Free Week 5 Prediction: Eagles vs Tigers Odds
Week 5 College football betting sees the Eastern Michigan Eagles taking on the LSU Tigers Saturday October 3rd at Tiger Stadium, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Cappers Picks provides complimentary handicapping picks all NCAA football season long so stay tuned for more FREE college football predictions.
Eastern Michigan (1-3) vs. LSU (3-0)
Date: Saturday, October 3rd
Time: 7:00 PM
Venue: Tiger Stadium, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
NCAA Football Spread: LSU -44.5
NCAA Betting Total: 60.5
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The #8 team in the nation gets set to host Mid American Conference participant Eastern Michigan Saturday night.
LSU continues roll as they prepare with their final tuneup in non conference play.
Eastern Michigan may take offense to the term tuneup, as they bring in an offense that is averaging 435.5 yards a game.
The Eagles will be the first ones to tell you they are much better than their 1-3 record indicates.
A team that averages 435.5 yards per game has it’s lone win on the road against Wyoming this year. The Eagles routed them 48-0 and have really become quite the balanced offense.
RB Darius Jackson leads the charge out of the backfield as he has 407 rush yards on the year. The tailback is averaging a solid 6.9 yards per carry and has 7 touchdowns to his name.
Along side with him, Shaq Vann has compiled 240 yards and 3 touchdowns. The duo has given the Eagles many different options and both have playmaking talents to change the course of a game with one carry.
QB Brogan Roback has passed for 877 yards and 5 touchdowns thus far. His killer has been the 4 interceptions he’s thrown.
#8 LSU has the potential to really make a push at the BCS Playoff. They’ll have the schedule with the SEC to do so and using this game against Eastern Michigan is important to make sure they are clicking on all cylinders and have the necessary momentum.
LSU RB Leonard Fournette continues to flourish in the spotlight and is making a real case for the Heisman Trophy.
Fournette has rushed for 631 yards through the first 3 games of the season and will get a chance to go up against a defense that ranks 127 in the FBS against the run.
Named the SEC Offensive Player of the Week for 3 straight weeks to start the season, Fournette is averaging 8.6 yards per carry. He’s added 8 touchdowns total to his name.
LSU brings in a 50 game winning streak against non conference opponents to this match up with Eastern Michigan.
NCAA Football Handicapping Trends
- Eagles are 17-38 ATS in their last 55 non-conference games.
- Eagles are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 road games.
- Tigers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss.
- Tigers are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 home games.
- Tigers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
Free Week 5 NCAA Football Prediction
LSU is on a mission right now. This team really doesn’t even need to focus on that #8 next to them as they realistically control their own destiny. An undefeated season within the SEC is guaranteed to get them into the BCS Playoff.
4* Free NCAA Betting Pick: LSU ATS
Lay the big number here. LSU will run all over the Eagles and even put a little bit of an exclamation point on this one as they look to continue to impress the committee early on in the season.
Week 5 Free Score Prediction: LSU 60- Eastern Michigan 10
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