Louisiana Monroe at Arkansas State Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 10/1/2014
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Liberty Bank Stadium in Jonesboro
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The Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks (3-1) will attempt to move to 3-0 in Sun Belt conference play when they take on the Arkansas State Indians (2-2) on Saturday night. The Indians pulled off a dominant 42-14 win over the Warhawks in 2013.
Against the winless Troy Trojans last weekend, UL Monroe needed a field goal with less than two minutes remaining to pull off a 22-20 win. They were only able to rush for 29 yards on 33 carries in that game, but they did pass for 328 yards.
The Warhawks will hope that they can improve their running game after averaging just 89.5 rushing yards per game in their first four games. Quarterback Pete Thomas has completed 57.6 percent of his passes this year for 978 yards, four touchdowns and two interceptions. Their big-play receiver has been Ajalen Holley, who has caught 14 passes for 301 yards and three scores.
Arkansas State scored in overtime to beat Utah State 21-14 in their last game. The Indians won despite turning the ball over four times in that game.
Arkansas State has struggled to put the ball in the end zone this season, averaging just 24.3 points per game through four games. Running back Johnston White has averaged 4.9 yards per carry this season and has 237 yards with three touchdowns. Quarterback Fredi Knighten has thrown for 792 yards with three touchdowns and one pick.
Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Betting Trends
Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks are 1-3-0 Against the Spread
Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks are 1-3-0 against the Over/Under
Arkansas State Red Wolves Betting Trends
Arkansas State Red Wolves are 3-1-0 Against the Spread
Arkansas State Red Wolves are 1-3-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
09/28/14 CB Lenzy Pipkins Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Arkansas State
08/28/14 RB DeVontae McNeal Lower Body out for season
08/28/14 DB Marcus Hubbard Lower Body out for season
Arkansas State Red Wolves
No injuries to report at this time
Guy's Pick: Take Arkansas State
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