Saturday, November 28, 2015
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The Iowa State Cyclones face the West Virginia Mountaineers on Saturday at Mountaineer Field. The opening line for this game has West Virginia as 13.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 61.
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Joel Lanning finished his last game with 210 yards through the air for Iowa State. He completed 15 passes out of 20 attempts for a 75% completion percentage. Mike Warren was the rushing leader for the Cyclones last game. He carried the ball 22 times for an average of 9 yards per carry and ended with 195 yards. Allen Lazard led the team in receiving with 5 receptions for 87 yards. He had an average of 17 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Iowa State had 448 total yards on 64 plays. They gained 10 rushing first downs, 11 passing, and 0 by way of penalty for a total of 21 first downs on the game. The Cyclones rushed for 238 yards by way of 44 carries.
Skyler Howard finished his last game with 133 yards through the air for West Virginia. He completed 13 passes out of 22 attempts for a 59% completion percentage. Skyler Howard was the rushing leader for the Mountaineers last game. He carried the ball 9 times for an average of 14 yards per carry and ended with 129 yards. Jordan Thompson led the team in receiving with 6 receptions for 68 yards. He had an average of 11 yards per reception in the contest. West Virginia had 630 total yards on 87 plays. They gained 18 rushing first downs, 11 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 30 first downs on the game. The Mountaineers rushed for 426 yards by way of 55 carries.
Iowa State is averaging a total of 26.7 points per game on offense. In the air, they are attempting an average of 33.8 passes per game and completing 19.8 of them for a 58.6 percent completion percentage on the year. They are throwing for 229.5 yards per game through the air as well. The Cyclones carry the ball for an average of 190.1 yards per game on 41.5 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry this season. They are also running 75.4 plays per game and average 5.6 yards per play for an average of 419.6 yards per contest. The Cyclones manage 22 first downs per contest and they average a total of 41.7 penalty yards on 5 penalties.
Iowa State gives up an average of 272.7 passing yards and 32.9 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 21.4 completions per game on 34.4 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.2. The Cyclones allow 184.2 rushing yards per game on 39.5 carries for a 4.7 average per play. Iowa State gives up 456.9 total yards per game including 6.2 yards per play. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.2 penalties per game that total 47.5 yards as a unit.
West Virginia is accumulating 34.6 points per game on offense. In the air, they attempt an average of 31 passes per game and complete 17.3 of them for a 55.8 percent completion percentage. They throw for an average of 225.4 yards per game through the air as well. The Mountaineers carry the ball for an average of 244.4 yards per game on 50.3 attempts for an average of 4.9 yards per carry. They also run 81.3 plays per game and average 5.8 yards per play for an average of 469.8 yards in each contest. The Mountaineers are gaining 25.5 first downs per contest and they average 77.1 penalty yards on 7.4 penalties per game.
West Virginia gives up 227.5 passing yards per outing and 24.8 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 17.2 completions on 32.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 52.9. The Mountaineers allow 178.3 rushing yards per contest on 40 carries for a 4.5 average per rush. West Virginia gives up 405.8 total yards per game including an average of 5.6 per play. They create an average of 2.6 turnovers per game and 6.9 penalties for 69.8 yards each game.
Iowa State Betting Trends
Iowa State is 4-6-1 against the over/under so far this season
Iowa State has an ATS record of 6-4-1 this season
West Virginia Betting Trends
West Virginia is 3-7-0 against the over/under so far this season
West Virginia has an ATS record of 4-6-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/22/15 OL Daniel Burton Leg "?" Saturday vs. West Virginia
11/22/15 WR Dondre Daley Concussion "?" Saturday vs. West Virginia
11/22/15 DB Kamari Cotton-Moya Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. West Virginia
11/22/15 RB Mike Warren Leg injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. West Virginia
11/22/15 DL Pierre Aka Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. West Virginia
11/22/15 RB Trever Ryen Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. West Virginia
11/19/15 DE Justin Madison Undisclosed has left team
11/14/15 WR Denver Johnson Shoulder out for season
10/26/15 DB Kenneth Lynn Suspension out for season
10/22/15 RB Sheldon Croney Jr. Undisclosed out for season
09/01/15 TE Cole Anderson Knee out indefinitely
08/28/15 DL Devlyn Cousin Personal has left team
11/22/15 OL Adam Pankey Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Iowa State
11/22/15 LB Jared Barber Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Iowa State
11/22/15 DB Jeremy Tyler Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Iowa State
11/22/15 DB Terrell Chestnut Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Iowa State
11/22/15 DL Yodny Cajuste Foot "?" Saturday vs. Iowa State
10/07/15 db Karl Joseph Knee out for season
08/28/15 LB Edward Muldrow Undisclosed out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take West Virginia
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