Eastern Michigan vs. LSU Odds
No. 9 LSU takes a break from SEC play this Saturday when the Tigers host Eastern Michigan at 7PM ET on ESPNU.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, LSU is the clear favorite in this game, as the Tigers are getting odds of -44.5 points against the Eagles. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 60.5 points. These two have no recent meetings, but LSU is 1-5 against the spread in its last 6 against a team with a losing record.
LSU is 3-0 on the season, 1-2 against the spread and 2-1 with the over. The Tigers have beaten Mississippi State, Auburn and Syracuse thus far in 2015. LSU is averaging 33.3 points on offense thanks to a rushing attack that is putting up 315 yards per game. The defense is holding opponents to 21.3 points and 306.3 yards per game. Leonard Fournette has rushed for 631 yards and eight touchdowns to emerge as an early Heisman candidate. Brandon Harris has thrown for 302 yards and two touchdowns while rushing for 117 yards and two more touchdowns.
Eastern Michigan is 1-3 on the season, 2-2 against the spread and 3-1 with the over. The Eagles own a win over Wyoming this season, but have lost to Army, Ball State and Old Dominion. EMU is struggling on defense, allowing 38.2 points and 500 yards per game, including 373 rushing yards per contest, which ranks last in FBS football. EMU has been led by Darius Jackson, who has rushed for 407 yards and seven touchdowns while Brogan Roback has thrown for 877 yards and five scores. Receiver Eddie Daugherty has 13 catches for 255 yards and two touchdowns.