Saturday, November 21, 2015
Johnny Red Floyd Stadium
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The North Texas Mean Green matchup against the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders on Saturday at Johnny Red Floyd Stadium. The opening line for this game has MTSU as 24.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 61.
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North Texas was led in passing last game by Damarcus Smith, who finished with 103 yards through the air. He went 12 for 25 on the game, good for a 48% completion percentage. Jeffrey Wilson was the rushing leader for the Mean Green last game. He carried the ball 14 times for an average of 4 yards per carry and ended with 52 yards. Marcus Smith led the team in receiving with 5 receptions for 46 yards. He had an average of 9 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game North Texas had 199 total yards on 58 plays. They gained 6 rushing first downs, 8 passing, and 0 by way of penalty for a total of 14 first downs on the game. The Mean Green rushed for 92 yards by way of 32 carries.
Middle Tennessee State was led in passing last game by Brent Stockstill, who finished with 301 yards through the air. He went 18 for 32 on the game, good for a 56% completion percentage. Shane Tucker was the rushing leader for the Blue last game. He carried the ball 25 times for an average of 4 yards per carry and ended with 103 yards. Richie James led the team in receiving with 9 receptions for 198 yards. He had an average of 22 yards per reception in the contest. Middle Tennessee State had 479 total yards on 77 plays. They gained 8 rushing first downs, 12 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 22 first downs on the game. The Blue rushed for 178 yards by way of 45 carries.
North Texas is averaging a total of 15.8 points per game on offense. In the air, they are attempting an average of 35 passes per game and completing 16.3 of them for a 46.6 percent completion percentage on the year. They are throwing for 172.8 yards per game through the air as well. The Mean Green carry the ball for an average of 158.4 yards per game on 36.6 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry this season. They run 71.6 plays per game and average 4.6 yards per play for an average of 331.2 total yards each outing. The Mean Green get 19.6 first downs per game and they average 50.8 penalty yards via 5.8 penalties each contest.
North Texas gives up an average of 275.4 passing yards and 43.4 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 21.8 completions per game on 31.6 attempts for a completion percentage of 69. The Mean Green give up 252.5 rushing yards per contest on 44.3 carries for a 5.7 average per carry. North Texas allows 527.9 total yards per game including 7 yards per play. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.3 penalties for 50.5 yards per game.
Middle Tennessee State is accumulating 32.8 points per game on offense. In the air, they attempt an average of 39 passes per game and complete 25.3 of them for a 64.9 percent completion percentage. They throw for an average of 312.7 yards per game through the air as well. The Blue carry the ball for an average of 149.1 yards per game on 39.6 attempts for an average of 3.8 yards per carry. They run 78.6 plays per game and average 5.9 yards per play for an average of 461.8 total yards per game. The Blue are averaging 22.7 first downs per outing and accumulate 50.5 penalty yards via 5.5 penalties each game.
Middle Tennessee State gives up 268.7 passing yards per outing and 28.7 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 23.4 completions on 40.2 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 58.2. The Blue give up 138.1 rushing yards per game on 36.1 carries for an average of 3.8 yards per carry. Middle Tennessee State allows 406.8 total yards per game for an average of 5.3 yards per play. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and 6 penalties for 51.8 yards in each contest.
North Texas Betting Trends
North Texas is 5-5-0 against the over/under so far this season
North Texas has an ATS record of 4-6-0 this season
Middle Tennessee State Betting Trends
Middle Tennessee State is 4-6-0 against the over/under so far this season
Middle Tennessee State has an ATS record of 6-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/15/15 LB Blake Bean Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Middle Tenn St
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
Middle Tennessee State
11/15/15 LB Anfornee Stewart Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. North Texas
11/15/15 OL David Adams Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. North Texas
11/15/15 DE Jahmal Jones Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. North Texas
11/15/15 DB Jared Singletary Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. North Texas
11/15/15 RB Jeremiah Bryson Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. North Texas
11/15/15 S Kevin Byard Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. North Texas
11/15/15 LB Myles Harges Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. North Texas
11/15/15 TE Tyler Barron Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. North Texas
08/27/15 OL Adam Stickel Knee out for season
08/27/15 DB Nick Beasley Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take North Texas
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