The Western Michigan Broncos host the Eastern Michigan Eagles in Week 8 of the college football schedule on Saturday, kick off time at 3:30 PM ET, at Waldo Stadium.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles (5-2) are coming from a 27-20 win over the Ohio Bobcats in Week 7. Brogan Roback threw for 347 yards and three touchdowns in 29-for-39 passes. On the ground, Breack Turner rushed for 50 yardsin nine carries while Ian Eriksen had 24 yards in 12 carries. Sergio Bailey II led in receiving with 143 yards and a touchdown in eight receptions while Antoine Porter had 74 yards and a touchdown in seven receptions. John Niupalau had 16 yards and a touchdown.
On the offense, Eastern Michigan football averages 270.7 yards in passing and 156.4 yards in rushing. On the defense, Eastern Michigan football allows 268.0 yards in passing and 139.9 yards in rushing against their opponents.
The Western Michigan Broncos (7-0) are coming from a 41-0 win over the Akron Zips in Week 7. Zach Terrell threw for 207 yards and two touchdowns in 21-for-31 passes. On the ground, Jarvion Franklin rushed for 281 yards and a touchdown in 33 carries while Davon Tucker had 53 yards and a touchdown in 10 carries. Terrell had 34 yards and two touchdowns. Carrington Thompson led in receiving with 80 yards in five catches while Corey Davis had 63 yards and two touchdowns in eight receptions.
On the offense, Western Michigan football averages 228.1 yards in passing and 265.6 yards in rushing. On the defense, Western Michigan football allows 207.0 yards in passing and 130.6 yards in rushing against their opponents.
EMU vs WMU football game schedule:
Date: October 22, 2016
Kick Off Time Time: 3:30 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: ESPN3
Live Stream: WatchESPN
Odds and Point Spread: -23.0 WMU, 62.0 O/U