan defense that ranks No. 62 this week at 24.33 PPG. The Kansas aerial game is averaging 145.5 yards per game, less than the Central Michigan Chippewas secondary allows through the air, 176.33 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Central Michigan Chippewas own the league's No. 35-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 122 yards per game when on the road. Kansas, on the other hand, rates No. 35 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Central Michigan, they were a 40-3 loser as they battled Orange at home. Central Michigan failed to cover in the match as a +5-point underdog, while 43 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Central Michigan was hammered in its last outing, as Syracuse ran up a 40-3 score against them at Kelly/Shorts Stadium.

Kansas lost its last outing, a 41-3 result against Blue Devils on September 13. Kansas failed to cover in that game as a +11-point underdog, while the 44 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Kansas was hammered in its last outing, as Duke ran up a 41-3 score against them at Wallace Wade Stadium.

Central Michigan Chippewas vs Kansas Jayhawks Betting Odds Trends

Central Michigan is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
Central Michigan is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Central Michigan's last 6 games
Central Michigan is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Kansas is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Kansas is 4-21 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas's last 7 games
Kansas is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Central Michigan at Toledo, Saturday, September 27th
Kansas home to Texas, Saturday, September 27th