Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 10/15/14
Wednesday night brings a MAC conference battle between the Western Michigan Broncos and the Miami (Ohio) Redhawks. The 'Hawks opened as a 2.5 point favorite at home, but that has been bet down and they currently sit at -1.5. Western Michigan comes in off a crushing 63-60 defeat against Toledo. That game was a must-win for the Broncos if they were going to win the conference. They fought gamely as the 12 point underdog, but in the end they came up short.  It is the type of game that could easily leave a team deflated. Miami (Ohio) comes in off a 3 point loss as well, falling 24-21 at Temple. The loss stopped a 2 game win streak. They had also won 4 of their previous 5. The Redhawks play their best football at home. They have won their last 3 home games, including blowout wins over Buffalo and Akron. Meanwhile, Western Michigan has lost their last 3 on the road, while giving up the 63 points to Toledo and 51 to Northern Illinois.  They are 1-5 in their last 6 road games. ...
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