09/15/2018 – Central Michigan vs Northern Illinois – Football Preview

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Central Michigan vs Northern Illinois

3:30 PM – September 15, 2018

Huskie Stadium, DeKalb, IL

LINE:

CURRENT:

NIU -14.5

TOTAL:

46

OPENING:

NIU -16

TOTAL:

45

PAT’S THOUGHTS:

I want no part of this stinker.  The Chips just got drilled by Kansas, at home.  Now they are two TD dogs to Northern who has revenge on their mind.  NIU is clearly the better team, but are they 14 points better?  Beats me. Pass.

Schedule:

Central Michigan

DATE

OPPONENT

SCORE

LINE

TOTAL

September 1, 2018

@ Kentucky

L 20-35

W 17.5

O 49

September 8, 2018

vs Kansas

L 7-31

L -3

U 48.5

September 15, 2018

@ N Illinois

September 22, 2018

vs Maine

September 29, 2018

@ Michigan State

October 6, 2018

vs Buffalo

October 13, 2018

vs Ball State

October 20, 2018

vs W Michigan

October 27, 2018

@ Akron

November 3, 2018

@ E Michigan

November 10, 2018

vs Bowling Green

November 23, 2018

@ Toledo

Northern Illinois

DATE

OPPONENT

SCORE

LINE

TOTAL

September 1, 2018

@ Iowa

L 7-33

L 9.5

U 46

September 8, 2018

vs Utah

L 6-17

W 12.5

U 47.5

September 15, 2018

vs Cent Michigan

September 22, 2018

@ Florida State

September 29, 2018

@ E Michigan

October 6, 2018

@ Ball State

October 13, 2018

vs Ohio

October 27, 2018

@ BYU

November 1, 2018

@ Akron

November 7, 2018

vs Toledo

November 14, 2018

vs Miami (OH)

November 20, 2018

@ W Michigan

INJURY REPORT:

Central Michigan

DATE

POSITION

PLAYER

INJURY

STATUS

September 9, 2018

RB

Romello Ross

Undisclosed

Questionable

September 15, 2018

OL

Steve Eipper

Undisclosed

Probable

Northern Illinois

DATE

POSITION

PLAYER

INJURY

STATUS

September 14, 2018

WR

Spencer Tears

Suspension Served

Probable

Statistics:

Central Michigan

OFFENSE:

SEASON

RANK

DEFENSE:

SEASON

RANK

Total Yards

267.5

124

Total Yards

394

83

Passing Yards

157

111

Passing Yards

136.5

16

Rushing Yards

110.5

113

Rushing Yards

257.5

117

Points

13.5

125

Points

33

104

Turnovers

6

118

Turnovers

4

32

Northern Illinois

OFFENSE:

Season

Rank

DEFENSE:

Season

Rank

Total Yards

219.5

129

Total Yards

353

57

Passing Yards

110.5

125

Passing Yards

214.5

71

Rushing Yards

109

115

Rushing Yards

138.5

62

Points

6.5

6.5

Points

25

77

Turnovers

4

85

Turnovers

3

56


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