Central Michigan played decent last year in their shortened season. The Chippewas ended up playing well enough to sit on a 3-3 record on the year. The last game was a loss to Toledo by a single point. The offense for CMU is bringing back 10 starters, but the defense is also bringing back 10 starters.
The offense was not an issue for Central Michigan with 31.3 points per game. The passing offense gained 202 yards per game, but the Chippewas ran the ball for 218 yards per game. Defensively the Central Michigan team allowed only 30.2 points per game. The defense gave up 131 yards per game on the ground and allowed 297 yards per game in the air.
Missouri is coming to the game here with a record that stood at 5-5 on the year last season. Now, the Tigers are looking to improve on that mark and definitely overcome the disappointing final game loss of 52-31 against Mississippi State. The Tigers are bringing back 7 offensive starters and 6 defensive starters from last year.
The Tigers last year ended up with 26.7 points per game. The passing for Missouri was able to get 267 yards per game, but the rushing offense ended up with 135 yards per game. The defense for Missouri ended up giving up 32.3 points per game. The defense allowed a total of 162 yards per game on the ground and 246 yards per game in the air.