Saturday, September 19, 2015
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The Connecticut Huskies matchup against the Missouri Tigers on Saturday at Faurot Field. The opening line for this game has Missouri as 21.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 42.5.
The Huskies are 16-33-2 against the spread in their last 51 games overall, 3-8 ATS in their last 11 road games vs. a team with a winning home record and 7-20-1 ATS in their last 28 road games. They are 4-16-1 ATS in their last 21 games following an ATS loss and 3-12-1 ATS in their last 16 games following a straight up win. The under is 4-0 in the Huskies last 4 games after allowing less than 170 yards passing in their previous game and 4-0 in their last 4 games in September. The under is also 4-1 in their last 5 games after allowing less than 20 points in their previous game and 8-3 in their last 11 games following a ATS loss.
The Tigers are 5-1 against the spread vs. a team with a winning record and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games after allowing less than 100 yards rushing in their previous game. They are 20-9-1 ATS in their last 30 games overall and 36-17 ATS in their last 53 games following a ATS loss. The under is 7-1 in the Tigers last 8 home games and 6-1 in their last 7 games after allowing less than 100 yards rushing in their previous game. The under is also 4-1 in their last 5 non-conference games and 4-1 in Tigers last 5 games after allowing less than 275 total yards in their previous game.
Connecticut is averaging 21 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 15.5 passes per game on 22.5 attempts for a 68.9 percent completion percentage and average 236 yards in the passing department per game. The Huskies are running for an average of 125 yards per game on 42.5 attempts for an average of 2.9 yards per carry. They run 65 plays per game and average 5.6 yards per play for an average of 361 total yards each outing. The Huskies get 21 first downs per game and they average 40 penalty yards via 5.5 penalties each contest.
Connecticut gives up an average of 137 passing yards and 16 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 10.5 completions per game on 20.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 51.2. The Huskies allow an average of 147 rushing yards per game on 34.5 carries for a 4.3 average. Connecticut gives up 284 total yards per game including 5.2 yards per play. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.5 penalties per game that total 52.5 yards as a unit.
Missouri is putting 30.5 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 17 passes per game on 34.5 attempts for a 49.3 percent completion percentage and average 233.5 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Tigers run for an average of 119 yards per game on 33.5 attempts for an average of 3.6 yards per carry this season. They run 68 plays per game and average 5.2 yards per play for an average of 352.5 total yards per game. The Tigers are averaging 19 first downs per outing and accumulate 64.5 penalty yards via 7.5 penalties each game.
Missouri gives up 90 passing yards per outing and 11.5 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 13 completions on 26 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 50. The Tigers allow an average of 119 rushing yards per game on 43.5 carries for an average of 2.7 yards per carry. Missouri gives up 209 total yards per game including an average of 3 per play. They create an average of 2 turnovers per game and 8.5 penalties for 91.5 yards each game.
Connecticut Betting Trends
Connecticut is 0-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Connecticut has an ATS record of 1-1-0 this season
Missouri Betting Trends
Missouri is 0-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Missouri has an ATS record of 0-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
08/29/15 OL Ryan Crozier Leg out for season
09/14/15 HB Ish Witter Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Connecticut
09/14/15 HB Morgan Steward Hip "?" Saturday vs. Connecticut
09/14/15 HB Tyler Hunt Groin "?" Saturday vs. Connecticut
09/13/15 TE Jason Reese Knee "?" Saturday vs. Connecticut
09/01/15 DT Harold Brantley Leg out for season
09/01/15 Backup RB Trevon Walters Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Missouri
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