Saturday, October 3, 2015
Joan C. Edwards Stadium
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The Old Dominion Monarchs face the Marshall Thundering Herd on Saturday at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. The opening line for this game has Marshall as 18 point favorites and the over/under was set at 54.
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Old Dominion was led in passing last game by Shuler Bentley, who finished with 133 yards through the air. He went 16 for 28 on the game, good for a 57% completion percentage. Kesean Strong was the rushing leader for the Monarchs last game. He carried the ball 8 times for an average of 3 yards per carry and ended with 23 yards. Zach Pascal led the team in receiving. He had a total of 49 yards on 5 receptions for an average of 10 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Old Dominion had 175 total yards on 49 plays. They gained 3 rushing first downs, 5 passing, and 0 by way of penalty for a total of 8 first downs on the game. The Monarchs rushed for 42 yards by way of 21 carries.
Marshall was led in passing last game by Chase Litton, who finished with 151 yards through the air. He went 14 for 36 on the game, good for a 39% completion percentage. Tony Pittman was the rushing leader for the Thundering Herd last game. He carried the ball 24 times for an average of 5 yards per carry and ended with 129 yards. Ryan Yurachek led the team in receiving. He had a total of 58 yards on 4 receptions for an average of 15 yards per catch in the game. Marshall had 277 total yards on 80 plays. They gained 5 rushing first downs, 9 passing, and 3 by way of penalty for a total of 17 first downs on the game. The Thundering Herd rushed for 126 yards by way of 44 carries.
Old Dominion is averaging a total of 19 points per game on offense. In the air, they are attempting an average of 26.3 passes per game and completing 14.3 of them for a 54.3 percent completion percentage on the year. They are throwing for 147.5 yards per game through the air as well. The Monarchs are averaging 151.5 rushing yards per game on 35.5 attempts per contest for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. They are also running 61.8 plays per game and average 4.8 yards per play for an average of 299 yards per contest. The Monarchs manage 16.3 first downs per contest and they average a total of 46.3 penalty yards on 4.8 penalties.
Old Dominion allows 183 passing yards per game and 32.8 points per contest on defense. They give up 17 completions on 29 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 58.6. The Monarchs allow an average of 228.5 rushing yards per game on 44.5 carries for a 5.1 average. Old Dominion allows 411.5 total yards per game including 5.6 yards per play. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 4.8 penalties for 52.3 yards per game.
Marshall is accumulating 33 points per game on offense. In the air, they attempt an average of 34.8 passes per game and complete 19.5 of them for a 56.1 percent completion percentage. They throw for an average of 192.5 yards per game through the air as well. The Thundering Herd rush for an average of 165.5 yards per contest on 35.3 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry for the season. They also run 70 plays per game and average 5.1 yards per play for an average of 358 yards in each contest. The Thundering Herd are gaining 19 first downs per contest and they average 78 penalty yards on 7.8 penalties per game.
Marshall allows an average of 177.5 passing yards and 22 points per contest. They give up 16.5 completions on 33.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 49.3 per game. The Thundering Herd allow an average of 189 rushing yards per game on 47 carries for an average of 4 yards per carry. Marshall allows 366.5 total yards per game for an average of 4.6 yards per play. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 7.5 penalties for 69.5 yards in each contest.
Old Dominion Betting Trends
Old Dominion is 1-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Old Dominion has an ATS record of 0-4-0 this season
Marshall Betting Trends
Marshall is 2-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Marshall has an ATS record of 2-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/24/15 Backup QB Colin McElroy Personal quit the team
09/24/15 Backup QB Joey Verhaegh Shoulder out for season
08/27/15 LB Reece Schmidt Knee out indefinitely
08/24/15 TE Adam Swann Leg out for season
08/24/15 TE Melvin Vaughn Knee out for season
09/27/15 QB Michael Birdsong Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Old Dominion
09/27/15 RB Remi Watson Elbow "?" Saturday vs. Old Dominion
09/16/15 WR Angelo Jean-Louis Dismissed left the team
Tony's Pick: Take Old Dominion
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