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Tue 20th December 2022

The Eastern Michigan University Eagles (8-4, 5-1 Away) travel to face the San Jose State University Spartans (7-4, 6-0 Home) at Albertsons Stadium on Tuesday. The Spartans are four-point favorites, and the total is 54.

Eastern Michigan is coming off a convincing 38-19 win over Central Michigan at Rynearson Stadium on November 25, their third consecutive victory.

Taylor Powell was 24 of 36 for 266 yards and three touchdowns. Samson Evans ran 23 times for 135 yards and a touchdown. Dylan Drummond caught four passes for 60 yards and a touchdown.

San Jose State beat Hawaii 27-14 at CEFCU Stadium on November 26. Chevan Cordeiro threw for 208 yards, two touchdowns, and an interception.

Kairee Robinson carried 24 times for 148 yards and a touchdown. Elijah Cooks added two touchdowns of his own. He hauled in 10 receptions for 121 yards.


The Eagles are averaging 28.8 points per game for the season, 64th in FBS, and they are facing a Spartans defense that has surrendered 20.3 PPG (23rd).

Meanwhile, San Jose State has scored 27.5 points a game this season, 74th in the nation, and Eastern Michigan is allowing 28.6 PPG (88th). The Eagles rank 84th in the country in passing yards per game (217.8) and 79th in rushing (142.7), while the Spartans are 47th in passing yards allowed per game (210.4) and 27th against the run (122.6).

San Jose State has been one of the country’s least productive rushing teams, averaging 92.5 yards per game (125th), while ranking 35th in passing yards (264.0). The Eagles are allowing 208.8 passing yards (42nd) and 158.1 rushing yards per game (79th).


Through eight games, Taylor Powell has thrown for 14 touchdowns (7 INT) and 226.6 yards per game to lead Eastern Michigan in passing. In four games away from home this season, he has seven TDs (4 INT) and an average of 254.5 yards passing.

Samson Evans leads the team in rushing with an average of 98.5 yards a game over 11 games. He has 13 touchdowns on the ground and one through the air. Tanner Knue is the Eagles’ leading receiver with 53.8 yards a game and nine TDs.

Chevan Cordeiro has 20 passing touchdowns (4 INT) with 262.3 yards per game through 11 games to lead San Jose State. Kairee Robinson has been the team’s leading performer on the ground, averaging 63.3 yards a game through 11 games.

He has 10 touchdowns. Elijah Cooks has been the primary target in the Spartans’ passing game. He has 10 touchdowns and an 89.4 yard per game average through 11 appearances.


Eastern Michigan is pursuing a sixth consecutive win away from home this season. San Jose State is unbeaten at home this season in six games.

SportsTips’ College Football Pick:

San Jose State (-175)

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