Friday, October 2, 2015
LaVell Edwards Stadium
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The Connecticut Huskies take on the Brigham Young Cougars on Friday at LaVell Edwards Stadium. The opening line for this game has BYU as 19 point favorites and the over/under was set at 46.5.
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Bryant Shirreffs finished his last game with 219 yards through the air for Connecticut. He completed 19 passes out of 32 attempts for a 59% completion percentage. The Huskies were led in rushing by Arkeel Newsome, who finished with 69 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Noel Thomas led the team in receiving. He had a total of 78 yards on 5 receptions for an average of 16 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Connecticut got a total of 20 first downs by way of 8 rushing, 10 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 63 total plays for 325 yards for the game. The Huskies ran for 106 yards on 31 attempts.
Tanner Mangum finished his last game with 55 yards through the air for Brigham Young. He completed 12 passes out of 28 attempts for a 43% completion percentage. The Cougars were led in rushing by Adam Hine, who finished with 33 yards on 8 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Devon Blackmon led the team in receiving. He had a total of 14 yards on 1 receptions for an average of 14 yards per catch in the game. Brigham Young got a total of 8 first downs by way of 4 rushing, 2 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 50 total plays for 105 yards for the game. The Cougars ran for 50 yards on 22 attempts.
Connecticut is scoring 16.5 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 16.8 passes on 26.3 attempts for a 63.8 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 211.8 yards per game through the air as well. The Huskies are averaging 108.3 rushing yards per game on 37.3 attempts per contest for an average of 2.9 yards per carry. They also run 63.5 plays per contest and average 5 yards per play for an average of 320 yards per game. The Huskies are averaging 18.3 first downs per game and they accumulate 46.8 penalty yards per game via 5.5 penalties.
Connecticut allows 124.8 passing yards per game and 17.3 points per contest on defense. They give up 11 completions on 19.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 57.1. The Huskies give up 170.5 rushing yards per contest on 41 carries for a 4.2 average per carry. Connecticut gives up 295.3 total yards per game including 4.9 yards per play. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 4.3 penalties per game that total 43 yards as a unit.
Brigham Young averages 22.8 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 21.8 passes per game on 37.5 attempts for a 58 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 246.8 yards through the air per game thus far. The Cougars rush for an average of 103.8 yards per contest on 32 attempts for an average of 3.2 yards per carry for the season. They also run 69.5 plays per game and average 5 yards per play for a total of 350.5 yards per game. The Cougars get an average of 17.8 first downs per game and they average 41 penalty yards per game via 4.8 penalties.
Brigham Young allows an average of 229 passing yards and 26.8 points per contest. They give up 18.5 completions on 31.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.3 per game. The Cougars give up 185 rushing yards per game on 39.3 carries for an average of 4.7 yards per carry. Brigham Young gives up 414 total yards per game including an average of 5.8 per play. They create an average of 2 turnovers per game and 8.5 penalties for 73.5 yards each game.
Connecticut Betting Trends
Connecticut is 0-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Connecticut has an ATS record of 2-2-0 this season
Brigham Young Betting Trends
Brigham Young is 2-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Brigham Young has an ATS record of 3-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/27/15 LB Marquise Vann Leg "?" Friday vs. BYU
09/16/15 WR Dhameer Bradley Leg out indefinitely
08/29/15 OL Ryan Crozier Leg out for season
09/27/15 DB Jordan Preator Suspension "?" Friday vs. Connecticut
09/17/15 DB Garrett Juergens Collarbone out indefinitely
09/06/15 QB Taysom Hill Foot out for season
09/05/15 TE Colby Jorgensen Neck out for season
09/05/15 DL Travis Tuiloma Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
08/20/15 TE Steven Richards Knee out for season
08/15/15 LB Sione Takitaki Suspension out indefinitely
08/06/15 RB Jamaal Williams Personal out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Connecticut
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