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Miami (OH) RedHawks vs. Western Michigan Broncos Preview

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Miami (OH) RedHawks vs. Western Michigan Broncos Preview

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The Miami (OH) RedHawks (3-4) and Western Michigan Broncos (2-5) will meet in a battle of two conference rivals. The RedHawks are the favorites, expected to win by at least a field goal but less than a touchdown (currently -6.5). The predicted point total for the matchup is 44.

The RedHawks are 6.5-point favorites against the Broncos. The over/under is 44 points.

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Odds and Game Info

  • Game Day: Saturday, October 22, 2022
  • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS Sports Network
  • Location: Oxford, Ohio
  • Stadium: Fred C. Yager Stadium
  • Spread Favorite: Miami (OH) (-6.5)
  • Moneyline: Miami (OH) (-252), Western Michigan (+204)
  • Total: 44 Points

Miami (OH) Betting Info

  • Miami (OH) has three wins in seven games against the spread this season.
  • Miami (OH) has yet to win ATS (0-2) when playing as at least 6.5-point favorites this season.
  • One of Miami (OH)'s seven games this season has hit the over.
  • The RedHawks have been moneyline favorites in two other matchups this season, and they split them.
  • The RedHawks have played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -252 or shorter in only two games this season, and they split 1-1.

Western Michigan Betting Info

  • Western Michigan has posted two wins against the spread this season.
  • Western Michigan has no wins ATS (0-3) as a 6.5-point underdog or greater this year.
  • A pair of Western Michigan seven games in 2022 have hit the over.
  • This season, the Broncos have been listed as the underdog in three games and failed to win any of those contests.
  • The Broncos have been at least a +204 moneyline underdog three times this season, but lost all of those games.

Miami (OH) vs. Western Michigan Comparison

Compare 2022 season stats for RedHawks and Broncos
RedHawks Stats Broncos
134 Pass yards 190.4
245.6 Pass yards against 241.4
169.1 Rush yards 115.3
99.1 Rush yards against 143.1
+5 Turnover differential -4

Miami (OH) Leaders

  • Aveon Smith has been a dual threat for Miami (OH) so far this season. He has 735 passing yards, completing 52.5% of his passes and tossing seven touchdown passes and four interceptions this season. He's rushed for 314 yards (44.9 ypg) on 63 carries with three rushing touchdowns.
  • Keyon Mozee has 360 rushing yards on 81 carries with one touchdown.
  • Mac Hippenhammer's 328 yards as a receiver pace the team. He's been targeted 40 times and has registered 24 receptions and four touchdowns.
  • Jalen Walker has reeled in 15 passes while averaging 20.1 yards per game.
  • Miles Marshall's six receptions are good enough for 138 yards and one touchdown.
  • Corey Suttle has racked up 3.5 sacks to pace the team, while also picking up two TFL and eight tackles.
  • Miami (OH)'s leading tackler, Matthew Salopek, has 36 tackles, five TFL, and three sacks this year.
  • Yahsyn McKee has picked off a team-leading two passes. He also has 14 tackles and five passes defended to his name.

Western Michigan Leaders

  • Jack Salopek leads Western Michigan with 1,231 yards on 97-of-191 passing with seven touchdowns compared to 10 interceptions this season.
  • The team's top rusher, Sean Tyler, has carried the ball 99 times for 419 yards (59.9 per game) with three touchdowns.
  • La'Darius Jefferson has run for 235 yards across 56 carries, scoring five touchdowns.
  • Corey Crooms has collected 32 catches this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 452 (64.6 yards per game). He's been targeted 57 times and has four touchdowns.
  • Jehlani Galloway has caught 18 passes and compiled 278 receiving yards (39.7 per game).
  • Anthony Sambucci has racked up 184 reciving yards (26.3 ypg) this season.
  • Corvin Moment leads the team with three sacks, and also has four TFL and 33 tackles.
  • Zaire Barnes, Western Michigan's leading tackler, has 44 tackles, two TFL, and 0.5 sacks this year.
  • Delano Ware has a team-high two interceptions to go along with 23 tackles and two passes defended.

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Miami (OH) vs. Western Michigan Over/Under Trends

  • In five of seven games this season, Miami (OH) and its opponents have scored more than 44 points.
  • Western Michigan has played six games this season that ended with a combined score over 44 points.
  • Miami (OH)'s contests this year have an average total of 51.7, 7.7 more points than this game's over/under.
  • Western Michigan has a 53.1-point average over/under in their outings this season, 9.1 more points than this game's point total.

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