Saturday, December 5, 2015
Ladd Peebles Stadium
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The Appalachian State Mountaineers take on the South Alabama Jaguars on Saturday at Ladd Peebles Stadium. The opening line for this game has Appalachian State as 16.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 59.5.
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Taylor Lamb finished his last game with 172 yards through the air for Appalachian State. He completed 14 passes out of 21 attempts for a 67% completion percentage. The Mountaineers were led in rushing by Jalin Moore, who finished with 104 yards on 13 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 8 yards per carry. Malachi Jones was the team leader in receiving with a total of 58 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. As a team in that game Appalachian State got a total of 25 first downs by way of 13 rushing, 9 passing, and 3 by penalty. They ran 67 total plays for 402 yards for the game. The Mountaineers ran for 230 yards on 46 attempts.
Cody Clements finished his last game with 64 yards through the air for South Alabama. He completed 5 passes out of 12 attempts for a 42% completion percentage. The Jaguars were led in rushing by Tyreis Thomas, who finished with 37 yards on 8 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Gerald Everett was the team leader in receiving with a total of 35 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. South Alabama got a total of 9 first downs by way of 4 rushing, 3 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 55 total plays for 136 yards for the game. The Jaguars ran for 74 yards on 36 attempts.
Appalachian State is scoring 37.5 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 13.5 passes on 22.4 attempts for a 60.6 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 203.3 yards per game through the air as well. The Mountaineers are running for an average of 266.8 yards per game on 47.5 attempts for an average of 5.6 yards per carry. They also run 69.9 plays per contest and average 6.7 yards per play for an average of 470.1 yards per game. The Mountaineers are averaging 22.4 first downs per game and they accumulate 58.3 penalty yards per game via 6.5 penalties.
Appalachian State allows 187.5 passing yards per game and 17.5 points per contest on defense. They give up 17.5 completions on 28.8 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 60.9. The Mountaineers allow 126.3 rushing yards per game on 36.8 carries for a 3.4 average per play. Appalachian State allows 313.7 total yards per game including 4.8 yards per play. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.9 penalties for 50.2 yards per game.
South Alabama averages 24.8 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 15.4 passes per game on 29.5 attempts for a 52 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 203.9 yards through the air per game thus far. The Jaguars run for an average of 156 yards per game on 38.6 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry this season. They also run 68.2 plays per game and average 5.3 yards per play for a total of 359.9 yards per game. The Jaguars get an average of 17.8 first downs per game and they average 57.1 penalty yards per game via 6.7 penalties.
South Alabama allows an average of 197.9 passing yards and 37.5 points per contest. They give up 17.1 completions on 28.6 attempts for a completion percentage of 59.7 per game. The Jaguars allow 213.7 rushing yards per contest on 41.5 carries for a 5.1 average per rush. South Alabama allows 411.6 total yards per game for an average of 5.9 yards per play. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and 6.6 penalties for 65 yards in each contest.
Appalachian State Betting Trends
Appalachian State is 4-7-0 against the over/under so far this season
Appalachian State has an ATS record of 6-5-0 this season
South Alabama Betting Trends
South Alabama is 7-3-1 against the over/under so far this season
South Alabama has an ATS record of 3-8-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/13/15 TE Hunter Nunn Lower Body out for season
10/09/15 DL Antonious Sims Lower Body out for season
10/01/15 WR Jaquil Capel Lower Body expected to miss 10-12 weeks
09/02/15 DE Thomas Bronson Undisclosed out for season
08/27/15 DB Brandon Pinckney Knee out for season
08/27/15 QB Jake Easter Knee out for season
11/30/15 QB Cody Clements Shoulder injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Appalachian St
09/29/15 DE Jimmie Gipson Undisclosed out for season
09/04/15 FS Antonio Carter Foot expected to miss 4-5 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Appalachian State
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