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Western Michigan Broncos vs Eastern Michigan Eagles Week 9 Betting Preview, Odds and Pick

The Western Michigan Broncos will be looking to pick up a win and cover the spread when they take on the Eagles in Eastern Michigan at Rynearson Stadium on Thursday in Week 9 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Eastern Michigan Eagles pegged as 20.5-point underdogs in this matchup. The total, meanwhile, had yet to be posted as of writing - check the lines shortly.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 31-16 win for the Broncos on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Western Michigan Broncos vs Eastern Michigan Eagles Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Eastern Michigan Eagles are 1-7 overall and 3-4-1 ATS against the spread, while the Broncos are 4-3 and 4-3 ATS. As for the totals, Eastern Michigan is 7-1 on the OU, and Western Michigan is 4-2-1 Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Eastern Michigan vs Western Michigan injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 122-rated Eastern Michigan Eagles and the No. 46-ranked Western Michigan Broncos, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Eastern Michigan Eagles No. 80-ranked offense (27.38 PPG) against a Western Michigan Broncos defense that ranks No. 86 at 29.14 PPG. The Eastern Michigan Eagles passing attack has averaged 227.12 yards per game, less than the Western Michigan Broncos give up through the air (235.43 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Western Michigan Broncos own the league's No. 112-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 245.33 yards per game when on the road. Eastern Michigan, on the other hand, rates No. 63 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Sam Martin was good for 134 receiving yards in the Broncos's most recent action, helping his team to a 35-13 victory over the RedHawks.

Joel Bouagnon went over the 100-yard mark (136) in his team's latest effort, but Northern Illinois still defeated Eastern Michigan by a score of 49-21.

Betting Trends
  • Western Michigan is 14-5 ATS in its last 19 games
  • Western Michigan is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Western Michigan is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • Western Michigan is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games on the road
  • Eastern Michigan is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Eastern Michigan is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Eastern Michigan's last 5 games
  • Eastern Michigan is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Western Michigan home to Ball State, Thursday, November 5th
Eastern Michigan at Miami (Ohio), Saturday, November 7th