Saturday, September 26, 2015
L. T. Smith Stadium
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The Miami RedHawks face the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers on Saturday at L. T. Smith Stadium. The opening line for this game has Western Kentucky as 21.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 67.5.
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Miami was led in passing last game by Drew Kummer, who finished with 176 yards through the air. He went 11 for 25 on the game, good for a 44% completion percentage. Kenny Young led the RedHawks in rushing with 62 yards. He averaged 10 yards per carry on his 6 rushing attempts for the game. Sam Martin led the team in receiving. He had a total of 124 yards on 4 receptions for an average of 31 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Miami had 448 total yards on 75 plays. They gained 9 rushing first downs, 7 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 17 first downs on the game. The RedHawks rushed for 220 yards by way of 41 carries.
Western Kentucky was led in passing last game by Brandon Doughty, who finished with 484 yards through the air. He went 35 for 46 on the game, good for a 76% completion percentage. D'Andre Ferby led the Hilltoppers in rushing with 58 yards. He averaged 3 yards per carry on his 21 rushing attempts for the game. Taywan Taylor led the team in receiving. He had a total of 196 yards on 9 receptions for an average of 22 yards per catch in the game. Western Kentucky had 568 total yards on 72 plays. They gained 5 rushing first downs, 21 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 28 first downs on the game. The Hilltoppers rushed for 84 yards by way of 26 carries.
Miami is averaging 19.7 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 14.7 passes per game on 30.3 attempts for a 48.4 percent completion percentage and average 216.3 yards in the passing department per game. The RedHawks are averaging 140.7 rushing yards per game on 35 attempts per contest for an average of 4 yards per carry. They are also running 65.3 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for an average of 357 yards per contest. The RedHawks manage 14.7 first downs per contest and they average a total of 94.7 penalty yards on 8.7 penalties.
Miami gives up 34 points per contest and an average of 229.7 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 19.7 completed passes on 34.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.3. The RedHawks allow 208.3 rushing yards per game on 46.7 carries for a 4.5 average per play. Miami gives up 438 total yards per game including 5.4 yards per play. They force 2.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 9 penalties per game that total 72.3 yards as a unit.
Western Kentucky is putting 30 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 27.3 passes per game on 38 attempts for a 71.9 percent completion percentage and average 378 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Hilltoppers rush for an average of 90 yards per contest on 27.3 attempts for an average of 3.3 yards per carry for the season. They also run 65.3 plays per game and average 7.2 yards per play for an average of 468 yards in each contest. The Hilltoppers are gaining 21 first downs per contest and they average 81.3 penalty yards on 8.3 penalties per game.
Western Kentucky surrenders 29.3 points per game and 309.7 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 22 completed passes per game on 36.7 attempts for a completion percentage of 60. The Hilltoppers allow 227.7 rushing yards per contest on 44 carries for a 5.2 average per rush. Western Kentucky gives up 537.3 total yards per game including an average of 6.7 per play. They create an average of 2 turnovers per game and 5 penalties for 46 yards each game.
Miami Betting Trends
Miami is 2-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
Miami has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Western Kentucky Betting Trends
Western Kentucky is 2-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
Western Kentucky has an ATS record of 1-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
No key injuries to report
09/14/15 DB Wonderful Terry Ankle expected to miss 2-3 weeks
09/13/15 RB Leon Allen Knee out for season
09/01/15 RB Anthony Wales Knee out indefinitely
08/13/15 OL Matt Nord Foot out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Western Kentucky
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