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    UB Stadium is the venue where the Central Michigan Chippewas (3-2) will battle the Buffalo Bulls (1-4) on Saturday, October 7, 2023.

    The Chippewas are the favorites (-3) in their game versus the Bulls, with the over/under at 51.5 points. (In terms of the moneyline, the Chippewas are -154 and the Bulls are +128.)

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    Game Info for Central Michigan vs. Buffalo

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 7, 2023
    • Game Time: 2:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN+
    • Location: Buffalo, New York
    • Stadium: UB Stadium
    Central Michigan vs Buffalo Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Central Michigan -3 -110 -110 51.5 -110 -110 -154 +128

    Central Michigan Pick Insights

    • Central Michigan has covered the spread twice in five games this season.
    • Central Michigan is winless against the spread (0-2) when playing as at least 3-point favorites.
    • Central Michigan games with a set total have hit the over four times this season (80%).

    Central Michigan Stats & Insights

    • Central Michigan sports the 107th-ranked offense this year (336.6 yards per game), and have been worse on the other side of the ball, ranking sixth-worst with 453.6 yards allowed per game.
    • With 33.4 points allowed per game on defense, which ranks 18th-worst in the FBS, Central Michigan has had to lean on their 90th-ranked offense (25.8 points per contest) to keep them in games.
    • Central Michigan ranks 19th-worst in passing offense (177 passing yards per game) and fourth-worst in passing defense (310.8 passing yards per game allowed) this season.
    • Central Michigan is averaging 159.6 rushing yards per game offensively this year (63rd in the FBS), and is allowing 142.8 rushing yards per game (78th) on defense.
    • With a 33.8% third-down conversion rate (23rd-worst) and a 45.5% third-down rate allowed on defense (21st-worst), Central Michigan has been struggling on both sides of the ball this year in terms of third-down efficiency.
    • Central Michigan ranks 93rd in college football with a -2 turnover margin after forcing 2 turnovers (125th in the FBS) and committing four (18th in the FBS).

    Central Michigan’s Best Players

    • Jase Bauer has racked up 599 yards (119.8 ypg) on 51-of-85 passing with two touchdowns compared to one interception this season. In addition, he’s added 108 rushing yards (21.6 ypg) on 34 carries while scoring six touchdowns on the ground.
    • Myles Bailey has carried the ball 63 times for a team-high 303 yards on the ground and has found the end zone two times.
    • This season, Bert Emanuel Jr. has carried the ball 42 times for 165 yards (33 per game) and two touchdowns.
    • Jesse Prewitt III’s team-high 257 yards as a receiver have come on 16 receptions (out of 19 targets) with two touchdowns.
    • Chris Parker has put up a 217-yard season so far with two touchdowns, reeling in 11 passes on 15 targets.
    • Tyson Davis has a total of 150 receiving yards so far this year, hauling in nine passes and scoring one touchdown.
    • Jacques Bristol leads the team with two sacks, and also has three TFL and 11 tackles.
    • Kyle Moretti, Central Michigan’s tackle leader, has 22 tackles, four TFL, and two sacks this year.
    • Elijah Rikard has a team-high one interception to go along with eight tackles and one pass defended.

    Buffalo Betting Insights

    • Buffalo has a 3-2-0 record against the spread this season.
    • In games it has played as at least 3-point underdogs this season, Buffalo is 3-1 against the spread.
    • Buffalo has gone over in four of their five games with a set total (80%).

    Buffalo Pick Insights

    • Buffalo has struggled on both offense and defense this season, ranking 24th-worst in total offense (333.6 total yards per game) and fourth-worst in total defense (460.4 total yards allowed per game).
    • Buffalo ranks 86th in points per game (26.4), but it has been less effective on the defensive side of the ball, ranking fifth-worst in the FBS with 37.6 points allowed per contest.
    • Buffalo is generating 214.4 passing yards per contest on offense this season (95th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is allowing 245.4 passing yards per contest (94th-ranked) on defense.
    • In terms of rushing, this season has been difficult for Buffalo on both sides of the ball, as it is putting up just 119.2 rushing yards per contest (24th-worst) and allowing 215 rushing yards per game (fifth-worst).
    • Buffalo’s offense has not been getting things done on third down, ranking 16th-worst in the FBS with a 32.5% third-down conversion percentage. It has been more effective on defense, giving up a 38.5% third-down rate (66th-ranked).
    • With five forced turnovers (99th in the FBS) and five turnovers committed (28th in the FBS) this season, Buffalo ranks 67th in the FBS with a turnover margin of 0.

    Buffalo’s Best Players

    • Cole Snyder leads Buffalo with 1,075 yards on 115-of-190 passing with 11 touchdowns compared to four interceptions this season.
    • Mike Washington is his team’s leading rusher with 49 carries for 234 yards, or 46.8 per game. He’s found paydirt two times on the ground, as well.
    • Ron Cook Jr. has piled up 230 yards (on 58 carries) with two touchdowns, while also catching 15 passes for 128 yards and one touchdown.
    • Marlyn Johnson has registered 19 receptions this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 208 (41.6 yards per game). He’s been targeted 28 times and has four touchdowns.
    • Nik McMillan has 10 receptions (on 16 targets) for a total of 153 yards (30.6 yards per game) and one touchdown this year.
    • Darrell Harding Jr.’s 14 targets have resulted in nine catches for 149 yards and two touchdowns.
    • Max Michel leads the team with 2.5 sacks, and also has three TFL and 10 tackles.
    • Devin Grant, Buffalo’s leading tackler, has 15 tackles and one interception this year.
    • Charles McCartherens has picked off a team-high two passes. He also has three tackles and two passes defended to his name.
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