Eastern Michigan vs Eastern Kentucky prediction, game preview, how to watch. Week 1, Friday, September 2
Eastern Michigan vs Eastern Kentucky How To Watch
Date: Friday, September 2
Game Time: 7:00 ET
Venue: Rynearson Stadium, Ypsilanti, MI
How To Watch: ESPN3
Record: Eastern Michigan (0-0), Eastern Kentucky (0-0)
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Eastern Michigan vs Eastern Kentucky Game Preview
Why Eastern Kentucky Will Win
The Colonels will once again be steady.
The defense is going to be just okay, and the offense will keep things moving, but it starts with the lines that will hold up well.
QB Parker MicKinney is back, the running backs form a good rotation, and it all works around – again – a decent line that should be able to produce against a decent-not-amazing Eastern Michigan defensive front.
Why Eastern Michigan Will Win
The Colonels have a good offensive line. Eastern Michigan’s is better.
There won’t be anything funky happening here. The Eagle running game has the ability to take over right away, the good receivers will keep the chains moving, and the idea will be to keep the mistakes at a minimum and keep on grinding.
Eastern Kentucky will be steadier than spectacular. As long as EMU can win on third downs and keep the turnovers to fewer than two, there won’t be any problems.
What’s Going To Happen
This is a strong enough Colonel team to keep this from getting out of hand, but the Eastern Michigan offense will take over as the game goes on.
The Eagle defense is questionable, and it’ll get pushed on a few EKU scoring drives to keep up early, but it’ll be a workmanlike win for the MAC.
Eastern Michigan vs Eastern Kentucky Prediction, Line
Eastern Michigan 30, Eastern Kentucky 20
Line: Eastern Michigan -13.5, o/u: 57.5
ATS Confidence out of 5: 2
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