Tuesday night MACtion features the Eastern Michigan Eagles (5-4) and the Akron Zips (1-8) clashing. These teams are playing like complete opposites heading into this conference fight. Akron is currently on an eight-game losing streak. Meanwhile, Eastern Michigan has won three of its last five games.
Kickoff from Akron is set for 7 p.m. ET on CBS Sports Network. Caesars Sportsbook lists the Eagles as 7-point favorites in the latest Eastern Michigan vs. Akron odds. The over/under for total points is set at 57. Before locking in any Akron vs. Eastern Michigan picks or MACtion predictions, you need to see what the SportsLine Projection Model has to say.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Eastern Michigan vs. Akron and locked in its MACtion picks and predictions. You can visit SportsLine now to see the model’s picks. Here are the odds and college football betting lines for Akron vs. Eastern Michigan:
- Eastern Michigan vs. Akron spread: Eagles -7
- Eastern Michigan vs. Akron over/under: 57 points
- Eastern Michigan vs. Akron money line: Eagles -278, Zips +222
- EMU: Eagles are 5-0 ATS in their last five meetings in Akron
- AKR: Zips are 5-1 ATS in their last six games following a double-digit loss at home
- Eastern Michigan vs. Akron picks: See picks at SportsLine
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Why Eastern Michigan can cover
Senior receiver Tanner Knue is the leading pass-catcher for the Eagles. Knue is a savvy route runner who has showcased the ability to make plays in open space. The Ohio native has the trust of his quarterback and his coaches. Knue thrives in the intermediate part of the field, reeling in 14.2 yards per catch. He has a team-high 425 yards and five touchdowns.
Senior Taylor Powell is a confident and strong-armed quarterback. Powell is an accurate passer who can scan the field fairly well. The Arizona product is completing 62% of his passes for 1,232 yards and eight passing touchdowns. On Oct. 8, he went 20 of 30 for 293 yards with three passing scores.
Why Akron can cover
Senior receiver Shocky Jacques-Louis is having a strong 2022 campaign. Jacques-Louis has a knack for getting open with his crisp and smooth routes. The Florida native sees plenty of volume within the offense and that won’t change in this game. Jacques-Louis is first in the conference in receiving yards (770) but second in yards per game (85.6). On Oct. 29, he snagged nine receptions for 103 yards.
Sophomore Alex Adams is another dynamic and explosive receiver for the Zips’ offense. Adams owns secure hands and tremendous field awareness. The Mississippi native can do real damage after the catch. Adams is electric and that’s been on full display. He is second on the team in receiving yards (585) with a team-high five touchdowns. On Oct. 22, Adams exploded for 199 yards and one score.
How to make Akron vs. Eastern Michigan picks
SportsLine’s model is leaning Over on the total, projecting 59 combined points. It also says one side of the spread hits well over 60% of the time. You can only get the model’s picks at SportsLine.
So who wins Eastern Michigan vs. Akron? And which side of the spread hits well over 60% of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the spread to back, all from the advanced model that has crushed its college football picks, and find out.