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Syracuse Orange Prediction vs Central Michigan Chippewas in Week 3 College Football Odds

A key Week 3 battle has the visiting Central Michigan Chippewas travelling to Syracuse on Saturday to face the Orange.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the betting opening line for this matchup, the Syracuse Orange sat as -10-point favorite, according to 5Dimes. The total had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.

Odds Shark prediction models picked the Chippewas to win this game on Saturday 22-12. Check the picks page or matchup report during the week as factors may cause that prediction to be re-run. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Central Michigan Chippewas vs Syracuse Orange Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

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

The game pits the Syracuse Orange, currently No. 107 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the Central Michigan Chippewas, who rate No. 97 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Syracuse's No. 42-ranked offense, averaging 36.5 PPG, against a Central Michigan defense that ranks No. 78 this week at 27 PPG. The Syracuse aerial game is averaging 306.5 yards per game, more than the Central Michigan Chippewas secondary allows through the air, 303.5 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Central Michigan Chippewas own the league's No. 40-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 147 yards per game when on the road. Syracuse, on the other hand, rates No. 83 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Shane Morris led the way last time out for the Chippewas, connecting for 467 passing yards and a 45-27 victory over the Jayhawks at Memorial Stadium-Lawrence.

Steve Ishmael was good for 116 receiving yards in the Orange's most recent action, but while it helped his stats, it didn't help his team to victory and they fell 30-23 to the Orange.

Betting Trends
  • Central Michigan is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Central Michigan is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Central Michigan is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Syracuse is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Syracuse is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Syracuse's last 9 games
  • Syracuse is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Central Michigan home to Miami-OH, Saturday, September 23rd
Syracuse at LSU, Saturday, September 23rd