The Western Michigan Broncos and the Massachusetts Minutemen will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Gillette Stadium.
Oddsmakers currently have the Minutemen listed as 3½-point favorites versus the Broncos, while the game's total is sitting at 44.
Last time out for Western Michigan, they were a 38-17 loser as they battled Ball State at home. Western Michigan failed to cover in the match as a 19-point underdog, while 55 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
In their last action, Massachusetts was a 32-3 loser on the road against Buffalo. They failed to cover the 20-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (35) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.
Western Michigan has lost 8 straight games.
Western Michigan: 0-8 SU, 2-6 ATS
Massachusetts: 1-6 SU, 4-3 ATS
WESTERN MICHIGAN MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in October are 2-8
When playing on turf are 1-9
After being outgained are 1-9
When playing within the conference are 1-9
MASSACHUSETTS MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in October are 3-7
When playing on turf are 2-8
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing within the conference are 2-8
A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Western Michigan's last 10 games
Western Michigan is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
Western Michigan is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
Western Michigan is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Massachusetts's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Massachusetts's last 6 games at home
Massachusetts is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games at home
Massachusetts is 2-23 SU in its last 25 games
Western Michigan at Eastern Michigan, Saturday, November 9
Massachusetts home to Northern Illinois, Saturday, November 2