UMass and Eastern Michigan face off this weekend in a non-conference clash. Our A.I. prediction model has crunched the data to make its UMass vs Eastern Michigan prediction.
How Our NCAAF Prediction Model Works
Our model determines expected points scored based on:
- Actual points per game
- Offensive and defensive ratings
- Opponent ratings
- Home field advantage
We combine these factors into an expected score for each team.
Key Factors in the UMass vs Eastern Michigan Prediction
- Eastern Michigan has a significant edge in passing offense and defense
- UMass has an advantage in rushing yards
- Overall these teams are fairly evenly matched
Final UMass vs Eastern Michigan Prediction
Our model predicts Eastern Michigan will beat UMass 30-22.
The Eagles’ passing game led by quarterback Austin Smith gives them the projected edge at home.
This game does not qualify as a best bet since it’s within 7 points.
The Bottom Line
Our A.I. predicts Eastern Michigan will win as a home favorite against UMass. However, it should be a competitive game that could go either way based on our model projection.