Saturday, October 10, 2015
LaVell Edwards Stadium
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The East Carolina Pirates matchup against the Brigham Young Cougars on Saturday at LaVell Edwards Stadium. The opening line for this game has BYU as 8.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 56.
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James Summers finished his last game with 153 yards through the air for East Carolina. He completed 9 passes out of 10 attempts for a 90% completion percentage. The Pirates were led in rushing by Chris Hairston, who finished with 91 yards on 18 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Trevon Brown led the team in receiving. He had a total of 85 yards on 4 receptions for an average of 21 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game East Carolina totaled 555 yards by way of 80 plays. They rushed the ball 54 times for a total of 306 yards on the game and the Pirates totaled 26 first downs by getting 14 rushing, 11 passing and 1 by penalty.
Tanner Mangum finished his last game with 365 yards through the air for Brigham Young. He completed 35 passes out of 53 attempts for a 66% completion percentage. The Cougars were led in rushing by Algernon Brown, who finished with 95 yards on 18 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Terenn Houk led the team in receiving. He had a total of 129 yards on 6 receptions for an average of 22 yards per catch in the game. Brigham Young totaled 539 yards by way of 95 plays. They rushed the ball 41 times for a total of 174 yards on the game and the Cougars totaled 31 first downs by getting 9 rushing, 20 passing and 2 by penalty.
East Carolina is scoring 31.4 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 27 passes on 38 attempts for a 71.1 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 275.6 yards per game through the air as well. The Pirates are averaging 153 rushing yards per game on 34.8 attempts per contest for an average of 4.4 yards per carry. They run 72.8 plays per game and average 5.9 yards per play for an average of 428.6 total yards each outing. The Pirates get 22.6 first downs per game and they average 71.2 penalty yards via 7 penalties each contest.
East Carolina allows 210.6 passing yards per game and 29.4 points per contest on defense. They give up 15.2 completions on 27.6 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 55.1. The Pirates allow an average of 192 rushing yards per game on 45.8 carries for a 4.2 average. East Carolina gives up 402.6 total yards per game including 5.5 yards per play. They force 1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.6 penalties per game that total 65.2 yards as a unit.
Brigham Young averages 24.2 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 24.4 passes per game on 40.8 attempts for a 59.8 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 270.4 yards through the air per game thus far. The Cougars rush for an average of 117.8 yards per contest on 33.8 attempts for an average of 3.5 yards per carry for the season. They run 74.6 plays per game and average 5.2 yards per play for an average of 388.2 total yards per game. The Cougars are averaging 20.4 first downs per outing and accumulate 46.8 penalty yards via 5.2 penalties each game.
Brigham Young allows an average of 216.8 passing yards and 24 points per contest. They give up 17.6 completions on 31 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.8 per game. The Cougars allow an average of 160.4 rushing yards per game on 36.8 carries for an average of 4.4 yards per carry. Brigham Young gives up 377.2 total yards per game including an average of 5.6 per play. They create an average of 2 turnovers per game and 7.8 penalties for 67.4 yards each game.
East Carolina Betting Trends
East Carolina is 4-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
East Carolina has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
Brigham Young Betting Trends
Brigham Young is 2-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Brigham Young has an ATS record of 4-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/05/15 WR Jimmy Williams Ankle out indefinitely
10/04/15 OL C.J. Struyk Knee "?" Saturday vs. BYU
10/04/15 WR DaQuan Barnes Hip "?" Saturday vs. BYU
10/04/15 OL Dontae Levingston Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. BYU
10/04/15 DE Mike Myers Hip "?" Saturday vs. BYU
09/24/15 LB Devaris Brunson Knee out indefinitely
09/15/15 LB Jeton Beavers ACL out indefinitely
09/15/15 RB Marquez Grayson Foot out indefinitely
09/11/15 Backup QB Cody Keith Personal left the team
08/27/15 QB Kurt Benkert Knee out for season
10/04/15 RB Adam Hine Ankle expected to miss 4-6 weeks
10/04/15 RB Algernon Brown Knee "?" Saturday vs. East Carolina
10/04/15 LB Harvey Langi Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. East Carolina
10/04/15 OL Kyle Johnson Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. East Carolina
10/04/15 DB Michael Davis Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. East Carolina
10/01/15 LB Phillip Amone ACL out for season
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
Guy's Pick: Take East Carolina
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