Central Michigan Chippewas (5-5) vs. Ohio Bobcats (7-3)
Central Michigan Chippewas vs. Ohio Bobcats 11/15/23 – The twelfth week of the NCAAF is set to commence on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, and it brings with it a highly anticipated matchup. The Central Michigan Chippewas and the Ohio Bobcats, both holding an even record of 5-5 this season, are poised to face off at Peden Stadium. NCAAF picks and previews suggest that this contest could be replete with unexpected developments and thrilling moments.
Central Michigan Chippewas have delivered impressive performances this season, thanks largely to Marion Lukes and Jesse Prewitt III’s contributions as key players. Lukes has amassed 609 rushing yards at an impressive average of 5.3 yards per carry – an achievement which significantly boosts their rushing offense. Meanwhile, wide receiver Jesse Prewitt III has made headlines with 428 receiving yards at an astounding average of 14.8 yards per reception – both achievements standing as testaments of excellence for these Chippewas.
Ohio Bobcats feature their own set of notable players. Running back Sieh Bangura has amassed 564 yards on 564 attempts at an average 4.2 yard per attempt rate, becoming an integral component to their ground game. Wide receiver Sam Wiglusz has amassed 519 receiving yards with an impressive average 11.8-yard reception average; his ability to secure crucial catches has further strengthened this Ohio team.
Central Michigan Chippewas vs. Ohio Bobcats Game Info
|When:||Wednesday, November 15, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET|
Jase Bauer QB vs. Kurtis Rourke QB
Jase Bauer, Central Michigan’s quarterback, has faced both difficulties and successes this season. Amassing 1542 passing yards, attaining a 57.5% completion rate and scoring nine touchdowns against seven interceptions highlight his adaptability and determination; yet consistency remains an area for improvement – in particular during games under duress where understanding defensive strategies quickly is critical to victory for Central Michigan’s chances of victory.
Kurtis Rourke, quarterback for the Ohio Bobcats, has consistently put forth impressive performances this season. Rourke has amassed 1777 passing yards at 63.4% completion rate with 10 touchdowns scored – his advanced passer rating of 131.2 is evidence of his adept playmaking and decision-making capabilities; furthermore his strategic approach, skillfully balancing patience with precision has played an invaluable role in successfully leading their offense against various defensive setups.
NCAAF Odds/Point Spread: Ohio Bobcats -546, Total Odds: 47.5
The betting odds heavily favor the Ohio Bobcats, reflecting their superior season record and home-field advantage. The total odds at 47.5 points suggest expectations of a moderately high-scoring game, considering both teams’ offensive capabilities.
Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
Central Michigan has struggled against the spread, going 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games. However, their historical performance against Ohio is notable, with a 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games and a 6-0 SU in their last 6 games against the Bobcats, indicating a potential for an upset.
Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Bobcats have been strong against the spread, with a 13-6-1 ATS in their last 20 games. Their overall 15-4 SU record in their last 19 games underscores their dominance. However, their 1-4 SU record in their last 5 home games against Central Michigan is a point of concern.
Central Michigan Chippewas vs. Ohio Bobcats 11/15/23 Betting Picks
This contest poses a multifaceted challenge for those engaged in sports betting. The Ohio Bobcats, as the favored team, present a compelling choice. However, it is imperative to consider the historical advantage that the Central Michigan Chippewas have demonstrated in past encounters. A critical factor in determining the outcome may well be the performance of the quarterbacks. Specifically, the ability of Jase Bauer to elevate his play to match or surpass the proficiency demonstrated by Kurtis Rourke will be crucial in this regard.
In terms of game-winning selections premium, the Bobcats seem to be the safer bet, especially considering their strong home record this season. However, the Chippewas’ potential for an upset, particularly with their historical performance against Ohio, makes them an intriguing underdog pick. Prop bets on individual player performances could offer value, and the over/under at 47.5 points is a critical line to consider, given both teams’ offensive capabilities.
Free Pick and Prediction: Ohio Bobcats 30, Central Michigan Chippewas 20