Free College Football Picks Today: Central Michigan Chippewas vs Buffalo Bulls 11/9/22

Free College Football Picks Today: Central Michigan Chippewas vs Buffalo Bulls 11/9/22
Wed 9th November 2022

The Central Michigan University Chippewas (3-6, 2-3 MAC) play host to the The State Univ. of New York at Buffalo Bulls (5-4, 4-1 MAC) at Kelly/Shorts Stadium on Wednesday. The Bulls are two-point favorites, and the total is 55.5. Buffalo is coming off a tough 45-24 loss at the hands of Ohio at Frank Solich Field at Peden Stadium last Tuesday.

Cole Snyder threw for 238 yards with two touchdowns and an interception. Mike Washington ran six times for 19 yards. Justin Marshall caught six passes for 72 yards and a touchdown. Central Michigan beat Northern Illinois 35-22 at Brigham Field at Huskie Stadium last Wednesday.

Daniel Richardson was 13 of 22 for 206 yards, two touchdowns, and an interception. Jase Bauer carried 14 times for 109 yards and two touchdowns. Jalen McGaughy caught two receptions for 36 yards.


The teams are meeting in the regular season for the first time since October 2019, a 43-20 win for the Bulls.


The Bulls are averaging 30.1 points per game for the season, third in the MAC, and they are facing a Chippewas defense that has surrendered 29.0 PPG (6th). Meanwhile, Central Michigan has scored 26.3 points a game this season, seventh in the conference, and Buffalo is allowing 27.0 PPG (4th).

The Bulls rank fifth in the MAC in passing yards per game (241.6) and seventh in rushing (141.7). Look for them to take advantage on the ground, as the Chippewas are 11th in the conference in rushing yards allowed per game (127.0).

Against the pass, Central Michigan is sixth (237.3).Central Michigan is fourth in the conference in passing yards per game (246.4) and sixth in rushing (143.0). Buffalo’s defense could prove challenging on the ground, as the Bulls are third in the MAC in rushing yards allowed per game (170.2). Against the pass, the Bulls are fourth (230.3).


Through nine games, Cole Snyder has thrown for 14 touchdowns (6 INT) and 238.3 yards per game to lead Buffalo in passing. In six away games this season, he has nine TDs (5 INT) and an average of 234.5 yards passing. Mike Washington leads the team in rushing with an average of 56.2 yards a game over nine games.

He has six touchdowns on the ground and two through the air. Justin Marshall is the Bulls’ leading receiver with 63.2 yards a game and six TDs. Daniel Richardson has 15 passing touchdowns (5 INT) with 210.3 yards per game through nine games to lead Central Michigan.

In four home games this season, he has thrown for four TDs (1 INT) and an average of 173.5 yards. Lew Nichols III has been the home team’s leading performer on the ground, averaging 78.0 yards a game through seven games. He has six touchdowns. Carlos Carriere has been a key target in the Chippewas’ aerial attack. He has two touchdowns and a 59.8 yard per game average through eight appearances.

SportsTips’ College Football Pick:

Buffalo (+100)

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