Eastern Michigan vs San Jose State Prediction, Odds, Prop Bets: Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

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  • San Jose St (7-4) are -3.5 point favorites vs Eastern Michigan (8-4)
  • Total (Over/Under): 54.5 points
  • Watch the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl game on ESPN

The Eastern Michigan Eagles (9-4) visit Albertsons Stadium to take on the San Jose State Spartans (7-5) on Dec. 20. Kickoff is scheduled for 3:30pm EST in Boise for the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl.

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The Eastern Michigan vs. San Jose St Over/Under is total points.

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Eastern Michigan vs. San Jose St Odds, Spread, Over/Under:

SpreadTotal (O/U)Moneyline
Eastern Michigan
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Eastern Michigan vs San Jose State Prediction:

Based on recent trends, the winning team model predicts San Jose State will win this game with 60.2% confidence.

Eastern Michigan vs San Jose State Spread Prediction:

Based on recent against-the-spread trends, the model predicts Eastern Michigan will cover the spread with 54.9% confidence.

Both predictions factor in up-to-date player injuries for both Eastern Michigan and San Jose St, plus offensive & defensive matchups, recent games and key player performances this season.


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  • Eastern Michigan has hit the 1H Moneyline in 5 of their last 6 away games (+8.95 Units / 126% ROI)
  • Eastern Michigan has hit the Moneyline in 6 of their last 9 away games (+7.25 Units / 64% ROI)
  • Eastern Michigan has hit the 1Q Moneyline in their last 6 away games (+6.76 Units / 99% ROI)
  • Eastern Michigan have covered the 1Q Spread in 8 of their last 11 games (+5.55 Units / 41% ROI)
  • Eastern Michigan has hit the Team Total Under in 9 of their last 12 games (+5.55 Units / 41% ROI)
  • San Jose State has hit the 1Q Game Total Under in their last 10 games at home (+10.05 Units / 83% ROI)
  • San Jose State has hit the 1H Game Total Under in their last 5 games at home (+5.00 Units / 91% ROI)
  • San Jose State has hit the Moneyline in their last 5 games at home (+5.00 Units / 10% ROI)
  • San Jose State has hit the Game Total Under in 6 of their last 7 games at home (+4.90 Units / 64% ROI)
  • San Jose State has hit the Team Total Over in 8 of their last 12 games (+3.30 Units / 24% ROI)

Eastern Michigan Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Eastern Michigan has gone against the spread this college football season ( Units / ROI).

  • Eastern Michigan is 7-4 when betting on the Moneyline for +3.25 Units / 11.75% ROI
  • Eastern Michigan is 6-5 when betting the Over for +0.5 Units / 4.13% ROI
  • Eastern Michigan is 5-6 when betting the Under for -1.6 Units / -13.22% ROI

San Jose St Against the Spread (ATS) Record

San Jose St has gone against the spread this college football season ( Units / ROI).

  • San Jose St is 6-4 when betting on the Moneyline for -0.05 Units / -0.09% ROI
  • San Jose St is 4-7 when betting the Over for -3.7 Units / -30.58% ROI
  • San Jose St is 7-4 when betting the Under for +2.6 Units / 21.49% ROI

Eastern Michigan: Keys to the Game vs. San Jose St

Eastern Michigan is undefeated (8-0) when making 3 or more explosive runs in a game since the 2021 season– best in FBS; Average: .550

Eastern Michigan is 9-3 (.750) when making 5 or more explosive passes in a game since the 2021 season– tied for 7th-best in FBS; Average: .505

Eastern Michigan is 8-1 (.889) when not throwing an interception since the 2021 season– 7th-best in FBS; Average: .584

Eastern Michigan is 10-2 (.833) when making 7 or more explosive plays since the 2021 season– 4th-best in FBS; Average: .540

Eastern Michigan Offensive Stats & Trends

Eastern Michigan WRs have averaged just 4.1 yards per target (119 yards/29 targets) on 3rd and long this season– 4th worst among FBS Teams; Average: 8.0

Eastern Michigan RBs have carried the ball 80 times in close and late situations this season– 4th most among FBS Teams

Eastern Michigan WRs have averaged just 10.5 yards per reception (2,284 yards/218 catches) in the 1st half since last season– 4th worst among FBS Teams; Average: 13.2

Eastern Michigan RBs have rushed for 37 TDs on 123 carries (3.3 Carries Per TD) in the Red Zone since last season– tied for 2nd best Carries Per TD among FBS Teams; Average: 4.7

San Jose St Offensive Stats & Trends

San Jose State QBs have 20 completions for 20 or more yards with over 10 yards to go since last season– tied for 2nd most among FBS Teams

San Jose State QBs have 10 completions for 20 or more yards with over 10 yards to go this season– tied for 5th most among FBS Teams

San Jose State RBs have averaged 72.2 rushing yards per game (722/10) this season– 5th worst among FBS Teams; Average: 131.8

San Jose State RBs have averaged 16.4 carries per game (164 carries / 10 games) this season– 2nd lowest among FBS Teams; Average: 26.3

San Jose State TEs have been targeted 52 times in the 1st quarter since last season– 5th most among FBS Teams

Eastern Michigan Eagles Defensive Stats & Trends

Eastern Michigan has tackled opponents for a loss on just 9 of 126 rushing attempts (7% TFL%) in the Red Zone since last season– worst in FBS; Average: 15%.

Eastern Michigan has tackled opponents for a loss on just 9 of 126 rushing attempts (7% TFL%) in the Red Zone since last season– worst among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 15%.

Eastern Michigan has allowed a passer rating of 235.6 in the Red Zone (34.0 Pass Attempts) this season– 3rd worst in FBS; Average: 161.7

Eastern Michigan has allowed a Completion Pct of just 44% (48 completions/108 attempts) on 3rd and long since last season– 3rd best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 54%

Eastern Michigan has tackled opponents for a loss on just 112 of 898 rushing attempts (12% TFL%) since last season– 4th worst among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 16%.

San Jose State Spartans Defensive Stats & Trends

San Jose State has tackled opponents for a loss on 16 of 58 rushing attempts (28% TFL%) in the Red Zone this season– 2nd best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 16%.

San Jose State has tackled opponents for a loss on 30 of 130 rushing attempts (23% TFL%) in the Red Zone since last season– tied for 5th best in FBS; Average: 15%.

San Jose State has sacked opponents 12 times in the Red Zone since last season– tied for most in FBS

San Jose State has tackled opponents for a loss on 16 of 58 rushing attempts (28% TFL%) in the Red Zone this season– 3rd best in FBS; Average: 15%.

San Jose State has tackled opponents for a loss on 30 of 130 rushing attempts (23% TFL%) in the Red Zone since last season– tied for 4th best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 15%.


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