Wednesday, November 11, 2015
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The Northern Illinois Huskies take on the Buffalo Bulls on Wednesday at UB Stadium. The opening line for this game has Northern Illinois as 5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 56.
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Drew Hare finished his last game with 145 yards through the air for Northern Illinois. He completed 7 passes out of 13 attempts for a 54% completion percentage. The Huskies were led in rushing by Joel Bouagnon, who finished with 87 yards on 26 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Kenny Golladay led the team in receiving. He had a total of 128 yards on 8 receptions for an average of 16 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Northern Illinois got a total of 18 first downs by way of 9 rushing, 8 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 79 total plays for 401 yards for the game. The Huskies ran for 124 yards on 54 attempts.
Joe Licata finished his last game with 190 yards through the air for Buffalo. He completed 25 passes out of 39 attempts for a 64% completion percentage. The Bulls were led in rushing by Anthone Taylor, who finished with 64 yards on 16 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Marcus McGill led the team in receiving. He had a total of 50 yards on 6 receptions for an average of 8 yards per catch in the game. Buffalo got a total of 20 first downs by way of 8 rushing, 10 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 74 total plays for 306 yards for the game. The Bulls ran for 116 yards on 35 attempts.
Northern Illinois is scoring 36.2 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 19.4 passes on 30.4 attempts for a 63.9 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 236.1 yards per game through the air as well. The Huskies are averaging 207.1 rushing yards per game on 47.4 attempts per contest for an average of 4.4 yards per carry. They also run 77.9 plays per contest and average 5.7 yards per play for an average of 443.2 yards per game. The Huskies are averaging 22.1 first downs per game and they accumulate 55.7 penalty yards per game via 5.9 penalties.
Northern Illinois allows 213.8 passing yards per game and 24.8 points per contest on defense. They give up 19.8 completions on 36.2 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 54.6. The Huskies give up 161.8 rushing yards per contest on 42.9 carries for a 3.8 average per carry. Northern Illinois gives up 375.6 total yards per game including 4.7 yards per play. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 4.8 penalties per game that total 45.2 yards as a unit.
Buffalo averages 27 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 22.3 passes per game on 35.2 attempts for a 63.4 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 232.3 yards through the air per game thus far. The Bulls rush for an average of 142.2 yards per contest on 36.8 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry for the season. They also run 72 plays per game and average 5.2 yards per play for a total of 374.6 yards per game. The Bulls get an average of 19.9 first downs per game and they average 70.2 penalty yards per game via 7.6 penalties.
Buffalo allows an average of 235 passing yards and 24.1 points per contest. They give up 19.6 completions on 34.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 57 per game. The Bulls give up 153.4 rushing yards per game on 36.7 carries for an average of 4.2 yards per carry. Buffalo gives up 388.4 total yards per game including an average of 5.5 per play. They create an average of 1.7 turnovers per game and 6.4 penalties for 62.7 yards each game.
Northern Illinois Betting Trends
Northern Illinois is 5-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Northern Illinois has an ATS record of 5-2-2 this season
Buffalo Betting Trends
Buffalo is 4-5-0 against the over/under so far this season
Buffalo has an ATS record of 6-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/09/15 QB Ryan Graham None expected to start Wednesday vs. Buffalo U
11/08/15 QB Drew Hare Leg out for season
11/08/15 WR Tommylee Lewis Ankle injured last game, "?" Wednesday vs. Buffalo U
09/09/15 RB Keith Harris Jr. Knee out indefinitely
07/29/15 LB Rasheen Lemon Legal problems out indefinitely
11/08/15 OL Dillon Guy Undisclosed "?" Wednesday vs. No Illinois
10/21/15 DE Torey Hendrick Eligibility out for season
10/14/15 CB Terrance Wilson Shoulder out for season
09/24/15 DE Myles Nicholas Shoulder out for season
09/05/15 DE Zach Smekal Knee out for season
09/02/15 Backup RB Devin Campbell Back out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Northern Illinois
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