Saturday, October 3, 2015
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The Colorado State Rams face the Utah State Aggies on Saturday at Romney Stadium. The opening line for this game has Utah State as 7 point favorites and the over/under was set at 47.5.
Nick Stevens finished his last game with 255 yards through the air for Colorado State. He completed 15 passes out of 28 attempts for a 54% completion percentage. Jasen Oden led the Rams in rushing with 143 yards. He averaged 5 yards per carry on his 30 rushing attempts for the game. Rashard Higgins led the team in receiving. He had a total of 103 yards on 5 receptions for an average of 21 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Colorado State had 438 total yards on 76 plays. They gained 11 rushing first downs, 12 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 25 first downs on the game. The Rams rushed for 171 yards by way of 46 carries.
Chuckie Keeton finished his last game with 171 yards through the air for Utah State. He completed 17 passes out of 33 attempts for a 52% completion percentage. LaJuan Hunt led the Aggies in rushing with 40 yards. He averaged 3 yards per carry on his 13 rushing attempts for the game. Hunter Sharp led the team in receiving. He had a total of 74 yards on 6 receptions for an average of 12 yards per catch in the game. Utah State had 254 total yards on 63 plays. They gained 4 rushing first downs, 8 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 13 first downs on the game. The Aggies rushed for 83 yards by way of 30 carries.
Colorado State is averaging 35.5 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 21 passes per game on 34.3 attempts for a 61.3 percent completion percentage and average 268 yards in the passing department per game. The Rams are averaging 194.5 rushing yards per game on 42.3 attempts per contest for an average of 4.6 yards per carry. They are also running 76.5 plays per game and average 6 yards per play for an average of 462.5 yards per contest. The Rams manage 24.8 first downs per contest and they average a total of 71 penalty yards on 8.3 penalties.
Colorado State gives up 23.5 points per contest and an average of 176.5 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 14.3 completed passes on 28.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 49.6. The Rams allow 166.8 rushing yards per game on 39 carries for a 4.3 average per play. Colorado State gives up 343.3 total yards per game including 5.1 yards per play. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.5 penalties per game that total 62.5 yards as a unit.
Utah State is putting 14.3 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 18.3 passes per game on 33.7 attempts for a 54.5 percent completion percentage and average 179 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Aggies rush for an average of 113.3 yards per contest on 32.3 attempts for an average of 3.5 yards per carry for the season. They also run 66 plays per game and average 4.4 yards per play for an average of 292.3 yards in each contest. The Aggies are gaining 16.3 first downs per contest and they average 69.7 penalty yards on 7.3 penalties per game.
Utah State surrenders 21.3 points per game and 203.7 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 18.7 completed passes per game on 29 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.4. The Aggies allow 107 rushing yards per contest on 36.3 carries for a 2.9 average per rush. Utah State gives up 310.7 total yards per game including an average of 4.8 per play. They create an average of 1 turnovers per game and 6.7 penalties for 55.3 yards each game.
Colorado State Betting Trends
Colorado State is 2-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Colorado State has an ATS record of 2-1-1 this season
Utah State Betting Trends
Utah State is 1-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
Utah State has an ATS record of 1-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/27/15 RB Dalyn Dawkins Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Utah State
09/27/15 WR Jordon Vaden Hip "?" Saturday vs. Utah State
09/27/15 LB Kiel Robinson Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Utah State
09/27/15 TE Nolan Peralta Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Utah State
09/27/15 DL Terry Jackson Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Utah State
09/23/15 Backup RB Treyous Jarrells Personal left the team
09/27/15 QB Chuckie Keeton Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
09/27/15 QB Kent Myers None expected to start Saturday vs. Colorado State
09/14/15 WR Brandon Swindall Undisclosed out for season
09/11/15 NG Travis Seefeldt Undisclosed out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Utah State
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