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    At InfoCision Stadium-Summa Field on Saturday, the Central Michigan Chippewas (1-5) face the Akron Zips (1-5).

    The Chippewas are expected to win by at least two scores (currently -13) versus the Zips. The over/under for this matchup is 59.5 points.

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for Central Michigan vs. Akron

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 15, 2022
    • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN+
    • Location: Akron, Ohio
    • Stadium: InfoCision Stadium-Summa Field
    Chippewas vs Zips Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Chippewas -13 -110 -112 59.5 -110 -110 -514 +380

    Central Michigan Betting Insights

    • Akron is 2-4-0 against the spread this year.
    • When they have played as at least 13-point underdogs this year, the Zips are 1-2 against the spread.
    • Three of Akron’s six games with a set total have hit the over (50%).

    Central Michigan Stats & Insights

    • Central Michigan is putting up 400.2 yards per game offensively this season (72nd in the FBS), and are allowing 384.5 yards per game (75th) on defense.
    • Central Michigan is averaging 26 points per game on offense this season (88th in the FBS), and is allowing 30.7 points per game (100th) on defense.
    • Central Michigan is putting up 276.7 passing yards per game on offense (34th in the FBS), and ranks 87th defensively with 243 passing yards allowed per game.
    • Central Michigan ranks 101st in run offense (123.5 rushing yards per game) and 69th in run defense (141.5 rushing yards allowed per game) this year.
    • While Central Michigan ranks 19th-worst in the FBS in third-down percentage at 33%, it’s been a different story defensively, ranking 21st-best (29.7% third-down conversion rate allowed).
    • Central Michigan has the 100th-ranked turnover margin in college football at -8, forcing five turnovers (105th in the FBS) while turning it over 13 times (121st in the FBS).

    Central Michigan’s Best Players

    • Daniel Richardson has compiled 1,576 yards (262.7 ypg) on 144-of-259 passing with 12 touchdowns compared to four interceptions this season.
    • Lew Nichols has 454 rushing yards on 133 carries with six touchdowns. He’s also added 20 catches for 128 yards (21.3 per game).
    • This season, Myles Bailey has carried the ball 28 times for 154 yards (25.7 per game).
    • Carlos Carriere’s team-leading 379 yards as a receiver have come on 33 receptions (out of 58 targets) with two touchdowns.
    • Joel Wilson has caught 31 passes while averaging 53.2 yards per game and scoring four touchdowns.
    • Jalen McGaughy has racked up 14 catches for 226 yards, an average of 37.7 yards per game. He’s scored two times as a receiver this season.
    • Thomas Incoom has collected five sacks to lead the team, while also recording eight TFL and 20 tackles.
    • Trey Jones, Central Michigan’s top tackler, has 27 tackles, two TFL, and one interception this year.
    • Caleb Spann has picked off a team-high one pass. He also has one pass defended to his name.

    Akron Betting Insights

    • Akron has covered the spread twice in six opportunities this year.
    • Akron has a 1-2 record against the spread in games it was an underdog by 13 points or more this year.
    • Akron games have hit the over in three out of six opportunities (50%).

    Akron Stats & Insights

    • Akron has sputtering defensively, ranking fifth-worst with 483.3 total yards given up per game. It has been more productive offensively, putting up 346.3 total yards per contest (102nd-ranked).
    • This season has been hard for Akron on both offense and defense, as it is posting just 18.3 points per game (14th-worst) and ceding 40.8 points per game (fifth-worst).
    • Akron ranks 39th in passing yards per game (271.3), but it has been worse defensively, ranking 12th-worst in the FBS with 291.2 passing yards conceded per contest.
    • In terms of rushing, this season has been ugly for Akron on both sides of the ball, as it is putting up just 75 rushing yards per game (third-worst) and ceding 192.2 rushing yards per game (13th-worst).
    • Akron’s third-down offense has been a bottom-25 unit this season, registering a 32.2% third-down percentage, which ranks 17th-worst in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, it ranks 100th with a 43% third-down rate surrendered.
    • Akron has produced six forced turnovers (96th in the FBS) and committed 11 turnovers (104th in the FBS) this season for a -5 turnover margin that ranks 100th in the FBS.

    Akron’s Best Players

    • DJ Iron has thrown for 1,548 yards on 157-of-235 passing with six touchdowns and three interceptions this season. He has chipped on the ground, as well, with 173 yards and one rushing touchdown.
    • Cam Wiley has rushed for 179 yards on 52 carries so far this year while scoring two times on the ground.
    • Shocky Jacques-Louis has totaled 37 catches this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 489 (81.5 yards per game). He’s been targeted 51 times and has one touchdown.
    • Daniel George has 36 receptions (on 58 targets) for a total of 359 yards (59.8 yards per game) this year.
    • Alex Adams’ 31 targets have resulted in 23 catches for 263 yards and three touchdowns.
    • Antavious Fish has two sacks to lead the team, and also has two TFL and nine tackles.
    • Akron’s leading tackler, Bubba Arslanian, has 45 tackles and two TFL this year.
    • Jalen Hooks has a team-leading one interception to go along with nine tackles and one pass defended.
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