Central Michigan Overview
Their D is allowing over 190 yards per game on the ground, while they are keeping opponent passing games down to under 190 yards per game and under 290 yards of offense. DBs Josh Cox and Sean Bunting are avid roamers who have six and five interceptions respectively. LB Joe Oatman comes to this games with three FF, 11 sacks, and 17 TFL. He can be a game-changer.
- Top-flight pass attack
- Excellent pass defense
- QB Morris offers reliability
Wyoming’s tough defense is holding teams to 17.8 PPG. They are especially tough on opponent passing games, holding them to 161 YPG in the air. However, ground attacks are picking up 170 YPG against this defense. The defense has 16 INTs, 17 FF, and 34 PD. They also have 28 sacks and 80 TFL. This is one very tough defense. DE Carl Granderson, DT Youhanna Ghaifan, and safety/LB Logan Wilson are all premium performers. Corner Rico Gafford and safety Andrew Wingard have four picks each. Winards leads the team with 111 tackles.
- Great defense can control opponents
- Allen is a good field general
- Good-enough running game can put points up
Three Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Takeaways
In creating our Central Michigan plays Wyoming 2017 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl pick, we offer the following takeaways-
- Major D edge to Cowboys
- Offensive edge to Chippewas
- QBs could be a wash
Our Central Michigan Plays Wyoming 2017 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Pick
We really think that this game will come down to defense, and with that in mind, we’re taking the Wyoming Cowboys at -3.0. At the same time, we see trends towards the under these days, and we certainly think that this game has the potential to be low-scoring. Go with the under at 45.5.