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The Western Michigan Broncos (2-4) are in action on Saturday at 3:30 PM ET against the Ohio Bobcats (3-3) at Waldo Stadium.
The Broncos-Bobcats game is a pick ’em and the over/under is 60 points. On the moneyline, the Broncos are -109 and the Bobcats are -112.
Game Info and Betting Lines for Western Michigan vs. Ohio
- Game Day: Saturday, October 15, 2022
- Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: CBS Sports Network
- Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan
- Stadium: Waldo Stadium
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Western Michigan Betting Insights
- Ohio’s ATS record is 3-3-0 this season.
- Ohio is a 2-2 record against the spread in games it was an underdog by 0 points or more this season.
- Ohio has hit the over in five of their six games with a set total (83.3%).
Western Michigan Stats & Insights
- Western Michigan ranks 12th-worst in total offense (301.2 yards per game), but has been a little better on defense, ranking 75th with 384.8 yards allowed per contest.
- Western Michigan ranks 105th in scoring offense (22.7 points per game) and 101st in scoring defense (30.8 points allowed per game) this season.
- While Western Michigan’s pass defense ranks 81st with 237.7 passing yards allowed per game,the offense has been less successful, ranking 20th-worst (180.7 passing yards per game).
- Western Michigan is totaling 120.5 rushing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 100th in the FBS. The team’s defensive unit ranks 74th, surrendering 147.2 rushing yards per contest.
- While Western Michigan’s third-down defense ranks 50th with a 35.1% third-down conversion rate allowed per game, the offense has been worse, ranking 23rd-worst with a 33.3% third-down percentage.
- With 10 forced turnovers (36th in the FBS) against 10 turnovers committed (89th in the FBS), Western Michigan (0) owns the 100th-ranked turnover margin in college football.
Western Michigan’s Best Players
- Jack Salopek has thrown for 982 yards (163.7 ypg) to lead Western Michigan, completing 50% of his passes and tossing six touchdown passes compared to five interceptions this season. He’s also contributed in the ground game with 89 rushing yards on 39 carries.
- Sean Tyler has carried the ball 80 times for a team-high 335 yards on the ground and has found the end zone three times.
- La’Darius Jefferson has piled up 231 yards on 54 carries, scoring five times.
- Corey Crooms’ 365 yards as a receiver lead the team. He’s been targeted 49 times and has totaled 27 catches and three touchdowns.
- Jehlani Galloway has caught 16 passes for 232 yards (38.7 yards per game) this year.
- Anthony Sambucci has a total of 138 receiving yards so far this year, hauling in seven throws.
- Corvin Moment has 2.0 sacks to pace the team, and also has 3.0 TFL and 24 tackles.
- Western Michigan’s top-tackler, Zaire Barnes, has 32 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and 0.5 sacks this year.
- Bricen Garner has a team-high one interception to go along with 19 tackles and one pass defended.
Ohio Betting Insights
- Ohio has gone 3-3-0 ATS this season.
- When it has played as at least 0-point underdogs this season, Ohio is 2-2 against the spread.
- Ohio has gone over in five of their six games with a set total (83.3%).
Ohio Stats & Insights
- Ohio’s defense has been bottom-25 in total defense this season, allowing 561.2 total yards per game, which ranks worst. On the offensive side of the ball, it ranks 35th with 445.8 total yards per contest.
- Ohio has been struggling defensively, ranking fifth-worst with 40.7 points allowed per game. It has been better on the other side of the ball, generating 33.2 points per contest (43rd-ranked).
- Defensively, Ohio is a bottom-25 pass unit, allowing 386.8 passing yards per game (worst). On the bright side, it is excelling on the offensive side of the ball, accumulating 334.0 passing yards per contest (eighth-best).
- Ohio’s running game has been sputtering, ranking 20th-worst in the FBS with 111.8 rushing yards per game. It has been more effective defensively, giving up 174.3 rushing yards per contest (99th-ranked).
- Ohio ranks 100th in the FBS with a 34.7% third-down conversion percentage on offense, and 103rd with a 43.2% third-down percentage allowed on defense.
- Ohio has a +2 turnover margin this season, which ranks 46th in the FBS.
Ohio’s Best Players
- Kurtis Rourke has racked up 1,944 yards on 70.9% passing while collecting 14 touchdown passes with two interceptions this season. He’s also run for 101 yards with two scores.
- The team’s top rusher, Sieh Bangura, has carried the ball 72 times for 356 yards (59.3 per game) with five touchdowns. He’s also caught 10 passes for 103 yards and one touchdown.
- Nolan McCormick has racked up 43 carries and totaled 171 yards with one touchdown while also gaining 139 yards through the air with one touchdown.
- Sam Wiglusz has totaled 36 catches this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 440 (73.3 yards per game). He’s been targeted 42 times and has five touchdowns.
- Jacoby Jones has put up a 340-yard season so far with two touchdowns. He’s caught 21 passes on 26 targets.
- James Bostic’s 25 targets have resulted in 15 catches for 307 yards and one touchdown.
- Jeremiah Burton paces the team with 2.5 sacks, and also has 1.0 TFL and four tackles.
- So far Keye Thompson leads the team in both tackles and interceptions. He has racked up 35 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and one interception this season.