Free College Football Picks Today: Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Massachusetts Minutemen 10/1/22

Free College Football Picks Today: Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Massachusetts Minutemen 10/1/22
Sat 1st October 2022

The Eastern Michigan University Eagles (2-2, 1-1 Home) play host to the University of Massachusetts Minutemen (1-3, 0-3 Away) at Rynearson Stadium on Saturday. The Eagles are 20-point favorites, and the total is 53.5. Massachusetts is coming off a deflating 28-0 loss against Temple at Lincoln Financial Field last Saturday. Gino Campiotti was 7 of 14 for 36 yards and an interception. Ellis Merriweather ran eight times for 53 yards. Cam Sullivan-Brown caught five passes for 46 yards. Eastern Michigan lost 50-31 to Buffalo at Rynearson Stadium last Saturday. Austin Smith threw for 190 yards, a touchdown, and an interception. He added 74 yards and a touchdown on the ground. Tanner Knue also scored once. He had three receptions for 106 yards.


The Eagles won the only meeting between the teams last season, a 42-28 victory in September. Ben Bryant tossed one touchdown for Eastern Michigan, as Jawon Hamilton added a rushing TD. Brady Olson tossed two touchdowns for Massachusetts.


The Minutemen are averaging 10.0 points per game so far this season, worst in FBS, and they are facing an Eagles defense that has surrendered 38.5 PPG (121st). Meanwhile, Eastern Michigan has scored 31.0 points a game this season, 69th in the country, and Massachusetts is allowing 32.0 PPG (100th).The Minutemen rank as the nation’s worst team in passing yards per game (62.5, 131st), while they are 43rd in rushing yards (185.8). They may find their best opportunities through the air, as the Eagles are 117th in the nation in passing yards allowed per game (285.0). Against the run, Eastern Michigan is 94th (164.0).Eastern Michigan is 80th in the country in passing yards per game (233.5) and 78th in rushing (151.8), while the Minutemen are allowing 190.5 passing yards (34th) and 166.0 rushing yards per game (97th).


Through four games, Campiotti has thrown for one touchdown (4 INT) and 41.2 yards per game to lead Massachusetts in passing. In three away games this season, he has zero TDs (3 INT) and an average of 25.0 yards passing. Campiotti also leads the team in rushing with an average of 60.5 yards per game. He has one touchdown on the ground. Sullivan-Brown is the Minutemen’s leading receiver with 27.2 yards a game and one TD. Taylor Powell has four passing touchdowns (5 INT) with 227.0 yards per game through three games to lead Eastern Michigan. In one prior home game this season, he threw for three TDs (1 INT) and 271 yards. Samson Evans has been the home team’s leading performer on the ground, averaging 104.5 yards a game through four games. He has three touchdowns. Knue has been a key target in the Eagles’ aerial attack. He has four touchdowns and a 72.8 yard per game average through four appearances.

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