Louisiana Monroe at Kentucky Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 10/8/2014
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington
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The Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks (3-2), who haven't gotten much from their offense this year, will take on the tough defense of the Kentucky Wildcats (4-1) on Saturday afternoon.
UL Monroe lost their first conference game of the season last weekend when they were defeated 28-14 by Arkansas State. Their defense gave up 572 yards in that loss and their offense was only able to gain 72 rushing yards.
The Warhawks have really struggled to move the ball on the ground this year, averaging just 86 rushing yards per game. Quarterback Pete Thomas has thrown for 1,159 yards this year with five touchdowns and two interceptions. Wide receiver Ajalen Holley has only caught 18 passes, but they have gone for a team-leading 377 yards and four touchdowns.
Last Saturday, Kentucky scored 21 fourth-quarter points to pull off a 45-38 upset of South Carolina. In that win, the Wildcats were able to rush for 239 yards while their defense was able to force three South Carolina turnovers.
Kentucky has the 24th-best defense in the nation right now after giving up just 19.2 points per game through their first five games. Kentucky's top player has been quarterback Patrick Towles, who has completed 63.4 percent for his passes this year for 1,325 yards, seven touchdowns and four interceptions. Running back Jojo Kemp has rushed for 286 yards and four touchdowns through five games.
Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Betting Trends
Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks are 1-4-0 Against the Spread
Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks are 1-4-0 against the Over/Under
Kentucky Wildcats Betting Trends
Kentucky Wildcats are 4-1-0 Against the Spread
Kentucky Wildcats are 3-2-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
10/05/14 OL Chase Regian Personal "?" Saturday vs. Kentucky
10/05/14 CB Lenzy Pipkins Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. Kentucky
10/05/14 DB Trey Caldwell Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Kentucky
08/28/14 RB DeVontae McNeal Lower Body out for season
08/28/14 DB Marcus Hubbard Lower Body out for season
10/05/14 WR Dorian Baker Suspension "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
10/05/14 QB Drew Barker Suspension "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
10/05/14 WR Jeff Badet Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
10/05/14 RB Stanley Boom Williams Suspension "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
10/05/14 - Tymere Dubose Suspension "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
09/09/14 WR Alexander Montgomery Knee out indefinitely
09/05/14 LB Kobie Walker Shoulder out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Kentucky
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