Saturday, October 24, 2015
Joan C. Edwards Stadium
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The North Texas Mean Green face the Marshall Thundering Herd on Saturday at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. The opening line for this game has Marshall as 31 point favorites and the over/under was set at 60.
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North Texas was led in passing last game by Damarcus Smith, who finished with 228 yards through the air. He went 17 for 35 on the game, good for a 49% completion percentage. Damarcus Smith was the rushing leader for the Mean Green last game. He carried the ball 16 times for an average of 8 yards per carry and ended with 122 yards. Darvin Kidsy was the team leader in receiving with a total of 93 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 31 yards per reception. As a team in that game North Texas had 431 total yards on 70 plays. They gained 13 rushing first downs, 9 passing, and 0 by way of penalty for a total of 22 first downs on the game. The Mean Green rushed for 203 yards by way of 35 carries.
Marshall was led in passing last game by Chase Litton, who finished with 174 yards through the air. He went 17 for 28 on the game, good for a 61% completion percentage. Hyleck Foster was the rushing leader for the Thundering Herd last game. He carried the ball 17 times for an average of 7 yards per carry and ended with 122 yards. DeAndre Reaves was the team leader in receiving with a total of 55 yards and 7 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 8 yards per reception. Marshall had 500 total yards on 75 plays. They gained 13 rushing first downs, 11 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 26 first downs on the game. The Thundering Herd rushed for 326 yards by way of 47 carries.
North Texas is averaging a total of 17 points per game on offense. In the air, they are attempting an average of 36.7 passes per game and completing 16.5 of them for a 45 percent completion percentage on the year. They are throwing for 192.5 yards per game through the air as well. The Mean Green are running for an average of 155.7 yards per game on 36.7 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry. They are also running 73.3 plays per game and average 4.7 yards per play for an average of 348.2 yards per contest. The Mean Green manage 20 first downs per contest and they average a total of 55.2 penalty yards on 6.2 penalties.
North Texas allows 308.2 passing yards per game and 50.2 points per contest on defense. They give up 22.7 completions on 31 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 73.1. The Mean Green allow 261.8 rushing yards per game on 44.3 carries for a 5.9 average per play. North Texas gives up 570 total yards per game including 7.6 yards per play. They force 1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.2 penalties per game that total 56.8 yards as a unit.
Marshall is accumulating 31.9 points per game on offense. In the air, they attempt an average of 31.9 passes per game and complete 18.1 of them for a 57 percent completion percentage. They throw for an average of 188.4 yards per game through the air as well. The Thundering Herd run for an average of 173.4 yards per game on 37.6 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry this season. They also run 69.4 plays per game and average 5.2 yards per play for an average of 361.9 yards in each contest. The Thundering Herd are gaining 19 first downs per contest and they average 71.4 penalty yards on 7 penalties per game.
Marshall allows an average of 189.7 passing yards and 17.4 points per contest. They give up 17.4 completions on 37.1 attempts for a completion percentage of 46.9 per game. The Thundering Herd allow 170.9 rushing yards per contest on 42.9 carries for a 4 average per rush. Marshall gives up 360.6 total yards per game including an average of 4.5 per play. They create an average of 2.6 turnovers per game and 6.6 penalties for 53.3 yards each game.
North Texas Betting Trends
North Texas is 4-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
North Texas has an ATS record of 1-5-0 this season
Marshall Betting Trends
Marshall is 3-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Marshall has an ATS record of 5-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/25/15 S Cedric Fernandes Knee out for season
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
10/18/15 OL Clint Van Horn Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. North Texas
10/18/15 RB Tony Pittman Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. North Texas
10/18/15 TE Emanuel Byrd Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. North Texas
09/30/15 S A.J. Leggett Personal left the team
09/16/15 WR Angelo Jean-Louis Dismissed left the team
Tony's Pick: Take Marshall
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