Saturday, September 26, 2015
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The North Texas Mean Green face the Iowa Hawkeyes on Saturday at Kinnick Stadium. The opening line for this game has Iowa as 25 point favorites and the over/under was set at 51.
Andrew McNulty finished his last game with 303 yards through the air for North Texas. He completed 19 passes out of 35 attempts for a 54% completion percentage. The Mean Green were led in rushing by Antoinne Jimmerson, who finished with 94 yards on 13 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 7 yards per carry. Carlos Harris led the team in receiving. He had a total of 193 yards on 8 receptions for an average of 24 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game North Texas had 478 total yards on 62 plays. They gained 6 rushing first downs, 13 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 20 first downs on the game. The Mean Green rushed for 175 yards by way of 27 carries.
C.J. Beathard finished his last game with 258 yards through the air for Iowa. He completed 27 passes out of 40 attempts for a 68% completion percentage. The Hawkeyes were led in rushing by Jordan Canzeri, who finished with 49 yards on 12 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Tevaun Smith led the team in receiving. He had a total of 73 yards on 3 receptions for an average of 24 yards per catch in the game. Iowa had 363 total yards on 69 plays. They gained 9 rushing first downs, 11 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 22 first downs on the game. The Hawkeyes rushed for 105 yards by way of 29 carries.
North Texas is scoring 18.5 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 17.5 passes on 34.5 attempts for a 50.7 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 215.5 yards per game through the air as well. The Mean Green are averaging 143.5 rushing yards per game on 30 attempts per contest for an average of 4.8 yards per carry. They are also running 64.5 plays per game and average 5.6 yards per play for an average of 359 yards per contest. The Mean Green manage 18.5 first downs per contest and they average a total of 59 penalty yards on 5.5 penalties.
North Texas allows 272 passing yards per game and 34.5 points per contest on defense. They give up 23 completions on 31.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 73. The Mean Green allow an average of 231 rushing yards per game on 52 carries for a 4.4 average. North Texas allows 503 total yards per game including 6 yards per play. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.5 penalties for 55 yards per game.
Iowa averages 29.7 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 19.3 passes per game on 30 attempts for a 64.4 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 231.3 yards through the air per game thus far. The Hawkeyes rush for an average of 191.7 yards per contest on 39.3 attempts for an average of 4.9 yards per carry for the season. They also run 69.3 plays per game and average 6.1 yards per play for an average of 423 yards in each contest. The Hawkeyes are gaining 22 first downs per contest and they average 50.3 penalty yards on 5.3 penalties per game.
Iowa allows an average of 223.3 passing yards and 18.3 points per contest. They give up 18.7 completions on 31 attempts for a completion percentage of 60.2 per game. The Hawkeyes allow an average of 51 rushing yards per game on 27.3 carries for an average of 1.9 yards per carry. Iowa allows 274.3 total yards per game for an average of 4.7 yards per play. They force 1 turnovers per contest and 3 penalties for 30 yards in each contest.
North Texas Betting Trends
North Texas is 1-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
North Texas has an ATS record of 0-2-0 this season
Iowa Betting Trends
Iowa is 1-1-1 against the over/under so far this season
Iowa has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/20/15 RB Jeffrey Wilson Hand "?" Saturday vs. Iowa
09/15/15 WR Daniel Khan Back out for season
09/15/15 Backup RB Rex Rollins Collarbone out for season
09/14/15 CB Kenny Buyers Back out for season
09/20/15 DL Drew Ott Arm "?" Saturday vs. North Texas
09/20/15 RB LeShun Daniels Jr. Ankle "?" Saturday vs. North Texas
Josh's Pick: Take Iowa
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