Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
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The Akron Zips take on the Utah State Aggies on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. The opening line for this game has Utah State as 6.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 52.
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Tommy Woodson finished his last game with 140 yards through the air for Akron. He completed 11 passes out of 19 attempts for a 58% completion percentage. The Zips were led in rushing by Conor Hundley, who finished with 98 yards on 22 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Jerome Lane led the team in receiving with 4 receptions for 75 yards. He had an average of 19 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Akron had 369 total yards on 70 plays. They gained 11 rushing first downs, 11 passing, and 4 by way of penalty for a total of 26 first downs on the game. The Zips rushed for 229 yards by way of 51 carries.
Chuckie Keeton finished his last game with 243 yards through the air for Utah State. He completed 20 passes out of 45 attempts for a 44% completion percentage. The Aggies were led in rushing by Chuckie Keeton, who finished with 54 yards on 9 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Hunter Sharp led the team in receiving with 7 receptions for 100 yards. He had an average of 14 yards per reception in the contest. Utah State had 445 total yards on 88 plays. They gained 12 rushing first downs, 10 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 23 first downs on the game. The Aggies rushed for 202 yards by way of 43 carries.
Akron is scoring 24 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 14.1 passes on 28.3 attempts for a 49.7 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 193.8 yards per game through the air as well. The Zips carry the ball for an average of 170.7 yards per game on 41.2 attempts for an average of 4.1 yards per carry this season. They are also running 69.5 plays per game and average 5.2 yards per play for an average of 364.5 yards per contest. The Zips manage 19.9 first downs per contest and they average a total of 68.3 penalty yards on 7.8 penalties.
Akron gives up an average of 238.8 passing yards and 21.5 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 21.2 completions per game on 36.1 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.7. The Zips allow 89.8 rushing yards per game on 31.8 carries for a 2.8 average per play. Akron gives up 328.5 total yards per game including 4.8 yards per play. They force 2.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.5 penalties per game that total 71.8 yards as a unit.
Utah State averages 29.7 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 16.8 passes per game on 29.8 attempts for a 56.1 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 202.9 yards through the air per game thus far. The Aggies carry the ball for an average of 167.9 yards per game on 37.7 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry. They also run 67.5 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for an average of 370.8 yards in each contest. The Aggies are gaining 19.2 first downs per contest and they average 58.8 penalty yards on 6.3 penalties per game.
Utah State gives up 180.3 passing yards per outing and 27 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 13.9 completions on 25.7 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 54.2. The Aggies allow 156.3 rushing yards per contest on 42.6 carries for a 3.7 average per rush. Utah State gives up 336.7 total yards per game including an average of 4.9 per play. They create an average of 1.7 turnovers per game and 6.1 penalties for 52 yards each game.
Akron Betting Trends
Akron is 5-7-0 against the over/under so far this season
Akron has an ATS record of 7-5-0 this season
Utah State Betting Trends
Utah State is 9-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Utah State has an ATS record of 5-7-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/06/15 RB D.J. Jones Undisclosed "?" Tuesday vs. Utah State
09/14/15 WR Brandon Swindall Undisclosed out for season
09/11/15 NG Travis Seefeldt Undisclosed out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Utah State
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