Texas State at Louisiana Monroe Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 10/23/2014
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Malone Stadium in Monroe
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On Saturday night, the Texas State Bobcats (3-3) will take on the struggling offense of the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks (3-3). UL Monroe was able to go on the road and beat Texas State 21-14 in 2013.
Texas State was down 21-3 at the half in their game against LA-Lafayette in their last game and ended up losing 34-10. Their defense gave up 516 yards in that game, including 276 yards on the ground.
Through six games, Texas State is scoring 33.8 points per game while giving up 29.2 points per game to their opponents. Senior running back Terrence Franks has averaged 7.4 rushing yards per carry this season and has six touchdown runs. Quarterback Tyler Jones has thrown for 1,325 yards and has 13 touchdown passes with just five interceptions.
UL Monroe lost their second game in a row two weeks ago when they were beaten 48-14 on the road by Kentucky. They turned the ball over three times in that loss and they had just 77 rushing yards.
The Warhawks have had one of the worst scoring offenses in the country this season, averaging just 17.5 points per game. Senior quarterback Pete Thomas has completed 57.9 percent of his passes this season for 1,326 yards, seven touchdowns and three interceptions. Wide receiver Ajalen Holley has caught 22 passes for a team-leading 445 yards and five scores.
Texas State Bobcats Betting Trends
Texas State Bobcats are 3-3-0 Against the Spread
Texas State Bobcats are 4-1-0 against the Over/Under
Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Betting Trends
Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks are 1-5-0 Against the Spread
Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks are 2-4-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Texas State Bobcats
09/18/14 LB Michael Orakpo ACL out for season
10/19/14 RB Centarius Donald Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Texas State
10/19/14 OL Joseph Treadwell Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Texas State
10/19/14 CB Lenzy Pipkins Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. Texas State
10/19/14 LB Ray Stovall Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Texas State
10/19/14 CB Trey Caldwell Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Texas State
08/28/14 RB DeVontae McNeal Lower Body out for season
08/28/14 DB Marcus Hubbard Lower Body out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Texas State
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