College football betting players know that Central Michigan took the conference title and then beat Middle Tennessee 31-14 in the Motor City Bowl. NCAA College football betting players know that the Chippewas have seven returning starters on offense and the same number on defense. College football betting players know that last year QB Dan LeFevour (63.7% COMP, 3,031 YDs, 26 TDs, 10 INTs) had a superb season. The receivers look good with Bryan Anderson (73 REC, 867 YDs, 5 TDs) returning as the leader. Junior RB Ontario Sneed (135 CAR, 764 YDs, 4 TDs) returns at running back. NCAA football betting players know that head coach Kelly is gone to Cincinnati, and Butch Jones, an assistant from West Virginia and former CMU offensive coordinator takes over.
Football betting players see that the defense gave up 22.3 PPG but they got enough key stops to win games. College football betting players know that the secondary returns three players and senior MLB Red Keith (127 tackles, 61 solo) comes back at linebacker. College football betting players know that Central Michigan has three key games against Kansas, Clemson and Western Michigan. The Chippewas must replace another NFL draft pick in DE Dan Bazuin who was one of the best defensive linemen to ever play in the MAC. College football betting players know that overall Central Michigan has the talent to win the MAC again but playing a tough schedule makes it tough.
Check our Central Michigan College football stats
Football betting players see the defending MAC champs having to travel to Kansas, Purdue and Clemson this season while hosting Army and North Dakota State. College football betting players know that North Dakota State is not an automatic victory either, as they beat Ball State last season and lost at Minnesota by one point. College football betting players see that the crossover games are very difficult as CMU must travel to the top two teams in the MAC East, Akron and Kent State. College football betting players know that within the west, Central travels to Western and Ball State while hosting Toledo, NIU and Eastern.
College football betting players think a key game is at Western Michigan on November 6. College football betting players believe this is one of the most intense rivalry games and a bowl game could be on the line in this game. Central won last season 31-7 so the Broncos have revenge in mind.
Football betting players think that the best offensive player is sophomore QB Dan LeFevour. The best defensive player may be senior DT Steven Friend. College football betting players believe the season will be a good one if CMU wins the MAC again.