Arkansas State at Miami (FL) Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 9/9/2014
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens
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On Saturday afternoon, the Arkansas State Indians will take on the Miami Hurricanes in a game that will feature two teams that have had a hard passing the ball this season.
Arkansas State is known for struggling against major-conference teams, and they had a tough time again on Saturday when they were defeated 34-19 by Tennessee. The Indians gained just 331 total yards in the loss and only converted four of their 17 third down attempts. Arkansas State has scored 28 points per game this season, which ranks them 78th in the country.
Arkansas State's top player so far this year has been wide receiver Tres Houston, who has 12 receptions for 135 yards and one touchdown. Junior quarterback Fredi Knighten is 40-for-63 passing this season for 385 yards and two touchdown passes.
Miami picked up its first win of the year last weekend by beating Florida A&M 41-7 at home. The Hurricanes gained 416 yards in that game and held Florida A&M to 114 yards, including just 25 yards on the ground. Miami has only rushed for 134 yards per game this year, which is currently 96th in the nation.
Hurricanes wide receiver Phillip Dorsett has just four catches for 83 yards this year, but he has scored two touchdowns. Quarterback Brad Kaaya has completed 56.9 percent of his passes for 351 yards, three touchdowns and four interceptions.
Injuries to Watch
Arkansas State Indians
09/09/14 WR J.D. McKissic Shoulder questionable Saturday vs. Miami Florida
09/07/14 OL Daniel Keith Undisclosed questionable Saturday vs. Miami Florida
09/07/14 DB Frankie Jackson Suspension questionable Saturday vs. Miami Florida
09/07/14 DL Jonah Hill Undisclosed questionable Saturday vs. Miami Florida
09/07/14 RB Michael Gordon Ribs injured last game, questionable Saturday vs. Miami Florida
09/02/14 TE Kenneth Rains Knee out indefinitely
09/09/14 WR Stacy Coley Shoulder questionable Saturday vs. Arkansas State
09/08/14 LB Denzel Perryman Shoulder probable Saturday vs. Arkansas State
09/08/14 DB Kiy Hester Personal out for season
09/07/14 QB Kevin Olsen Suspension Served probable Saturday vs. Arkansas State
09/05/14 Backup QB Ryan Williams Knee out indefinitely
08/15/14 WR Rashawn Scott Shoulder out indefinitely
08/14/14 DB Rayshawn Jenkins Back out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Miami
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