Saturday, October 17, 2015
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The Alabama Crimson Tide take on the Texas A&M Aggies on Saturday at Kyle Field. The opening line for this game has Alabama as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 53.
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Alabama was led in passing last game by Jacob Coker, who finished with 262 yards through the air. He went 24 for 33 on the game, good for a 73% completion percentage. Derrick Henry was the rushing leader for the Crimson Tide last game. He carried the ball 27 times for an average of 4 yards per carry and ended with 95 yards. Calvin Ridley was the team leader in receiving with a total of 140 yards and 9 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. As a team in that game Alabama had 396 total yards on 79 plays. They gained 12 rushing first downs, 8 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 22 first downs on the game. The Crimson Tide rushed for 134 yards by way of 46 carries.
Texas A&M was led in passing last game by Kyle Allen, who finished with 322 yards through the air. He went 25 for 41 on the game, good for a 61% completion percentage. Tra Carson was the rushing leader for the Aggies last game. He carried the ball 26 times for an average of 4 yards per carry and ended with 110 yards. Josh Reynolds was the team leader in receiving with a total of 141 yards and 7 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 20 yards per reception. Texas A&M had 516 total yards on 86 plays. They gained 10 rushing first downs, 13 passing, and 0 by way of penalty for a total of 23 first downs on the game. The Aggies rushed for 194 yards by way of 45 carries.
Alabama is averaging 34.7 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 22.2 passes per game on 35.3 attempts for a 62.7 percent completion percentage and average 247 yards in the passing department per game. The Crimson Tide are averaging 188.8 rushing yards per game on 41 attempts per contest for an average of 4.6 yards per carry. They also run 76.3 plays per contest and average 5.7 yards per play for an average of 435.8 yards per game. The Crimson Tide are averaging 23 first downs per game and they accumulate 60.5 penalty yards per game via 6.7 penalties.
Alabama gives up 15.7 points per contest and an average of 187.2 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 18.8 completed passes on 36.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 51.1. The Crimson Tide allow 77.3 rushing yards per game on 29.7 carries for a 2.6 average per play. Alabama allows 264.5 total yards per game including 4 yards per play. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.7 penalties for 65 yards per game.
Texas A&M is putting 39.2 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 21.2 passes per game on 33.8 attempts for a 62.7 percent completion percentage and average 292.4 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Aggies rush for an average of 188 yards per contest on 39.8 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry for the season. They also run 73.6 plays per game and average 6.5 yards per play for a total of 480.4 yards per game. The Aggies get an average of 23.4 first downs per game and they average 53.8 penalty yards per game via 5.8 penalties.
Texas A&M surrenders 21 points per game and 192.2 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 18.6 completed passes per game on 31.2 attempts for a completion percentage of 59.6. The Aggies allow 182.6 rushing yards per contest on 40 carries for a 4.6 average per rush. Texas A&M allows 374.8 total yards per game for an average of 5.3 yards per play. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and 5.2 penalties for 42.4 yards in each contest.
Alabama Betting Trends
Alabama is 2-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Alabama has an ATS record of 2-4-0 this season
Texas A&M Betting Trends
Texas A&M is 2-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Texas A&M has an ATS record of 4-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/25/15 Backup PK Gunnar Raborn Suspension out indefinitely
09/20/15 WR Robert Foster Rotator Cuff out for season
10/11/15 WR Speedy Noil Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Alabama
09/30/15 RB James White Undisclosed out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Texas A&M
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