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    The Ohio Bobcats (7-3) are in action on Wednesday at 7:00 PM ET against the Central Michigan Chippewas (5-5) at Frank Solich Field at Peden Stadium.

    The Bobcats are significant favorites (-8.5) in their game against the Chippewas, with the over/under being 46.5 points. (On the moneyline, the Bobcats are -363 and the Chippewas are +285.)

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    Game Info for Ohio vs. Central Michigan

    • Game Day: Wednesday, November 15, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPNU
    • Location: Athens, Ohio
    • Stadium: Frank Solich Field at Peden Stadium
    Ohio vs Central Michigan Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Ohio -8.5 -110 -110 46.5 -110 -110 -363 +285

    Ohio Pick Insights

    • Ohio has posted a 5-4-0 record against the spread this season.
    • Ohio has a 3-1 record against the spread this season when favored by 8.5 points or more.
    • Two of Ohio’s nine games with a set total have hit the over (22.2%).

    Ohio Stats & Insights

    • Ohio has the 101st-ranked offense this season (339.1 yards per game), and has been even better on the other side of the ball, ranking fifth-best with just 266.2 yards allowed per game.
    • Ohio sports the 107th-ranked offense this season (21.6 points per game), and has been more effective on defense, ranking fifth-best with only 15.1 points allowed per game.
    • Ohio owns the 88th-ranked offense this season in terms of passing yards (208.9 passing yards per game), and has been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking 11th-best with only 171.8 passing yards allowed per game.
    • Ohio owns the 97th-ranked offense this season in terms of rushing yards (130.2 per game), and has been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking 11th-best with only 94.4 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • Ohio has been clicking on all fronts on third down this year, owning the 22nd-best mark in third-down percentage (46.2%) and 21st-best in third-down defense (31.5% third-down percentage allowed).
    • Ohio ranks 55th in college football with a +1 turnover margin after forcing 14 turnovers (60th in the FBS) and committing 13 (56th in the FBS).

    Ohio’s Best Players

    • Kurtis Rourke has racked up 1,777 yards (177.7 ypg) on 161-of-254 passing with 10 touchdowns compared to five interceptions this season. In addition, he’s added 196 rushing yards (19.6 ypg) on 53 carries while scoring two touchdowns on the ground.
    • Sieh Bangura has carried the ball 134 times for a team-high 564 yards on the ground and has found the end zone six times as a runner.
    • O’Shaan Allison has been handed the ball 117 times this year and racked up 389 yards (38.9 per game) with one touchdown.
    • Sam Wiglusz has hauled in 44 receptions for 519 yards (51.9 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone three times as a receiver.
    • Miles Cross has put together a 461-yard season so far with four touchdowns, reeling in 37 passes on 65 targets.
    • Ty Walton’s 32 receptions are good enough for 303 yards and two touchdowns.
    • Rayyan Buell has collected 4.5 sacks to lead the team, while also picking up nine TFL and 26 tackles.
    • Bryce Houston, Ohio’s top tackler, has 86 tackles, four TFL, 1.5 sacks, and two interceptions this year.
    • Tank Pearson leads the team with two interceptions, while also collecting six tackles, one TFL, and two passes defended.

    Central Michigan Betting Insights

    • Central Michigan has a 3-7-0 record against the spread this season.
    • Central Michigan is a 2-1 record against the spread when an underdog by 8.5 points or more this season.
    • Central Michigan games have hit the over in six out of 10 opportunities (60%).

    Central Michigan Pick Insights

    • In terms of total offense, Central Michigan ranks 95th in the FBS (346.6 total yards per game) and 108th on defense (415 total yards allowed per game).
    • Central Michigan is accumulating 24.1 points per contest on offense this season (87th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up 30.7 points per contest (105th-ranked) on defense.
    • In terms of passing, this season has been hard for Central Michigan on both sides of the ball, as it is compiling just 182.8 passing yards per contest (23rd-worst) and surrendering 264.1 passing yards per game (14th-worst).
    • From an offensive angle, Central Michigan is generating 163.8 rushing yards per contest (59th-ranked). It ranks 75th in the FBS on defense (150.9 rushing yards given up per game).
    • Central Michigan ranks 104th in the FBS with a 34.8% third-down conversion rate on offense, and 49th with a 36.4% third-down percentage allowed on the defensive side of the ball.
    • With eight forced turnovers (123rd in the FBS) and 12 turnovers committed (41st in the FBS) this season, Central Michigan ranks 98th in the FBS with a turnover margin of -4.

    Central Michigan’s Best Players

    • Jase Bauer has racked up 1,542 yards (154.2 per game) while completing 57.5% of his passes and recording nine touchdown passes with seven interceptions this season. He’s also run for 369 yards with nine touchdowns.
    • Marion Lukes is his team’s leading rusher with 114 carries for 601 yards, or 60.1 per game. He’s found paydirt four times on the ground, as well. Lukes has also chipped in with 24 catches for 239 yards.
    • Myles Bailey has run for 369 yards across 87 carries, scoring three touchdowns.
    • Jesse Prewitt III paces his squad with 428 receiving yards on 29 catches with four touchdowns.
    • Chris Parker has put up a 347-yard season so far with two touchdowns. He’s caught 22 passes on 41 targets.
    • Tyson Davis has racked up 328 reciving yards (32.8 ypg) and three touchdowns this season.
    • Maurice White has 3.5 sacks to lead the team, and also has three TFL and 13 tackles.
    • Central Michigan’s tackle leader, Trey Jones, has 40 tackles and one interception this year.
    • Dakota Cochran leads the team with one interception, while also collecting 23 tackles, one TFL, and one pass defended.
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