Saturday, September 26, 2015
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The Akron Zips face the Louisiana Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns on Saturday at Cajun Field. The opening line for this game has Louisiana Lafayette as 6.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 52.5.
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Akron was led in passing last game by Tommy Woodson, who finished with 207 yards through the air. He went 12 for 20 on the game, good for a 60% completion percentage. The Zips were led in rushing by Conor Hundley, who finished with 127 yards on 12 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 11 yards per carry. Jerome Lane led the team in receiving. He had a total of 99 yards on 3 receptions for an average of 33 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Akron had 626 total yards on 80 plays. They gained 15 rushing first downs, 13 passing, and 3 by way of penalty for a total of 31 first downs on the game. The Zips rushed for 291 yards by way of 47 carries.
Louisiana Lafayette was led in passing last game by Brooks Haack, who finished with 187 yards through the air. He went 7 for 8 on the game, good for a 88% completion percentage. The Ragin' Cajuns were led in rushing by Elijah McGuire, who finished with 162 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 12 yards per carry. Devin Scott led the team in receiving. He had a total of 90 yards on 3 receptions for an average of 30 yards per catch in the game. Louisiana Lafayette had 547 total yards on 51 plays. They gained 13 rushing first downs, 6 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 21 first downs on the game. The Ragin' Cajuns rushed for 360 yards by way of 42 carries.
Akron is scoring 20.7 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 10.3 passes on 27 attempts for a 38.3 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 162 yards per game through the air as well. The Zips are averaging 158.7 rushing yards per game on 38.3 attempts per contest for an average of 4.1 yards per carry. They are also running 65.3 plays per game and average 4.9 yards per play for an average of 320.7 yards per contest. The Zips manage 16.3 first downs per contest and they average a total of 66 penalty yards on 7.3 penalties.
Akron allows 249 passing yards per game and 24.7 points per contest on defense. They give up 19.7 completions on 33.7 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 58.4. The Zips allow an average of 100.3 rushing yards per game on 37.7 carries for a 2.7 average. Akron allows 349.3 total yards per game including 4.9 yards per play. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 8.3 penalties for 71 yards per game.
Louisiana Lafayette averages 38.5 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 16.5 passes per game on 25 attempts for a 66 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 209.5 yards through the air per game thus far. The Ragin' Cajuns rush for an average of 303.5 yards per contest on 44.5 attempts for an average of 6.8 yards per carry for the season. They also run 69.5 plays per game and average 7.4 yards per play for an average of 513 yards in each contest. The Ragin' Cajuns are gaining 24.5 first downs per contest and they average 52.5 penalty yards on 6 penalties per game.
Louisiana Lafayette allows an average of 196 passing yards and 28.5 points per contest. They give up 12.5 completions on 25 attempts for a completion percentage of 50 per game. The Ragin' Cajuns allow an average of 206 rushing yards per game on 40.5 carries for an average of 5.1 yards per carry. Louisiana Lafayette allows 402 total yards per game for an average of 6.1 yards per play. They force 0.5 turnovers per contest and 4.5 penalties for 49 yards in each contest.
Akron Betting Trends
Akron is 1-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Akron has an ATS record of 0-3-0 this season
Louisiana Lafayette Betting Trends
Louisiana Lafayette is 2-0-0 against the over/under so far this season
Louisiana Lafayette has an ATS record of 2-0-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/20/15 QB Kyle Pohl Concussion "?" Saturday vs. UL Lafayette
09/20/15 WR Al Riles Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Akron
09/20/15 RB Effrem Reed Shin "?" Saturday vs. Akron
09/20/15 DL Jacoby Briscoe Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Akron
09/20/15 RB Montrel Carter Shin "?" Saturday vs. Akron
09/20/15 LB T.J. Worthy Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Akron
09/11/15 CB Simeon Thomas Academics out indefinitely
09/08/15 LB Darzil Washington Shoulder expected to miss 3-6 weeks
08/13/15 WR Jared Johnson Knee out for season
08/13/15 WR Lance Pace Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Akron
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