NCAA betting lines tell us that Eastern Michigan was 4-8 straight up and 4-7 versus the NCAA football betting line in 2007.
Here is a look at more NCAA betting lines numbers from the 2007 Eastern Michigan Eagles. The Eagles were 6-5 in terms of over/unders versus the NCAA football betting line in 2007. NCAA betting lines show that Eastern Michigan beat their rivals Central Michigan and Western Michigan and also improved overall even though they only won four games according to college football betting lines stats.
Eastern Michigan got a solid year out of running back Pierre Walker and set the path for the future. The huge surprise for Eastern Michigan according to NCAA football betting line experts was the win against Central Michigan in which they trailed 38-28 in the fourth quarter but came back to win 48-45.
Head coach Jeff Genyk seems to have Eastern Michigan moving in the right direction according to NCAA betting lines experts. The team will have to replace running back Walker but they do have good returning talent according to NCAA betting lines experts. Quarterback Andy Schmitt returns and he should lead a productive offense according to NCAA football betting line experts. The Eagles also return their best defensive player, linebacker Daniel Holtzclaw. They also have one of the best punters in the country, Zach Johnson returning. Johnson was sixth in the country in punting according to NCAA betting lines stats.
In 2008 the Eagles will need a big year out of Schmitt and some production out of the receivers. Scoring will be a must if Eastern Michigan is to make the next step up and have a .500 record. The MAC has improved and the Eagles must put more points on the board in 2008 to have success. Last season the Eagles were just 96th in total yards in the nation according to NCAA betting lines stats. They were 86th in points scored according to NCAA betting lines stats. The defense was similar. They ranked 91st in total yards allowed according to NCAA betting lines stats. They ranked 90th in points allowed according to NCAA betting lines stats.