Saturday, December 19th, 2015
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The Ohio Bobcats take on the Appalachian State Mountaineers on Saturday, December 19th, 2015 in the Camellia Bowl. The opening line for this game has Appalachian State as 9.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 55.
JD Sprague finished his last game with 92 yards through the air for Ohio. He completed 6 passes out of 11 attempts for a 55% completion percentage. The Bobcats were led in rushing by A.J. Ouellette, who finished with 140 yards on 30 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Jordan Reid led the team in receiving. He had a total of 66 yards on 5 receptions for an average of 13 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Ohio got a total of 19 first downs by way of 13 rushing, 5 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 79 total plays for 398 yards for the game. The Bobcats ran for 230 yards on 50 attempts.
Taylor Lamb finished his last game with 163 yards through the air for Appalachian State. He completed 15 passes out of 22 attempts for a 68% completion percentage. The Mountaineers were led in rushing by Marcus Cox, who finished with 192 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 14 yards per carry. Simms McElfresh led the team in receiving. He had a total of 72 yards on 6 receptions for an average of 12 yards per catch in the game. Appalachian State got a total of 20 first downs by way of 9 rushing, 9 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 58 total plays for 464 yards for the game. The Mountaineers ran for 301 yards on 36 attempts.
Ohio is scoring 27.4 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 18.8 passes on 31.3 attempts for a 60.1 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 238.4 yards per game through the air as well. The Bobcats are averaging 187.1 rushing yards per game on 42.5 attempts per contest for an average of 4.4 yards per carry. They also run 73.8 plays per contest and average 5.8 yards per play for an average of 425.5 yards per game. The Bobcats are averaging 22.4 first downs per game and they accumulate 71.1 penalty yards per game via 7 penalties.
Ohio allows 216.6 passing yards per game and 24.8 points per contest on defense. They give up 19.8 completions on 33.1 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59.9. The Bobcats give up 157 rushing yards per contest on 32.4 carries for a 4.8 average per carry. Ohio gives up 373.6 total yards per game including 5.7 yards per play. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.3 penalties per game that total 64.2 yards as a unit.
Appalachian State averages 37.2 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 13.7 passes per game on 22.3 attempts for a 61.2 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 199.9 yards through the air per game thus far. The Mountaineers rush for an average of 269.7 yards per contest on 46.6 attempts for an average of 5.8 yards per carry for the season. They also run 68.9 plays per game and average 6.8 yards per play for a total of 469.6 yards per game. The Mountaineers get an average of 22.2 first downs per game and they average 55 penalty yards per game via 6.3 penalties.
Appalachian State allows an average of 184.4 passing yards and 18.3 points per contest. They give up 17.3 completions on 28.7 attempts for a completion percentage of 60.5 per game. The Mountaineers give up 133.6 rushing yards per game on 38.4 carries for an average of 3.5 yards per carry. Appalachian State gives up 318 total yards per game including an average of 4.7 per play. They create an average of 1.8 turnovers per game and 6 penalties for 51.4 yards each game.
Ohio Betting Trends
Ohio is 7-5-0 against the over/under so far this season
Ohio has an ATS record of 8-4-0 this season
Appalachian State Betting Trends
Appalachian State is 5-7-0 against the over/under so far this season
Appalachian State has an ATS record of 6-6-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/07/15 RB Dorian Brown Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Appalachian St
12/07/15 RB Maleek Irons Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Appalachian St
12/06/15 DB Aaron Macer Head "?" Saturday vs. Appalachian St
12/06/15 DB Blake Scipio Groin "?" Saturday vs. Appalachian St
12/06/15 TE Connor Brown Illness "?" Saturday vs. Appalachian St
12/06/15 RB Daz'mond Patterson Leg "?" Saturday vs. Appalachian St
12/06/15 DB Devin Bass Thumb "?" Saturday vs. Appalachian St
12/06/15 DB Grant Cunningham Foot "?" Saturday vs. Appalachian St
12/06/15 OL Jared McCray Knee "?" Saturday vs. Appalachian St
12/06/15 QB JD Sprague Neck injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Appalachian St
12/06/15 OL Joe Anderson Groin "?" Saturday vs. Appalachian St
12/06/15 DB Nathan Carpenter Groin "?" Saturday vs. Appalachian St
12/06/15 RB Papi White Knee "?" Saturday vs. Appalachian St
11/17/15 OT Joe Lowery Hip out for season
11/10/15 FS Kylan Nelson Groin out for season
08/26/15 TE Troy Mangen Knee out for season
12/06/15 WR Bobo Beathard Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Ohio
12/03/15 WR Shaedon Meadors Ankle out for season
11/13/15 TE Hunter Nunn Lower Body out for season
10/09/15 DL Antonious Sims Lower Body out for season
10/01/15 WR Jaquil Capel Lower Body expected to miss 10-12 weeks
09/02/15 DE Thomas Bronson Undisclosed out for season
08/27/15 DB Brandon Pinckney Knee out for season
08/27/15 QB Jake Easter Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Ohio
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