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Preview: Central Michigan @ Miami (Ohio)

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

At 6 pm on Friday night, the Central Michigan Chippewas and the Miami (Ohio) RedHawks will kick off. The game will be played at the Fred Yager Stadium on the CBS Sports Network.

The Chippewas has defeated the RedHawks in their past three meetings. One has to go back to Oct. 16, 2010 when the RedHawks won 27-20 at Central Michigan.

The RedHawks (3-6) are on a three-game win streak after losing their first six games to begin the season. During this three-game win streak, they’ve outscored their opponents 86-55.

Cooper Rush (Getty Images)

Cooper Rush (Getty Images)

The Chippewas (5-4) have lost their past two games. They haven’t won since a 34-28 win over the Northern Illinois Huskies on Oct. 15.

They lost 31-17 to the Toledo Rockets on Oct. 22. Then, last week, they lost 27-24 to the Kent State Golden Flashes.

This season, the Chippewas are led by Cooper Rush, who has 2,533 yards, and are averaging 420 total yards per game. He also has thrown 21 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. The offense is averaging 283.4 passing yards per game.

They’re also averaging 136.6 rushing yards and 30.3 points per contest. They’re giving up 28.4 points per game.

Devon Spalding leads Central Michigan with 652 rushing yards and three touchdowns. Corey Willis has 717 receiving yards and nine touchdowns.

The RedHawks offense is averaging 20.9 points per game. They’re averaging 350 total yards and are led by Billy Bahl, who has 1,154 passing yards, along with eight touchdowns and four interceptions.

Alonzo Smith has 481 rushing yards and three touchdowns. James Gardner lead the wide receiver corps with 581 yards and five touchdowns.


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