Saturday, September 26, 2015
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The Rice Owls take on the Baylor Bears on Saturday at McLane Stadium. The opening line for this game has Baylor as 33 point favorites and the over/under was set at 76.
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Rice was led in passing last game by Driphus Jackson, who finished with 373 yards through the air. He went 29 for 39 on the game, good for a 74% completion percentage. Jawon Davis led the Owls in rushing with 102 yards. He averaged 5 yards per carry on his 21 rushing attempts for the game. Dennis Parks led the team in receiving. He had a total of 163 yards on 8 receptions for an average of 20 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Rice got a total of 28 first downs by way of 12 rushing, 15 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 90 total plays for 562 yards for the game. The Owls ran for 189 yards on 51 attempts.
Baylor was led in passing last game by Seth Russell, who finished with 342 yards through the air. He went 23 for 34 on the game, good for a 68% completion percentage. Shock Linwood led the Bears in rushing with 130 yards. He averaged 7 yards per carry on his 18 rushing attempts for the game. Corey Coleman led the team in receiving. He had a total of 182 yards on 6 receptions for an average of 30 yards per catch in the game. Baylor got a total of 38 first downs by way of 21 rushing, 16 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 94 total plays for 785 yards for the game. The Bears ran for 412 yards on 56 attempts.
Rice is averaging 40.7 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 21.3 passes per game on 32.7 attempts for a 65.3 percent completion percentage and average 249.7 yards in the passing department per game. The Owls are averaging 272.7 rushing yards per game on 54.3 attempts per contest for an average of 5 yards per carry. They also run 87 plays per contest and average 6 yards per play for an average of 522.3 yards per game. The Owls are averaging 28.7 first downs per game and they accumulate 54.7 penalty yards per game via 5.7 penalties.
Rice gives up 27.3 points per contest and an average of 210 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 11.3 completed passes on 22.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 50.7. The Owls allow 136.7 rushing yards per game on 30.7 carries for a 4.5 average per play. Rice allows 346.7 total yards per game including 6.5 yards per play. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 4 penalties for 45.7 yards per game.
Baylor is putting 61 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 21.5 passes per game on 35 attempts for a 61.4 percent completion percentage and average 398 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Bears rush for an average of 356 yards per contest on 46.5 attempts for an average of 7.7 yards per carry for the season. They also run 81.5 plays per game and average 9.3 yards per play for a total of 754 yards per game. The Bears get an average of 32.5 first downs per game and they average 99 penalty yards per game via 12.5 penalties.
Baylor surrenders 26 points per game and 166.5 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 17 completed passes per game on 27 attempts for a completion percentage of 63. The Bears allow 188 rushing yards per contest on 48.5 carries for a 3.9 average per rush. Baylor allows 354.5 total yards per game for an average of 4.7 yards per play. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 10 penalties for 78.5 yards in each contest.
Rice Betting Trends
Rice is 3-0-0 against the over/under so far this season
Rice has an ATS record of 3-0-0 this season
Baylor Betting Trends
Baylor is 2-0-0 against the over/under so far this season
Baylor has an ATS record of 0-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/15/15 DE Graysen Schantz Knee out for season
08/27/15 OL Brandon Dawkins Shoulder out for season
09/20/15 LB Taylor Young Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Rice
09/18/15 TE Tre'Von Armstead Dismissed has left team
Josh's Pick: Take Baylor
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